Riverside Park Conservancy News

Conservancy Testimony – NYC Council Hearing 3.12.21

On March 12, 2021 the Conservancy submitted testimony as part of the New Yorkers For Parks Play Fair Coalition. We ask that the City reverses last year’s painful budget cuts and restores the necessary funds to the budget as an immediate and necessary step toward adequately…Read More

Conservancy Announces Summer-Long Art Exhibit

As a gift to our neighbors as we emerge from this horrible pandemic, and in celebration of Riverside Park Conservancy’s 35th Anniversary, we will host a free summer-long art exhibition throughout the Park. Opening on June 5, this exhibition — called RE:GROWTH,…Read More

Conservancy Testimony – NYC Council Hearing 1.27.21

On January 27, 2021 Conservancy submitted testimony in support of Int. 1059 – A Local Law in relation to a report on community garden food processing and agriculture. Volunteers from Jenny’s Garden also submitted personal testimonies about their involvement at Riverside…Read More

ABC7: As New Yorkers Pack City Parks, Trash Piles Up

In the face of $84M of budget cuts from the NYC Parks Department this year, decreased staff capacity, and record-high usage of parks across the City, trash has been piling up. That’s why Riverside Park Conservancy stepped up and retained…Read More

Fort Washington’s Waterfront Featured in Thrillist

The Conservancy cares for 6 miles of Hudson River waterfront, from 59th Street up to 181st Street in Fort Washington Park. Read Thrillist‘s full list of must-see waterfronts here.

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