Greenpoint »

Construction Dust May Pose Health Hazard at Greenpoint Playground: Experts

Local officials worry dust containing lead has accumulated at unsafe levels at Greenpoint Playground.

Red Hook »

4 Things for You to Do in New York City This Week

A selection of the week's most interesting events are here for you in one handy guide.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Brooklyn Chefs Battle Over Grilled Sandwiches to Benefit Local Garden

The Amazing Garden will host its fourth annual grilled sandwich competition on Saturday.

Corona »

Maker Faire Guide: Enjoy a Drone-Flying Competition and Neighborhood Eats

Here's our guide to what to eat, drink and do in and around the New York Hall of Science.

East Williamsburg »

'420 Fight Club' Aims to Combat Lazy Stoner Stereotype

Marijuana legalization group Occupy Weed Street hosts free weekly martial arts classes.

Greenwich Village »

Climb Into Bed With Whispering Actresses in Hudson River Park

A performance art installation with seven actresses lying on seven white beds is coming to Pier 45.

Flushing »

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.

Hudson Square »

Small Parks With Chaise Lounges Open Near Holland Tunnel Entrance

The Freeman Plaza parks are surrounded by four lanes of honking traffic entering the Holland Tunnel.

Prospect Heights »

MAP: Check Out the 8 Projects Happening in Brooklyn's Cultural District

From BAM to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, eight cultural groups are getting $22 million in city funds.

Williamsburg »

Jason Mraz Gets His Hands Dirty at New Williamsburg Community Garden

The Grammy Award-winning singer helped out at La Casita Verde, a vacant lot once plagued by rats.

Midtown East »

Tiny Park With Colorful Waterfall Opens in Midtown East

The MTA opened the new 50th Street Commons as part of the larger East Side Access project.

Corona »

Maker Faire is Coming Back, But Locals Want it Moved to Citi Field

Neighbors said the event wreaks havoc on traffic and dirties up local streets.

Upper West Side »

City Looking to Hire New Blacksmith

The Parks Department needs a new metal worker after Larry Hagberg retired this year.

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.

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