Park upkeep or a war on trees? It depends who you ask in one Upper Manhattan neighrborhood.
“It’s shocking. What can you think when you look at property and 221 stumps are in the ground? It’s a shocking event,” said Debbie Cantow, who owns the land where the trees were cut.
Some of the trees in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn are getting a lot of attention these days, all because of what some people are calling grotesque growths.
On Long Island, about 89,000 customers remain in the dark as of Thursday night, but there is some power progress being made.
About 370,000 utility customers in Connecticut remain without power, several days after Tropical Storm Irene blew through the Nutmeg State.
On Thursday, Con Edison deployed extra crews ahead of Hurricane Irene to help prune trees near power lines and houses in Westchester County.
“Some of these storms come in real quick and then they disappear but they’re doing a lot of damage lately,” Scott Hogan of Pleasantville told CBS 2’s Dave Carlin.
The centerpiece of the 9/11 memorial is the two square one-acre waterfalls marking where the Twin Towers stood.
Driving along the Merritt Parkway can sometimes feel like you’re entering an enchanted forest.
Volunteers and city workers are planting trees in New York’s public parks as part of an ongoing campaign to beautify the city and clean its air.
“A lot these great trees have been here for 80, 100-years, and you know, it’s changed the character of this neighborhood forever,” said resident Jason Steinberg.
After nine years, life returned to Ground Zero in a very visible day Saturday. Amid the concrete, steel and stone came a splash of crisp green as the first trees were planted at the 9/11 Memorial.
An army of construction workers has been installing steel and pouring concrete at the site of the 9/11 memorial.
One of the most beautiful landscapes in New York City is being threatened by a road project, and residents fear it will forever change the character of their neighborhood.