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Singer/actress Jennifer Lopez performs onstage during the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 18, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Jennifer Lopez Returns To The Block For Free Concert In The Bronx

Thousands of people packed the Bronx for Jennifer Lopez’s first performance in her hometown borough.

06/04/2014

Jennifer Lopez  (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

J-Lo Makes Surprise Trip To The Bronx, Makes Donation To ‘Center For A Healthy Childhood’

The singer is preparing to rock the stage at Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park, but residents are worried that traffic will block City Island Road.

06/01/2014

Officials investigate after fireworks explode in Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx on Dec. 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Rattled After Fireworks Go Off In Bronx Park

The incident prompted the city to send out a notification to subscribers to its emergency alert system at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday.

12/31/2013

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Treehugger: Best Arboretums In New York

Arboretums offer a perfect escape from city life, a place for a picnic and a great place to learn about New York’s diverse tree species. Here are five urban forests in each of the five boroughs.

12/23/2013

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5 Fun Ways To See Fall Foliage In NYC

The easiest way to see leaves, of course, is to find a copse or thicket and just look up – but what’s the fun in that?

11/03/2013

A house on City Island (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: City Island, NYC

In this week’s installment of One Tank Trips, we won’t even leave the city, but you’ll be transported a world away.

07/03/2013

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Central, Prospect Parks Largely Reopened; Many Parks Still Closed

Central Park was back open Saturday – five days after Superstorm Sandy struck the area – but many major city parks remained closed.

11/03/2012

A Canadian goose with a dart lodged in its shoulder in the parking lot of Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park. (credit: Geoffrey Croft/NYC Park Advocates)

Several Animals Shot With Blowgun In Pelham Bay Park

Two of the animals were found dead and two others had to be euthanized because of the extent of their injuries.

10/17/2012

Damaged trees at Pelham Bay Park. (credit: CBS 2)

Pelham Bay Park Oak Trees in Vandalized In Apparent ‘Hatchet Job’

Fifteen trees in the park were butchered with the bark being shaved off, condemning the pin oaks to almost certain death.

10/11/2012