Juan Scott, 26, hid in a tree after attacking a 20-year-old woman in Stuyvesant Town, police said.
The suspect followed the 20-year-old victim into the building early Friday morning, police said.
No injuries were reported when the tree fell in front of 56 W. 11th St. Tuesday morning.
Horticulturalists at the garden said the snow did not kill the blooms.
The 50-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
The moms of Jessie Streich-Kest, 24, and Jacob Vogelman, 24, have grown close since their shared tragedy.
Activists had planned to clip and take about 15 bikes before abandoning the plan.
Newsman Geraldo Rivera is expected to return to Williamsburg Tuesday to replace the "Geraldo Tree."
Wind damage to the London Plane tree required it to be cut down, officials said.
Tenants at a damaged Brooklyn building say their landlord ordered them to leave or face eviction.
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree found its new home on Wednesday.
Wood from the fallen "Geraldo Tree" may be turned into park benches for a dog run under a new proposal.
Anthony Laino, 30, was killed when a tree crashed through his 166th Street when Sandy swept through.
A plastic bag attached to a tree drew authorities to the scene to investigate a suspicious package.
A tree branch containing a beehive will be cut down after residents complained about attacking insects.
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