HAWK REMINDS RATS WHO IS THE TRUE KING OF THE PLAYGROUND

Rats have gotten very frisky this summer, making a home for themselves in and around the playgrounds on the Upper West S … Read the rest of this entry >>

A GUIDE TO WATCHING THE ECLIPSE, WHICH WILL BE ‘LIKE THE DEATH STAR IS MOVING IN FRONT OF THE SUN’

You won’t find a lot of astronomers at the Rose Center for Earth and Space, at the American Museum of Natural History, on August 21st – this c … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO ESSAY: MY PERSONAL GIVERNY IN RIVERSIDE PARK

No need to travel to the gardens of Giverny fifty miles outside of Paris to view summer flowers in a splendidly untamed setting. Thanks to volun … Read the rest of this entry >>

RATS SPREAD IN LOCAL PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS, ‘ENCROACHING ON INNOCENT CHILDREN’

The Upper West Side’s rat population appears to be surging, with rodents proliferating in parks and playgrounds, even making some play areas off-limits to … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘FERAL LOVE’ DOCUMENTARY ON THE CAT-LOVING MUSICIAN OF RIVERSIDE PARK NOW SET FOR AUGUST 11 SCREENING

Feral Love, the documentary about New York Philharmonic violist Dorian Rence and how she came to care for cats living … Read the rest of this entry >>

LINCOLN CENTER’S BIG FREE OUTDOOR FESTIVAL STARTS THIS WEEK

Lincoln Center Out of Doors, a two and a half week festival showcasing a wide variety of music and other performances, starts on Wednesday. From rock n' ro … Read the rest of this entry >>

SEE 3 OLD PHOTOS OF CENTRAL PARK ON ITS 164TH BIRTHDAY

Happy Birthday Central Park! On this day in 1853, the state legislature voted to set aside 750 acres for the park. It would be several years b … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW PROJECT LETS LOCAL STATUES ‘TALK’

A new project tries to answer the question: "What would statues say if they could talk?" Several statues on the Upper West Side now have signs … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: TRIATHLETES SPEED THROUGH CENTRAL PARK IN THEIR UNDERWEAR

Hundreds of triathletes prepared for Sunday's big race by running 1.7 miles through Central Park on Friday -- in their under … Read the rest of this entry >>

WOMAN PUNCHED AND ROBBED WHILE RUNNING IN CENTRAL PARK EARLY IN THE MORNING

A 45-year-old woman was robbed at 66th street and Central Drive around 5 a.m. Monday, police … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE RIVERSIDE PARK MOVIES ARE BACK; SEE THE SCHEDULE AND HEAD TO THE PIER!

Riverside Park's free movies at Pier I at 70th Street are back and will be running every Wednesday through August 16. The m … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS OF THE DAY: A SUN SHOWER AND DOUBLE RAINBOW

A rainstorm on Saturday led to an awesome double rai … Read the rest of this entry >>

ASSESSING THE DAMAGE: STORM DESTROYED 20 TREES IN CENTRAL PARK AND MORE ELSEWHERE

Monday's brief but ferocious thunderstorm tore through the neighborhood, bringing down trees and sections of buildings. In Central Park … Read the rest of this entry >>

OUTDOOR SCREENING: THE AMAZING STORY OF THE WOMAN WHO CARES FOR RIVERSIDE PARK’S CATS

There are few events capable of evoking a deeper Upper West Side vibe than an outdoor Riverside Park screening of a documentary film … Read the rest of this entry >>

SNAPPING TURTLES ARE ON THE MOVE AND LAYING EGGS IN CENTRAL PARK; WHAT TO DO IF YOU SEE ONE

It's egg-laying season for snapping turtles, and people have been seeing them walking around Central Park, sometimes in unexpected pl … Read the rest of this entry >>

TEAR DOWN THOSE FENCES! SECTION OF PARK AROUND MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY TO BE OPENED UP

The American Museum of Natural History's expansion project includes a plan to open up areas around the museum that are currently fence … Read the rest of this entry >>

MASSIVE DEAD FISH SEEN IN HUDSON MAY BE ICONIC ENDANGERED SPECIES

The fish shown above was seen in the Hudson River near 96th Street on Tuesday morning. It appears to be a sturgeon, a fish that's been m … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEED THAT CAN BE DANGEROUS TO DOGS FOUND IN RIVERSIDE PARK

Foxtails are innocuous looking weeds, but they can be dangerous to dogs that sniff or step on them, and one reader says she's … Read the rest of this entry >>

SATURDAY: RACE WILL FORCE CLOSURES ON CENTRAL PARK WEST AND IN THE PARK

Much of Central Park West will be closed on Saturday morning and sections of Central Park will also be inaccessible, as the NYRR holds its Mini 10K … Read the rest of this entry >>

SATURDAY: A LITERARY FESTIVAL IN RIVERSIDE PARK

A literary festival is coming to Riverside Park on Saturday, allowing you to bask in the sun while learning and improving your wri … Read the rest of this entry >>

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