Tag: parks
22 days ago
nypost.com

Dead man found in river off Bronx park

The corpse was spotted in the Bronx River off Starlight Park in the Bronx around 2 p.m., officials said.

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29 days ago
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Man’s body found hanging from tree in NYC park in grim discovery

A park-goer made a grim find in Lower Manhattan on Monday morning when they came across a body hanging from a tree, o...

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about 1 month ago
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Madman randomly chokes woman pushing baby carriage, shoves another lady to ground in NYC park

A madman randomly punched and choked a woman as she pushed a baby in a stroller in a Chelsea park Monday, and he then...

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2 months ago
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Creep busted for sexually assaulting and robbing jogger in NYC park: cops

A man wanted for sexually assaulting a jogger at knifepoint in Fort Tryon Park in Manhattan was busted Thursday, cops...

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2 months ago
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NYC converting unused train tracks into QueensWay park, a blow to hopes for new subway

The funds will pay for the design and construction of the first phase of the estimated $150 million QueensWay project.

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4 months ago
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Brooklyn park-goer struck by tree dies at hospital: police source

A park-goer who was hospitalized after he was hit by a falling tree limb over the weekend has died, a police source s...

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4 months ago
thestar.com

Opinion | Homelessness is a complex issue, and encampment dwellers deserve sympathy — but parks a...

Encampments in public parks were defensible during the pandemic, Rosie DiManno writes, but that didn’t give residents...

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5 months ago
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Waterfall-equipped NYC public park set to open this fall

Midtown is about to get a little more lush.

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7 months ago
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Ian Spendlove dies after being trapped in Utah sand dune tunnel

The teenager was recovered about 25 minutes after the collapse — beneath 6 1/2 feet of sand.

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8 months ago
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NYC ‘Squirrel Man’ tried to return to his park nest, just to get removed again

Manhattan’s “Squirrel Man” tried to return to his sky-high “nest” after he was left free to roam — just to have it to...

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8 months ago
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Homeless ‘squirrel man’ who lives in Manhattan tree arrested in attack on Post reporter

The unprovoked attack unfolded right in front of NYPD officers and city parks officials who were there to “evict” the...

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8 months ago
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City moves to ‘evict’ homeless man living in Manhattan park tree

The city moved Sunday to “evict” the homeless man who has been allegedly living like a squirrel in a tree in a Manhat...

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9 months ago
thestar.com

Toronto is losing its pitch battle: As cricket’s popularity soars, players are heading to the sub...

Toronto has a multi-year plan to meet the soaring demand for cricket facilities, but players say it may be too little...

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about 1 year ago
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Police shoot suspect while searching for possible gunman in NYC park

The shooting took place near the Little Red Lighthouse inside Fort Washington Park at about 8:30 p.m., law enforcemen...

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about 1 year ago
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Lunatic assaults 11-year-old girl, her classmate at NYC park

A lunatic punched an 11-year-old girl in a Manhattan park and also hit her 15-year-old classmate who tried to interve...

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about 1 year ago
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Sikh men use makeshift rope out of turbans to save hikers in Canada

The footage shows Kuljinder Kinda and four friends using the technique to save two men who slipped on rocks and fell ...

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about 1 year ago
thestar.com

Toronto police are (once again) using a downtown public plaza as a station parking lot

Toronto police say they are using the plaza outside 52 Division — where police parking has been a hot-button issue fo...

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about 1 year ago
inews.co.uk

Design parks with women and girls’ safety in mind to ensure gender equality, say campaigners

Make Space For Girls said installing better lighting, cutting back vegetation to aid visibility and creating wider pa...

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about 1 year ago
nypost.com

Slain man at Bronx BBQ was visiting family at the time: Brother

Joseph Sanchez had gone to Claremont Park to celebrate Honduran independence with friends when a fight broke out and ...

