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Mitchell Silver

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Inwood »

Since 2012 La Marina has made $18.4 million, including tens of thousands of dollars in hookah sales.

Morrisania »

Kids from a Bronx youth center painted Unity Park in August, but the city then painted over their work.

East Harlem »

The rink had temporarily closed for repairs, the Department of Parks and Recreation said.

Civic Center »

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

Midtown »

A principal made a controversial remark, the NYPD named its No. 2 and a beloved diner owner died.

Union Square »

A day after DNAinfo asked about the Parks head's inaccessibility, he agreed to meet with one group.

Upper West Side »

In his short tenure as Parks Commissioner, Mitchell Silver has spent time on four different continents.

Rockaway Beach »

Attendance was up 140 percent in Staten Island, 90 percent in The Bronx and 25 percent in Rockaway.

Hunts Point »

Features include self-closing gates, warning signs and life rings.

New Brighton »

The city paid $14.5 million to add 11.5 acres of land for the New Brighton park.

Long Island City »

Park-goers have been fenced off from the waterfront as the deteriorated seawall waited years for fixes.

Ocean Breeze »

The space will have almost 5,800 square feet of riding space and boarding for horses.

Rockaway Beach »

The commissioner is looking to speed up the boardwalk project, set to be completed in 2017.

South Beach »

The new attraction was announced at the official opening ceremony of Staten Island's beaches.

Chelsea »

Jenny Gersten said despite its international renown, the park's main goal is to serve the neighborhood.