Parks Department

Recent Headlines
Astoria »

A tree on 34th Street that was chopped down by the city in March may get a second life.

Prospect Heights »

A renovation plan for Stroud Playground was approved last week by Community Board 8.

High Bridge »

Park advocates hope the bridge will help spur action to make the borough's waterfront more accessible.

Astoria »

The current bathrooms — closed for the season — are too small and dirty, parents said.

Mott Haven »

The outdoor film screenings launch June 14 and runs through Sept. 26.

Elmhurst »

Jennifer Kao, who helped create Elmhurst Park, will now be honored with a tree-planting ceremony.

Coney Island »

The adult female Minke whale was washed up on the beach on Monday.

Greenwich Village »

Washington Square Park advocates worry that over-regulation will change the park's musical character.

Inwood »

The project will eventually bring a pair of water fountains to the Inwood park.

Fort Greene »

The center houses a small museum of the park's history and education and community gathering rooms.

Inwood »

Residents said large weekend parties regularly cover the park in garabge while trash cans appear empty.

Crown Heights »

The Parks Department has a plan to remove 29 trees from the parkway.

Corona »

The borough's largest park is often enjoyed late-night because of road accessibility, police said. 

Bayside »

Cars from around Queens parked at Little Bay Park's new lot, which has 99 parking spaces.

South Beach »

The beaches will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until the Labor Day weekend.