Shortly after takeoff, the helicopter landed upright in the water near 79th Street around noon and was drifting south. A family of four Swedish tourists and the pilot were rescued, as the chopper was safely towed to shore.
The 44-year-old woman had said she was walking alone along Riverside Drive at West 74th Street at around 5 a.m. when a man came up from behind her and said he was a “cop and an FBI agent,” according to police.
The survey of 43 parks ranging from 20 to 500 acres was conducted by the advocacy group New Yorkers for Parks.
Parts of New York City racked up accumulations of more than a foot and a half of snow overnight, and on Saturday morning, many families were headed to city parks and taking advantage of it.
This is the first in a series of pieces shining a light on local musicians in and around New York City.
Pet owners are sounding the alarm about a possible deadly danger in Washington Heights. Four dogs died over two days, and the one thing they all had in common was a walk in Riverside Park.
Hockey season is still a little way off. So, before the New York Rangers hit the ice, the team and their coach will be hosting the Rangers Dog Walk.
Police are hunting for a man who allegedly raped a 19-year-old woman in Riverside Park on Monday morning.
Concern over whether participants would get to swim the more than two-mile first leg was outweighed by the fact that one of the participants died after experiencing what race organizers described as distress during the Hudson River swim.
How do you top the New York City Marathon as a test of endurance and strength? With the Ironman Triathlon, which makes its NYC debut on Saturday.
More than 3,000 triathletes competed in the 12th Annual Aquaphor New York City Triathlon, and a commuter alert was in effect on Sunday for people traveling on the west side of Manhattan.
The NYPD asked for the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of an attempted rape Friday night in Manhattan’s Riverside Park.
One theory is they may be eating rats which have been poisoned.
Like many talented artists, Isaac Brune started young. These days, however, Brune uses a bigger canvas and a much bigger gallery: He creates chalk art in Riverside Park for the entire city to see.
People were rolling up their sleeves for National Volunteer Week, as hundreds of volunteers dug in for a day of work at Riverside Park.