Many of the city's parks have trails where hikers can explore and connect with nature.
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Jennifer Lopez performed on Wednesday night at Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park.
Jennifer Lopez and more will perform for free in the borough.
The 2, 5, 6, A, F, G, N, R, and Rockaway Shuttle will be affected.
Neighbors reported hearing a loud explosion the night before New Year's Eve celebrations, officials said.
The 1, 4, 5, 6, A, E, D, F, G, L, N, Q and R lines will all have service changes.
The city has plenty of stables to ride a horse, or learn to ride one, during the summer.
New York is home to snapping turtles, hawks, coyotes and even the occasional blue whale.
Artists decorated eight rooms and Christmas trees based on classic holiday children's stories.
Several parks lost dozens of trees, but hundredes of volunteers have helped clean up.
The attacks have already killed several Pelham Bay Park geese and more still fly with darts in them.
Bronx officials say the city has failed to enforce a law to crack down on illegally parked trucks.
Jamaica Bay is one of the best places in the city to go birdwatching in summertime.
It’s not too late in the season to enjoy all that the city’s waterfront has to offer.
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