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Washington Heights »

Highbridge Park Ice Rink With Food Vendors Coming to Amsterdam Ave. Pool

The seasonal ice rink will be built above the Amsterdam Avenue wading pool, new documents show.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Siders to Vote on How to Spend $1M in City Funds

District 5 will take part in the participatory budgeting process for the first time this spring.

Fort Greene »

City Moves Forward With Plan to Fix Fort Greene Park Entrance

The Willoughby Avenue entrance has been in need of repairs for many years, locals say.

Chelsea »

Hudson River Park Hopes to Entice New Members With Perks

A "friendship drive" aims to bring in donors by offering perks and special events.

Clinton Hill »

Neighbors Ask NYPD to Lock Up Classon Playground at Night

Neighbors said Classon Playground gets rowdy at night and should be locked at closing time.

Greenwich Village »

Opponents of NYU Expansion Say School Should Go Back to Drawing Board

Elected officials, community advocates and actor John Leguizamo held a press conference on Friday.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Tiny Park Memorializes Longtime Hell's Kitchen Resident

The overhauled West 39th Street park, named after Teresa Mattia, opened on Thursday.

Astoria »

Locals Push for Rundown Astoria Schoolyard to Become Public Park

Residents have revived a defunded plan to create a park on 21st Street.

Jackson Heights »

Residents to Outline Vision for Jackson Heights Parks

The meetings will let residents discuss their thoughts — and vision — for neighborhood parks.

Kips Bay »

Asser Levy Place to Close Permanently to Make Way for Park

A new park with an artificial turf field, exercise track and adult fitness equipment will be built.

Greenwich Village »

Naming Rights for Washington Square Arch Not For Sale, Parks Dept. Says

Fliers plastered around Greenwich Village are inaccurate, a Parks Department official said.

Governors Island »

Get a Sneak Peek of Governors Island's Almost-Completed Park This Weekend

Wander through the 30-acre Governors Island Park before the island closes this weekend.


Shipping Containers Descend Upon Brooklyn Bridge Park for Photo Event

Photoville will bring photography, food trucks and more to the waterfront.

Williamsburg »

McCarren Park Expansion Approved by City

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

Greenwich Village »

Village Park May Be Renamed to Honor Local Firefighters

Sixteen firefighters at a Sixth Avenue firehouse have been killed on the job in the past 20 years.

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