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Meatpacking District »

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

Corona »

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

East Harlem »

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

Corona »

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

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.