Parks Department

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Hudson Square »

The sites are currently controlled by the Department of Environmental Protection.

Corona »

The annual Raptor Fest brought various birds of prey for a festival in Queens.

Upper East Side »

Sutton East Tennis' lease on the park land ends in August next year.

Corona »

The Parks Department's 19th annual event will take place Saturday in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

Williamsburg »

The shift in pool hours made by the Parks Department seems to have pleased neither side of the issue.

Park Slope »

A running group said the city has been slow to fix two dozen street lamps along jogging paths in parks.

Upper West Side »

The new playground has bathrooms, sprinklers and two sets of play equipment. 

Gowanus »

The Parks Department plans to build new basketball courts, play areas and gardens at Ennis Playground.

East Harlem »

Community members want a firmer response from city officials on the removal of the statue. 

SoHo »

Isca Greenfield-Sanders' "Playground Parachutes" will be on display at Vesuvio Playground in SoHo.

Fort Greene »

Ten local artists will receive $10,000 each in the project's first year to create original works of art.

Brooklyn Heights »

The city's Parks Department released a request for proposals for a new concession stand operator Monday.

Park Slope »

An eye-catching sculpture by Nicholas Papadakis was recovered in the woods. Now Papadakis wants justice.

Rosebank »

The city will renovate De Matti Playground and Arrochar Playground.

Kew Gardens »

The Parks Department said that 11 trees in Kew Gardens have been damaged by staples.