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Hudson Heights »

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

Sunnyside »

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

Bed-Stuy »

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

Bed-Stuy »

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

Red Hook »

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

Rockaway Beach »

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

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

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

Upper West Side »

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

Astoria »

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

Corona »

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

Sutton Place »

The park at Sutton Place South won't be completed until fall 2016, the Parks Department said.

Rockaway Park »

Crews will install new seating, water fountains and an electrical scoreboard, officials said.

SoHo »

City agencies agreed on a compromise that will allow a stalled $1.5 million renovation to move forward. 

Bed-Stuy »

The pool at Jesse Owens Playground is not wheelchair accessible and needs upgrades.

SoHo »

Work will finally begin on Father Fagan Park, nearly four years after the City Council allocated funds.