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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A tree protection plan shows that London plane trees will suffer during the rehab.
The park's scheduled $118K improvement project will be halted until a community meeting takes place.
Charlie, the 5-month-old Pomeranian, was released Tuesday after surgery.
A woman and her 5-month-old Pomeranian were hurt Thursday after they were struck.
Features include self-closing gates, warning signs and life rings.
Police yanked the permit for amplified sound at a youth summer basketball league after complaints.
Police aren't going after teen riders, saying they'd have to be arrested rather than written summonses.
The city's Parks Department sprayed the pesticide Roundup more than 1,300 times in 2013.
The grant may be used toward increased signage and other improvements in the park.
The seating areas were ripped by community members over concerns about cancer and improper use.
Locals have battled over a redesign of the "dangerous" playground for more than a year.
The word "ROCKAWAY" on the boardwalk won't include the "R" at first — it's being built later.
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