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New York City Parks

Free Wireless Internet in New York City Park (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

WiFi Access Coming To Dozens Of City Park Locations

A partnership between the city, Cablevision and Time Warner Cable will provide hotspot access in the parks through July 2020.

07/16/2013

Riverside Park in Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Survey Gives NYC’s Big Parks B-Plus For Maintenance

The survey of 43 parks ranging from 20 to 500 acres was conducted by the advocacy group New Yorkers for Parks.

03/11/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn leads a rally at Hudson River Park on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012 (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Community Marches Through Hudson River Park After Weekend Sex Attack

On Saturday, 25-year-old Jonathan Stewart was arrested for beating and choking a 21-year-old woman before dragging her into the bushes at Hudson River Park and raping her, the NYPD said.

09/24/2012

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other leaders at Hudson River Park speak out against recent sexual assaults in parks (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

City Leaders Call For Greater Safety At Parks Following Recent Sexual Assaults

Members of the city council have written a letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg in an effort to prevent $100 million in mid-year NYPD budget cuts that could take some officers out of city parks.

09/23/2012

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Queens Residents Outraged By Pricey And Unused Eco-Friendly Tram

Queens residents have been left scratching their heads after a $260,000 alternative energy tram in Fort Totten Park was scrapped for a $20,000 alternative after only three years.

08/18/2012

Woman With Dog

Guide To Owning A Dog In New York City

Having a dog in New York City is great – but it takes some work. Not to worry, CBSNewYork has your guide to all you need for puppy care in NYC.

CBS New York–03/22/2012

People sit in the midday sun in Bryant Park in New York City

Free Summer Movie Guide For Kids

Not sure what to do with the kiddies now that school is out and there just doesn’t seem to be enough activities to keep them busy this summer? Instead of having them cooped up at […]

08/04/2010