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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...

December 8, 2003

A COMMUTER HIGHWAY ALONGSIDE MANHATTAN’S GREENWAY
Waterfront Update:

Thanks to Mayor Bloomberg’s commitment to increasing waterfront access, Manhattan’s...

December 5, 2003

HARLEM ADDS GREEN GEM TO ITS CROWN OF STATE-OF-ART FIELDS

Residents who border Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem used to refer to the park as a...

November 24, 2003

LET'S TALK TURKEY:
WILD TURKEYS IN NEW YORK CITY PARKS

This Thursday, families across the United States will celebrate Thanksgiving, most of them by...

October 9, 2003

FREIMER LEADS PARKS TEAM IN CORPORATE CHALLENGE CHAMPIONSHIP

On Saturday, October 4, Parks & Recreation’s Meredith Freimer, Hannah Gersen, Adriana...

August 26, 2003

GROUND IS BROKEN ON NEW FIELD ON UPPER WEST SIDE

On Friday, August 22, an enthusiastic Council Member and Commissioner gathered with New Yorkers...

August 25, 2003

THE GRASS IS GREENER IN JUNIPER VALLEY PARK

Who said you can’t beat the real thing? Certainly, a fake Rolex is no match to an authentic...

August 6, 2003

CONGRATULATIONS JULY EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH

The following individuals were awarded Employee of the Month for July at a breakfast held on...

July 30, 2003

ART THAT ROCKS IN RIVERSIDE PARK

Among the many virtues of placing temporary art in a park is the fact that it encourages...

July 25, 2003

IN THE EYE OF THE DRAGON: ANCIENT CHINESE SPORT PADDLES INTO RIVERSIDE PARK

The dragon is awake and ready to dance in the waters of the Hudson. For the first time the...

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Know Before You Go

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

PlaygroundsRiverside Park

NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.


MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

Attention Boaters: Due to repairs to an underwater high voltage cable there are currently no transient moorings available at the Boat Basin. Please contact the Dockmasters office at 212-496-2105 or VHF Ch09 for more information and alternatives. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2017

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