Delivery Guys Use GPS to Track Customers in Central Park

July 13, 2010 by · Comments Off on Delivery Guys Use GPS to Track Customers in Central Park 

*Jul 10 - 00:05*A new iPhone app lets people order food while they’re sitting in Central Park, and gets their deliveries to them — even if they’re in the middle of Sheep Meadow — using GPS. Read More / Comment »


Raccoon Bites Woman in Central Park

July 8, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

Central Park raccoon, by D. Bruce Yolton.

Maybe the rabid raccoon epidemic isn’t over after all. About a month ago, a woman was sitting near Bethesda Fountain in Central Park when a raccoon came up behind her and bit her on the ankle Read More / Comment »


Rabid Raccoon Problem Appears to be Getting Better

July 3, 2010 by · Comments Off on Rabid Raccoon Problem Appears to be Getting Better 

A rabies outbreak in Central Park that began last year has apparently begun to dissipate after the New York City Parks Department, the USDA and other agencies vaccinated hundreds of raccoons in New York’s parks. Read More / Comment »


Central Park Tennis Bubble Plan Could Rise from the Dead

June 30, 2010 by · Comments Off on Central Park Tennis Bubble Plan Could Rise from the Dead 

tennisLandmark West is once again raising the alarm about the possibility of vinyl bubbles being put over the Central Park tennis courts at 96th Street, even though the parks department Read More / Comment »


Baby Killed by Tree Branch in Central Park

June 28, 2010 by · Comments Off on Baby Killed by Tree Branch in Central Park 

fallen+tree+central+parkA branch fell from a tree in the Central Park Zoo on Saturday afternoon and hit a 33-year-old woman holding her 6-month-old daughter. The baby was killed and her mother was critically injured. Read More / Comment »


City Wants to Put Booze Cart at Tavern on the Green

June 23, 2010 by · Comments Off on City Wants to Put Booze Cart at Tavern on the Green 

Tavern on the Green, 2003

Where ladies once lunched, you can get drunk.

After plans for Tavern on the Green to reopen under new management fell through, the city has been preparing to turn the space into Read More / Comment »


10,000+ Expected for Free Yoga in Central Park

June 22, 2010 by · Comments Off on 10,000+ Expected for Free Yoga in Central Park 

On Tuesday, thousands of people will gather on the Great Lawn at 6 p.m. to do some downward-facing dog. This may be the largest gathering of people doing yoga in history. It sounds like they wanted people to register, but you may still be able to get in. The teacher, Elena Bower, has trained celebrities like Christy Turlington and Naomi Watts.


Japan Throwing Huge Party This Weekend; Robot Sumo Battles!

June 4, 2010 by · Comments Off on Japan Throwing Huge Party This Weekend; Robot Sumo Battles! 

The Japanese consulate and New York’s Japanese community¬†are putting on Japan Day in Central Park this Sunday, offering lots of free food and events, including robot sumo battles, origami demonstrations, yo-yo fishing and kabuki face painting, among other events. Read More / Comment »


Falling Tree Branch Injures Three in Central Park

May 31, 2010 by · Comments Off on Falling Tree Branch Injures Three in Central Park 

tree branchThree people were injured on Monday when a branch fell from a tree in Central Park around 74th Street and hit them. A family was apparently picnicking in the park near Read More / Comment »


Events for $20 or Less Saturday

May 22, 2010 by · Comments Off on Events for $20 or Less Saturday 

May 22, 2010

West Side YMCA Touch-A-Truck Street Fair & Fundraiser
The Touch-A-Truck Street Fair & Fundraiser is a festival where kids can touch, climb on, sit in and experience many of the trucks they see in their every day life (rain or shine). Read More / Comment »


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