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Find the best spots to see whales, bald eagles, owls, opossums, foxes, salamanders and piping plovers.

Upper West Side »

Visiting parks would be dangerous during the Thursday snowstorm, officials said.

Upper East Side »

DNAinfo looked into the rules after a boat collision on Tuesday left five kayakers injured.

Woodside »

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

Crown Heights »

The rooster heads were found two days after a severed goat head was found in Prospect Park.

Silver Lake »

There are 21 parks in Staten Island that have spray showers for kids over the summer.

Willowbrook »

Many of the borough's public tennis courts are so cracked, they're unusable, players said.

Coney Island »

The city's beaches, hit hard by Hurricane Sandy, will reopen on Saturday.

New Dorp Beach »

The Sandy relief camp was told by the city it needed to move from its spot in time for beach season.

New Brighton »

The 38-acre property was in danger of being sold to developers in 2006.

New Dorp Beach »

The city told a volunteer-run hub to move so that New Dorp Beach can open on Memorial Day. 

Upper East Side »

Carole Eisner's "Hosea" will be displayed from approximately the end of April until November 2013.

New York City »

See what shape some of the city's favorite beaches are currently in after Hurricane Sandy.

Flatiron »

The necropsy of a hawk found dead in the park showed signs of secondary rat poisoning, an EPA blog said.

Hunts Point »

AT&T will now provide free Wi-Fi at Hunts Point Riverside Park.