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Navy Yard »

Former Navy Yard Cemetery to Become Wildflower Meadow

The Brooklyn Greenway Initiative is planning a new park at Kent and Flushing avenues.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Siders Propose Plans to Address Open Space Concerns

One Community Board 8 Member suggested developers should pay for public green space.

Chelsea »

High Line Speaker Series Highlights Ways of Reclaiming Abandoned Space

The park will host talks on similar projects in other cities — and even on Staten Island.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Tiny Park Opens Next to Lincoln Tunnel Traffic

The Dyer Avenue triangle is the first part of a larger plaza coming this summer.

Upper East Side »

Lack of Open Space Makes UES Look Like 'Urban Slum,' Critic Says

Residents and activists expressed their concerns at a community board forum Thursday night.

Corona »

MLS Lobbyist Erodes Queens Parkland While on High Line Board, Critics Say

A lobbyist for Major League Soccer also sits on the board of the High Line.

Elmhurst »

Cultural Festival Coming to Newly-Renovated Dunningham Triangle

A festival highlighting local food, music and dancing is coming to Dunningham Triangle.

Lower East Side »

Nike Summer Basketball Court on LES Boxes Out Locals, Residents Say

Noise and the loss of public space angered many locals who have been locked out of the area.

Upper East Side »

UES Starved for Open Space, Residents Say

Upper East Side residents are planning a forum on open space for next spring.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

High Line's Third Section Plan Revived by Hudson Yards Project

All stakeholders in the third section of the abandoned rail line have tentatively agreed to work toward opening it to the public as soon as possible.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

High Line Gets Record $20 Million Gift

A record $20 million gift from the Diller-von Furstenberg Family Foundation has brought the third section of the High Line closer to reality.

Downtown »

Occupy Wall Street Puts Spotlight on Privately Owned Public Spaces

Privately owned public spaces, or POPs, are under the spotlight, thanks to the Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park.

Midtown & Theater District »

Attempt to Turn Times Square Plaza into Private Cafe Shot Down

The Times Square Alliance has put an end to an attempt by Times Square's first food-service kiosk to try to turn a section of the pedestrian plaza into what seemed to many like a private caf é .

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Dog Run an Oasis Amid Manhattan's Concrete Jungle

Astro's Dog Run helps dogs and their owners escape from Manhattan's crowded streets.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Community Board Fights for Public Park at 52nd Street

A Midtown Community Board said that developers failed to keep their end of the bargain at a W. 52nd St. public space.

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