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Upper West Side »

The design phase of the playground at Amsterdam Avenue and 104th Street is set to start in the spring.

Corona »

"The Moment" exhibit is on display at the park through November.

East Harlem »

The culprit got away with hand tools, a vacuum pump and a hammer drill, police said.

Corona »

The Raptor Fest was coming to Queens for the first time in its 18-year history.

Rockaway Beach »

The city has started fortifying its coast just in case the storm hits.

Upper West Side »

The playground makeover has been in the works for years, and is set to finally begin this month.

Upper West Side »

The West 69th Street Transfer Bridge has long puzzled residents over its purpose in the park.

Upper West Side »

Bike and Roll has held the contract for the past six years and has increased revenue. 

Greenpoint »

The planting project will create 1 additional acre of new green space to the neighborhood.

Park Slope »

The mayor noticed a Seventh Avenue tree was creating a trip hazard and took action.

Corona »

Joe Genovese, 63, used a fishing rod to snag and pull the 2-foot gator out of a pond.

Gowanus »

A wooden sculpture by artist Michael Clyde Johnson will provide seating at Ennis Playground.

Rockaway Beach »

New York City has extended swimming season an extra week, through Sept. 13, at six public city beaches.

Chelsea »

The city employee was pepper sprayed on Aug. 28, police said. 

Neponsit »

The beach season will be extended a week after Labor Day.