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West Village »

Stonewall Inn, Up For City Landmarking, Could Also Become a National Park

A forum is being held on June 23 to discuss adding the bar to the country's national parks system.

Roxbury »

Local Opinion Not Enough on Fort Tilden Rehab, Parks Service Says

The Sandy-damaged beach will eventually undergo renovations to boost its resiliency.

Bay Terrace (Staten Island) »

Great Kills Park Marina Saved from Closure After Sandy

The Parks Service has announced they will extend the lease for the dock.

Bay Terrace (Staten Island) »

Residents and Officials Fight to Keep Storm-Damaged Marina Open

Residents are trying to stop the National Parks Service from shutting down the Great Kills Marina.

New York City »

Sandy Damage Shutters Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Until 2013

Both the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will remain closed through 2012 due to damage from Sandy. 

Howard Beach »

City and Feds Partner Up To Transform Jamaica Bay

More than 10,000 acres of city and federal park land near Jamaica Bay will be jointly managed.

Manhattan »

Statue of Liberty to Close Next Year For New Emergency Staircase Construction

A new emergency staircase for improved safety will be built at the Statue of Liberty beginning in October 2011.