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Hamilton Heights »

City Cracks Down on Trash and Drinking in Riverside Park After Complaints

The city is stepping up patrols and hiring new maintenance workers after complaints from residents.

West Harlem »

City Was Warned That Illegal Party Would Trash Morningside Park

The unauthorized party drowned out a Shakespeare play that had a permit.

Upper West Side »

Giant Swing Among Sculptures Installed in Riverside Park

The pieces were made by artists from the Art Students League of New York. 

Upper West Side »

Gunshot Fired in Brawl on Upper West Side Street, Police Say

Four men got into an argument Thursday night in which a gun was discharged. 

Upper West Side »

Memorial Day Marked by Mayor at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

The ceremony honored those who have served and who continue to serve the country in the armed forces.

Upper West Side »

The Best Places to Take Your Wedding Photos in NYC

Photographers told us where to go, how to plan and what secret gardens to use as backdrops.

Upper West Side »

New Parking Spaces, Bike Paths and Crosswalks Coming to UWS, DOT Says

The DOT laid out plans to make two UWS intersections safer for pedestrians and cyclists.

Upper West Side »

$5.5M Renovation Sought for Riverside Park Civil War Monument

The Upper West Side monument hasn't had an update since 1960, according to the Parks Department.

Upper West Side »

Accused Riverside Park Slasher Considering Insanity Defense, Lawyer Says

Julius Graham, who has referred to himself as "crazy," may enter use an insanity defense.

Upper West Side »

Accused Riverside Park Slasher Told Police He had a 'Crazy' Reputation

Julius Graham allegedly slashed five people, including a child, with broken scissors in Riverside Park.

Upper West Side »

Man Indicted on Charges of Sexually Abusing Toddler in Riverside Park

Jason Carroll, 23, was asked to watch the 2-year-old girl when his sister couldn't, court papers say.

Upper West Side »

Riverside Park's Bike Path and Dog Run to Get Major Makeover

A portion of Riverside Park is being redesigned with new play areas and updates to heavily used spaces. 

Upper West Side »

Solar-Powered Toilets in Riverside Park Get $50K Grant

A $6 million campaign to bring the solar-powered toilets to Riverside Park is under way. 

Upper West Side »

Samaritan Describes Encounter With Scissors-Wielding Man in Riverside Park

Thomas Ciriacks was walking his dogs in the park when he heard a woman's screams for help.

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