The NYPD has established a new task force to patrol Times Square, and that is just the beginning of the city’s efforts to combat the spread of aggressive panhandling, costumed characters and other quality of life issues.
Each seat features a pastel, transluscent sea animal encased in a shell-like building.
The carousel, which opens to the public Thursday, features 13-foot-tall fish that change colors, go up and down and spin around, all to the accompaniment of classical music.
Around and around they go, providing endless fun for the whole family.
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Historic sculptures and war memorials meant to honor the people and events that helped shape our city sit languishing, stashed away behind a fence at one of the city’s busiest parks.
New York has a number of fascinating secret places, some that even a New Yorker may not be aware of.
Zelda, the famous wild turkey who called Battery Park her home for 11 years, has died, according to a published report.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended a decision by the NYPD not to clear the streets during the “Flood Wall Street” climate change protest the day before.
Police used pepper spray and arrested more than 100 people Monday, as activists flooded Wall Street to protest what they say is corporate and economic institutions’ role in the climate crisis.
Many of New York’s top attractions can be visited for free or at a discount.
The bill’s sponsor, state Sen. Gustavo Rivera, D-Bronx, said the legislation would grant state citizenship if “someone can demonstrate proof of identity, live here for three consecutive years, pay taxes for three consecutive years.”
Governors Island will reopen, and summer operating hours will begin at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, on Memorial Day Weekend.
The official said the state is working with parks officials to try to determine the cost of a plan to reopen the popular visitors’ destination in New York Harbor.
While in New York City, the yacht will be taking members of the group Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America on free cruises.