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Prospect Heights »

Neighborhood Walking Tours Highlight New Development and Green Spaces

Gentrification and environmental stewardship are themes for "Jane's Walk" local tours.

Upper East Side »

Adopt-a-Planter Aims to Beautify First Avenue's Drab Pedestrian Islands

The planting beds along First Avenue have become a dumping space, residents say.

Corona »

David Byrne in Corona to Celebrate $800K Grant for Pedestrian Plazas

The Talking Heads singer helped celebrate the grant, which will be used to maintain the plaza.

Bed-Stuy »

Locals Hope to Turn Two Vacant Lots Into Community Gardens

The lots need community board approval, according to an organizing group.

Forest Hills »

Environmental Group Calls for Queens 'High Line' Feasibility Study

The Trust for Public Land is looking for a company to examine the feasibility of building the QueensWay.

Elmhurst »

Elmhurst Residents Pitch in for Dunningham Triangle Renovation Plan

After soliciting responses from 130 people, the 82nd Street Partnership will present a plan to the city.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Park Near Lincoln Tunnel Proposed by Hell's Kitchen Groups

The park would run along one block of Dyer Avenue near the Lincoln Tunnel.

Bed-Stuy »

Brooklyn Kibbutz Glows in Former Candle Factory

Residents of a candle factory turned creative living space in Bed-Stuy share (almost) everything.

Chelsea »

Group Plans Pop-up Park at Unused Chelsea Sanitation Lot

The Friends of 20th Street Park plan to use the area around a city-owned lot as a park on Sunday.

Williamsburg »

Cooper Park Barbecue Grills Bring Neighbors to a Boil

Neighbors are protesting the barbecues that the Parks Department began installing this week.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Affordable Housing Moves Forward at 20th Street Park Site

A city department has nixed 26 other sites for alternative housing and is set to move forward with plans to build on a site neighbors want to see become a park.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

'Ranger' Patrols Tiny Park in Chelsea

Ranger Bob, in charge of a tiny park in Chelsea, wants to see similar "microparks" around the neighborhood.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Yeshiva University Looks to Create Pedestrian Plaza in Washington Heights

Yeshiva University is reviving a plan to create a one-block public plaza beside its campus on West 185th Street.

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