Bette Midler

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Port Morris »

Bette Midler Nonprofit Unveils Plan to Build South Bronx Waterfront Parks

The New York Restoration Project's plan is meant to help promote exercise and fight climate change.

Prospect Heights »

Volunteers Set Out to Count All of NYC's Street Trees

More than 2,000 volunteers will help count and map NYC's street trees.

Hudson Heights »

Uptown's New Leaf Restaurant and Wedding Venue to Abruptly Close

The New Leaf cafe in Fort Tryon Park will serve its last meal on Dec. 28.

Civic Center »

Parks Boss' Schedule Shows He Met With Rich & Famous, But Few Local Groups

Commissioner Mitchell Silver had sitdowns with celebrities and billionaires about their pet causes.

Midtown »

Celebrity Designer Sues Developer for $2.5M After Fire Damages Gowns

Reem Acra, who has made dresses for Halle Berry and Bette Midler, sued the Chetrit Group, records show.

Gowanus »

Bette Midler Welcomes New Community Garden to Gowanus

Midler, founder of New York Restoration Project, helped open the renovated Gil Hodges community garden.

Times Square & Theater District »

Sex Offenders Allowed to Live Across the Street From Famed Dance School

Residents and parents of students at the Broadway Dance Center worry about three men living nearby.

Columbus Circle »

George Clooney, Ben Affleck, Michael Douglas Fete Political Thriller 'Argo'

Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Bette Midler and Kate Upton attended the screening.

Gowanus »

Flood-Prone Carroll Street Community Garden to Get Makeover

The Gil Hodges Carroll Street Community Garden is about to get a $245,000 renovation.

Morrisania »

Neglected Garden Back in Bloom at Robert Fulton Terrace

Tenants restored the garden at Robert Fulton Terrace with the help of Bette Midler-founded nonprofit.

Harlem »

Carmelo Anthony Plants City's 500,000th Tree in Harlem

Knicks star Carmelo Anthony planted the 11-year-old Pin Oak, marking the 500,000th tree planted in the citywide campaign to plant a million trees by 2017.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Bette Midler Honored for Work on Upper Manhattan's Parks

Bette Midler was awarded for her work restoring upper Manhattan's parks by the Fort Tryon Park Trust.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

WaHi's Little Red Lighthouse Welcomes Visitors for Performances and Tours This Weekend

Explore the historic and famous Little Red Lighthouse along the Hudson River Saturday at its 18th annual festival.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

SLIDESHOW: A Walk Through Swindlers Cove

A walk through Swindler Cove Park, one of Manhattan's best kept secret gardens in the middle of Inwood.