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Washington Heights »

No Smoking Sign Will Help Homeless Problem at WaHi Park, Politician Says

Juan Pablo Duarte Square has seen a growing number of homeless men congregating in the public plaza.

Corona »

Go on a Scavenger Hunt in Flushing Meadows Park to Celebrate World's Fair

The party ends the months-long celebration of the 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs. 

Red Hook »

Redesign of Red Hook Bathroom Doesn't Lower Size or Cost Enough for Locals

The Parks Department presented a new design for the comfort station at Valentino Park Thursday night.

Corona »

Speeding Drivers Make Flushing Meadows a Race Track After Dark, Police Say

The NYPD handed out nearly 200 summonses in August but drivers keep returning.

Midland Beach »

City Wants Cafe to Replace 80-Year-Old Victory Diner at Midland Beach

The cafe will take the place of an historic diner that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

Inwood »

Inwood Nightclub La Marina to Stay Open Year-Round

The controversial Dyckman Street venue will stay open all winter for the first time.

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.

Civic Center »

What Happened in New York This Week: 8 Stories You Need to Read

Catch up on some of DNAinfo New York's most popular stories of the week.

Upper East Side »

Central Park Radiation Test Among Science Studies Carried Out in City

Physicist Matthew Williamson was approved for a permit to study radiation in Central Park in June.

Upper West Side »

Public Design Commission Approves Controverisal UWS Playground Redesign

The PDC said the Parks Department only has to modify three benches before it gives final approval.

Arverne »

Pricey Beach Bathrooms Set to Be Installed After Delay of More Than a Year

The shacks were under 24-hour guard while they sat on Beach 104th Street.

Bed-Stuy »

WWI Memorial Recreated in Bed-Stuy Park After Years of Theft and Neglect

The new World War I memorial in Bedford-Stuyvesant's Saratoga Park was unveiled Wednesday.

Rockaway Beach »

Rockaway Boardwalk Tanning Tables to be Replaced With Planters After Outcry

The proposed "tanning tables" for the Rockaway Boardwalk have been removed after community complaints.

Rockaway Beach »

NYC's Beach Attendance Jumped as Much as 140 Percent This Summer, City Says

Attendance was up 140 percent in Staten Island, 90 percent in The Bronx and 25 percent in Rockaway.

Flatiron »

What Happened in New York This Week: 8 Stories You Need to Read

Check out DNAinfo New York's best stories of the week.

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