Upper West Side »

Plan to Redesign UWS Playground for Kids of All Abilities Gets $400K

A group pushing to redesign Bloomingdale Playground has received a $400,000 grant for the project.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Effort to Restore Decades-Old Anti-Gentrification Mural Gains Steam

Locals have been trying to restore a mural on West 45th St., "Against Domestic Colonialism," for years.

West Village »

Plan to Make Park Outside Stonewall Inn a National Monument Inches Forward

Community Board 2 issued a resolution asking the National Parks Service to consider the site.

Upper East Side »

Disability Group Short Funds to Finish FDR Memorial 3 Years After Approval

The Roosevelt Island Disability Association has not been able to raise enough to install the memorial.

Williamsburg »

Thief Hacks Down 25-Foot Tree to Steal Bike, Locals Say

A thief cut down a tree in front of 242 Grand St. to steal a bike, locals say.

Red Hook »

Music and Tours Coming to Historic Red Hook Tanker

PortSide NewYork's Mary A. Whalen will host its first public weekend at Atlantic Basin next month.

Corona »

Baby Raccoon Caught Hanging Out in Citi Field Clubhouse Before Mets Game

Unfortunately, the four-legged creature can't hit so the Mets set him free. 

Crown Heights »

Doug E. Fresh, Kurtis Blow to Play at Free Wingate Park Concert Series

The Martin Luther King Jr. weekly concert series starts on Monday with Morris Day and The Time.

Astoria »

Astoria Civic Leader Dennis Syntilas Honored With Street Naming

30th Avenue from 29th to 30th streets will be named "Dennis Syntilas Way" after the late civic leader.

Hudson Heights »

'Depressing' Hudson Heights Playground Needs Immediate Repairs, Locals Say

An Uptown playground that's slated for a redesign needs more immediate improvements, parents say.

Long Island City »

Historic Queens Plaza Stone Fixed After Breaking for Second Time in 3 Years

A local historian has been calling to have the millstones removed from the busy Dutch Kills Green park.

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