Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio announced a $400,000 "Race for Space" program for the East Shore.
Several streets will be closed 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday for the 13.1-mile race.
The NBA kicked off the runup to its 2015 All-Star game by unveiling the refurbished courts.
The park will feature four rides for children, including the borough's only roller coaster.
The city released a request for proposals on Thursday to build an amusement park in Midland Beach.
A section of Midland Beach will have its speed limit reduced from 30 to 20 mph.
Aid groups held a community vigil to mark the six month anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.
Charges were dropped against NYPD officer Arthur Roldan, who was accused of raping his ex-girlfriend.
Brendan and Connor Moore, 2 and 4, were laid to rest together Friday morning.
Brendan Moore, 2, and Connor Moore, 4, were swept away from mother Glenda Moore during Hurricane Sandy.
"I asked you to help me, you bastard!" Glenda Moore was seen screaming at her neighbor in Staten Island.
The children, 2 and 4, disappeared after their mother's car became submerged during Hurricane Sandy.
Residents got to chance to meet with police officers, fire fighters and local politicians.
Arthur Roldan, 28, was charged with rape, menacing and assault, police said.
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