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Corona »

Teens were caught climbing the towers by two Parks officers on patrol, a spokeswoman said.

Astoria »

The statue is the final addition to the Hellenic collection at Athens Square Park.

Coney Island »

City council members are pushing for a bill to extend the city's beach and pool season. 

SoHo »

Work will finally begin on Father Fagan Park, nearly four years after the City Council allocated funds.

Carroll Gardens »

The former park has been closed since 2009 because of the MTA's construction on the Culver Viaduct.

East Village »

Supporters said a special district would help protect community gardens from development.

Astoria »

Leave it curbside, turn it into mulch or pay to have someone haul it away.

Lower East Side »

Local residents will be able to share their renovation ideas for Henry M. Jackson Playground.

Long Island City »

The bronze medals were restored to the Captain Malcolm A. Rafferty monument at Rafferty Triangle.

High Bridge »

Residents cannot access Cpl. Fischer Park., located on Nelson Avenue in Highbridge.

Sunset Park »

Officials hosted a ribbon-cutting event for Bush Terminal Park, which opened to the public last week.

Fort Greene »

A temporary fence will close off the eastern portion of the park while repairs are being made.

Sunset Park »

The waterfront park between 43rd and 51st Streets debuted Wednesday after multiple delays.

Astoria »

Dog owners have been pushing to get a new, modern dog run in the neighborhood.

Red Hook »

A proposed $2.4 million "comfort station" would take away too much greenery from the park, locals said.