“Between the proposed budget cuts, our own loss of volunteer groups due to COVID, as well as the anticipated loss of funding from private sources and the heavier use of the park, it’s a quadruple threat,” Riverside Park Conservancy head…Read More
Riverside Park Conservancy News
The messages of support drawn in chalk throughout the park come as protests continue throughout the Upper West Side against police brutality and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
As social distancing measures have prevented gatherings, Riverside Park’s annual Summer on the Hudson free public programming series has pivoted to an entirely virtual season of free online events. Click here to learn more.
In the spring of 2020, the Parks and Open Space Partners group formed to collaborate on advocacy and share insights on the pandemic’s impact on fundraising, volunteer work, and public programming. 24 parks and open space nonprofits conducted a study…Read More
The 83rd Street Tunnel project brought new paving, additional pedestrian and bicycle signage, new fencing, fresh tunnel painting, and new trees – all thanks to one private donor. More plantings to come in spring 2020. https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2019/12/13/riverside-park-improvement-unveiled-
The public has been “voting the GOAT” on the Conservancy’s website since the herd’s arrival back in May 2019, and the election is tight. The top 5 vote-getters will be welcomed by fans, elected officials, and paparazzi for a prestigious…Read More