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Will April Showers Bring Any Flowers?

The flowers we normally see blooming this time of year aren’t, and the weather is largely to blame.

04/02/2014

Orchids at The New York Botanical Garden on August 1, 2011 (Credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Key West Comes To The Big Apple At Annual Orchid Show

The show runs through April 21, long enough to get you through until real flowers start popping up outside.

03/01/2014

Orchids  (File Photo by Donald Bowers/Getty Images for NY Botanical Expo)

Nation’s Largest Orchid Show Under Way At New York Botanical Garden

The nation’s largest curated show featuring orchids was under way this week at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx.

03/12/2013

Holiday Train Show

Holiday Train Show Gets Rolling At New York Botanical Garden

The annual Holiday Train Show has opened at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx.

11/20/2012

New York Yankees Joe Girardi at the New York Botanical Garden as part of HOPE Week - Bronx, NY - Jun 29, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Yankees Wrap Up HOPE Week With Visit To Kids With Alopecia

Friday was the final day of HOPE Week, the New York Yankees’ annual week-long effort to reach out to the community, WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond reported.

06/29/2012

Flowers at the New York Botanical Garden - Bronx, NY - Feb 27, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York Botanical Garden Preps For Orchid Show As Flowers Bloom Early

The New York Botanical Garden’s orchid show begins next week, but there is already plenty in bloom outside.

02/27/2012

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Plants Blooming Early From Unseasonably Warm Weather

The calendar may say February, but it doesn’t feel like it. Temperatures are expected to hit 60 degrees today and while that’s good for us, it may not bode well for early blooming plants.

02/01/2012

New York Botanical Garden - Bronx, NY (file / credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

New York Botanical Garden Needs Help Getting Back In Shape

New York Botanical Garden president Gregory Long says their fifty acres of first growth forest – a native forest that has never been harvested – took a real pounding in the freak October snowstorm.

11/03/2011

Officials estimate about 4,500 trees were damaged in the storm. (credit: CBS 2)

Snow Storm Wreaks Havoc On New York Botanical Garden Trees

Officials have counted about 30,000 trees on the garden’s 250 acres, and they’ve estimated the storm damaged about 4,500 of those trees.

11/01/2011

FILE - The Bronx River (credit: Jim Henderson/ Wikimedia Commons)

Police Rescue Rottweiler From Bronx River

The Rottie named Puppet was swept downriver after slipping down a rocky shoreline.

10/19/2011

First lady Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama Honors NY Library With Nat’l Medal

First lady Michelle Obama has presented a national medal for bilingual education to a New York library that became a center of healing for its community following the stabbing death of an Ecuadorean immigrant.

12/19/2010

The 502 pound pumpkin is attracting a lot of attention and a fair number of skeptics in the Kensington section of Brooklyn.

502 Pound Pumpkin Draws Crowds In Brooklyn

Even Charlie Brown would have to admit that this is one great pumpkin.

10/22/2010

Bronx Zoo

Bronx’s Best Fun For Kids

If you haven’t spent much time in the Bronx with your family, then you are missing some wonderful experiences! Nearly one quarter of the land in the Bronx is open space, making this borough a […]

07/28/2010

Bronx Zoo

Bronx’s Best Fun For Kids

If you haven’t spent much time in the Bronx with your family, then you are missing some wonderful experiences! Nearly one quarter of the land in the Bronx is open space, making this borough a […]

07/28/2010