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about 1 year ago
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Florida paddleboarder recalls alligator encounter: ‘I was really scared’

Vicki Baker posted terrifying clips last week on Facebook of her encounter with the large alligator that “tried to ea...

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about 1 year ago
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Denver to close park plagued with crime, drug use and feces

Civic Center Park and the adjacent areas will close beginning “until further notice” as the city cleans up and restor...

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about 1 year ago
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US parks hope ‘selfie stations’ can help prevent deaths, overcrowding

As US national parks continue to experience a dangerous surge in popularity, rangers hope that they can ease overcrow...

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over 1 year ago
sltrib.com

Salt Lake City is poised to build some big projects. See where the new parks and trailheads may go.

In the year ahead, Utah's capital city could see new parks, rehabbed public buildings and improvements to trailheads.

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over 1 year ago
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3 women attacked in same Manhattan park within an hour

Three women were attacked in an Upper Manhattan park within the span of about an hour on Wednesday — and police are i...

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over 1 year ago
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Boy, 4, critically injured by hit-and-run motorcyclist in Queens park

The child was struck by the male driver who was riding in between cars in the boathouse parking lot at Flushing Meado...

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over 1 year ago
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Dozens of weed-munching goats set free in Upper West Side park — no kidding!

Five of the goats will hoof it around the park on duty all summer long.

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over 1 year ago
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Cuomo backs off putting COVID memorial in Battery Park following backlash

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has backed off a plan to build a COVID memorial to essential workers in Rockefeller Park after Batt...

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over 1 year ago
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Man dies while trying to retrieve volleyball from East River

An NYC man who went into the East River near Domino Park to retrieve a volleyball was found dead by police. According...

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over 1 year ago
sltrib.com

Utah County to reduce park water usage by an average of 40%

Utah County is trying to conserve water by reducing watering at county parks by an average of 40%, according to a res...

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over 1 year ago
nypost.com

Unsanctioned boxers slug it out in Washington Square Park in shocking scene

It was fight night without the pay-per-view in this NYC park. Boxers took to Washington Square Park earlier this week...

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over 1 year ago
thestar.com

A parking lot, a fire station and a condo proposal: How a tricky city-building chess game is brin...

The city will create a new park in King-Spadina and redevelop the Adelaide Fire Hall into condos with affordable hous...

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over 1 year ago
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Birds fatally crashing into glass railing at World Trade Center’s Liberty Park

Migratory birds keep smacking into a glass railing at the World Trade Center’s elevated park and dying, according to ...

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over 1 year ago
thestar.com

Planning tribunal dashes city’s dreams of a downtown Rail Deck Park in a ‘hugely disappointing’ d...

A provincial planning tribunal sided with a developer looking to build a mixed-use site over the downtown rail corrid...

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over 1 year ago
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Mayoral hopeful Scott Stringer wants to close 100 streets to create playgrounds

City comptroller and mayoral contender Scott Stringer wants to close 100 streets to thru traffic across the five boro...

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over 1 year ago
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Woman plunges 250 feet from overlook at Georgia state park

A Georgia woman went over a railing at a popular state park overlook and plummeted 250 feet to her death — and witnes...

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over 1 year ago
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New Yorkers flock to city parks as temps hit 64 degrees

Spring appears to have sprung early in the Big Apple — for a few days, at least. Throngs of sun-loving New Yorkers to...

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almost 2 years ago
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Tacoma’s Franklin Park renamed after state senator instead of founding father

Metro Parks Tacoma voted unanimously Monday to give Franklin Park its new, longer name in honor of “a trailblazer” fo...

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almost 2 years ago
nypost.com

Woman, 11-year-old boy found dead in New Jersey pond

An adult woman and an 11-year-old boy were reportedly found dead in a New Jersey pond on Tuesday night. The two were ...

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almost 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

Londoners urged to 'take personal responsibility' for safety in capital's busy parks

Custodians of the Royal Parks have urged Londoners to accept “personal responsibility for protecting themselves and o...

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