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Public park in Manhattan, New York

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Central Park: Public park in Manhattan, New York
Central Park is an urban park in New York City located between the Upper West and Upper East Sides of Manhattan. It is the fifth-largest park in the city by area, covering 843 acres (3.41 km2). It is the most visited urban park in the United States with an estimated 38 million visitors annually, and is the most filmed location in the world.


Woman Charged Over Central Park 911 Call [Video]

Woman Charged Over Central Park 911 Call

(Newser) – A white woman who called police on a birdwatcher in New York City's Central Park on Memorial Day will be charged in connection with that call. Christian Cooper, a 57-year-old Black man and..

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'Big Mouth,' 'Central Park' to Recast With Black Actors for Biracial Characters | THR News [Video]

'Big Mouth,' 'Central Park' to Recast With Black Actors for Biracial Characters | THR News

Netflix's animated series 'Big Mouth' will recast the role of Missy — at the request of the actor who has voiced her thus far, Jenny Slate.

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White woman fired from job after calling cops over black man in NY Central Park

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White woman placed on leave after calling police on black man who asked her to leash her dog

In a now viral video, a white woman in Central Park called police on a black man, who says he simply asked for her dog to be leashed.
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An emergency field hospital to treat COVID-19 patients is opening in NYC's Central Park

As local hospitals in New York City strain to treat the surge of COVID-19 patients, Samaritan's Purse built a 14-tent field hospital in Central Park.
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Volunteer physicians and other professionals have set-up an emergency field hospital in New York City's Central Park to help with the influx of patients diagnosed with the new coronavirus. (March..
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Navy hospital ship arrives to help New York battle coronavirus

A 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship docked in Manhattan on Monday and a field hospital was going up in Central Park for coronavirus patients, as officials in New York City, the epicenter of a widening U.S...
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Linda Fairstein Sues Netflix for Defamation in ‘When They See Us’

Ms. Fairstein, a former prosecutor, claims the series about the Central Park jogger case portrayed her as a “racist, unethical villain.” Netflix said the lawsuit was “without merit.”
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Canine bucket list: 7 great dog-friendly locations you should visit with your fur child

Whether your fur child is a senior or a pup, they'll love these dog-friendly spots, including the beaches of Oregon to the dog runs at Central Park.
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Sculptor of first women's statue in Central Park

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Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen co-star in "The Good Liar," their first film together

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Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen go for a “bloody amazing” gondola ride in Central Park

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Joyciline Jepkosgei wins NYC marathon first time running

Jepkosgei crossed the finish in Central Park in 2 hours, 22 minutes and 38 seconds, the second-best run in course history
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New York marathon jumpstarts 50th anniversary party

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On This Day 19 September 1981

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