Central Park

Photo Credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for CBGB Festival

New York City’s Best Upcoming Outdoor Concerts

Read on for some of the best outdoor concerts to check out in New York City this summer.

07/16/2015

This statue of Eleanor Roosevelt is found in Riverside Park. In Central Park, there are no statues of women at all. (Credit: CBS2)

Movement On To Get Women’s Suffrage Pioneers Bronze Statues In Central Park

Central Park could be getting its first new bronze statues in over 60 years as a local group pushes to honor the women responsible for getting all Americans the right to vote.

07/13/2015

The Great Lawn in Central Park (credit: Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

Tens Of Thousands Of Faithful Expected to Attend NY CityFest In Central Park

Well-known evangelical figures and Yankees great Mariano Rivera are expected to attend the NY CityFest revival on the park’s Great Lawn.

07/11/2015

Prospect Park (credit: CBS2)

Ban On Cars On West Drive In Prospect Park Takes Effect

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.

07/06/2015

New road blocks are seen in Central Park as a car ban goes into effect on June 29, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold.CBS2)

No Cars Allowed In Central Park Above 72nd Street As Vehicle Ban Goes Into Effect

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the vehicle ban earlier in June.

06/29/2015

Starting Monday, there will be a ban on cars in certain areas of Central Park (Photo: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Central Park Car Ban Goes Into Effect Monday

That means the drives in most of the park will be mainly for recreational use.

06/28/2015

Gay Pride Flag (file / credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Thousands Gather In Central Park To Kick Off Gay Pride Weekend

5,000 people hit the pavement for the 5-mile run, the largest LGBT sporting even in NYC.

06/27/2015

Photo Credit: Mermaid Parade

Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

No matter what you do to welcome the sunny season or celebrate dad, go forth and have fun!

06/19/2015

Prospect Park (credit: CBS2)

De Blasio Announces New Traffic Restrictions In Central & Prospect Parks

Major sections of Central and Prospect parks will be permanently car free, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday.

06/18/2015

Prospect Park Lake (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Sources To CBS2: De Blasio To Announce Weekday Car Bans In Central, Prospect Parks

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.

06/17/2015

Police are looking for two men accused of robbing a victim in Central Park around 10 p.m. Friday (NYPD)

Another Mugging Reported In Central Park

The suspects are described as being two black men in their late teens or early twenties.

06/06/2015

Cecil Richardson, 55, is led out of the Midtown North Precinct after being charged in a string of robberies in Midtown and Central Park. (Credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS2)

Police: Suspect Linked To 6 Robberies, 7th Attempt In Central Park, Midtown

Police on Friday apprehended a suspect in six robberies and a seventh robbery attempt in Central Park and Midtown.

06/05/2015

A view of Central Park from the 75th floor of 432 Park Avenue  on Oct. 15, 2104. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images)

Community Board Wants Halt On High-Rises Just South Of Central Park

Manhattan Community Board 5 on Tuesday officially called for a moratorium on high-rises that have been popping up south of Central Park.

05/26/2015

Police have stepped up their presence in Central Park following a string of robberies (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Police Step Up Presence At Central Park Following Another Robbery

Police are seemingly omnipresent at Central Park even as residents express concerns about the rash of robberies.

05/25/2015

Cecile Jackson

Police Arrest Suspect In Attempted Kidnapping At Central Park Playground

Cecile Jackson has been charged with second-degree attempted kidnapping.

05/20/2015

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