Parks Department

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Upper West Side »

Funding for the monument — the first of its kind in Central Park — is coming from private donations.

Mott Haven »

The city will hold a meeting about the park on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Betances Community Center.

Willowbrook »

The visioning meeting will be on Nov. 30 at the JCC of Staten Island.

Kew Gardens »

Fliers hung around Kew Gardens damaged neighborhood trees, the Parks Department said.

Bushwick »

Upgrades to Rudd Park and Playground will bring the first skate park to the neighborhood.

Brooklyn Heights »

The swastikas were found Friday on children's playground equipment, officials said.

Downtown Brooklyn »

The new skatepark, at Gold and Concord streets, is now open to the public.

Forest Hills »

Bird-watchers launched a petition asking the Parks Department to restore the feeders.

Kips Bay »

The Parks Department uprooted yew bushes in Asser Levy Park after a toddler ate a poisonous berry.

Graniteville »

The boy was crossing Richmond Avenue when he was hit by a Parks Department pickup truck, police said.

West Brighton »

The project will add new basketball courts, fitness areas and playground equipment.

Fort Greene »

The incident, the second in a month, is being investigated as a hate crime, police said.

Corona »

Wild animals are "part of the fabric of New York City now," officials said.

Crown Heights »

Jeffrey Robinson was charged with sexually abusing minors and having child porn on his computer. 

Upper West Side »

The area around the Crab Apple Grove and Hippo Playground will get new plantings and re-paved paths.