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Trash Station Workers Ignored Safety Rules Before Chisel Broke Window: City

Construction workers used improper equipment and took a shortcut, a preliminary investigation shows.

Upper East Side »

VIDEO: Woman Injured at Gym by Flying Jackhammer Bit from UES Trash Station

A 10-pound jackhammer bit crashed through a window at Asphalt Green, next to the 91st St. station.

Upper East Side »

Dog Named After Chuck Norris Hunts New Home After Relearning How to Walk

A pit bull named Chuck was brought to the ASPCA with severe injuries to its hind legs.

Upper East Side »

Hundreds of New Yorkers Set World Record for Trampoline Jumping

More than 300 New Yorkers gathered at Asphalt Green to break a record set in 2012.

Upper East Side »

Groups Launch TV Ad Campaign Against Waste Transfer Station

The 30-second spot focuses on the dangers of the station for kids who play at nearby Asphalt Green.

Upper East Side »

Head of Asphalt Green Retiring After 20 Years

Carol Tweedy has been at the helm of Asphalt Green for two decades.

Upper East Side »

Seven People Arrested at Protest of Planned Waste Transfer Station

The protest was in response to the city's plan to remove trees on the site of a planned ramp.

Yorkville »

City Plans to Rip Out Trees Ahead of Work on Marine Transfer Station

The trees are set to be ripped up at the Asphalt Green athletic complex Friday.

Yorkville »

More Than 1,000 Kids to Take Part in Swim Meet at Asphalt Green

The event will raise money for free swim classes for public school students.

Upper East Side »

Triathlon Coach Who Lost 100 Lbs. Hopes to Inspire Others

Pat Perretta coaches the Simply Tri program at Asphalt Green, which he said saved his life.

Battery Park City »

Shelly Silver Vows to Fight Plan to Close Stuyvesant HS Community Center

The Battery Park City Authority plans to close the community center on Dec. 20.

Upper East Side »

Manhattan Swimmer Heading to Duke Got His Start at Asphalt Green

A two-time All-American swimmer, Sam Sherman will compete at Duke University in the fall.

Battery Park City »

Asphalt Green Offers Sneak Peek of New $55M Center Ahead of June 15 Launch

The 52,000-square-foot fitness and community center will finally open its doors on June 15.

New York City »

New Yorkers Have Fun in the Snow after Winter Storm Nemo

The storm dumped about a foot of snow on Central Park Friday night.

Yorkville »

Swimmer Returns to Pool After Re-Learning How to Breathe

Swimmer Johannah Coffey had a voice disorder that required breath training.

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