New York poised to ban smoking in Central Park, Times Square
New York — The air in Central Park ... miles of beaches. The city has also included “pedestrian plazas,” areas located within the bed of a roadway that may contain benches, tables or other facilities for pedestrian use. One of those is in the Times ...
Lightning sparks dozens of new California fires
Most were in remote areas and were not threatening homes, and many of them were quickly contained. In Washington state, a new wildfire burning ... through nearly 13 square miles and was 15 percent contained. In Yosemite National Park, residents from ...
New York City Walking Tour: Explore Literary History in Greenwich Village
This week, Fodor's takes you on a tour of Greenwich Village's literary past ... of onlookers who rushed over from Washington Square Park. The disaster shocked New York and led to sweeping reforms in the city’s labor laws. It has also figured in several ...
Be a Better Tourist in NYC, Even If You’re a Local
Many gave ... there is in New York City. Beyond Central Park, you have the Hudson River bike paths, the one on the East River, Brooklyn and Queens. They’re all traffic free. Once someone does it and realizes they can ride for miles and miles ...
It’s Still a Big City, Just Not Quite So Big
But consider: ¶17 square miles could accommodate 13 more Central Parks, nearly a third of Washington, D.C., about three dozen versions of Vatican City and nearly ... at Manhattan’s density, New York might be home to as many as 1.1 million more people.