The city paid $14.5 million to add 11.5 acres of land for the New Brighton park.
The park on 25th Avenue got a nearly $1 million boost from a local councilman.
A health center built the new garden to encourage kids to be more physically active.
Two workers stole a backpack from a man after he was punched in the face in Union Square, police said.
Takara McDuffy died after she and her sister fell into the water while playing on a jetty, police said.
The courts near Booker T. Washington M.S. have given way to homelessness and drug dealing, locals said.
The city could see up to 3 inches of rain over next 48 hours, forecasters predict.
"Uplift" by Jarrod Beck will go on display later this summer in Sara D. Roosevelt Park.
The 1-mile path for pedestrians and cyclists stretches south from Dyckman Street.
About 25 lights in the northern section of the park went out two weeks ago.
Manhattan's last remaining lighthouse will be open to the public on Sunday afternoon.
The block between West 77th and 78th streets also lost a bus shelter and is set for a newsstand.
Luis Freytes pushed his wife and punched her 11-year-old son when he tried to defend her, police said.
The lifeguards were caught in a car on the Fourth of July, officials said.
The staffer blamed an opposition group for halting progress on Playground 89's redesign.
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