West Drive between Grand Army Plaza and Park Circle, which had been open to vehicles for two hours during weekday afternoons, will now be permanently car free.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the vehicle ban earlier in June.
That means the drives in most of the park will be mainly for recreational use.
5,000 people hit the pavement for the 5-mile run, the largest LGBT sporting even in NYC.
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Major sections of Central and Prospect parks will be permanently car free, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday.
Sources told CBS2 Wednesday night that Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected soon to announce the closure of large parts of Central and Prospect parks to car traffic on weekdays.
The suspects are described as being two black men in their late teens or early twenties.
Police on Friday apprehended a suspect in six robberies and a seventh robbery attempt in Central Park and Midtown.
Manhattan Community Board 5 on Tuesday officially called for a moratorium on high-rises that have been popping up south of Central Park.
Police are seemingly omnipresent at Central Park even as residents express concerns about the rash of robberies.
Cecile Jackson has been charged with second-degree attempted kidnapping.
Police are investigating another mugging in Central Park. It happened just after 1 a.m. Wednesday at West 81st Street and Central Park West in The Ramble section of the park, CBS2 reported.
A 17-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl were charged Tuesday in connection with a gang attack on another pair of teens in Central Park earlier this month.
Police released a sketch Friday of a woman who allegedly tried to abduct a 2-year-old boy at Heckscher playground in Central Park this week.