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Travis »

Entrance to Huge Freshkills Park Opens in Staten Island

The renovated Schmul Park will serve as an entrance to the upcoming North Park in Freshkills.

Throgs Neck »

Neglected Ferry Point Park Overflows With Trash, Booze and Illegal Vendors

Ferry Point Park draws hundreds of soccer players and fans, but lacks a permanent staff.

Williamsburg »

Homeless Man Attacked in McCarren Park

A man who appeared to be homeless was attacked Tuesday morning, cops said.

Greenpoint »

Local Greenpoint Homeless Shelter to Open After Four Years' Search

A local church will begin housing the men who sleep in local parks and streets in time for winter.

Lower East Side »

'LowLine' Preview Features Life-Size Model of Proposed Underground Park

A preview of the "Delancey Underground" project was unveiled on Essex Street.

East Village »

Public Invited To View Plans For Underground Park In Lower East Side

Project organizers are set to host an exhibit to showcase plans for the "Lowline."

Greenpoint »

McGolrick Park Hit With Vandalism Wave

Thefts and vandalism kicked off the school year, officials said.

Inwood »

Young Jee, Beloved Upper Manhattan Artist, Is Dead

Inwood locals mourned the death of beloved artist Young Jee who created mandalas in Inwood Hill Park.

Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights Getting Year-Round Pedestrian Plaza on 78th Street

78th Street had been closed to traffic during the summer as a play street.

Williamsburg »

McCarren Park Lights Restored Just in Time for Kickball Marathon

McCarren Park's lights were restored six weeks after they went dark, players said.

Greenpoint »

City to Open Transmitter Park This Weekend

The WNYC Transmitter Park will open this Saturday.

Williamsburg »

City Attempts to Develop Long-Stalled Greenpoint Park

The city plans to relocate the MTA's cars at 65 Commercial St. for a park it promised in 2005.

Williamsburg »

McCarren Pool Seeks Snack Bar and Vendor Proposals

The city has issued a request for proposals for food vendors at McCarren Pool.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg Parks Seek New Leader to Fill Two Roles

The Open Space Alliance and the Parks Department are seeking a new leader, the OSA board said.

Williamsburg »

For McCarren Pool Security, Swimmers Turn to 'Lock Man'

Angel Wilburn estimated $250 in sales daily for selling swimmers locks outside McCarren Pool.

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