The Central Park Conservancy has an additional $100 million to spend on maintaining Manhattan's largest green space.
Bronx Zoo officials cut the ribbon on a new a Wildlife Ambassador Center, where visitors learn about animals up close and personal.
The Bluebelt wetland in the New York Botanical Garden will store and filter rain water from Southern Boulevard.
Freshkills used to be the world's largest landfill until it closed in 2001.
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is considering staying open seven days a week.
A New York City man has been given permission to display 300 "Flags of Honor" to commemorate Sept. 11 victims in lower Manhattan.
The Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum launched "Shade and Shadow: A Selection of British and America Silhouettes" on Friday. The Bronx museum will host the exhibit, featuring 20 silhouettes dating back to 1788, through November 18.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) officially opened the doors of the Richard B. Fisher building, its newest theater and rehearsal space, on Thursday in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The new building houses a 250-seat black-box-style theater, educational workshop and rehearsal spaces and a roof deck. The building is named after Richard B. Fisher, BAM's Endowment Trust Chairman. Fisher died in 2004.
Good weather at the Jersey shore made for a great summer for vacationers. But some merchants say business could have been better.