Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed a controversial new bill that allows handguns to be carried through state parks by legally-permitted owners. This also prohibits any cities in Tennessee from imposing bans on handguns in the parks. Show More Summary
Coyotes are all the rage as the wily critters have been spotted in city parks, on rooftops and even on the streets in recent days.
Three days after the Inquisitr reported about the sighting of a wild coyote in downtown Manhattan, the wild animal has finally been caught. According to the New York Times, police officers who were trying to capture the Coyote finally succeeded on Saturday morning. Show More Summary
It was unclear whether the animal that was cornered and tranquilized on Saturday was the same one that had been spotted further north on the Upper West Side earlier in the week.
Yet another coyote has been captured in New York. Manhattan's latest canid incident went down in Battery Park City, where the animal was first spotted jogging at 5 a.m. on Saturday. Here are some videos, via Gothamist: "Police caught up to the coyote again later near North Cove Marina," CBS 2... More »
With Jared Leto’s Joker lighting fireworks in the Hot Topic parking lot, DC is apparently doubling up its efforts to reinforce the idea that Gotham City is totally hardcore. It is doing so by wheeling Frank Miller, originator of theShow More Summary
A coyote that was on a morning run in Battery Park City was just captured by the NYPD Emergency Service Unit. Take a look at these videos—and you may laugh at a patrol cruiser with lights on chasing the animal: [ more › ]
Two former Parks and Recreation managers with Buena Park who were responsible for their staff's time cards were sentenced Friday for public corruption and embezzling more than $1.3 million.
AOL’s Emmy-nominated Park Bench with Steve Buscemi has been renewed for a second season. The show, which, essentially, features Buscemi sharing a park bench in New York City with friends old and new and, as he puts it, ‘talking about everything and nothing in an ever-changing New York City. Show More Summary
The Statue of Liberty has been evacuated over concerns about a “suspicious package” found on Liberty Island. Shocked visitors are quickly being ushered out of the Statue of Liberty in New York City. A National Parks Service representative has confirmed that agents are currently doing security sweeps during the Liberty Island evacuation. Show More Summary
Coyotes have been spending more time in NYC, specifically in Long Island City and around the Upper West Side, and no one is sure how to react. The Parks Department is urging peaceful coexistence, while police break out the helicopters and tranquilizer guns. Show More Summary
This is real and you can see it for yourself right here. The misbehaving Bugdroid can still be seen on Google Maps right outside the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi in the bright green shade usually reserved for parks and forests. A Google...Show More Summary
April 23--STAMFORD -- As city train commuters endure a second week without access to one of the downtown train station's garages, one of the questions that has been raised is how a 1,200-space facility has been able to accommodate the...Show More Summary
image via (cc) flickr user teetoeuf “Play enough video games, and you could help design a national park.” That’s the message being given to school children in the South Australian capital city of Adelaide. There, the local Natural Resources...Show More Summary
On April 23, 1964, the media described the opening of the World’s Fair in New York City’s Flushing Meadows Park. The fair, which had opened the day before, even received a detailed review from Edwin Newman and NBC News. The 1964 World’s...Show More Summary
Anaheim is best known for its theme parks, and if you are planning a trip to Anaheim with children, a visit to one or more of the parks is inevitable. However, there are many other worthwhile adventures and activities available for people of all age and interest groups. Show More Summary
A $15 GIFT of chocolate liqueur turned sour for a “sweet” Brooklyn Parks Department manager whom the city fined $1,000 for accepting it.
A proposal to keep city beaches and pools open until the end of September received a lukewarm response from Parks Department.
SPRINGFIELD --- A proposal has surfaced at the Capitol aimed to ensure Chicago has the legal authority to build a Barack Obama presidential library on park land should the city be awarded the coveted project.
It's starting to feel like spring—that wonderful time of year when New Yorkers who have been cooped up in their apartments all winter get out and converge on the city's 1,700 parks and... To view the full story, click the title link...