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East Harlem »

Soapbox Derby, Stick Ball and Double-Dutch Coming to Thomas Jefferson Park

NYC Street Games is a free event to teach kids about old-school New York City games.

Prospect Heights »

PHOTOS: Spring Finally Blooms in New York City

Sakura Matsuri is this weekend, and trees citywide have been looking spectacular all week.

Central Harlem »

Spring in Harlem Means Loud, Obnoxious Dirt Bikes

As soon as the weather turns, dirt bikes become a fixture in Uptown neighborhoods. 

Prospect Heights »

8 Things for You to Do in Brooklyn's Neighborhoods This Weekend

Go to a craft fair, plant a tree, listen to a symphony or visit the Brooklyn Wedding Expo this weekend.

East Harlem »

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

Nocturnal philosophizing, a street games festival and financial planning are on our week's agenda.

Corona »

Swarm of Bees Removed From Corona Plaza

The bees were taken away by the NYPD's resident beekeeper. 

Pelham Parkway »

Video: Bouncing Baby Baboon Debuts at Bronx Zoo

Visitors can see the young gelada at the Africa Plains section of the zoo. 

Woodhaven »

Forest Park Greenhouse Opens to Public For the First Time in Decades

The Forest Park Greenhouse is allowing visitors a rare glimpse inside this Saturday.

Chelsea »

City Parks' Favorite Weed Killer 'Probably' Causes Cancer, Pol Says

An ingredient in Roundup, the city's most-used herbicide, deemed "probably carcinogenic" by W.H.O. 

Upper West Side »

More Coyotes Will Come to New York City, Experts Say

Increasing greenspace is luring coyotes south of The Bronx.

Union Square »

MAP: These City Playgrounds Have the Most Injuries

Eleven kids were hurt in Evelyn's Playground in Union Square Park in 2013 and 2014, records show.

Upper West Side »

Newsstand at 72nd St. Station Could Be Replaced With Food Truck, City Says

The Parks Department-run stand is located just yards from another newsstand at the subway station.

Union Square »

How to Celebrate Earth Day in NYC

Plant seeds, cook locally grown vegetables or learn about sustainable fashion this Wednesday.

Jamaica »

$2.2M Rufus King Park Renovation Includes Restored Gazebo and Sprinklers

The project will include renovation of the gazebo and sprinklers.  

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