Rockaway Beach »

City Considers Demolishing Historic 'Surf's Up' Bus Shelter for New Park

The Parks Department's plan to rebuild a playground may require tearing down a piece of art.

SoHo »

Stalled $1.5M Upgrade of Park in SoHo Is Back on Track, Officials Say

Work will finally begin on Father Fagan Park, nearly four years after the City Council allocated funds.

Long Island City »

Longtime Advocate for Hunters Point Parks Dies

Bill Bylewski, who started the Friends of Gantry group, died last month after a battle with cancer.

Financial District »

A 'Forest Farm' Will Grow in Battery Park This Spring

A farm of shade-loving plants, like blueberries, ramps and blue oyster mushrooms, will grow in the park.

Hamilton Heights »

Legendary 'Battlegrounds' Basketball Courts Are Being Renovated, City Says

The park where greats such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar got their start is set to get a makeover by the city.

Greenwich Village »

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

Visual art is in focus this week, with The Armory Show, The Art Show and Volta NY all kicking off.

Midland Beach »

Parks Department Scraps Plans for Cafe at Midland Beach

The Parks Department won't open a cafe because the Army Corps of Engineers is building a levee wall.

Midtown »

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

Revisit a classic Depeche Mode album, visit the New Museum's Triennial and explore Tom Wolfe's archives.

Corona »

Community Can Share Ideas to Improve Flushing Meadows Park at Forum

The forum will present ideas from a group working to fix the park.

Upper West Side »

Funding Shortfall Could Mean No Ball Field Lights in Riverside Park South

The last park phase has run into funding issues that mean work on its design and planning has halted.

Upper West Side »

'Fancy' Central Park Boathouse Too Pricey and Exclusive, Locals Say

The next boathouse operator should consider more moderate prices, locals said. 

Claremont »

Dog Run, Skate Park and Cafe Could All Arrive in Crotona Park

The proposed amenities are part of the Parks Department's 20-year master plan for the green space.

Corona »

Stars of Professional Wrestling Coming to Citi Field

Ric "Nature Boy" Flair, Bret "The Hit Man" Hart and Hacksaw Jim Duggan will head to the ring June 7.

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