Oreo, a 6-year-old black and white Gelding, will be joining 30 other horses — many of which are former carriage horses — at the Blue Star Equiculture of Palmer, Mass., officials announced Wednesday.
The project is being built by Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi and supporters said it should not be viewed as offensive because it will allow New Yorkers and visitors alike to get an up-close look at Columbus high above the circle.
The Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages held a demonstration Saturday afternoon at the corner of Central Park South and Fifth Avenue. But a horse-drawn carriage driver said accidents are rare and called the protest alarmist.
Thursday’s accident apparently did little to scare tourists away from taking carriage rides. It was as busy as ever around Central Park on Friday.
The horse was not injured, despite bolting from Columbus Circle across 60th Street and down 9th Avenue to 58th Street while being pursued by bystanders.
If you’ve driven around Columbus Circle lately, you’ve noticed something happening. They’re building something big around the statue in the middle.
Councilman Dan Garodnick claims his office has been inundated with calls from residents complaining that skateboarders threatening the safety of families, children and tourists.
Today was a big day for those hoping to run 26.2 miles in the 2012 New York City Marathon — including one “ridiculously photogenic guy.”
Starting on Monday night, service will be suspended on the A, C and E lines from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Columbus Circle to Jay Street.
Six stations are already wired for service and 30 more stations will come online in groups of five, including Times Square, Herald Square and Columbus Circle, by this summer.
The bright lights and holiday music that complement the candy cane striped booths at the holiday bazaars in Columbus Circle and Union Square are run by noisy diesel fuel generators that one Upper West Sider complained represent environmental hazards.
Need a black car to pick you up? Just pick up your smartphone. GroundLink Car & Limo Service has a new app for Android and iPhone that you can use to book a reservation.
Fall may officially be one week away but with temperatures dropping nearly 40 degrees since Wednesday it feels like the seasons have already changed.
Jennifer Lopez has never really been one for the single life. Now that her marriage to Marc Anthony is no more, Lopez has been spotted dining with another of Hollywood’s most sought after bachelors.
The runners-up among most-used New York turnstiles are two turnstiles next to each other at the Jamaica Center station in Queens.