With City Budget Cuts Looming, Riverside Park Conservancy ‘Will Do Our Very Best to Fill in the Cracks,’ Director Says

New York City faces a $9 billion dollar loss in tax revenue this year, which will result in massive cuts to city services in fiscal year 2021 when the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Riverside Park Free Summer Activities Going Virtual: Yoga, Pilates and Even Shakespeare Workouts

Summer on the Hudson, Riverside Park's signature festival of free outdoor fitness, kids and art events, will become Summer in Your Living … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tree Falls On a Group of People in Riverside Park, Causing Multiple Injuries

A tree fell in Riverside Park around 92nd Street on Wednesday around 6 p.m., hitting at least three people and causing serious injuries, according to two witnesses and the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Deer Reported Running Through Riverside Park Before Being Hit on the Highway

West Side Rag reader Jeff Cohen was walking his dog in Riverside Park before 8 a.m. on Wednesday when he said he saw something surprising -- a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pier i Reopens for Takeout, A (Restrained) Sign of Spring

Pier I, the cafe in Riverside Park around 70th Street that's always bustling in the summer and spring, has reopened, but without the large gatherings … Read the rest of this entry >>

Community Board 7 Approves Skate Park Naming After Local Skateboarding Pioneer Andy Kessler

Community Board 7, elected officials, and the skating community came together to support the naming of a renovated skate park in Riverside Park after beloved skateboarder Andy Kes … Read the rest of this entry >>

At ‘The People’s Garden’ There is Splendor in Every Season

Riverside Garden in the park at 91st Street, may appear dreary but a closeup look reveals some intriguing transitions to spring. Some yellow aconites are po … Read the rest of this entry >>

CB7 Pushes Back On Plans To Close Cherry Walk For Hurricane Sandy Repairs

Community Board 7 is pushing back on possible plans to temporarily close Cherry Walk, a section of Riverside Park and a major thoroughfare for cyclists along the Hudson River Gree … Read the rest of this entry >>

Coyote Spotted Again in the Same Section of Central Park, But ‘This Time It Came Closer’

Terry Meehan is a little “unnerved” after his second encounter with what he believes is the same coyote he saw about a mont … Read the rest of this entry >>

City to Spend $11.5 Million Towards Fixing Riverside Park Flooding Problem

Riverside Park has been awarded $11.5 million by Mayor Bill de Blasio to address current and future drainage and flooding pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Riverside Park’s ‘Leaf Lift’ Lets You Volunteer and Pretend You Have an Enormous Lawn

Raking leaves is a meditative undertaking that can calm your soul and...who are we kidding, it's backbreaking! But leaf-raking is important and you can help out the Riverside Park Conser … Read the rest of this entry >>

Video of Dark Ride Through Riverside Park Shows Perils of New Bike Detour

A video of a ride through Riverside Park on a new bike path shows the perils of navigating the area at night -- particularly as the sun goes down ear … Read the rest of this entry >>

Storm Tears Trees Out of the Ground in Riverside Park

Halloween was blissfully dry, but a nasty wind-storm whipped through the neighborhood overnight. Trees appear to have been ripped -- roots and all -- from the earth overnight in Riverside … Read the rest of this entry >>

Fallen Leaves Create Evocative Still-Lifes in Riverside Park

What happens to the autumn leaves that drift from the beech, oak, and ginkgo trees that line the pathway entering Riverside … Read the rest of this entry >>

Collision Between Cyclist and Pedestrian in Riverside Park Shows Dangers of New Bypass, Witness Says

A cyclist crashed into a pedestrian in Riverside Park on Saturday afternoon, according to Ken Coughlin, a member of Community Board 7 who showed up right after … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Workout Area and Half-Court Junior Basketball Court Open; Community Can Vote on More Projects Like It

A new recreation and fitness area intended for tweens and younger adults opened in Riverside Park at 76th Street this week, and it’s just what the neighborhood ordered — liter … Read the rest of this entry >>

Famous Indian Actor Will Host Comedic Workout Saturday

Indian actor Anupam Kher will host a "laugh fitness class" in Riverside Park on Saturday at 9 a.m., the first class of its kind in the park. Kher has appeared in over 500 films … Read the rest of this entry >>

59-Year-Old Man Stabbed Thursday Night in Riverside Park

A 59-year-old man was found with a stab wound in his neck in Riverside Park around 83rd Street on Thursday around 8:25 pm, police … Read the rest of this entry >>

Before-and-After Riverside Park Photos Show That the Goats Didn’t Just Nap This Summer

Sometimes it seemed like the goats brought to Riverside Park this summer mostly spent their time napping. Maybe that's be … Read the rest of this entry >>

As Goats Prepare to Leave, Sendoff Planned For Wednesday

The Riverside Park goats were leaf-chomping champions this summer, clearing a hill between 119th and 125th Street. But their city sojourn is about t … Read the rest of this entry >>

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