The dog run will open this summer between 5th Street and Center Boulevard, off 46th Road.
Bill Bylewski, who started the Friends of Gantry group, died last month after a battle with cancer.
Artur Mierzejewski, 34, helped the man, who jumped in for the "ice bucket challenge."
Check out these five fun tips for adventures all over the city.
Bad weather put a damper on some July 4th activities, though skies were expected to clear by nighttime.
The Taste of LIC at Gantry Plaza State Park is a fundraiser for The Chocolate Factory Theater.
The services are being offered amidst delays in construction of the Hunters Point library branch.
The proposed umbrella group, Hunters Point Parks Conservancy, would include both waterfront parks.
The spray showers were on for the first time this year on Monday, but shuttered again on Tuesday.
The city has a sunny spot for everything from a see-and-be-seen gay scene to secluded tanning.
The sprinklers at Gantry State Park and Andrews Grove are still off, to the disappointment of parents.
Dozens of local chefs and a thousand visitors will fill Gantry Park for the annual food celebration.
Long Island City and Astoria begin to recover after widespread flooding during Hurricane Sandy.
Portions of the popular waterfront park in Long Island City were under water Monday.
The new viewing point will become another attraction of the waterfront park.
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