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Upper East Side »

The boy was conscious and breathing after falling through the ice, officials said.

Upper East Side »

The club's contract with the city will be extended through Aug. 31, 2018, according to Parks officials.

Upper East Side »

Residents want a turf field but they want the access to the park immediately.

Midtown East »

An installation by the Spanish artist Lluis Lleo will stand on Park Avenue beginning in April.

Upper East Side »

Other activities include snowshoeing, snowboarding and skiing lessons on 2 acres of snow-covered ground.

Union Square »

A towering sculpture by veteran glassblower Dale Chihuly will sit in Union Square for a year.

Upper East Side »

Parks officials have come up with three plans they say will increase access to the Oval.    

Yorkville »

The construction will begin in the summer of 2017, parks department officials say.

NoHo »

A Parks Department official updated Community Board 2 on the various projects in the Village and SoHo.

Fort Greene »

The incident, the second in a month, is being investigated as a hate crime, police said.

Financial District »

The cloven-hoofed statue was knocked to the ground as people surrounded it to take photos.

Hudson Square »

The sites are currently controlled by the Department of Environmental Protection.

SoHo »

Isca Greenfield-Sanders' "Playground Parachutes" will be on display at Vesuvio Playground in SoHo.

Upper East Side »

Community Board 8 members will vote on whether to name the pool after Henry J. Stern this month.

New Dorp »

A survey found 266 less than 2014, but Parks officials said it doesn't mean the population decreased.