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Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

1010 WINS Exclusive: Fence Along Fifth Avenue Being Considered As Security Measure For Papal Visit

According to sources, the fence will divide the sidewalk from 49th to 59th streets and those coming out to see the pope will need to be cleared by metal detectors to get street-side access.

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Pope Francis' motorcade travels in Manila, Philippines on Jan. 15, 2015. (Credit: Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images)

Archdiocese In Talks To Bring Pope’s Motorcade Through Central Park

The Archdiocese of New York is in serious discussions to have the pope’s motorcade pass through part of Central Park.


The lawn bowling season in Central Park runs from May through October. (Credit: CBS2)

New York Lawn Bowling Club Brings A Sport Of Kings To Central Park

It’s a sport that’s been played in the heart of Central Park for nearly a century, yet it’s something most New Yorkers don’t even know exists.


Good Samaritans helped a couple pull a wedding ring from a drain near Central Park. (Credit: CBS2)

Good Samaritans Help Couple Retrieve Wedding Ring From Drain

Two complete strangers came to the rescue of a woman who lost her wedding ring down a drain.


Honoree Stevie Wonder performs onstage during Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life - An All-Star GRAMMY Salute at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on February 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Stevie Wonder Performs Free Concert In Central Park

The concert is part of a news conference promoting Wonder’s “Songs in the Key of Life Performance” tour.


The Guardian Angels say they felt compelled to return to patrolling Central Park due to a spike in crime. (Photo: CBS2)

Guardian Angels Back Patrolling Central Park, Demand De Blasio Do Something About Crime

With crime up 26 percent in Central Park this year the Guardian Angels have resumed crime patrols for the first time in 20 years.


Police say a suspect made off with a man's wristwatch in The Ramble section of Central Park in May 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Guardian Angels Anti-Crime Patrols Return To Central Park For First Time In 20 Years

The Guardian Angels – the famous squad in stop-sign-red jackets and berets — strode through Central Park recently on guard for signs of crime.


FILE -- A view of Central Park from the 75th floor of 432 Park Avenue (credit: 
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Camp-Out Opportunities Available In Central Park, Van Cortlandt Park

The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation is holding a lottery for a chance to camp out in city parks.


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6 Great Places To Sunbathe In NYC

Sunshine and vitamin D help build strong bones and can give you a healthy glow with the proper sunscreen protection. Here are our six favorite places to work on a tan in NYC.


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5 Best Carousels In New York City

Around and around they go, providing endless fun for the whole family.


Sketch of man wanted in attempted robbery in Central Park. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Suspect Tries To Rob Man At Knifepoint In Central Park

Police have released a sketch of a man they said tried to rob another man at knifepoint in Central Park.


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Police: 53-Year-Old Man Choked And Robbed In Central Park

Police said they have stepped up patrols in Central Park because of the spike in crime, but urge residents to remain vigilant.


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Best Public Art In New York City

Read on for five of the best places to go to see public art in New York City.


Surveillance image of Central Park robbery suspect (NYPD)

Police Make Arrest In Violent Broad-Daylight Central Park Robbery

Police say Oscar Jiggetts, 55, was arrested in connection with the mugging that took place at 102nd Street and West Drive at 11 a.m. last Wednesday.


Police say a 77-year-old man was walking near West 102nd Street and West Drive in Central Park when six teens tried to rob him. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Six Teens Try To Rob 77-Year-Old Man In Central Park

Six teenage boys tried to rob a man along the same path in Central Park where a woman was mugged last week, police said.