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Inwood »

La Marina is One of the Parks Department's Most Smokin' Hot Concessions

Since 2012 La Marina has made $18.4 million, including tens of thousands of dollars in hookah sales.

Civic Center »

Parks Boss' Schedule Shows He Met With Rich & Famous, But Few Local Groups

Commissioner Mitchell Silver had sitdowns with celebrities and billionaires about their pet causes.

Union Square »

Lawsuit Over Restaurant in Union Square Park Goes to Appeals Court

A community group is fighting the city's plan to open an eatery in Union Square Park.

Port Morris »

Explore New York City's Abandoned Places

Take an adventure in city history at these abandoned places that can be visited legally.

East Flatbush »

City Looks to Review Tree Maintenance After Oak Crushes Queens Woman

Yingyi Li-Dikov, 30, died Sunday after a 70-year-old oak toppled onto her. 

Inwood »

City Has Remained Silent About Isham Park Security Camera, Residents Say

Isham Park's camera only records for four hours a day while the park is closed, prompting security fears.

Union Square »

Upscale Eatery Can Open in Union Square Park, Court Rules

An appeals court panel dismissed a bid filed to stop the restaurant from opening.

Greenwich Village »

John Leguizamo Speaks Up for Proposed Washington Sq. Park Conservancy

Leguizamo said a controversial plan to add a conservancy would make the park safer and more beautiful.

Forest Hills »

CB6 Votes For USTA Expansion While Seeking Cash for Park Improvement

CB6 asked the USTA to donate money for the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park's maintenance.

Corona »

Leaked Renderings Show Proposed Soccer Stadium in Queens Park

Renderings of a proposed MLS stadium in Queens were leaked online, according to reports.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Lacks Open Space But Not Options to Increase It

A new study by New Yorkers for Parks found East Harlem has the potential to increase open space.

Throgs Neck »

Cops and Parks Officials Crack Down on Ferry Point Park Mess

Police and Parks officers, using horses and a garbage truck, shut down vendors and issued tickets.

Throgs Neck »

Neglected Ferry Point Park Overflows With Trash, Booze and Illegal Vendors

Ferry Point Park draws hundreds of soccer players and fans, but lacks a permanent staff.

Chelsea »

Critics Question $5M City Donation to High Line Expansion

The city will pay $5 million toward High Line construction costs despite its sizable donor base.

Greenpoint »

Safety Concerns Mount After Violence, Thefts at McCarren Pool

Pool-goers and local politicians are calling for beefed-up security at McCarren Pool.

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