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Upper East Side »

Two Central Park Playgrounds to Get Safety, Accessibility Overhauls

The East 72nd and West 67th Street playgrounds are both examples of adventure playgrounds.

Upper West Side »

Tiny UWS Green Space to Get $300K Overhaul

The West 71st Street park is not well known, but is well loved by neighbors who tend to it.

Tottenville »

ATV Rider Beats Man Who Tried to Stop Him Entering Park, Police Say

The attack follows the beating of an SUV driver by a gang of bikers in Washington Heights in September.

Greenpoint »

City Moves Forward on Two Long-Awaited Greenpoint Parks

Construction for Newtown Barge Park and Box Street Park will kick off in spring of 2015, officials said.

Navy Yard »

Former Navy Yard Cemetery to Become Wildflower Meadow

The Brooklyn Greenway Initiative is planning a new park at Kent and Flushing avenues.

Murray Hill »

Developer Reveals Design of Park Planned for Murray Hill

JDS Development released designs of the new park at 626 First Ave.

Williamsburg »

McCarren Park Expansion Approved by City

Union Avenue, which cuts through the park, will become part of the green space.

Greenpoint »

Bushwick Inlet Park Building's Opening Delayed Until Fall

The waterfront structure was slated to open in June.

Greenpoint »

Free Shakespeare Classic Coming to Greenpoint Park

McGolrick Park is hosting free performances of "As You Like It" starting this weekend.

Greenpoint »

Blackout at Greenpoint Park Follows Rash of Vandalism

McGolrick Park is facing a blackout following weeks of vandalism, residents and officials said.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Is Hot Neighborhood for Cool Sprinklers

From infants to teens, children of all ages can escape the heat with these watery neighborhood hangouts.

Upper East Side »

Sprinkler at Billy Johnson Playground a 'Favorite Spot' in Central Park

The sprinkler may be small, but it offers park-dwellers a break from the heat.

Carroll Gardens »

Outdoor Water Sprinklers Keep Kids Cool During Hot Summer Days

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens and Red Hook spray fountains found in neighborhood parks and playgrounds.

Bed-Stuy »

Keep the Kids Cool in Bed-Stuy With Playground Sprinklers

Kids feeling the heat? Bed-Stuy playgrounds can help cool them off.

Williamsburg »

Water Frolicking Spots for Kids in North Brooklyn

Public parks offer sprinklers and pools for kids to beat the heat.

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