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Long Island City »

"You couldn't pry her away from this park," Elizabeth McQueen's grandson said of the late park leader.

Longwood »

The new amenities at Playground 52 should arrive by June 2017, according to the Parks Department.

Port Richmond »

Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver kicked off the summer pool season on Tuesday.

South Beach »

The Parks Department kicked off beach season with ceremonies.

Fort Greene »

Fort Greene Park was one of eight in the city to receive funding from the Parks Without Borders program.

Corona »

The park was one of 8 selected as a "showcase" park through the city's Parks Without Borders program.

Bed-Stuy »

The renovated park features giant foam building blocks where kids can make their own play spaces.

Stapleton »

The park has been in the planning stages for nearly a decade and is adjacent to Urby Staten Island.

Ocean Breeze »

The city opened the $5.8 million Ocean Breeze Riding Arena Friday, which broke ground in 2014.

St. George »

The agency released a request for proposals for rentals at several parks in the borough.

Woodside »

A total of 34 temporary gardens will be permanently protected, according to officials.

Throgs Neck »

Donald Trump told Mitchell Silver to fix problems at the Ferry Point course left by the contractor.

New Springville »

The city officially opened the New Springville Greenway on Tuesday.

East Elmhurst »

Overlook Park will get $3.2 million in upgrades. 

Lower East Side »

Officials celebrated the creation of 1,000 miles of bike lanes while residents spoke out against one.