Before Central Park: Uncovering the Fort Landscape

1_fort_landscapeIn honor of the 200th anniversary of the construction of the War of 1812 fortifications, Central Park Conservancy is focusing attention on a critical but largely unknown part of Central Park: The Fort Landscape. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Join Open House Of The Fort Tryon Cottage, 1908 (video)

fort tryon park in upper manhattanJoin the Open House New York (OHNY) and see inside the Fort Tryon Cottage in the Hudson Heights, Washington Heights and Inwood, New York, 1908. Continue Reading →

Officials Plan To Remove Thrash In Riverside Park

olmsted6Responding to complaints from residents tired of the raucous behavior and piles of trash left behind in Harlem’s northern Riverside Park, the NYC parks department on Thursday announced a plan to deal with the problem through stepped-up enforcement and additional cleanup crews. Continue Reading →

Officials Plan To Remove Thrash In Riverside Park

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…  Olmsteds plans for Morningside Park and Riverside Park combined parkways, and hilly bluffs … rustic park with … natural enclosures, and open vistas….

Council Member Mark Levine will join Manhattan Borough Commissioner William Castro, Department of Parks and Recreation; the 30th Precinct, NYPD; the Riverside Park Conservancy and members of the community to announce the successful implementation of a multi-pronged approach for dramatically reducing the waste left behind after heavy use of the park over the weekend. Continue Reading →

‘HandBall’ Free At Marcus Garvey Park In Harlem

handballUrban Theatre Movement’s Handball, written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Urban Bush Women Free At Summerstage In Central Park

Walking_with___Trane_Photo_by_Rick_McColloughJoin Urban Bush Women as they celebrate their 30th anniversary year with an evening of special performances that showcase the best of the company’s repertoire as well as a SummerStage premiere. Continue Reading →

Harlem Parks And Residents Win In $75 Bill Budget

morningsideparkLast night, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council agreed on a landmark $75 billion budget agreement. Continue Reading →

Sign Up For The Mount Morris 25th Annual House Tour

Evi-Abeler-Photography-_MG_0648Harlem’s historic Mount Morris Park neighborhood will host its 25th annual Mount Morris House Tour on June 8, 2014. Continue Reading →

Summer On The Hudson In Riverside Park In Harlem Lineup

riverside parkNYC Parks and Summer on the Hudson (SOH) are pleased to announce the June 2014 events in Riverside Park and West Harlem Piers Park from 59th Street to 148th Street in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →