Hamilton Heights »

New Pedestrian Footbridge Will Make Riverside Park More Accessible

The bridge is expected to be completed by the end of 2016.

Corona »

Dozens of Fish Wash Up in Flushing Meadows Park's Willow Lake

The Parks Department is investigating why the fish are dying.

Murray Hill »

Property Owner Plans to Close Playground to Build Retail Space

The owner of the Rivergate apartments plans to build a one-story retail building in Joseph Slifka Park.

Upper West Side »

Locals Push for UWS Playground Redesign to Attract Kids of All Abilities

Community members are working to design an inclusive and accessible play space in the neighborhood. 

Greenpoint »

Greenpoint Pastor to Talk 'Harsh Realities' of Homelessness After Man Dies

A 41-year-old homeless man died in McGolrick Park earlier this month, police said.

Sunset Park »

Pol Calls for Upgrades at Sunset Park's Pier 4

Public access to a part of the pier could be cut under a proposed city plan.

Central Harlem »

Independent Engineer Report Supports Dismantling the Harlem Watchtower

The watchtower atop Marcus Garvey Park will begin to be dismantled by the end of November.

Central Harlem »

Woman Put in Chokehold in Central Park Mugging, Police Say

The victim, 24, had her purse stolen by two thieves in the northern part of the park late Wednesday. 

Bushwick »

SantaCon Will No Longer Take Place in Bushwick, Organizers Say

Bushwick doesn't have the capacity to host the holiday pub crawl, organizers said in a statement.

New Dorp Beach »

Sandy-Damaged Senior Center to be Rebuilt

The Staten Island club was given $300,000 by local politicians.

Bushwick »

City Shoots Down SantaCon's Bid to Kick Off in Bushwick Park

Maria Hernandez Park isn't big enough to safely fit all the pub crawl's revelers, officials said.

Corona »

Presale Tickets for Foo Fighters Show at Citi Field Available Saturday

Presale tickets for the show can be bought Saturday at Citi Field.

Upper West Side »

Central Park Speed Limit Lowered to 20 MPH Amid New Traffic Safety Measures

The speed limit will drop by 5 mph, with added signage at major intersections to improve park safety.

Civic Center »

Parks Boss' Schedule Shows He Met With Rich & Famous, But Few Local Groups

Commissioner Mitchell Silver had sitdowns with celebrities and billionaires about their pet causes.

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