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Lower East Side »

Siempre Verde Garden was one of 34 community gardens designated as a permanent green space.

Central Harlem »

The city-owned gardens were slated for development but have been transferred to the Parks Department.

Fort Greene »

The Willoughby Avenue Entrance to Fort Greene Park is now open.

Midtown »

The city will start picking up the trees curbside on Jan. 4. 

Astoria »

The Parks Department will host a meeting on Jan. 6 to discuss design plans for the dog park.

Corona »

The reconstruction of the Passarelle, built in 1939, will get $125 million in renovations.

Greenwich Village »

The lights, originally part of an Improv Everywhere project, are staying up indefinitely.

Kips Bay »

Adults without kids will be banned from the L-shaped area around a Kips Bay playground.

East Williamsburg »

The brand new section of Cooper Park opened on Friday, Parks Department officials said. 

Greenpoint »

Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park will host "It's a Wonderful Park" a kid-friendly event this Saturday.

Throgs Neck »

Donald Trump told Mitchell Silver to fix problems at the Ferry Point course left by the contractor.

Greenwich Village »

The Parks Department's historian took viewers on a Periscope tour inside and on top of the iconic arch.

Concourse »

The trio helped complete the city's MillionTreesNYC program on Friday morning in Joyce Kilmer Park.

Concourse »

Bette Midler, Michael Bloomberg and Mayor Bill de Blasio are all still planning to attend.

Greenwich Village »

The Department of Transportation turned the land over to the Parks Department, to be managed by NYU.