STONEHENGE RISES ON THE HUDSON

A French artist has been assembling stone sculptures on the edge of the Hudson River in Riverside Park. The care … Read the rest of this entry >>

HAWK REMINDS RATS WHO IS THE TRUE KING OF THE PLAYGROUND

Rats have gotten very frisky this summer, making a home for themselves in and around the playgrounds on the Upper West S … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO ESSAY: MY PERSONAL GIVERNY IN RIVERSIDE PARK

No need to travel to the gardens of Giverny fifty miles outside of Paris to view summer flowers in a splendidly untamed setting. Thanks to volun … Read the rest of this entry >>

RATS SPREAD IN LOCAL PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS, ‘ENCROACHING ON INNOCENT CHILDREN’

The Upper West Side’s rat population appears to be surging, with rodents proliferating in parks and playgrounds, even making some play areas off-limits to … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘FERAL LOVE’ DOCUMENTARY ON THE CAT-LOVING MUSICIAN OF RIVERSIDE PARK NOW SET FOR AUGUST 11 SCREENING

Feral Love, the documentary about New York Philharmonic violist Dorian Rence and how she came to care for cats living … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE RIVERSIDE PARK MOVIES ARE BACK; SEE THE SCHEDULE AND HEAD TO THE PIER!

Riverside Park's free movies at Pier I at 70th Street are back and will be running every Wednesday through August 16. The m … Read the rest of this entry >>

OUTDOOR SCREENING: THE AMAZING STORY OF THE WOMAN WHO CARES FOR RIVERSIDE PARK’S CATS

There are few events capable of evoking a deeper Upper West Side vibe than an outdoor Riverside Park screening of a documentary film … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEED THAT CAN BE DANGEROUS TO DOGS FOUND IN RIVERSIDE PARK

Foxtails are innocuous looking weeds, but they can be dangerous to dogs that sniff or step on them, and one reader says she's … Read the rest of this entry >>

4 FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES START THIS MONTH

There are several outdoor concert series that will start soon on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

MAN FOUND HANGING FROM TREE IN RIVERSIDE PARK

A 51-year-old man was found hanging from a tree in Riverside Park near 91st Street early on Thursday. Police were called at 7:37 a.m., acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

A PROPER MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR AN ANONYMOUS BUT BELOVED HOMELESS MAN

Stephen, the young homeless man who passed away in Riverside Park back on March 9th, was given a proper and loving memorial on Sunday afte … Read the rest of this entry >>

MEMORIAL GROWS ON BENCH WHERE HOMELESS MAN USED TO SIT

Two girls placed flowers and a note a few days ago on the bench in Riverside Park near 75th Street where a homeless man … Read the rest of this entry >>

RIVERSIDE PARK SWAMP LOOKING EXTRA SWAMPY

There's one heck of a pool of water in Riverside Park near the Peter Jay Sharp Volunteer House at 107th Street, as seen in … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY RELEASES ‘SUMMER ON THE HUDSON’ EVENTS STARTING IN MAY

It's still frigid outside, but the city has released its list of free spring and summer events in Riverside Park, including yoga, zumba, tai chi and dance for sen … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO GALLERY: THE SURPRISING BEAUTY IN RIVERSIDE PARK’S SENESCENCE

With the approach of winter, visitors tend to ignore the hidden gems in the famous 91st Street Garden of Riverside Park, the community g … Read the rest of this entry >>

COMMUNITY BOARD APPROVES MAKING RIVERSIDE ESPLANADE PEDESTRIAN-ONLY YEAR-ROUND

Despite passionate opposition, the full Community Board 7 approved a Parks & Recreation proposal to create a year-round desig … Read the rest of this entry >>

BIKING ADVOCATES WANT ACCESS TO HUDSON RIVER GREENWAY PATH IN WINTER

The city is planning to create a new bike path in Riverside Park so that bicyclists don't use the crowded Esplanade path next to the Hudson River from 72nd to 83rd St … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY PLANS NEW RIVERSIDE PARK BIKE PATH, BUT IS IT TOO STEEP?

A new bike path designed to separate riders from walkers got the go-ahead from a local committee on Monday, but some bicyclist … Read the rest of this entry >>

4 VOLUNTEER EVENTS THIS FALL IN RIVERSIDE PARK

There are several ways to get involved in maintaining and beautifying Riverside Park this fall, starting on Saturday. To … Read the rest of this entry >>

MASSIVE RIVERSIDE PARK REDEVELOPMENT BEGINS; NEW PLAZAS, VOLLEYBALL COURTS COMING

A project that will transform Riverside Park from 65th to 68th Street has begun and is likely to last as long as two y … Read the rest of this entry >>

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