With crime on the rise in New York City parks, and the number of officers patrolling them on the decline, the City Council has put pressure on the NYPD to keep parkgoers informed.
State Supreme Court Justice George Ceresia said the February rules establishing no-smoking areas at various parks isn’t supported by any policy set by the Legislature.
Did you know autumn is the best time to plant a tree? TV 10-55′s Alex Denis visited Sherman Creek park in Inwood, where the city is doing a lot of tree planting.
Whether you’re flying solo, with your family or on a date – the High Line is a New York highlight not to be missed, especially when the weather is warm. On Thursday, many of the parks foodie outposts will reopen for the season.
Manhattan’s hidden gardens provide shady, leafy solace from the hot, hectic streets. Some are literally shielded from the sidewalk, while others are just hard to find, unless you know what you’re looking for.
Looking to lay out? You should. Sunshine and vitamin D help build strong bones and give you a healthy glow. Here are our six favorite places to work on a tan.
Of the 22 national parks in New York State, 10 are in New York City. Every year 12 million people visit these parks, monuments, and historic sites, more than 27,000 acres of protected land and preserved past. Here’s a look at them.
History buffs, listen up. We know Philadelphia and Boston often hog the historical spotlight when it comes to the Revolutionary War, but New York City has its share of significant sites. Honor the fallen and contemplate democracy by paying a visit to one of them.
Summertime in city parks are even better with the cool sprinkle of water on your skin. Here are some of the city’s prettiest parks with a little extra chill.
New York City is full of great dog walks, runs and parks. City parks have four designations for dogs: no dogs allowed, dogs on leash, off-leash and dog runs.
Manhattan is home to the big one – Central Park – and some other little-known gems. We’ve narrowed down the 11 best spaces for picnic lunches, dinners and dates across the 5 boroughs.
If you’re looking for a few different ways to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, check out our list of top six Earth Day events around New York City
Ever since WiFi became available in New York’s public parks, there are no more excuses for sitting inside a cafe with a computer on a beautiful day. Here are a few places to “work” before the weather turns cooler.
This weekend New York City’s Department of Parks and Recreation sponsors its annual Winter Jam, including live entertainment, snowshoeing, and animal tracking demos. But don’t worry if you can’t make it to Central Park – there’s plenty of winter fun to be had in the five boroughs all season long.
Central Park was back open Saturday – five days after Superstorm Sandy struck the area – but many major city parks remained closed.