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Gowanus »

A wooden sculpture by artist Michael Clyde Johnson will provide seating at Ennis Playground.

Rockaway Beach »

New York City has extended swimming season an extra week, through Sept. 13, at six public city beaches.

Chelsea »

The city employee was pepper sprayed on Aug. 28, police said. 

Neponsit »

The beach season will be extended a week after Labor Day. 

Mott Haven »

The youth baseball nonprofit hopes to have the field in place by next spring.

Inwood »

The new area will be added to Homer's Run in the coming months, community leaders said.

Woodhaven »

City officials broke ground on nearly $1.5 million renovations to Mary Whalen Playground. 

Flushing »

The fish died because the lake was low on oxygen due to an algae bloom.

Corona »

The US Tennis Association says they're unable to hand over the money without a group to hand it to.

Lindenwood »

The stables on the South Conduit are currently run by the Federation of Black Cowboys.

Washington Heights »

A 2014 request for proposals didn't generate much interest, the Parks Department said.

Upper West Side »

The large branch came crashing down inside a park next to the museum on West 77th Street.

Central Harlem »

The benches were removed last fall because of concerns over the growing homeless population.

Inwood »

The festival may end its 15-year run if organizers can no longer reserve space in Inwood Hill Park.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

The Department of Environmental Conservation says the blue-green algae bloom is "widespread."