Among the oaks, walnut and locust trees along Forest Hill Road, is a greenspace at the heart of Meiers Corners. Despite being home to deer, woodchucks, robins and woodpeckers, these woods have not had the attention of nearby parks like Willowbrook or LaTourette. But now there’s a new accessible sidewalk along Willowbrook and Forest Hill […]
There’s a beautiful new accessible path along Forest Hill Road, that connects the Willowbrook Campus to the Meiers Corners community. The sidewalk follows Willowbrook Road to Forest Hill Road. It then continues south past the Institute for Basic Research all the way to the group home residences along Executive Way. Before the sidewalk was built,
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — It was a cold, dark, drizzly day — perfect for going to the park, right? It is if you go to Blue Heron Park in Annadale where the Nature Center is comfortable, warm and dry. Not only that, outside their large windows is a “cafe for birds.” About a dozen feeders
“I always say that my favorite block or neighborhood is the next one that I walk… I’m not always thinking about what I saw in the past, I’m thinking about ‘Where am I now? What’s right ahead of me?’
On a mild Thursday (Jan. 26), members of the Lifestyles Media Department went to Gateway National Recreation Area at Great Kills for a program on birds. It was just after a nor’easter had hit the area, and Park Services Ranger Kathy Garofalo explained that the birds had deserted the feeders. So with some models and
The trails at Mount Loretto Unique Area are now open for all people.
“When we build a trail to be accessible, it’s for everyone,” Carole Fraser, Universal Access Coordinator for the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), told Padalino. “It isn’t only for people with disabilities, it’s for people with small children in strollers. It’s for older adults and everyone to come and enjoy these spaces together. Everyone can come and be more accepting of each other.”
In honor of Fleet Week 2016, Life-Wire News Service reviews the top ten interesting and surprising facts about Fort Wadsworth and the Narrows in New York Harbor.