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Astoria »

Astoria Residents Mourn Beloved Tree Cut Down by City

The Parks Department found signs of decay in the century-old tree and deemed it a safety hazard.

Inwood »

Parks Department to Replace Dozens of Trees in Isham Park

The trees need to be removed because they are dead or pose a threat to public safety, the agency said.

Park Slope »

Workers Rip Down Holiday Lights While Pruning Bergen Street Trees

Tree pruners tore holiday lights off several trees on Bergen Street near Fifth Avenue, neighbors say.

Fort Greene »

Parks Department Starting Repairs to Dry Up 'Lake Fort Greene'

A temporary fence will close off the eastern portion of the park while repairs are being made.

Upper East Side »

Central Park Radiation Test Among Science Studies Carried Out in City

Physicist Matthew Williamson was approved for a permit to study radiation in Central Park in June.

Chelsea »

High Line's Third Section to Open This Month

The third section of the park will stretch from 30th Street to 34th Street. 

Flatiron »

Shake Shack Rehab Could Damage Madison Square Park Trees, Plan Shows

A tree protection plan shows that London plane trees will suffer during the rehab.

Upper West Side »

Tree-Less UWS Block 'Stands Out Like a Sore Thumb,' Residents Say

The block between West 77th and 78th streets also lost a bus shelter and is set for a newsstand.

Clinton Hill »

40 New Trees Coming to Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill

The trees will be planted on Myrtle Avenue between Hall Street and Emerson Place.

Williamsbridge »

Bronx Schoolchildren Plant Trees in Bronx River Forest

Students from the Bronx Community Charter School planted trees on Friday in the Bronx River Forest.

Jackson Heights »

Free Tree Giveaway Taking Root in Jackson Heights

The Jackson Heights Beautification Group teamed up with the New York Restoration Project for the event

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Dairy Truck Destroys 25-Year-Old Tree on West 45th Street, Neighbors Say

The tree was knocked down on Saturday after a Bartlett Dairy truck smashed into it, neighbors said.

Sunnyside »

Dozens of Trees to Be Planted in Queens to Replace Those Downed by Sandy

The Greening Western Queens Initiative will plant 70 trees in Sunnyside and Woodside this spring.

Chelsea »

Hudson River Park Seeks Volunteer Gardeners

The park hopes to maintain its gardens with an army of volunteer landscapers.

Long Island City »

'Shady Park' Gets $10K Grant to Replace Trees Downed by Hurricane Sandy

Jimmy Van Bramer announced $10,000 in funding for the park, which lost its beloved trees in the storm.