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Coyote caught in Manhattan

NEW YORK, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- New York parks officials say a coyote captured in the Harlem neighborhood was the third one spotted in the borough of Manhattan in the past decade.

Storm destroys 200 trees in Central Park

NEW YORK, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Two-hundred damaged trees must be removed from New York's Central Park following a recent storm, officials said.

Promoter eyeing Woodstock event in N.Y.

NEW YORK, April 5 (UPI) -- The city of New York would make an ideal place for a Woodstock Festival 40th anniversary rock concert, a promoter says.
N.Y. demands permit for outdoor Xmas trees

N.Y. demands permit for outdoor Xmas trees

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Those New York residents who are considering decorating a Christmas tree in front of their homes in the city limits should think twice, officials say.

Hot playground mats worry parents

NEW YORK, July 21 (UPI) -- Some New York parents say the city should remove black mats from under play equipment at local parks because they get dangerously hot in the summer.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Belgium zoo bans staring at apes ... New York switches from real to fake grass ... Manhole cover thieves strike in St. Louis ... British company makes Kevlar hoodies ... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

New York switches from real to fake grass

NEW YORK, April 16 (UPI) -- New York plans to spend about $150 million installing 100 synthetic playing fields in parks across the city over the next five years.

Watercooler Stories

Curvy females attract more men ... Lost in transportation, Los Angeles style ... New York develops new playground ... A cappella brings out worst in mob ... Watercooler stories from UPI.
By United Press International

New York develops new playground

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- New York City is developing a playground near the South Street Seaport that will feature water, ramps, sand and objects designed to stimulate the imagination.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

500-foot ambulance ride cost $673 ... Wild chase captures Central Park coyote ... Pantyhose snags cross-dressing robber ... What's in a name? Ask Slobodan Milosevic ... The world as we know it from UPI.
By United Press International

Wild chase captures Central Park coyote

NEW YORK, March 22 (UPI) -- A coyote led authorities on a wild chase Wednesday through New York's Central Park only to be captured by tranquilizer-wielding sharpshooters.

N.Y.'s Great Lawn facing usage limits

NEW YORK, April 27 (UPI) -- New York Park Department officials are considering new rules limiting the number of large-crowd events at Central Park's Great Lawn.

Christo begins 'wrap' of Central Park

NEW YORKL, N.Y., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Construction of the artist Christo's Central Park installation began Wednesday with delivery of 15,000 steel bases.

Foul deed depresses fowl devotees

NEW YORK, July 6 (UPI) -- New York City parks officials are seeking the killer of six ducks that were nesting under a Flushing Meadows boathouse, the New York Post said Tuesday.
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Adrian Benepe
Tennis legend Billie Jean King is joined by New York City Parks Departmeny Commissioner Adrian Benepe, left, USTA president Franklin Johnson, second left, and Arlen Kantarian, chief executive, as they unveil the first USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center sign as falling rain delays the start of the matches at the USTA National Tennis Center on August 28, 2006 in New York. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
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