Central Park

Bike path in Manhattan
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Steve Burns
February 19, 2020 - 1:56 pm
More bike lanes are coming to Manhattan this year, as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Green Wave” plan.
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Winter Jam 2020
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Kristie Keleshian
February 01, 2020 - 5:44 pm
The city’s 19th annual Winter Jam was held Saturday—an event in which people of all ages can practice winter sports in Central Park.
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Central Park at night
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 14, 2020 - 9:14 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Crime in Central Park is on the rise, according to new NYPD data. The New York Post reports that crime in the park increased 33 percent in 2019 compared to 2018. There were 68 major crimes there last year, while there were 52 in 2018. Among those crimes were 21 robberies—up...
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Central Park
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 12, 2020 - 11:00 am
Unseasonably warm temperatures are hitting the Tri-State this weekend, with a decades-old Central Park record already broken Saturday morning and another record broken Sunday morning.
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Coyote
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Kimberly Dole
December 24, 2019 - 3:04 pm
There's been another coyote spotting in Central Park, the city parks department confirms.
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Central Park
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Kimberly Dole
December 24, 2019 - 9:09 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Officials have issued a warning for people to stay off the ice in Central Park after pictures over the weekend showed people walking on one of the ponds in the park. According to the city's park commissioner, given the warm weather we had on Monday, temperatures have not...
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Wollman Rink Trump Sign
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 23, 2019 - 12:16 pm
As a new skating season arrives, the Trump name has largely vanished around Lasker and Wollman rinks
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Central Park Statue
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 21, 2019 - 6:51 pm
New York City on Monday approved the first Central Park monument that will depict real, accomplished women.
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Officer Beiro and Officer Noto
NYPD
Marla Diamond
September 18, 2019 - 12:33 pm
Two NYPD officers are being hailed as heroes for saving a marathon runner who had a heart attack in the middle of training in Central Park.
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Blue-green algae
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Erica Brosnan
August 26, 2019 - 6:25 pm
The same type of dangerous algae bloom that prompted swimming bans at several New Jersey lakes this summer has now been found in city parks.
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