Washington Heights »

Homeless Camp Growing in Washington Heights Park, Locals Say

A local volunteer gardening group said they find syringes and human waste in Juan Pablo Duarte Square.

Fort Greene »

Fort Greene Park Visitors Center Reopening After Nearly 2-Year Closure

City is hiring a new park director, allowing the center and its bathrooms to reopen after long hiatus.

Corona »

Help Beautify Busy Street Near Flushing Meadows Park

The busy Corona corridor connects many to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. 

New Dorp Beach »

City Funds $1.5 million to Restore Cedar Grove Beach Wetlands

The project aims to restore the wetlands and nature areas to pre-Sandy conditions.

Morrisania »

City Wants to Meet Kids Whose Efforts to Beautify Park Were Painted Over

A group of children painted the park in August, but the city covered their work in September.


6 Things for You to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

The weekend's most interesting events are here for you in one handy guide.

Park Slope »

Toxic Algae in Prospect Park Could Be Making Dogs Sick, Owners Worry

Dog groups are warning pet owners to avoid Prospect Park Lake, where blue-green algae has been spotted.

Morrisania »

Bronx Kids Beautify Drab Park Wall Only to Have City Repaint it Gray

Children from Renaissance Youth Center had painted the walls at Unity Park a salmon color last month.

Greenwich Village »

Residents and Elected Officials Renew Fight Against NYU Expansion Plan

A rally was held in a green space threatened by the university ahead of a court hearing on the plan.

Astoria »

How You Can Turn New York City's Vacant Lots into Community Gardens

DNAinfo spoke to several gardening experts about how to start your own neighborhood green space.

Midland Beach »

NBA Repairs Hurricane Sandy-Damaged Basketball Court in Midland Beach

The NBA kicked off the runup to its 2015 All-Star game by unveiling the refurbished courts.

Bushwick »

Bushwick Library to Get $4M to Fix Roof Where Plaster Fell During Storm

A piece of plaster crashed into the building during a storm this March.

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