You Can ‘Treecycle’ Your Tree and Help Spread the Chips; 2022 Mulchfest Is Saturday 1/8 and 1/15 in Riverside Park

If you are looking to dispose of your Christmas tree in an environmentally friendly way, or hoping to start off the new year with neighborhood volunte … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Explain Animal Remains Found in Riverside Park

On Tuesday, December 28, after entering Riverside Park near West 83rd Street, a woman, who prefers to remain anonymous, happened upon a sight that "saddened and disgusted" … Read the rest of this entry >>

Thursday: Music and Light Show Will Highlight Sad State of Soldiers and Sailors Monument

The Riverside Parks Conservancy is promoting an event Thursday night that will call attention to the deteriorating state of the Soldier's and Sailors Mon … Read the rest of this entry >>

Three Ways to Commemorate 9/11 on the Upper West Side

Two Lincoln Center performances and an art installation in Riverside Park offer beauty and s … Read the rest of this entry >>

Riverside Park Adds Bee Hives In Two Spots to Boost Population Through Hibernation Season

The Riverside Park Conservancy put special "houses" in two parts of the park to give extra shelter to native bees, which help keep the park pollin … Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman Handcuffed and Jailed After Being Stopped for Walking Her Dogs Off-Leash

On Wednesday August 4th, shortly after noon, Dora Marchand, 29, a technology recruiter who had recently moved to NYC from San Francisco, lef … Read the rest of this entry >>

Kids Flock to the UWS for a Free Camp Centered Around Bicycling and Nutrition

A new free bike camp wrapped up their inaugural session on the Upper West Side last F … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cyclists to Be Detoured in Section of Riverside Park on Weeknights

Construction in Riverside Park South means cyclists will be diverted onto the pedestrian walkway next to the water starting on M … Read the rest of this entry >>

Riverside Park Offers Miles of Outdoor Art this Summer that Surprises and Belongs

Art can be found anywhere: in the grass, on fences, or on rocks.  Some pieces may take you by sur … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Invests $348 Million to Rehabilitate Riverside Park’s Flood-Weakened Core

Riverside Park is getting a $348 million investment from the city to shore up its infrastru … Read the rest of this entry >>

Look Who’s Baaaaa-ck

The Riverside Park Conservancy says it will be making an announcement on Thursday, and the announcement of the announc … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sculptures and Other Installations Coming to Riverside Park Starting June 5th

Beginning on June 5th, the Riverside Park Conservancy will host a summer-long event celebrating its 35th annive … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo of the Day: Lost Winter-Wear Waves Hello and Tips Its Cap in Riverside Park

Jane Margolis sent the collage above of lost gloves -- and three lonely hats -- she has seen this year in Riverside … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cherry Walk in Riverside Park Reopens After Extended Closure

The Cherry Walk section of Riverside Park from 100th to 125th Street has reopened after being closed since late September. The area had … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘Done’ Graffiti Sprayed Throughout Riverside Park, Even on a Tree

Graffiti scrawls of “Done” and “Done with Life” have increasingly appeared in Riverside Park over the past few … Read the rest of this entry >>

Saturday: Join the Riverside Park ‘Leaf Lift’

Do you envy those suburban people with their big piles of leaves in the yard? This weekend, you can emulate them, raking the leaves in Riverside Pa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Reconstructed Section of Riverside Park Opens With Playground, New Entrance and Other Amenities

A section of Riverside Park that had been closed for restoration for years reopened on Thursday. Riverside Park South from West 65th to 68th Streets inc … Read the rest of this entry >>

Riverside Park Detours Cyclists on Another Section

Construction in Riverside Park has caused a new detour for bicyclists, forcing them to ride on the path right next to the Hudson River instead of … Read the rest of this entry >>

Dog Run in Riverside Park at 72nd Street Closed for Six Months for ‘Reconstruction’ to the Dismay of Some Pet-Lovers

Once again, a lack of communication by the city has caused a kerfuffle on the Upper West Side. Recently, the Riverside Park Conservancy anno … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sports Leagues and Parents Push Back after City Says Field Access Will be First-Come First-Served

A new city policy about reserving fields in public parks threatens the ability of local sports leagues to play this fall … Read the rest of this entry >>