A woman was caught on camera digging up and stealing plants from a tree pit on South Oxford Street.
The center houses a small museum of the park's history and education and community gathering rooms.
The Parks Department has a plan to remove 29 trees from the parkway.
Gregory Reddick was arrested after ripping off tourists, police said.
Thousands of trees are still suffering the long-term effects of Hurricane Sandy.
The change is planned as part of a $3 million overhaul of the Astoria Heights Playground.
Work is expected to begin later this month, the company announced Monday afternoon.
Artist Leonard Ursachi wants kids to interact with his sculpture "Fat Boy," not attack it.
An ingredient in Roundup, the city's most-used herbicide, deemed "probably carcinogenic" by W.H.O.
Eleven kids were hurt in Evelyn's Playground in Union Square Park in 2013 and 2014, records show.
A vintage phone booth is cropping up Long Island City to record your thoughts about public art.
A group of artists erected the sculpture Monday morning but the Parks Department later removed it.
"Borrowed Light" will be installed in May.
Cablevision and Time Warner Cable subscribers will get free access, while others can pay 99 cents.
Teens were caught climbing the towers by two Parks officers on patrol, a spokeswoman said.
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