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 …
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 …
“I wanted to get a picture of the sun and the water reflecting the sun.” -Meredith Arout
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.”
Summer is almost here. But the South Shore of Staten Island is already enjoying warm breezes and sunshine.
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.
“The opening of this park nicely complements the renaissance that is taking place along the North Shore”
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