Blacks had bought the land 30 years before. But when the city decided to build Central Park in the 1850s, the settlement was eradicated and its residents were scattered.
One large settlement was the African-American community of Seneca Village, which fronted on the present Central Park West, roughly from 81st to 89th streets.
Ice skating fans, make sure you head over to Central Park!
Winter is keeping its icy grip on the Tri-State area as Arctic air continues to plunge the region into a deep freeze.
At New York City rinks, you’ll join native and non-native New Yorkers as they glide, spin, jump, and, yes, even wipe out.
The victims described the ringleader of the trio as an older teen twice their size. One of the thieves punched a 12-year-old girl in the side of the head after she asked for the sled back.
The search is on for two suspects who police said violently attacked a man as he walked in Central Park.
At Ewen Park in the RIverdale section of the Bronx, there was plenty of downhill fun to be had Tuesday.
With the first significant snowfall arriving in New York City, we put together a list of our five favorite sledding areas throughout the five boroughs.
There was just enough snowfall in Central Park to help make Winter Jam a success.
Winter marches on, but you can cure your winter blues with a dance festival, a pig festival, or a film festival. Read on for details.
In Stroke Of Luck, Firefighters Practicing Water Rescue In Central Park Save Man Who Fell Through Ice
FDNY firefighters practicing water rescues in Central Park Saturday afternoon put their skills to the test after a man spotted in the middle of the lake fell through and disappeared into the water.
Bono says he now has a titanium elbow and may never play guitar again due to injuries suffered in a New York City cycling accident.
Horse carriage drivers got some high-profile support Friday against Mayor de Blasio’s push to ban them in New York.
West Harlem residents say a posse of raccoons has taken over their neighborhoods and in some cases even broken into their homes.