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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.

Forest Hills »

Joseph DeVoy Playground also features several drums and a drinking fountain.

Upper East Side »

The club's contract with the city will be extended through Aug. 31, 2018, according to Parks officials.

Tompkinsville »

The Parks Department presented a plan to replace the center by expanding Lyons Pool.

Upper East Side »

Rockefeller University is closing the stretch to make infrastructure repairs, officials said.

Tottenville »

The city is inviting bids to construct the Conference House Park Pavilion in Staten Island.

Times Square & Theater District »

Urban ecologist Marielle Anzelone has been working to bring the "forest" to the Crossroads of the World.

Upper East Side »

Residents want a turf field but they want the access to the park immediately.