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Astoria »

Athens Square Park Plaza to Reopen in Sept. with Greek-Inspired Designs

The $850,000 project to reconstruct the park's performance and seating areas began last summer.

Sunset Park »

Youth Boxing Club Ready to Fight for Training Space in Sunset Park

The Atlas Foundation Cops and Kids Club wants to reopen in Sunset Park after being forced out in 2007.

Rockaway Beach »

Giant 'ROCKAWAY' Boardwalk Sign May Be Missing 'R' for Up to a Year

The word "ROCKAWAY" on the boardwalk won't include the "R" at first — it's being built later.

Jackson Heights »

Moser Bulova Park Will Get New Playground Equipment and Spray Showers

The park on 25th Avenue got a nearly $1 million boost from a local councilman.

Inwood »

The 5 Best Places for You to Hike in New York City

Many of the city's parks have trails where hikers can explore and connect with nature.

Sunset Park »

TIMELINE: Waterfront Haven Opening Soon at Sunset Park's Bush Terminal

The long-awaited Sunset Park green space will provide waterfront access and sports fields.

East Village »

Artists Invited to Submit Ideas for East Village Park Murals

First Street Green is looking for six to eight murals to install in mid-September.

Long Island City »

Murray Playground Gets Performance Space and World's Fair Benches

The upgrades were part of a $1.275 million renovation to the eastern portion of the park.

West Harlem »

City Was Warned That Illegal Party Would Trash Morningside Park

The unauthorized party drowned out a Shakespeare play that had a permit.

Astoria »

Astoria Park Pool Reopens for the Summer

The Olympic-sized pool is 330 feet in length, the largest in the city.

Midland Beach »

Midland Beach Children's Amusement Park Opens This Weekend

The park will feature four rides for children, including the borough's only roller coaster.

Tottenville »

Retro-Themed 5K to Kick Off Staten Island Waterfront Festival

The Raritan Bay Waterfront Festival will kick off with a 5K encouraging racers to dress like the 80s.

New Dorp Beach »

Residents Worry Dune Climbers Increase Neighborhood's Risk of Storm Damage

Residents in New Dorp Beach said they worry people climbing dunes will weaken them.

New Springville »

City Breaks Ground on 3.3-Mile Greenway in Staten Island

The New Springville Greenway, part of Freshkills Park, will allow for bicycles, pedestrians and runners.

Midland Beach »

Kids Used in Sandy Recovery Event Still Await Storm Damaged Playground Fix

Kids at P.S. 38 have been without a playground for nearly two years.

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