Riverside Park Herd Will Be Thinned as They Gobble the Hill of Weeds; Who Will Win the Game of Goats?

After a boisterous welcoming party on Tuesday, the work began for 24 Hudson Valley goats trucked to New York … Read the rest of this entry >>

Goats Stampede Into Riverside Park to Howls of Delight From Nature-Deprived Cityfolk

Pamplona has the running of the bulls; the Upper West Side has the running of the goats! Twenty-four goats from the Hudson Valley … Read the rest of this entry >>

The 24 Riverside Park Goats Are Becoming Famous, and Have Now Been Profiled By The New Yorker

Twenty-four goats are set to arrive in Riverside Park on Tuesday, and already they've caused enough of a stir to make it … Read the rest of this entry >>

Summer on the Hudson Offers Free Concerts, Outdoor Workouts and Kids Activities

Upper West Siders should never neglect to count their blessings, which include not just one, but both of New York City’s most beautiful p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Goats Will Graze All Summer in Riverside Park

Riverside Park will get extra wild later this month, when a herd of goats arrive for a kind of summer intern … Read the rest of this entry >>

Longing for Blossoms? Head to the Crab Apple Grove

Like fluttering butterflies descending en masse, the Crab Apple Grove in Riverside Park is boasting floating clouds of … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bicyclist Hits Four-Year-Old in Riverside Park; City Plans to Make Separate Bike Paths in Some Sections

A cyclist slammed into a four-year-old in Riverside Park on Monday, sending the girl to the hospital with a head injury. It’s the latest in what some l … Read the rest of this entry >>

Historic Riverside Park Monument Now a Fenced-Off ‘Hazard,’ and It’s Not Clear When it Will Reopen

Riverside Park’s Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, the ornate circular structure and plaza at 89th Street and Riverside Drive, commemo … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Neighborhood Naturalists See the Wild Side of the West Side; Join Them

Woodcocks, coyotes, snow scorpionflies, and Adriaen van der Donck were but a few of the bold-faced names mentioned at a recent gathering of the Upper West Side Neighborhood Natura … Read the rest of this entry >>

Unauthorized Toe Sculpture Remains, And Has Now Received a Pedicure

The Parks Department had vowed on Monday to dispose of the rogue toe-like sculpture that someone recently placed in Riverside Park. But as of Tuesday at 6 p.m., it was still … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Will Dispose of Rogue Toe-Like Sculpture Found in Riverside Park

Stones that appear to have been sculpted in the shape of a toe, or perhaps a finger, were found on "a hidden patch of a stairway" in Riverside Park this wee … Read the rest of this entry >>

Section of Hudson River Bike Path Closed for 5 Weeks

A section of the Hudson River Bike path was expected to be close on Monday and stay closed for about five weeks as the Department of Transportation … Read the rest of this entry >>

Ski-Masked Muggers Rob Couple in Riverside Park

Two men wearing ski masks robbed a young man and woman inside Riverside Park at 108th Street around 8:00 p.m. on Friday evening, police officials sa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gusty Winds Follow Snow; City Advises ‘Stay Out of All Parks’

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until noon. The NYC Parks Department is advising people to … Read the rest of this entry >>

No Longer Nameless, Neil Harris Jr. Will Be Remembered in a Memorial Service With His Family Next Month

Neil Harris Jr., the Long Island man who lived the last years of his life in Riverside Park, will have a new memorial service on Nov. 4 … Read the rest of this entry >>

Videos: New Spooky-Amazing Light Show Over the Hudson River Starts Wednesday Night

A very unique show called "Tear of the Cloud" opens tonight. The show by experimental artist Tony Oursler uses projected light cast against the Hudson … Read the rest of this entry >>

Stories Projected in Light on the Old Transfer Bridge, and Two Other Local Art Installations

One new art installation is live with two more set to open in October driven by various public art programs in partnership with NYC P … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Testing ‘Sickly’ Raccoon Found Near Playground in Riverside Park

The city is testing a raccoon found last week near Neufeld Playground near 76th Street in Riverside Park to determine if it has canine dist … Read the rest of this entry >>

How the ‘Garden People’ of Riverside Park Grew a Community

It is always a joy and often a surprise to stumble upon a quiet place where nature abounds in the midst of New York City. Such is the 91st Street Community G … Read the rest of this entry >>

Photo of the Day: A Perfect Picnic Spot in Riverside Park, With Its Own Chandelier

A tree in Riverside Park has a fancy accoutrement: a chande … Read the rest of this entry >>

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