Landmarks Commission Approves Riverside Park Skate Upgrade In Upper Manhattan

RiversideSkateParkNew York Yimby reported that the Skateboarders in Upper Manhattan are in for a new experience. On Tuesday, the Landmarks Preservation gave its blessing to a proposal to upgrade the 20-year-old skate park in Riverside Park. Continue Reading →

HW Props: Bruce Dearstyne’s ‘The Spirit Of New York’ (Book)

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In this lively and engaging book, Bruce W. Dearstyne presents New York State history by exploring sixteen dramatic events. Continue Reading →

A Secret Sanctuary Reopens To The Public In Central Park

CENTRALPARKA long closed, and little know section of Central Park has reopened to the public, the New York Times reports. Known as the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, this four-acre section that wraps around the Pond at the southeast corner of the park, was largely overlooked and overrun by weeds starting in the 1930s. Continue Reading →