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Minetta Brook - New York, NY (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Evidence Of Manhattan’s Old Minetta Brook Still Exists

All over New York City, there are remnants of what was once here, before the city was. Some are hidden, while some are in plain sight.

07/23/2012

Susan Richard with Bocker the Celebrity Labradoodle at Adoptapalooza 2012 (Credit: Susan Richard)

Adoptapalooza In Washington Square Park Brings Pets Together With Loving Owners

Hundreds of kittens, puppies, cats and dogs were put up for adoption in the 3rd Annual Adoptapalooza in Washington Square Park on Saturday.

05/19/2012

Colin Huggins plays piano in Washington Square Park - New York, NY - May 13, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC Parks Department Lifts Ban On Live Music Near Fountains, Monuments

The parks department had been cracking down on musicians playing near monuments and park benches, but the ban has been lifted, and it’s music to the ears of those in Washington Square Park, WCBS 880′s Alex Silverman reported.

05/14/2012

"Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" (credit: 20th Century Fox)

New Yorkers Celebrate Star Wars Day With Lightsaber Battle At Washington Square Park

Not long from now in a park not that far away, New Yorkers will celebrate the epic science fiction saga “Star Wars” with a lightsaber battle.

05/04/2012

Adoptapalooza

1010 WINS And Fresh 102.7 Help Shelter Pets Find Homes At Adoptapalooza

New York (1010 WINS) Get ready to meet your new furry family member in Washington Square Park! 1010WINS’ Susan Richard reports: 1010WINS and Fresh 102.7 are the official radio stations for Adoptapalooza, presented by the […]

05/03/2012

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Pillow Fighters Do Battle In Washington Square Park

Saturday was International Pillow Fight Day, the event marked the 7th annual celebration in New York City.

04/07/2012

Occupy Wall Street protesters march on to the Brooklyn Bridge - New York, NY - Oct 1, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Make Court Appearances In New York

Nearly 200 people arrested during Occupy Wall Street-related protests were in New York courtrooms hundreds of miles apart Wednesday, answering charges that stemmed from a march on the Brooklyn Bridge and a demonstration in a Rochester park.

12/14/2011

Occupy Wall Street demonstrators walk down Broadway from Washington Square Park to Zuccotti Park, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters Annoyed At Protest ‘Freeloaders’

A crowd of freeloaders decided to help themselves to food and clothing donated for the support of the demonstrators.

10/09/2011

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‘Occupy Wall Street’ YouTube Videos Show Clash Between Police, Protesters

One video on YouTube appears to show officers using pepper spray on women who already were cordoned off; another shows officers handcuffing a man after pulling him up off the ground, blood trickling down his face.

09/25/2011

Summer Streets Pool (credit: CBS 2)

Large Turnout For NYC’s First Summer Streets Event

Nearly seven miles of Manhattan streets, from Park Avenue at 72nd Street down to Washington Square Park all the way down to the Brooklyn Bridge, were shut down to traffic Saturday for this year’s first Summer Streets event.

08/06/2011

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NYU Faces Opposition To Greenwich Village Expansion

About 100 people turned out for a Sunday afternoon rally to demand NYU withdraw its application to acquire public land for its planned expansion.

12/05/2010

A squirrel is seen at the Fort Lee Historic Park - Fort Lee, NJ - Sep 29, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Dogs Making NYC Park A Hazard Zone For Squirrels?

Some chess players said a woman was letting her two large dogs off the leash in areas of Washington Square Park where they’ve been viciously attacking squirrels.

11/25/2010

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