According to a recent report on spending by park conservancies received by the City Council, the well-heeled Central Park Conservancy spent only $175,773 in fiscal year 2014. That is... To view the full story, click the title link.
Back in November, a cyclist riding on the 96th Street path in Central Park was pulled over by a police officer wearing a bike helmet. The cyclist’s offense: riding on the 96th Street path, which was designated as a shared bike and pedestrian path in 2012. Show More Summary
Probably not, but how cool would it be for the recently departed The Newsroom‘s recently-deceased Charlie Skinner to play magician-dad to his real-life daughter and Inherent Vice star playing his love-struck spawn in the ShakespeareShow More Summary
The time: December 1960, New York City. The place: Central Park, no doubt following the season’s first snowstorm on December 11. Meanwhile, audiences applaud the new Lerner and Loewe musical "Camelot" on Broadway and newly elected John F. Kennedy prepares to assume the American presidency. Here are a few other interesting intersections.
The Public Theater's free Shakespeare in the Park program will offer "The Tempest" and "Cymbeline" in Central Park.
photo: Spirit Family Reunion at Central Park in 2014 (more by Chris La Putt) NYC locals Spirit Family Reunion recently announced a handful of upcoming dates around the state. In February the folk group will be milling around upstate with...
From Miller Samuel: With the closing and recording of the record $100.47 million penthouse sale at One57, I thought it was time to dust-off the tall chart I created in 2012 when the prior record price of $88M at 15 Central Park West was set. This week I ended up writing a piece about tall...Read More
The Blizzard of 2015 will be remembered as a colossal dud — a routine storm that dropped just under 8 inches of snow in Central Park.
The blizzard hit coastal New England, not New York City. In fact, it’s still hitting. Wish I was there, because I love snow. Here in New York City we got pffft: about eight inches in Central Park: an average winter snowstorm. No big deal. I was set up with my GoPro to time-lapse accumulations on […]
In the end it was the threat of a monster storm that paralysed New York City, rather than the snowfall itself. Just five inches were recorded in Central Park, nowhere near the forecast of up to three feet. Warnings, near apocalyptic,...Show More Summary
In Catcher In The Rye, protagonist Holden Caulfield asks, "You know those ducks in that lagoon right near Central Park South? That little lake? By any chance, do you happen to know where they go, the ducks, when it gets all frozen over?" Today is the anniversary of J.D. Show More Summary
Those predictions of up to two feet of snow from the #Blizzardof2015 were off, by a lot in some parts. As of 7amET, 7.8 inches of snow has fallen in Central Park. LaGuardia Airport measured 11 inches, while Mattituck, on the eastern end of Long Island, did get that 2 feet, 24.8 inches according to a trained spotter. Show More Summary
[UPDATE BELOW] Mayor de Blasio lifted the city-wide travel ban this morning after that devastating blizzard turned out to be just a bunch of stupid snow. There's about 7.8 inches in Central Park this morning—not the 24 inches or more that was expected—and current forecasts don't call for much more additional accumulation today. Show More Summary
One of the biggest snowstorms to hit the city was on December 26th and 27th of 1947. By the end of those two days, Central Park was blanketed in a whopping 26.4 inches of snow. According to NYC.gov, the blizzard held rank as the biggest...Show More Summary
Diana Ross: "I'm Coming Out"Live in Central Park, 1980
There wasn't enough snow to accumulate on city streets, but at Central Park there's enough to toboggan down the hills. And enough for me to do a story for 1010 WINS.
What would do if you were invisible? Would you steal some random guy's cookies? Would you sunbathe naked in Central Park? Would steal ice cream right out of the grocery store freezer section and eat it with one of those giant scoopers...Show More Summary
Winter Jam NYC blankets the Bandshell Area with white powder on Saturday for the annual frosty sports festival.
Naomi Watts shares a smile while shooting an ad campaign for L’Oreal in Central Park on Wednesday afternoon (January 21) in New York City. The 46-year-old actress rode a bike that matched her outfit for the shoot, and at one point was joined by her son Samuel (not pictured) for a ride. PHOTOS: Check out [...]