Juan Pablo Duarte Square has seen a growing number of homeless men congregating in the public plaza.
The party ends the months-long celebration of the 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs.
The Parks Department presented a new design for the comfort station at Valentino Park Thursday night.
The NYPD handed out nearly 200 summonses in August but drivers keep returning.
The cafe will take the place of an historic diner that was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.
The controversial Dyckman Street venue will stay open all winter for the first time.
A local volunteer gardening group said they find syringes and human waste in Juan Pablo Duarte Square.
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Physicist Matthew Williamson was approved for a permit to study radiation in Central Park in June.
The PDC said the Parks Department only has to modify three benches before it gives final approval.
The shacks were under 24-hour guard while they sat on Beach 104th Street.
The new World War I memorial in Bedford-Stuyvesant's Saratoga Park was unveiled Wednesday.
The proposed "tanning tables" for the Rockaway Boardwalk have been removed after community complaints.
Attendance was up 140 percent in Staten Island, 90 percent in The Bronx and 25 percent in Rockaway.
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