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Bed-Stuy »

The basketball court at Clinton Hill's Crispus Attucks Playground will be named for the late rapper.

Huguenot »

A $3.9 million renovation will transform Prescott Playground.

Flushing »

A toxic algae bloom has fouled the waters at Bowne Park Pond, the Parks Department said. 

Yorkville »

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

Astoria »

The space opened a few weeks ago under the Triborough Bridge near Astoria Park.

Rockaway Beach »

The message, paid for by a local business owner, aims to encourage people to clean up the beaches.

Astoria »

All 53 of the city's free outdoor pools will feature free sunscreen dispensers this year.

Fort Greene »

Residents urged CB2 to wait to weigh in on the park's Myrtle Avenue revamp.

Bed-Stuy »

"The Conversation Sculpture," by artist Musa Hixson, will be unveiled in Herbert Von King Park June 29.

Stapleton »

The city opened the renovated Dugan Playground and Terrace Playground on Friday.

Woodside »

The City Council funds will be used to restore the infantryman statue and plaza area.

Rockaway Beach »

The beaches and pools will close Sept. 10, a week after Labor Day, officials said. 

Rego Park »

The city is trying to assess different options for the site. 

New Brighton »

Mayor Bill de Blasio added $11 million in the budget to buy the last piece of land to turn into a park.

Upper East Side »

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