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 >>

Riverside Park Is Undergoing Big Changes; We Asked the Conservancy’s Boss All the Questions

Central Park may get the headlines, and the Mandarin Duck, but Riverside Park is the neighborhood's hidden gem. It's the spot to f … Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman Knocked Down, Groped in Riverside Park

A local woman's typical evening walk with her pit bull through Riverside Park turned into a frightening struggle against an assailant around 10 p.m. Wednesday night, she tell … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>