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The Brian Lehrer Show

Central Park Five Documentary Subpoena

Friday, October 05, 2012

Sarah Burns, filmmaker and author of The Central Park Five: A Chronicle of a City Wilding, and David McMahon, filmmaker and producer, discuss the NYPD's attempts to subpoena outtakes from their forthcoming documentary (with Ken Burns) on the Central Park Five.

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WNYC News

Central Park Gets Ready for its Close-Up

Monday, November 14, 2011

WNYC

Visitors to Central Park will soon have new technology at their fingertips to help them get more out of their park visit. The Central Park Conservancy has joined forces with Google to add street level views to the park's existing app.

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WNYC News

Central Park Trees Cleared as City Sets Up for Marathon

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Runners in the New York City Marathon on Sunday will have a clear path through Central Park now that workers have cleared the roads of thousands of branches and trees that were downed by last weekend's nor'easter.

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WNYC News

Central Park May Lose 1,000 Trees to Storm

Monday, October 31, 2011

The rare October snowstorm that pounded the Northeast on Saturday could result in the loss of 1,000 trees in Central Park, according to the Central Park Conservancy.

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WNYC News

Central Park Turns Into Campground For a Night

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

Each summer, a thousand people – chosen by lottery – get a chance to sleep in city parks as part of the family camping program run by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.

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Features

Summer Shakespeare: Coming to a Subway Car, Park or Parking Lot Near You

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

"Hither" and "thither," the Bard's plays are all over the city. The tradition of free outdoor performances of Shakespeare in New York City dates back to the late 1950’s.

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Features

Pride Draws Hundreds of Thousands to New York City

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Many New York Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender couples are reveling in the fact that soon they won't have to drive to Connecticut, Massachusetts or Vermont to get hitched. Friday night's news is perfect timing for the weekend's Pride celebrations, which mark the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

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WNYC News

Ticketed Cyclists Say Police Made House Calls to Apologize

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

WNYC

The Central Park Conservancy is removing some confusing signs that led police to ticket nine cyclists for speeding — and the NYPD took the unusual step of making house calls to apologize for the erroneous citations.

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WNYC News

Cops Crack Down on Cyclists Running Red Lights

Friday, March 18, 2011

WNYC

Police are cracking down on cyclists who run red lights in New York City. And in Central Park, the NYPD has issued 230 tickets to cyclists this year alone.

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