NYC Parks Celebrates “Pooper Scooper” Law Anniversary with 1,000 Canine Waste Bag Dispensers It’s the 40th anniversary of NYC’s “Pooper Scooper” law, which mandates that New Yorkers pick up after their pups. To honor the glorious occasion, NYC Parks
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UWS Gets Flower Flashed With Huge Garbage Can Bouquet A huge floral bouquet magically appeared Thursday morning, plunked into a trash can on the southwest corner of 73rd Street and West End Avenue, delighting passersby who wondered: What? Who?
Outdoor Movie Nights: Five Local Spots Showing Free Films in August Put on the bug spray and bring a picnic! The Upper West Side has lots of outdoor movies showing this month.
Central Park Raccoons Dying from ‘Canine Distemper’ Virus Canine distemper, a virus that can be deadly in animals, has recently been spreading among Central Park raccoons. Two have tested positive
Storms Wreak Havoc on Neighborhood Trees A storm Wednesday night knocked down some neighborhood trees, including a massive old Elm on Riverside Drive and 116th Street.
Hip-Hop Legend RZA Kicks Off Lincoln Center’s Free Three-Week Festival Lincoln Center puts on a wide-ranging festival every year for three weeks in late July and August, and this year’s fest will start with a unique performance.
It’s Peak Bird-Watching Season in Central Park; Birding Bob and the Gang Are Soaring Adrenaline is running high among amateur ornithologists as dozens of species of migratory birds make their annual pit stops in Central Park.
With Snowstorm Approaching, Here are Some Local Sledding Spots A storm is expected to hit New York late Saturday and could drop several inches of snow on the city. To prepare, we’ve listed some of the area’s most popular sledding…
SummerStage Wins Approval for Structural Upgrade and New Stage Community Board 7 voted to approve the City Parks Foundation’s plan to upgrade the SummerStage venue in Central Park, which, according to
Florist Leaves Winding Trail of Amazing Flowers on Central Park West Bench A florist known for going all-out with his arrays flower-bombed a bench on 88th Street and Central Park West on Friday, bringing some color to an
The Hudson River Is Becoming a Massive Skating Rink (That You Shouldn’t Try To Skate On) The weather outside is frightful, and the Hudson River is now partially encrusted in a layer of ice that is chillingly beautiful.
Even Birds of Prey Get Cold A hawk (or turkey vulture) that normally perches on top of the Beacon Hotel on 75th Street found a new spot during this recent cold spell, on top of a chimney.
Snow Photos from the UWS Unlike some past over-hyped snowstorms, this one was at least as action-packed as expected, with massive winds and about 10 inches of snow in much of the city.
Video: Central Park is Lovely and Empty in the Blizzard Robyn Roth-Moise captured the scene around Central Park’s Bethesda Fountain on Thursday, as whipping winds and snow covered the landscape.
City ‘Evicts’ Homeless Couple on Broadway The city ordered a homeless couple that had put up an encampment on Broadway between 77th and 78th Street to vacate the premises this week. The couple