Van Cortlandt Park
The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation is holding a lottery for a chance to camp out in city parks.
Eleven people were injured Friday evening, two critically, when a fire broke out in a Bronx apartment building.
A dog run near a Native American memorial in the Bronx is an insult, according to historians.
The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation has launched a new effort to restore statues with missing pieces to their former glory.
Some Bronx residents are calling for the Department of Environmental Protection to build a pedestrian bridge to connect two sides of Van Cortlandt Park.
An NYPD officer was arrested this past weekend, on allegations that he punched a man during a pickup football game in the Bronx.
The 40- to 50-year-old man was found unconscious and unresponsive with multiple stab wounds to his torso, police said.
A fire in the Bronx Monday caused the roof of an apartment building to cave in, sending 15 firefighters and one civilian to the hospital.
Locals and visitors alike are often surprised to learn that there are 13 public golf courses in four of the five boroughs (only Manhattan is golf-free), many of them challenging, scenic, and easily accessible by public transportation.
“For five straight days, we go out into our community and we try and recognize and celebrate some pretty powerful and inspiring stories,” team spokesman Jason Zillo told WCBS 880 reporter Marla Diamond.
In the English language, nothing beats the phrase “gone fishin’.” Snag a little free time and take off with a rod and reel to cast your line at the most perfect places in New York. Get to work on that gone fishin’ sign, beg off for a mental health day from work and head out to one of these local fishing spots.
Sure, Central Park and Riverside and the path along the East River downtown are great scenic spots for runners, but not everyone lives in Manhattan. The rest of the city’s runners need only check out these great options for runners with some of the finest scenery New York has to offer.
Duties include crowd control during parades and other gatherings. The riders will also help shut down illegal barbecues, find lost children and report any crime to police.
A witness said she saw nearly a dozen boys pull the saplings out of the ground and throw them at each other and people passing by.
Volunteers and city workers are planting nearly 20,000 trees in New York’s public parks as part of an ongoing campaign to beautify the city and clean its air.