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November 1, 2006

Happy Halloween In Hippo Playground: Parks Cuts Ribbon On New Play Equipment In Riverside Park

Manhattan Borough Commissioner William T. Castro yesterday joined City Council Member Gale...

July 10, 2006

Parks, DEP & Boaters “Go Coastal” To Prevent Water Pollution

On June 27, Parks joined Going Coastal, a non-profit organization, at a Clean Boating / Clean...

April 1, 2006

Two Riverside Park Ball Fields Now State-of-the-art Athletic Facilities

Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe today joined Manhattan Borough President Scott...

March 16, 2006

The Finer Points Of Riverside Park

Assistant Landscape Architect Michael Meric compiled the following factoids about one of New York...

August 4, 2004

FIERCE BATTLE ON THE WATERS

Scores of New Yorkers streamed toward Riverside Park’s Pier A on Saturday, July 31 and Sunday,...

August 2, 2004

CITYWIDE MONUMENTS TEAM CONSERVES
GENERAL FRANZ SIGEL

On July 19, the Citywide Monuments Conservation Program wrapped up its 44 th sculpture...

July 8, 2004

LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION!: PARK FILM FESTIVALS PART II

As a booming multicultural metropolis, New York City has always been considered a cultural and...

July 6, 2004

SUMMER MOVIE GUIDE: PARKIE PICKS FOR SUMMER FILM FESTIVALS

As the summer sun sets and the day’s heat finally begins to lessen, New Yorkers from all walks...

May 11, 2004

SWING ALONG THE HUDSON

New Yorkers can now swing through the Upper West Side’s Riverside Park…on traveling rings. On...

April 9, 2004

REDISCOVERING A GEM OF LANDSCAPE DESIGN, THE MULTI-STEMMED CRABAPPLE TREE

More than 60 years ago, the spreading, low-branched crabapple tree was a favorite among New York...

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Kayak/Canoe Launch SitesRiverside Park (72nd Street)

The kayak launch site at 72nd Street in Riverside Park is closed for the season. Please visit The New York City Water Trail page to find other kayak launches.

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