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 >>

Long-Delayed Riverside Park South Playground and Plaza Expected to Open This Month, Without Bathroom Building

A playground and plaza expected to open a year ago in Riverside Park South should open in the next month, the parks department tell … Read the rest of this entry >>

It’s Not Just Beavers; Rising Number of Coyotes and a Copperhead Snake (!) Spotted in the Neighborhood This Year

The arrival of a beaver in the Hudson River off of Manhattan's shore turned heads this month. But it’s not the only wild animal that’s made its way to our area this su … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photos: The Winged Creatures of Riverside Garden

The Riverside Community Garden in the park at 91st Street is in full bloom and it's drawing both human adm … Read the rest of this entry >>

Goats Return to Riverside Park This Week, And Conservancy Expects They’ll ‘Be Back Next Summer’

The goats that ate their way through Riverside Park in June are coming back -- or at least some of them are. Five of the 24 animals will return in a ceremony on Thursday, August … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: Flooding Threatens Train Tracks, UWS Returns to Gilded Age, Subway Double-Charging

July 29, 2019 Weather: Sunny, with a high of 92 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Riverside Bike Detour Draws New Safety Complaints; Community Board to Review It on Monday

The bike detour in Riverside Park between 72nd and 83rd Streets has drawn praise for separating pedestrians and cyclists on what has been a dicey stretch. But the new path also has its critics, incl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Riverside Park Adds Exercise Equipment in 2 Spots; No Excuse for Not Getting Buff

Just in time for summer, Riverside Park has been installing pullup bars and other exercise equipment at two spots on the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Goodbye Goats (For Now); We Hardly Knew Ewe!

The goats of Riverside Park have chomped through expectations, mowing down the weeds on a hill between 119th and 125th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Saturday: Queer Arts Festival in Riverside Park

An event in Riverside Park on Saturday will showcase poetry, sculpture and music as part of what its organizer calls a queer arts fest … Read the rest of this entry >>

Riverside Park Gets New Bike Detour After Pedestrian-Cyclist Crashes

A section of Riverside Park that had been the scene of conflicts and crashes between cyclists and pedestrians, now has a new bicycle de … Read the rest of this entry >>

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