Central Park Birding Report

Spring is in the air in NYC and the birding community is atwitter -- keeping up to date on recent migration arrivals in Central Park via Twitter, that is … Read the rest of this entry >>

Prepare for an Arts-Filled Season in Neighborhood Parks

After a virtual 2021 season, Summer on the Hudson -- NYC's annual outdoor arts and culture festival held in Riverside Park … Read the rest of this entry >>

To Celebrate Earth Day: An Incomplete List of Sustainable Stores on the UWS

When it comes to reducing our impact, “buying nothing” is usually the best option. But for when we do need to shop (and eat), … Read the rest of this entry >>

Play (Adaptive Blind) Ball!

On Saturday, April 23rd, eighteen blind and visually impaired teenagers will have the opportunity to learn how to play a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Three-Month Summer Festival Set to Kick Off at Lincoln Center on May 14; More Than 300 Free Events

Lincoln Center's "first annual" Summer For The City, a three-month-long festival, running from May 14 to August 14, fe … Read the rest of this entry >>

Video: NYC’s First-Ever Japan Parade is Coming to the UWS on May 14th

New York City’s first-ever Japan Parade, organized by a non-profit organization called Japan Day … Read the rest of this entry >>

Dog Sickened by Exposed Rat Poison in Riverside Park; Here’s What to Look Out For

On the morning of Tuesday, April 19th, Upper West Sider Emilia Brunello entered Riverside Park at 83rd Street to walk her dog Waffles, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Celebrate Earth Day by Protecting Our Curbside Trees and Having Fun — Plus Free Tote Bags

If you want to be hands-on in celebrating Earth Day on Friday, April 22, or just want to have fun with your family and … Read the rest of this entry >>

An Act of ‘Audible Kindness’ Honoring Those Lost to COVID

"It is not a concert," a press release was careful to say. Rather it is an act of "audible kindness … Read the rest of this entry >>

Hope Springs Eternal, A Love Letter to Central Park

Every year for hundreds of years against all odds, despite torrential rai … Read the rest of this entry >>

Farewell Teresa

A number of readers of our recent WSR article "The Barges (and Other Big Boats) in Your Backyard" expressed interest in the solitary tug and barge … Read the rest of this entry >>

Brewer Sees Improvement on 72nd After Sanitation Sweep

Brewer met with sanitation officials on this block to discuss community quality of life concerns around sanitatio … Read the rest of this entry >>

Destination Flowers: What’s Blooming on the Upper West Side

After what has felt like an endless winter in so many ways, spring is finally upon us! … Read the rest of this entry >>

Let’s Fill the Rag With Cherry Blossoms!

We have the best readers! Yesterday, we received the above photograph with the note below … Read the rest of this entry >>

Have You Seen the Etching Man? He’s Been on Broadway and 80th for 30 years

Time was if a man asked a woman to come up and see his etchings, he might (rightly) be regarded with suspicion. But if … Read the rest of this entry >>

Video: Minu Gets His Life Back Thanks to the Wonderful Wild Bird Fund

We suggest you mute this little movie and meditate on how much love, care, and support went into saving this little guy … Read the rest of this entry >>

Annual Tulip Festival Will Last a Month This Year Starting April 10th; ‘You Can See Tulips Any Day of the Week’

The West Side Community Garden (WSCG), with entrances on both 89th and 90th Streets between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues, has announced a signifi … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Barges (and Other Big Boats) in Your Backyard

If you have spent any time at all in Riverside Park, you will no doubt have noticed the tugboats and barges that anchor in the Hudson River regul … Read the rest of this entry >>

It’s a WRAP at Wollman Rink on Wednesday; Ice Skating Season Ends With Savings for All

Central Park's Wollman Rink is offering discounted tickets all day tomorrow, March 31st, from 10:00 AM to 9: … Read the rest of this entry >>

Red Tailed Hawks Come Home to Upper West Side to Nest

"Hope is the thing with feathers," wrote Emily Dickinson. … Read the rest of this entry >>

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