Parks Department

Recent Headlines
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.

Upper West Side »

The basketball courts, lighting, pathways, entrances and seating will all be updated under the plan.

Inwood »

Since 2012 La Marina has made $18.4 million, including tens of thousands of dollars in hookah sales.

Morrisania »

The repainting will take place during an "It's My Park" event in the spring.

Inwood »

The ramp's completion date was pushed back 10 months to July 2015, officials said. 

Morrisania »

Kids from a Bronx youth center painted Unity Park in August, but the city then painted over their work.

Upper West Side »

Community members are working to design an inclusive and accessible play space in the neighborhood. 

Murray Hill »

The owner of the Rivergate apartments plans to build a one-story retail building in Joseph Slifka Park.

Civic Center »

Commissioner Mitchell Silver had sitdowns with celebrities and billionaires about their pet causes.

Midtown »

A principal made a controversial remark, the NYPD named its No. 2 and a beloved diner owner died.

Kew Gardens »

Residents say that cracks in the sidewalk create a safety hazard.

Upper West Side »

With the support of local leaders, the Stryker Park group said their plan has gained momentum. 

Union Square »

A day after DNAinfo asked about the Parks head's inaccessibility, he agreed to meet with one group.

Washington Heights »

Juan Pablo Duarte Square has seen a growing number of homeless men congregating in the public plaza.