More than 500 advocates walked and ran through Riverside Park on Saturday morning to support intellectually or developmentally disabled people.
About 100 people strolled by two sad Riverside Park port-a-potties on Saturday as part of the second annual walkathon of the Green Outlook Project: an effort to build high-tech, solar-powered, environmentally friendly composting toilets in the park.
Filling the normally quiet Riverside Skate Park with the sounds of blasting music and whooshing skateboard wheels, skaters of all ages gathered for the inaugural Riverside Skate Jam on Sunday afternoon.
Sweet Spot brings funk and vendors to the normally serene Riverside Park.
Potholes, fissures, and breaks along a Hudson River path may finally get fixed in the coming months, but not before hundreds of people descend upon the narrow walkway in an annual walk around Manhattan in two weeks.
Harlem's St Nicholas Park received a C+ grade in a report by New Yorkers for Parks, and it lacks the funds to fix its broken staircase and unmaintained pathways.
A total of $1.2 million was pledged by City Council member Inez Dickens and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer to fix two aging staircases between Riverside Park and St. Clair Place and Tiemann Place.
Six Upper West Side hawks have died in and around Central and Riverside parks since February, and rat poison might be to blame.
A woman was sexually assaulted in Riverside Park on Friday evening, and in a separate incident, a male Columbia student was robbed early Saturday morning.
In 1912, Japan gave New York City a gift of 2,000 cherry trees, or “sakura” in Japanese. Thirteen were planted in Claremont Park.
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