‘They’re Traveling And Doing This Purposely,’ Some City Panhandlers May Be In It For FunGroups of homeless young people have blown into New York City during the warmer months, and police efforts to make them move on have proven to be challenging.
De Blasio Miffed By Reports Of ‘Professional Panhandlers’ Targeting Tompkins Square ParkThe mayor was responding to reports that people were coming in from out of town to do this in Tompkins Square Park.
More Protests Erupt As Fallout Continues Over Trump's Travel BanMore protests erupted Monday over President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting travel from seven majority-Muslim countries.
Lower East Side Residents Split On Tompkins Square Park Police TowerIt was movie night at Tompkins Square Park, and the NYPD was among the crowd.
NYC Costumed Pups Get In The Halloween Spirit With ParadeFrom princesses to superheroes, hundreds of dogs were in the Halloween spirit Saturday in New York City.
Social Media Awash In Tributes For Street Fixture 'LES Jewels'Tributes to a notorious Tompkins Square Park street figure have been appearing on social media, amid reports that he was found dead this weekend.
Man Found Dead In Tompkins Square ParkPolice on Saturday were investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a field in Tompkins Square Park.
De Blasio To NYPD: Start Providing Data On Crime In ParksNew York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio is calling on the NYPD to provide data on crime in parks, in order to help prevent another sexual assault.
Police: Homeless Man Charged With Rape In Tompkins Square Park AttackThe woman, 31, told police she fell asleep on a park bench around 10 p.m. Friday and woke up to find someone trying to rape her.
Outdoor Movie Screenings To Take Place Across Five Boroughs40 free outdoor movie screenings will take place across the city between June 21st and September 27th.
YouTube Video Jokingly Documents Rat Infestation At Tompkins Square ParkOne YouTube user however has gone to dramatic new lengths to document the trouble in the park. He created a horror movie-like video depicting the vivacious vermin vectoring voraciously.
Rats Overrunning Tompkins Square Park Because Of Protected Hawk Parents say the park's new $1.5 million playground is surrounded by hundreds of rat holes. They say rats even get into the children's sandbox.