Girl: Yeah, so, did you hear that the bald eagle isn’t extinct anymore? –Central Park
RIO DE JANEIRO — As Rio landmarks go, the bright yellow trams of Santa Teresa were one of the most visible in the Olympic city. For more than a century, they ferried tourists and residents up and down the steep hills from central Rio to the narrow, cobbled streets of this famous colonial neighborhood and the favelas above and around it. Show More Summary
Jan. 25, 1954. "H.F. Fischbach, residence at Hampshire House, Central Park South. Tile bathroom." You'll come for the plumbing but stay for the towels. Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.
Thanks to Facebook and what some would call fate, one lucky couple has photos of their picture-perfect proposal. Andrew Smith grabbed an impromptu carriage ride through Central Park with girlfriend Cali Harrison during a trip to New York City on May 16. Show More Summary
NEW YORK –“You don’t usually see them out here in the North Woods,” a woman observed admiringly, as she and her small son paused trailside
It’s peak bird-watching season, when North America’s most colorful birds return from the tropics. Prospect and Central parks are prime stopovers, each “an island of green in a sea of concrete and tar,” says Robert Bate, president of the Brooklyn Bird Club. This year’s been slow, owing to a lingering... More »
Mighty Morphin' Turtles by SimplePeteDoodles The ninja turtles were hanging out in Central Park one day when an alien spacecraft landed on the lawn, and some mighty rubbery looking aliens slithered out. They spoke in a strange tongue...Show More Summary
The woman arrested for trying to kidnap children in Central Park is described as having a history of psychological problems.
Central Park is turning into a leafy snake pit. Major crimes have spiked in the urban oasis — which has been plagued by a rash of muggings — and residents...
This week members of the Illuminator Art Collective filed a lawsuit in the Federal Court for the Southern District of New York alleging false arrest and improper seizure of their property by the NYPD's Central Park Precinct.
A judge Thursday ordered a psychiatric exam for a mentally troubled woman charged with trying to kidnap a child inside a Central Park playground May 12. Cecile Jackson, 35, allegedly...
In his spare time, Dr. Joseph Frager organizes the annual Israel Day Concert, which he says brings lifesaving awareness about Israel.
British guy: Oh, Toronto. Is that near Japan?–L TrainOverheard by: Confabulation NationDad to small children: Look kids, this is Central Park!–Washington Square ParkGray-haired suit to colleagues: They're going to Spain, Morocco, and Madrid. Show More Summary
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A Weekend in New York City – Introduction This is the second part of Exploring New York City. After spending a nice night at the Park Hyatt New York, I decided to walk down from Central Park to the tip of Manhattan island.. which took a bit over two hours. Show More Summary
You've scrambled all over Chelsea Piers like a mountain goat on four hits of espresso. You've conquered every bit of the epic Brooklyn Boulders. You've even taken it outside and whipped Central Park's infamous Worthless Boulder. So what now? [ more › ]
A mentally disturbed woman who tried to abduct a child in Central Park was busted after attempting to snatch a second kid.
The month is two-thirds over and this May is on pace to be one of the warmest and driest of its kind ever recorded in Central Park. Through yesterday the monthly temperature is 6.9 degrees warmer than average. If the warmth continues at that pace we'll break the 1991 record by nearly a degree. Show More Summary
NYPD says suspect tried to kidnap 2-year-old boy from a playground swing at landmark park
Police are investigating another mugging in Central Park — the latest in a string of robberies that has residents on edge, cops said Wednesday. The victim, 69, was walking home through the...