Gantry Plaza State Park

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24-Hour Dog Run Opens in Pup-Friendly Hunters Point

The new dog park has benches, a doggie water fountain and a poop bag dispenser.

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9 Things to do in Your Queens Neighborhood This Weekend

Catch a Carlos Santana concert in Forest Hills, or take a brewery crawl through Long Island City.

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Memorial in Gantry Plaza State Park Honors Late Community Leader

A plaque was installed in the park this weekend to honor longtime advocate Bill Bylewski.

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9 Things To Do in Your Queens Neighborhood This Weekend

Go birding, listen to chamber music and celebrate the East River this weekend.  

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Soak in Views of Manhattanhenge From Queens at 'LICHenge'

The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy event will feature food, music and a contest for best sunset photo.

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Another Dog Run Set to Open in Pet-Friendly Hunters Point, Official Says

The dog run will open this summer between 5th Street and Center Boulevard, off 46th Road.

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Longtime Advocate for Hunters Point Parks Dies

Bill Bylewski, who started the Friends of Gantry group, died last month after a battle with cancer.

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Good Samaritan Saves Man Who Jumped in East River for Ice Bucket Challenge

Artur Mierzejewski, 34, helped the man, who jumped in for the "ice bucket challenge."

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Got a Hot Date? 5 Ideas for a Romantic Daytime Rendezvous

Check out these five fun tips for adventures all over the city.


Die-Hard Fireworks Fans Brave the Rain to Stake Out Front-Row Seats

Bad weather put a damper on some July 4th activities, though skies were expected to clear by nighttime.

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Dozens of Local Restaurants to Serve Up Eats in Annual LIC Foodie Fest

The Taste of LIC at Gantry Plaza State Park is a fundraiser for The Chocolate Factory Theater.

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Pop-Up and Mobile Libraries to Bring Books to Hunters Point This Summer

The services are being offered amidst delays in construction of the Hunters Point library branch.

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Gantry Park Volunteer Group May Expand to Include Hunters Point South Park

The proposed umbrella group, Hunters Point Parks Conservancy, would include both waterfront parks.

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Gantry Park's Sandy-Damaged Sprinklers Briefly Open but Then Close Again

The spray showers were on for the first time this year on Monday, but shuttered again on Tuesday.

West Village »

Best City Sunbathing Spots for the Shy and the Bold

The city has a sunny spot for everything from a see-and-be-seen gay scene to secluded tanning.