The giant head may be gone, but public art in Madison Square Park is alive and well, with a new sculpture series unveiled on Sept. 22, 2011.
Madison Square Park and other city parks are taking part in a park popularity contest in the hopes of winning a $100,000 grant. But so far, a North Dakota park, which recently suffered a flood, is in the lead.
Despite concerns about noise and damage to the park, most neighbors said the event was a success.
The party is set to kick off Sat. at 11 a.m.
Many parks and plazas advertise free WiFi, but which ones actually work?
The 44-foot-tall sculpture officially opened Thursday.
The board committees are still smarting from accusations of racism after they rejected ethnic parades from the area.
The new plan comes after strong opposition to the old fall market from Community Board 5.
The Madison Square Park Conservancy will be presenting a revised plan for the market at a meeting Monday evening.
A committee of Community Board 5 voted Thursday to boot the popular grilling event from Madison Square Park.
Madison Square Market organizers are revising their plans for this year's event after a committee voted against it.
Community Board 5 members gripe that the market feels like an ordinary street fair.
The eternal flame, which honors soldiers who died in World War 1, has been damaged for more than a year.
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