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August 12, 2009

Detail from Bascove's Gothic Bridge, 94th St.

Cultural Offerings at the Arsenal Gallery and Its Backyard, Central Park

Check out the paintings and drawings of Bascove at the Arsenal Gallery, and the Sound Tunnel...

August 10, 2009

Appealing To The “Bridge” And “Tunnel” Crowd: Cultural Offerings At The Arsenal Gallery And Its Back Yard, Central Park

This is the last week to see the captivating paintings and drawings of Bascove at the...

May 29, 2009

Congrats, "Green" Graduates!

City Celebrates Inaugural Class of MillionTreesNYC Training Program

May 14, 2009

Detail from Post-Audubon: Birds of North America by Nancy Mladenoff

Nancy Mladenoff's Post-Audubon Opens at Central Park's Arsenal Gallery

Parks is pleased to present this series of watercolor and marker studies of the major species of...

March 16, 2009

Detail of drawing by Mary Reilly featured in Urban Woodlands exhibition.

Mary Reilly’s “Urban Woodlands” at Central Park’s Arsenal Gallery

Focusing on unexpected places in an urban setting – ancient forests with magnificent old...

March 10, 2009

RFPs Issued for Outdoor Cafe and Specialty Cart in Central Park

Parks has released a Request for Proposals for the renovation, operation and maintenance of an...

February 13, 2009

Park patrons kissing

Love Is in the Air in NYC Parks

There are no better venues than our natural settings citywide to let your affection run free.

February 12, 2009

A couple skating at Wollman Rink in Central Park

Twilight at Wollman Rink

Beginning February 12, the rink will feature an exclusive soundtrack programmed by WNYC’s...

February 2, 2009

Tavern on the Green in 1938

Parks Releases Request For Proposals For Landmark Restaurant in Central Park

The Request for Proposals (RFP) for the renovation and operation of the restaurant currently...

January 30, 2009

African American children playing chess in a park in 1964

Parks Community Celebrates Black History Month with Art Exhibition

The exhibit includes over thirty artworks including photographs, paintings, quilts, and ceramics.

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There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

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As of April 27, Central Park's Bow Bridge is closed to the public for structural work and a fresh coat of paint. The work is expected to last three to four months. Removing the old paint will require wrapping the bridge in a tent-like structure to prevent debris from falling into the water. Along with repainting, the work will include replacing the wooden decking, fixing several beams on the underside of the span, and reinforcing approaches at either end.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2015

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Starting June 29, 2015, Central Park Drives north of 72nd Street will be permanently car-free. For more information, please visit on.nyc.gov/1MOAh40.

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