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Upper West Side »

Battle Over Playground Nears End as New Design Gets Greenlight

Locals have spent "hundreds, if not thousands, of hours thinking about" the P.S. 166 playground.

Washington Heights »

Dolphin Park Renovations Postponed Until September

The playground with fountains will be open this summer, after it was previously slated to be closed.

Greenpoint »

Playground Renovations and Mobile Library Win Participatory Budgeting Funds

Five projects were selected to receive more than $1.5 million of the city's money in District 33.

Astoria »

Triborough Bridge Playground Gets Pingpong Tables, Volleyball

New design plans for the Astoria park include volleyball courts and all-weather ping pong tables.

Astoria »

Locals Push for Rundown Astoria Schoolyard to Become Public Park

Residents have revived a defunded plan to create a park on 21st Street.

Kips Bay »

Asser Levy Place to Close Permanently to Make Way for Park

A new park with an artificial turf field, exercise track and adult fitness equipment will be built.

Long Island City »

'Shady Park' Fully Reopens After Sandy-Related Construction

Half of the play equipment at Andrews Grove in Hunters Point has been closed off since the storm.

Astoria »

Astoria Parents Push for Upgrades at Neighborhood Playground

Parents are trying to secure funding and attention for Astoria Heights Playground.

Long Island City »

New Waterfront Park Opens at Hunters Point South With 'Rail Garden'

The 5-acre park includes a children's playground, basketball courts and a dog run.

Nolita »

Nolita Playground Could Get Zip Line, Climbing Wall in $1.9M Renovation

Parents want all-new play equipment, a zip line and a climbing wall at DeSalvio Playground.

Chelsea »

Developer to Spruce Up Fulton Houses Playground Threatened with Demolition

Artimus Construction wanted to bulldoze the playground for parking, but will now renovate it.

Long Island City »

Parents at Hunters Point School Pushing for Outdoor Recess Space

Kids at Long Island City's P.S. 78 have gone for years without recess, parents say.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Hudson Yards Park Will Have Playground for Teenagers

The area will try to appeal to teens with swings and other attractions.

SoHo »

Village and SoHo Sprinklers Where Kids Can Find Relief From the Heat Wave

Downtown water destinations for kids include a 3-foot pool and a water-spraying hoop to run through.

TriBeCa »

Kids Beat the Heat in Lower Manhattan's Water Playgrounds

Children can have fun while keeping cool in several Downtown parks.