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It was a bright, warm August day outside the Van Cortlandt Park Nature Center where Debbi Dolan passed around a sign-in sheet to the roughly 40 people assembled for her monthly nature walk through the park. more
Thanks to a city program, an online poll, and a group of dedicated patrons, Van Cortlandt Park will get some long-needed updates. more
A silent army of invaders are floating down the Bronx River and setting up shop in parks citywide. Their ultimate goal of ecological domination would be complete except for a handful of brave souls who donate their weekends to shield the humble woodland violet and demure anemone from certain doom. more
Armed with a spade and a green iPad case hanging off his belt, Steve Brill prepared to lead a 25-member safari into the wilds of the city’s third largest park. An odd sight for the Bronx, perhaps, but otherwise just an average weekend for the self-described “wild man,” who claims to be the northeast’s leading expert in urban foraging. more
It’s official. Gone are Friends of Van Cortlandt Park and the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy. Arriving in its place is the newly formed Van Cortlandt Park Alliance, focused on preserving, supporting and promoting the recreational, ecological and historical value of Van Cortlandt Park. more
1. Robbery on Broadway Police said three males robbed a 34-year-old man in front of 6560 Broadway on Nov. 1 around 6 a.m. The perpetrators reportedly stopped the victim and told him to hand … more
1. Walking down Webb Avenue at 9:35 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day, a 14-year-old boy noticed two other 16-year-olds following him, according to police. He turned back to the sidewalk but heard a … more
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