Parks Department

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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.

Midland Beach »

The Parks Department won't open a cafe because the Army Corps of Engineers is building a levee wall.

Upper West Side »

The last park phase has run into funding issues that mean work on its design and planning has halted.

Upper West Side »

The next boathouse operator should consider more moderate prices, locals said. 

TriBeCa »

Nicolas Holiber's sculpture, made of recycled materials, will be on display starting this spring.

Park Slope »

The city Parks Department said it plans to spruce up the beach, including new seating.

Inwood »

Bouncer Andrew Tolbert claims in a lawsuit that La Marina didn't have adequate security at the time.

Central Harlem »

The petition asks Mayor Bill de Blasio not to tear down the gardens to build affordable housing.

Civic Center »

The abstract artwork will be installed in Thomas Paine Park this spring for a temporary exhibit.

Inwood »

The Parks Dept. will install signs and GPS locators at 16 landmarks throughout the park.

Jackson Heights »

The annual event lets you bring home a bag of mulch made out of your old tree.

Upper West Side »

Renovations are on the way to Central Park, Riverside Park and several playgrounds.

Hudson Heights »

The New Leaf cafe in Fort Tryon Park will serve its last meal on Dec. 28.

Jamaica »

Robert McClain said the city agency denied him seven promotions and unfairly targets minority workers.