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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.

Kew Gardens »

Michael Ricatto hired a team to post signs in the area after his Trump 2016 signs were repeatedly taken.

New Dorp Beach »

Officials allocated the money to rebuild the New Dorp Beach Friendship Club in 2014.

Upper West Side »

Cyclists will travel along a new bike path east of the Esplanade, the Parks Department said. 

Forest Hills »

At the Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School, teens study through field trips and problem-solving.

Lower East Side »

The years-long project will replace an outdated ventilation system under Forsyth Street.