A Solemn Walk Through Highland Park One Year After … – The New York Times

Community members gathered for a memorial ceremony and walk one year after a gunman killed seven people and wounded dozens of others in an attack on the Chicago suburb’s Fourth of July parade …

https://www.nytimes.com/2023/07/04/us/highland-park-parade-shooting-anniversary.html

Central Park – The largest urban park in New York City

Central Park is New York’s largest urban park and one of the biggest in the world, with 843 acres. This park is home to artificial lakes, waterfalls, meadows and wooded areas. You will also find the Central Park Zoo, among other attractions in this greenspace of New York.

https://www.introducingnewyork.com/central-park

Exonerated member of ‘Central Park Five’ on his historic city … – PBS

In 1989, a then-15-year-old Yusef Salaam was one of five teenagers arrested and wrongfully imprisoned after the brutal rape of a jogger in New York Central Park. They were exonerated in 2002, when …

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/exonerated-member-of-central-park-five-on-his-historic-city-council-primary-win

Central Park Five’s Yusef Salaam declares victory in city council …

Yusef Salaam, who as a child was part of a group of teenagers wrongly accused, convicted and imprisoned for the rape of a woman jogging in New York’s Central Park, has declared victory in a …

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/jun/28/yusef-salaam-wins-city-council-primary-central-park-5-harlem-new-york

Exonerated Central Park Five member Yusef Salaam poised to win New York …

An exonerated member of the Central Park Five, Yusef Salaam, is poised to win a Democratic primary race for a New York City Council seat in Harlem. Salaam declared victory at a campaign event in …

https://www.cnn.com/2023/06/28/politics/yusef-salaam-central-park-five-new-york-city-harlem/index.html

Yusef Salaam, Central Park Five member, could soon be Harlem councilman …

In 2014, New York City settled a lengthy federal civil rights lawsuit brought by the Central Park Five for $41 million. In 2019, Netflix released a series about the Central Park Five and their …

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2023/06/28/yusef-salaam-central-park-harlem-council/

Central Park Five member Yusef Salaam runs for NYC city council – USA TODAY

The Central Park Five AKA The Exonerated Five. In 1989, a 15-year-old Salaam experienced first-hand the impact NYC’s power, politics and institutions can have on an otherwise normal life.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2023/06/22/yusef-salaam-central-park-five-exoneree-council-candidate/70348023007/

Central Park Activities

Central Park has something for everyone, no matter your interests or the time of the year that you choose to visit. See popular attractions on guided horse & carriage, bike, walking, pedicab, running and fitness tours, visit the playgrounds or Central Park Zoo with the kids, have a picnic on the grass, or choose from a myriad of sports and …

https://www.centralpark.com/things-to-do/activities

June 8, 2023 Canada wildfire smoke and US air quality news – CNN

“Due to the continued high air quality index caused by the Canadian wildfires, all the WCS parks – Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Queens Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, and New York Aquarium – will be …

https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/canada-wildfires-us-air-quality-06-08-23/index.html

Central Park 5’s Yusef Salaam scores cross endorsement in Harlem …

The move appears to benefit Salaam, whose claim to fame is being one of the defendants exonerated in the Central Park 5 rape case — by trying to fend off third candidate in the Democratic …

https://nypost.com/2023/06/13/central-park-5-yusef-salaam-scores-cross-endorsement-in-harlem-council-race/