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“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.
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.
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.
Our top picks for celebrating Halloween in the Bronx.
Air Force Week is in full swing in New York. As part of the celebration, airmen are taking up public service projects that represent the week’s theme: “honoring hometown heroes.”
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