Parks Department

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Bed-Stuy »

The Parks Department will have a finalized design for the playground by fall, a spokeswoman said.

Yorkville »

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

Williamsburg »

The Brooklyn Flea is now looking for a new home for their Saturday market.

Greenpoint »

Locals had been in talks to turn the site into a learning center and garden.

Williamsburg »

A $1 million-dollar shortage, expected to come from BP Eric Adams office, nearly ruined the deal.

Belmont »

The Parks Department released 400 fish into the river to boost the existing population.

Yorkville »

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

Emerson Hill »

New York Carousel will shutter their Midland Beach site and take over the Emerson Hill one instead.

Rockaway Park »

The young humpback whale was approximately 60,000 lbs., and was buried in Rockaway, officials said. 

Mott Haven »

The changes will come to Ranaqua Park, located on E. 136th Street between Brown Place and Willis Avenue.

Rockaway Beach »

The Parks Dept. has greenlighted two new projects using federal cash left over from boardwalk repairs.

Kew Gardens »

Residents were upset that a chunk of Maple Grove Park was turned into a lot without them knowing.

Brooklyn Heights »

The Brooklyn War Memorial has been closed for 25 years for not being ADA-compliant.

Kew Gardens »

Locals said that they were not consulted about building parking lots in Maple Grove Park.

Chelsea »

The renovation will include additional water features, seating and picnic tables.