Tourists With Riverside Drivers, Harlem, 1908

west harlemTourists in an electric charabanc or “automobile bus” with the Riverside Drivers, on Riverside Drive, West Harlem, NY, 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 →

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 →

SOLSTICE STEPS, Dances For A Variable Population

downloadUsing the power of dance to create community, Dances For a Variable Population (DVP), will present three performances of Solstice Steps on the days surrounding the 2014 summer solstice. Continue Reading →

Where To Go Sledding In Harlem

harlem-sleddingA positive of having a snowstorm Hercules in effect is the abundant sledding it provides in-and-around Harlem. Here are some spots for wintery recreation Friday and this weekend. Continue Reading →