Wednesday, July 17, 2013
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.
Monday, November 14, 2011
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.
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.
Tuesday, August 09, 2011
By Daniel P. Tucker : Associate Producer, WNYC News
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.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
By Julia Furlan : WNYC Culture Producer
"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.
Thursday, June 23, 2011
By Erica Getto
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.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
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.