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Pelham Bay »

Parking now costs $8 a day for cars on weekdays and $10 on weekends and holidays during beach season.

Mariners Harbor »

The space, at Van Pelt Avenue and Richmond Terrace, will be the borough's first waterfront plaza.

Travis »

The 21-acre section of North Park is scheduled to open in 2020.

Columbus Circle »

Good Samaritans tried to lift the tree off the stroller-pushing mom, witnesses said.

Yorkville »

The city will place equipment on the hill during 10 months of repairs to the East River Esplanade.

Yorkville »

The Parks Department is proposing two metal ramps to provide more access to the Esplanade.

Mariners Harbor »

Locals have been calling it "The Big Park" for years, so city officials adopted the name, they said.

Yorkville »

The park has historically allowed dogs into its main area, but some parents are complaining.

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.