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 >>

Riverside Park Opens New Basketball Courts and Bathrooms

Riverside Park has completed work on a new basketball in the park at 102nd Street, alongside a field house with new bathrooms … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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