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Far Rockaway »

Swedish Architects to Design Storm-Resistant Community for Far Rockaway

The winner of the contest, a Swedish firm, was announced on Oct. 23 in Far Rockaway.

Willets Point »

Willets Point Deal Approved With More Housing, Rooftop Farm, $17M for Park

The controversial plan was approved by the City Council Wednesday.

Hunts Point »

Bronx Park Advocates Try to Spruce Green Spaces With Few Private Donations

Bronx advocates will meet next week and call on the mayoral candidates to address city park disparities.

Throgs Neck »

Ferry Point Park's Synthetic Field Is Still Closed Six Months After Sandy

The soccer league that used the field has been relocated to one filled with dirt and small mounds.

Upper East Side »

Lack of Open Space Makes UES Look Like 'Urban Slum,' Critic Says

Residents and activists expressed their concerns at a community board forum Thursday night.

Claremont »

Claremont Park Blooms With Help from Longtime Volunteer

Debra Myers and the volunteer group she formed have helped revive the once-neglected park.

Long Island City »

Long-Awaited Repairs on Queensbridge Park Seawall to Begin This Spring

The damaged seawall and the park's lack of waterfront access has been a point of criticism for years.

Central Harlem »

A Tale of Two Harlem Parks Reveals a Strain on Resources

Marcus Garvey Park is on the rise while St. Nicholas Park needs help, according to New Yorkers for Parks.

Mott Haven »

Some Large Bronx Parks Have Improved While Others Suffer, New Report Says

The report by New Yorkers for Parks found 3 of 5 large Bronx parks improved, while 2 declined.

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.

Upper East Side »

UES Starved for Open Space, Residents Say

Upper East Side residents are planning a forum on open space for next spring.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Uptown Parks Get Low Grades in Citywide Survey

Uptown parks received below average grades in a survey of city parks conducted by the parks advocacy group New Yorkers for Parks.