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Rego Park »

The program was recently launched at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center.

Upper East Side »

Other activities include snowshoeing, snowboarding and skiing lessons on 2 acres of snow-covered ground.

Jackson Heights »

The company was hit with five summonses for damaging trees in Jackson Heights, officials said. 

Greenwood Heights »

The state has put Brooklyn, which has 19,721 red oak trees, on alert for "oak wilt" disease.

Upper East Side »

Parks officials have come up with three plans they say will increase access to the Oval.    

New Dorp Beach »

Earlier plans to fix the New Dorp Beach Friendship Center fell apart due to wage disputes.

Greenwich Village »

From promised parks to massive developments, expect to see some neighborhood change in 2017.

Upper West Side »

The $1.8 million renovation will close the park for 12 to 18 months, the Parks Department said. 

Yorkville »

The construction will begin in the summer of 2017, parks department officials say.

Belmont »

The Bronx Zoo is introducing a 375-foot-long zip wire that will stretch back and forth across the river.

NoHo »

A Parks Department official updated Community Board 2 on the various projects in the Village and SoHo.

Corona »

Three promoters applied for multi-day concerts at the park, though their bids were rejected last year.

Chelsea »

Initial renderings reveal features including two play structures, a synthetic turf area and seating.

Rego Park »

The former New York Yankees captain paid a surprise visit to a Rego Park community center.

Prospect Heights »

The menorahs will be lit in both Manhattan and Brooklyn's Grand Army Plazas.