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Upper West Side »

Karaoke, Silent Disco and Hula-Hoop Party Added to Summer on the Hudson

The summer festival features 166 free events this year starting in May.

Upper West Side »

Coyote Spotted in Riverside Park for Second Night in a Row, Police Say

The coyote managed to escape police who tried to capture it in Riverside Park, officials said.

Upper West Side »

Here's When Outdoor Restaurants Will Reopen in Central and Riverside Parks

A host of al fresco dining options in Central and Riverside parks is slated to reopen soon.

Upper West Side »

Knife-Wielding Mugger Targets Women Near Riverside Park, Police Say

The female suspect has approached two women and demanded they hand over their property. 

Upper West Side »

Funding Shortfall Could Mean No Ball Field Lights in Riverside Park South

The last park phase has run into funding issues that mean work on its design and planning has halted.

Upper West Side »

UWS Pushes For Citi Bikes Despite Being 'Spoiled' by Transit Options

More than a 100 residents weighed in on where Citi Bike stations should go around the neighborhood. 

Upper West Side »

Coyote Found in Riverside Park and Released in The Bronx

The 24th Precinct named the female coyote "Riva" after it was discovered in Riverside Park.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Free Kayaking Program's 2-Ton Dock Stolen from Hudson River Pier

Manhattan Community Boathouse is raising $30,000 to replace the dock at Pier 96, which disappeared.

Upper West Side »

MAP: Upper West Side Parks Getting More Than $12M in Upgrades This Year

Renovations are on the way to Central Park, Riverside Park and several playgrounds.

Hamilton Heights »

New Pedestrian Footbridge Will Make Riverside Park More Accessible

The bridge is expected to be completed by the end of 2016.

Washington Heights »

Uptown Assemblyman Denny Farrell Eyes Affordable Housing in Reelection Bid

Farrell, 82, has represented the area in the state Assembly since 1974.

West Harlem »

3,000 People Crash Party and Trash Riverside Park, Neighbors Say

Videos of people jumping on cars were posted to Instagram with the hastag Project X.

Upper West Side »

OWS Demonstrator Found Dead in Riverside Park, Police Say

Anne Wiswell, 25, was found dead in the park reportedly surrounded by beer cans and pills.

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.