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Dear Tourists of New York

Jamie Silverman | Posted 08.09.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

I know that you're all used to me writing blogs about dating but I'm taking a brief respite to write a blog about another topic that provides an equally endless source of frustration in my life -- biking in New York City.

Central Park: An Anthology: Book Excerpt

Adrian Benepe | Posted 06.07.2012 | New York
Adrian Benepe

Central Park is not simply a geographic destination, nor just the essential masterpiece of landscape architecture and great creative accomplishment of the nineteenth century. Once you add people and time, it becomes an ever-evolving work of art and performance art.

A Snow Man for Halloween?

Liz Neumark | Posted 01.01.2012 | New York
Liz Neumark

There is a pair of nearly identical trees that stand on the east side of Central Park's Great Lawn; l named them the Sister Trees. I love these trees and to me, the notion that they are intertwined, like sisters, has endeared them to me.

Tavern on the Green, Landmark Central Park Restaurant, Files For Chapter 11

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Tavern on the Green, the landmark restaurant in New York City's Central Park, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The fi...

Great Lawn Crowd Limits Necessary: Report

New York Times | Simon Akam | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An independent report released Tuesday recommends a 55,000-person limit for events on the Great Lawn in Central Park -- essentially supporting the cit...

Sasha Blair-Goldensohn, Google Engineer, In Coma After Central Park Branch Smashed Head

New York Daily News | Joy Resmovits, Erica Pearson and Wil Cruz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A Google genius was in a coma Wednesday night after a rotting branch snapped off a tree in Central Park and smashed him in the head. Sasha Blair-Gold...

Wallet Found In Central Park Tree 27 Years After Theft

NBC New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Upper East Sider Ruth Bendik never thought she'd see her wallet again after it was snatched while she watched the New York City Marathon in 1982. Neve...

A Park for All Seasons

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Peyronnin

The rain has been pouring down on Central Park most of June. But this has not dampened the spirits of park enthusiasts who teem over its 843 acres and plentiful playgrounds come rain or shine.