Geoffrey Croft

Advocates Call For Action After Teens Scale Queens World's Fair Astro-Towers AgainOnce again, four teenagers have found their way to the top of the long-shuttered and decaying Astro-Towers at the old New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
Teens In Trouble After Climbing To Top Of Old Queens World's Fair Astro-TowersTwo teenagers were in trouble Thursday night, after making a dangerous climb inside a Queens landmark – the Astro-Towers on the old New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
Parks Advocates: Not Enough Officers To Patrol 30K Acres Of ParksFor it’s beautiful parks, it’s no surprise 14 percent of New York City’s landmass is devoted to city parks.
Parks Advocate Calls For More Patrols After Central Park Bullies Rough Up Kids, Steal SledsThe 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.
City Unveils Plan To Lower Speed Limit For Bicyclists In Central ParkCity Councilman Mark Levine said the city has the authority to change park speed limits without state approval.
Barry Diller, Wife Diane Von Furstenberg Providing Over $100M For New Park In Meatpacking DistrictBillionaire Barry Diller and his wife, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, have agreed to provide over $100 million to build a 2.7-acre park on a West 14th Street pier through a family foundation.
Report: Queens Zoo Robbed Of Nearly $5,000An armed gunman went off with nearly $5,000 this past weekend after holding up the Queens Zoo in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, a park advocacy blog reported Wednesday.
Lack Of Drinkable Water At Governor's Island Forces Visitors To Pay UpIf you plan on heading out to Governor's Island this summer, you better bring some bottled water along.
Critics: Taxpayers Funded Bronx Golf Course As 'Gift' For Donald TrumpCity taxpayers built the Ferry Point Park golf course in the Bronx, but Donald Trump gets to put his name on it.
2-Year-Old Boy, 4 Others Hurt In Upper West Side Scissor AttackThe incident happened shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday on a bike path along the Hudson River near West 59th Street.
Park Advocate: Tree That Killed Woman In Queens Was DiseasedA tree that fell in a Queens park and left a pregnant woman dead this past weekend was diseased and hollow, according to the president of New York City Park Advocates.
Husband Speaks Out After Tree Falls On Wife, Kills Her At Queens ParkA loving husband was heartbroken Monday after his pregnant wife was killed by a falling tree in the very Queens park where they first built their relationship.