Billionaire-Building Shadows Creep Across Central Park; ‘Olmsted and Vaux Would Not Be Happy’

The New York skyline has resumed its ascent in recent years, with several ultra-luxe residential buildings climbing into the sky. Acti … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park’s Delacorte Theater to Get a Major Makeover

The Delacorte Theater, home of Shakespeare in the Park, has gotten pounded by the elements since it opened in 1962. It's also not ADA-compliant … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Seek Suspect in Central Park Attack That Left Man in Critical Condition

Police are looking for the man depicted in the drawing and surveillance image above for an attack on the east side of Central Park last m … Read the rest of this entry >>

October Events in Central Park Are The Hot Fall Ticket

Central Park in October is a land of enchantment celebrated in romantic comedies and advertisements for pumpkin-based food prod … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Looking for Man After Woman’s Wallet Swiped at the Great Lawn

Police say the man above took a woman's wallet out of her purse on Sunday, August 19 after she left it unattended on the Great Lawn in Central … Read the rest of this entry >>

Councilman Wants to Evict Trump Organization from Central Park Attractions

Local City Council Member Mark Levine has been determined to get The Trump Organization out of Central Park ever since Donald … Read the rest of this entry >>

Distemper Deaths Among Central Park Raccoons Reach 149; Leash Advisory Remains in Effect

As of Wednesday, August 22nd, the Parks Department has “collected” 149 raccoons with canine distemper in Central Park, according to Kelly K … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park Raccoon Distemper Deaths Climb; Did They Get it from Unvaccinated Dogs?

The number of raccoons found dead or dying of canine distemper in Central Park has risen to 69, up from 26 just two weeks … Read the rest of this entry >>

Veterinarian Raises Alarm By Saying Woman is ‘Stealing Dogs’ in Central Park

A local veterinarian's office sent out a notice to clients on Friday warning them that a woman is luring dogs away from their owners in Central Par … Read the rest of this entry >>

Van Bursts into Flames in Central Park

An electrical fire in a Central Park Conservancy van sent plumes of smoke into the air early Wednesday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

Northern Section of Central Park and Public Pool to Get Major Redesign

The city and Central Park Conservancy have announced that they're planning to make substantial changes to the Lasker Pool and the surrounding … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park Raccoons Dying from ‘Canine Distemper’ Virus

Canine distemper, a virus that can be deadly in animals, has recently been spreading among Central Park raccoons. Two have tested pos … Read the rest of this entry >>

Explosives That Injured Teen in Central Park in 2016 Were Kept in Bakery Bag, Police Say

Police have released a new clue two years after an 18-year-old college student was severely injured by an explosive that went off in Central Park exactly on July 3, … Read the rest of this entry >>

Central Park is Officially Car-Free; Advocates Celebrate as the Last Vehicle Exits

Starting on Wednesday, cars will no longer be allowed in Central Park, the first time in 119 years that that's been … Read the rest of this entry >>

Toxic Algae Found in Two Central Park Waterways

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has found toxic algae in the Harlem Meer and the Lake in Central Park, according to lab samples taken this m … Read the rest of this entry >>

Streets Closed and Parking Restricted Ahead of Saturday Central Park 10K

There are several parking restrictions and re-routings in the neighborhood and Central Park over the next couple of days for a 10K … Read the rest of this entry >>

Teens Assaulted 14-Year-Old Boy on the Great Lawn: Police

The NYPD is asking for the public's help in locating two teenagers that police say assaulted a 14-year-old on the Great Lawn in Central … Read the rest of this entry >>

Officer Dragged by Pedicab in Central Park: Reports

A parks enforcement officer was injured on Wednesday after being dragged by a pedicab, police … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Spots Where You Can Gawk at Flowers at Their Peak — Go Now!

Flowers will be blooming all through the spring and summer, but it's not likely to get much better than it is right now. Here are some … Read the rest of this entry >>

It’s Peak Bird-Watching Season in Central Park; Birding Bob and the Gang Are Soaring

Adrenaline is running high among amateur ornithologists as dozens of species of migratory birds make their annual pit stops in Central … Read the rest of this entry >>

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