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Public Design Commission Approves Controverisal UWS Playground Redesign

The PDC said the Parks Department only has to modify three benches before it gives final approval.

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Parks Dept. Delays Redesign of UWS Playground

Locals have battled over a redesign of the "dangerous" playground for more than a year. 

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Parks Dept. Chief Yells at Parents for Opposing UWS Playground Renovations

The staffer blamed an opposition group for halting progress on Playground 89's redesign. 

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Contentious Playground Redesign Must Get Principal's Approval, Says CB7

The new playground design doesn't take into account the principal's concerns, said CB7 members.

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UWS Playground Blamed for Kids' Injuries Gets New Redesign Plan

The latest iteration of the Playground 89 redesign will be voted on this week by Community Board 7.

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Snow Closes 'Dangerous' UWS Playground to Students During Recess

The P.S. 166 playground often has to close after a snowstorm because of its design, parents said.

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Best Places to Celebrate Halloween on the Upper West Side

The neighborhood is bursting with celebrations and Halloween events this weekend and next week. 

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'Dangerous' UWS Playground's Redesign Back to Drawing Board, Locals Say

The playground redesign is being reconsidered, months after the initial design was approved. 

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Overhaul of 'Dangerous' UWS Playground Delayed Again

Delays in renovations to the P.S. 166 playground may push construction further into the school year.

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CB7 Greenlights City's Redesign for 'Dangerous' UWS Playground

Local leaders approved the Parks Department's changes for Playground 89 at P.S. 166. 

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P.S. 166 Playground Redesign Approved Despite Opposition

The redesign of the playground sparked a heated debate between Upper West Side parents.

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Former Supporter Leads Fight Against P.S. 166 Playground Renovation Plan

An opposition group is threatening a plan for local playground renovations this summer. 

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Astoria Parents Vying for P.S. 122's Coveted G&T Irked by Scoring Error

Even more students now qualify for the prestigious program, stressing local parents.

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Parks Dept. Promises to Fix 'Dangerous' P.S. 166 Playground This Summer

The city will fix the playground at P.S. 166 after parents complained about children getting hurt.

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Kids Injured Daily at Upper West Side Playground, Councilwoman Says

PS 166 parents are calling for an overhaul of the playspace, which they say has been hazardous for years.

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