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Civic Center »

Barry Diller's $130M Floating Hudson River Arts Park Wins Approval

The Hudson River Park Trust unanimously approved the Pier55 park and performance space.

East Harlem »

Lawmaker Eyes Massive East River Esplanade Expansion

A new report outlines long-term and short-term improvements for the waterfront park.

Hudson Square »

RENDERINGS: Hudson Square Plaza to Get a $6M Facelift With New Seating

The park at Sixth Avenue and Spring Street will be able to absorb more storm water after the renovation.

High Bridge »

Bronxites Angered Over Locked, Fenced-Off Park Land

Residents cannot access Cpl. Fischer Park., located on Nelson Avenue in Highbridge.

Washington Heights »

Homeless Camp Growing in Washington Heights Park, Locals Say

A local volunteer gardening group said they find syringes and human waste in Juan Pablo Duarte Square.

Fort Greene »

Fort Greene Park Visitors Center Reopening After Nearly 2-Year Closure

City is hiring a new park director, allowing the center and its bathrooms to reopen after long hiatus.

Hudson Square »

Small Parks With Chaise Lounges Open Near Holland Tunnel Entrance

The Freeman Plaza parks are surrounded by four lanes of honking traffic entering the Holland Tunnel.

Upper West Side »

5 'Secret' Gardens to Help You Savor the Last Days of Summer

Find the ideal spot to escape from it all and bask in the last of summer's greenery. 

Sunset Park »

Pitch In to Clean Up Sunset Park on Sunday

More than 100 residents are expected to attend a clean up day for the neighborhood park, officials said.

East Village »

Summer Movie Series Returns to Tompkins Square Park

A Thursday evening movie series will run in Tompkins Square Park through Aug. 14.

Inwood »

Got a Hot Date? 5 Ideas for a Romantic Daytime Rendezvous

Check out these five fun tips for adventures all over the city.

Inwood »

Light Outage Hits Part of Fort Tryon Park

About 25 lights in the northern section of the park went out two weeks ago.

Long Island City »

Murray Playground Gets Performance Space and World's Fair Benches

The upgrades were part of a $1.275 million renovation to the eastern portion of the park.

Claremont »

Sinkhole Mars Bronx Basketball Court But City Has No Timeline for Repair

There's no timeline for fixing the sinkhole-marred Grant Park basketball court, Parks officials said.

Inwood »

3 Years Later, Uptown Groups Still Waiting for Funds Promised by Columbia

Columbia University promised $300,000 for community uses, but it still hasn't been doled out.