Tipster Spots Coyote in Riverside Park It’s been a few years since a coyote was spotted in the neighborhood, but on Friday morning we got a tip from Jody Sherman saying
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City’s Horse-Related Changes to Central Park Called ‘An Illegal End-Around’ The city is reconstructing a section of Central Park to accommodate horses and carriages, but preservationists and a top former parks official
The Super Snow Moon is Coming Tuesday Night; Here’s What to Watch For We don’t get snow anymore round these parts, but we are getting a Super Snow Moon on Tuesday night that will be the largest full moon of…
Photos: What Makes Our Roofs ‘Smoke’ In the Winter? When it’s cold, smoke rising from city roofs is often picturesque, as in these photos from Mildred Alpern. But what exactly is that white gas?
Tree-Couch Becomes Citywide Celebrity Just Before It Is Removed Forever The story of the wicker couch that ended up lodged in a tree, first reported in West Side Rag, ended up on the evening news on NBC, ABC and CBS,…
Photo of the Day: Has Anyone Seen This Pigeon? A sign taped to the fence outside of Spector Playground inside Central Park at 86th Street features Yudy, a two-year-old pigeon that has apparently been “missing” since
Photo of the Day: Making Tracks Through a Light Snow Ira Schwarz had the bird’s eye view of people and animals walking through the snow at Riverside Drive and Cathedral Parkway on Friday. It was
Photos: The Snow Was Also Beautiful We covered some of the traffic tie-ups caused by the sudden snow on Thursday. But we also got some photos showing the fun and beauty of snow. And one cold peacock.
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
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.