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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.

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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.

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$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.

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Accused Riverside Park Slasher Considering Insanity Defense, Lawyer Says

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

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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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Ballet Dancer and Baby Son Among Victims in Riverside Park Stabbing Rampage

Julius Graham, 43, attacked five people in Riverside Park, cops said.

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Man Sexually Assaults 2-Year-Old Girl in Riverside Park, Prosecutors Charge

Jason Carroll, 30, molested a 2-year-old girl who was left in his care, cops said.

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Free Kayaking Group Fears Being Sunk by Private Companies

The Downtown Boathouse worries it may be outbid for its Hudson River locations.

Lincoln Square »

Nationally Ranked MLK High School Produces City's Soccer Kings

The Lincoln Square school has won 14 city championships over the past 17 years.

Washington Heights »

Muggers Use Trip-Wire and Bats to Target Cyclists In Riverside Park

The thieves have attacked and robbed two cyclists along the Hudson River Greenway since mid-August. 

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