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New Sculptures Replace Giant Head in Madison Square Park

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.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

City Parks Trail North Dakota Green Space in National Grant Contest

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.

Midtown & Theater District »

Big Apple BBQ Festival Earns Sauce-Covered Thumbs Up

Despite concerns about noise and damage to the park, most neighbors said the event was a success.

Manhattan »

WiFi Hotspots in New York: A Guide to the Ones That Actually Work

Many parks and plazas advertise free WiFi, but which ones actually work?

Manhattan »

Echo Sculpture Draws Crowds in Madison Square Park

The 44-foot-tall sculpture officially opened Thursday.

Midtown & Theater District »

Racism Fears Prompt CB5 Officials to Duck Big Apple BBQ Decision

The board committees are still smarting from accusations of racism after they rejected ethnic parades from the area.

Midtown & Theater District »

New Spring Food Festival Could Replace 'Mad. Sq. Mark't'

The new plan comes after strong opposition to the old fall market from Community Board 5.

Midtown & Theater District »

Madison Square Market Could Be Reborn as Spring Food Festival

The Madison Square Park Conservancy will be presenting a revised plan for the market at a meeting Monday evening.

Midtown & Theater District »

Community Board Wants Big Apple BBQ Out of Madison Square Park

A committee of Community Board 5 voted Thursday to boot the popular grilling event from Madison Square Park.

Midtown & Theater District »

Madison Square Market Hopes for Reprieve with New Design

Madison Square Market organizers are revising their plans for this year's event after a committee voted against it.

Midtown & Theater District »

Madison Square Market too Ugly to Live, Committee Says

Community Board 5 members gripe that the market feels like an ordinary street fair.

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

'Eternal Flame' for Veterans Out in Madison Square Park as City Seeks Replacement

The eternal flame, which honors soldiers who died in World War 1, has been damaged for more than a year.