You’ll have an opportunity to cycle down Park Avenue again this year, without the bother of motorists. But you’ll have to deal with the new “accessibility” policy of the DeBlasio administration who is inviting all manner of non-motorized transport to the free street festival that is in its eighth year.
Riverkeeper identified 68 sturgeon who had been killed by what appeared to be trauma from motorized vessels in the water, many of the fish with missing heads, long body gashes, missing tails, missing half of their bodies, completely severed, or with large lacerations to their bodies and fins.
The Team USA women’s world cup soccer triumph is being celebrated all over New York today, first in a ticker tape parade up Lower Broadway to be held this morning. It’s been 55 years since a woman in sport was celebrated in a ticker tape parade.
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Go hear Bryan Diffley, the Project Manager of the High Bridge renovation, speak about the bridge and its conversion to a pedestrian and cyclist walkway this summer. He’s speaking this Friday, Feb. 13 at 7 P.M. at Hunter College for free.
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The Manhattan Borough President’s Office is currently accepting applications or Manhattan Community Board membership with a January 30 deadline. In a message from Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President, she said “Community Boards represent their neighborhoods on crucial issues ranging from real estate…
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The founder of a youth track cycling program in New York, Deirdre Murphy Bader, has died. Ms. Murphy died of cancer at the Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, NY, according to a statement from her foundation, Star Track. “Everyone at…
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The NY Post wasted no time in serving as jury, setting the trial and announcing the guilty verdict against a cyclist in a collision with a pedestrian last week. To bait the backlash, writers Larry Celona, Erin Calabrese, Kirstan Conley and Bruce Golding wrote like prosecuting attorneys drafting their brief to sway all New Yorkers that Mr. Marshall was a killer at large, and withheld certain evidence in their reporting that would have made the collision appear more like an accident. In creating their report, the NY Post stirred up a hatred and venom against cyclists from New Yorkers –you guessed–who don’t ride bicycles.