The state Environmental Protection Department says visits have tripled since 1980, to a record 18.8 million people in fiscal 2010. It’s up 2 million since 2007.
CBSNewYork shares its picks for the best gardens and zoos in the NYC area – with free admission during the week.
Real New Yorkers know where to find the best spots and hidden treasures in Central Park – and now you can, too.
Here are places you can enjoy some of your favorite movies outdoors—for free! So grab a blanket, snacks and friends and check out these places to watch movies outdoors this summer in New York City.
We know the snow has been exhausting this year – this winter just won’t quit! But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy it. There are plenty of places to go sledding in New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Forget the pretzels and hot dogs. New York City’s parks may soon be offering a more diverse selection of foods.
Where to bring your little ones for some outdoor fun in the Big Apple.
Mayor Bloomberg said he will pursue extending NYC’s smoking ban to beaches, parks and even the public plaza in Times Square.
Mayor Bloomberg’s anti-smoking crusade could be coming to a city park or public beach near you, a plan plenty of people say crosses the line.
Gardens and zoos are true family activities. Your kid can dig in the dirt while you look at the flowers.