Officials hosted a ribbon-cutting event for Bush Terminal Park, which opened to the public last week.
A temporary fence will close off the eastern portion of the park while repairs are being made.
The waterfront park between 43rd and 51st Streets debuted Wednesday after multiple delays.
Dog owners have been pushing to get a new, modern dog run in the neighborhood.
A proposed $2.4 million "comfort station" would take away too much greenery from the park, locals said.
The facility was designed and constructed this summer by graduate students from The New School.
The third phase of the project will likely not meet its Memorial Day 2016 finish date, an official said.
Dog owners want a place with benches and separate spaces for large and small pooches to play.
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park had the highest crime levels in the city this spring, statistics show.
The city closed down two parks for renovation projects without telling locals, residents said.
The $850,000 project to reconstruct the park's performance and seating areas began last summer.
The Atlas Foundation Cops and Kids Club wants to reopen in Sunset Park after being forced out in 2007.
The word "ROCKAWAY" on the boardwalk won't include the "R" at first — it's being built later.
The park on 25th Avenue got a nearly $1 million boost from a local councilman.
Many of the city's parks have trails where hikers can explore and connect with nature.
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