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Long Island City »

Antique LIC Payphone Will Record Your Thoughts on Public Art

A vintage phone booth is cropping up Long Island City to record your thoughts about public art.

Meatpacking District »

City Has Backup Plan if Barry Diller Pulls Out of Island Project

Barry Diller can opt out of the plan if other waterfront projects don't meet his satisfaction.

Corona »

Celebrate Spring at Flushing Meadows Cherry Blossom Festival

The 11th annual festival features entertainment around the cherry blossom grove. 

East Harlem »

Thief Takes $7K Worth Of Tools From Parks Dept. Truck at Randall's Island

The tools included a $2,500 camera and a $2,000 box wrench set, police said.

Corona »

Pols Push City to Expand Corona School Where Hundreds Learn in Trailers

The 1,700 students at P.S. 143 share a small building, with 6 trailers and an annex 15 blocks away.

Hudson Heights »

Vandals 'Desecrate' Fort Tryon Park Pathway With Graffiti

A path in the park's Alpine Garden was tagged with messages in white spray paint.

Sunnyside »

Sunnyside's 'Rainbow Park' Reopens After $2M Overhaul

Parents say the old playground was prone to puddles and didn't have enough swings for older kids.

Bed-Stuy »

Councilman Secures $2.5 Million to Save Popular Bed-Stuy Pool

Previous city plans proposed eliminating the swimming pool at Jesse Owens due to lack of funding.  

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Cultural Center Closed After City Finds Faulty Fire Alarm

Von King Cultural Arts Center has been shuttered, effective immediately, due to the alarm issue.

Red Hook »

Coffey Park to Reopen in June

The Red Hook park has been closed since last spring for renovations.

Rockaway Beach »

Contractor Gets Extra $25M to Finish Rockaway Boardwalk on Time

The EDC asked for a total of $67.3 million for dunes, new access points and to pay for concrete planks. 

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

New Grilling Area Coming to Prospect Park for Memorial Day Weekend

Locals have been lobbying for new spots to barbecue on the park's east side for more than a year.

Upper West Side »

Here's When Outdoor Restaurants Will Reopen in Central and Riverside Parks

A host of al fresco dining options in Central and Riverside parks is slated to reopen soon.

Astoria »

Astoria Residents Mourn Beloved Tree Cut Down by City

The Parks Department found signs of decay in the century-old tree and deemed it a safety hazard.

Corona »

Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Gearing Up for More Bike Rentals

The city is looking for a vendor to run a new bike rental kiosk in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.