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Parks Department

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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.

Upper West Side »

The Bloomingdale Playground will get a complete overhaul to encourage play from kids of all abilities.

Upper East Side »

DNAinfo looked into the rules after a boat collision on Tuesday left five kayakers injured.

East Village »

Community members are invited to provide input at an upcoming meeting.

Bayswater »

Due to popular demand, Bayswater Park will get ramps and rails for skaters. 

East Elmhurst »

The proposed park at 94th St. and Ditmars was slated to become a staging area until DNAinfo made calls.

Broad Channel »

The empty plots of land will stay under the Parks Department to prevent any development.

Chelsea »

A total of $127,000 went toward court renovations at Chelsea Park and at Coffey Park in Red Hook.