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East Village »

Construction at School Playground Stalled by Winter, Principals Say

A construction project has taken up most of the Star Academy and Neighborhood School's play space.

Clinton Hill »

Neighbors Ask NYPD to Lock Up Classon Playground at Night

Neighbors said Classon Playground gets rowdy at night and should be locked at closing time.

Upper West Side »

Snow Closes 'Dangerous' UWS Playground to Students During Recess

The P.S. 166 playground often has to close after a snowstorm because of its design, parents said.

Upper West Side »

Redesign of 'Dangerous' Playground Still Stalled as Winter Approaches

Winter conditions will make the playground even more unsafe, parents said. 

Upper West Side »

New Fitness Center, Computer Lab and Playground Open at UWS School

Students at the O'Shea Complex have new fitness and technology equipment.

Upper West Side »

Riverside Park's Bike Path and Dog Run to Get Major Makeover

A portion of Riverside Park is being redesigned with new play areas and updates to heavily used spaces. 

Upper West Side »

'Dangerous' UWS Playground's Redesign Back to Drawing Board, Locals Say

The playground redesign is being reconsidered, months after the initial design was approved. 

Boerum Hill »

Forty 'Green' School Playgrounds to be Built Over Four Years, Officials Say

The city announced its plans at an opening ceremony for a new Boerum Hill schoolyard on Thursday.

Chelsea »

Plan to Destroy Fulton Houses Playgrounds for Parking Dropped After Protest

Officials are now considering other options for the displaced parking lot.

Morrisania »

A Year After 4-Year-Old Shot Dead, Heartbroken Mom Still Picking Up Pieces

Lloyd Morgan Jr. was hit by a stray bullet in The Bronx on July 22, 2012.

Upper West Side »

GreenFlea Market Closed Until August for Playground Renovation

The popular flea market will return to the Upper West Side Aug. 4.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Is Hot Neighborhood for Cool Sprinklers

From infants to teens, children of all ages can escape the heat with these watery neighborhood hangouts.

Upper East Side »

Sprinkler at Billy Johnson Playground a 'Favorite Spot' in Central Park

The sprinkler may be small, but it offers park-dwellers a break from the heat.

Flatiron »

Flatiron and Union Square Playgrounds Shower Kids With Heat Relief

Parks in Gramercy, Flatiron, Kips Bay and Union Square have started their sprinklers for the season.

Bed-Stuy »

Keep the Kids Cool in Bed-Stuy With Playground Sprinklers

Kids feeling the heat? Bed-Stuy playgrounds can help cool them off.

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