Parks Department

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Lindenwood »

GallopNYC was selected by the Parks Dept. to renovate the stables in a plan to expand its programming.

Upper East Side »

The city has allowed a private tennis club to use a local public park for its tennis bubble for decades.

High Bridge »

The statue used to be located at Bridge Park, but it was badly vandalized during the 1970s.

Upper West Side »

A local playground will become more accessible and inviting under a Parks Department plan. 

Travis »

The city released a request for designers to develop a digital project for the park.

Woodhaven »

A NYC Parks Department truck hit an 18-year-old male at a Woodhaven Intersection, police said.

Jackson Heights »

Limitations on work around the piping plover nesting area indirectly caused another delay, officials say

Rockaway Park »

The rebuilt boardwalk from Beach 108 to 126th streets will now open in July, officials said. 

Chelsea »

The Chelsea Garden Club is asking passersby to report anyone seen maiming trees on the block.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

A Grammy-produced, four-day concert series, "Grammy Park," is coming to Brooklyn in May.

Upper West Side »

Locals slammed the plan, decrying its effect on an adjacent park and the larger neighborhood. 

Morningside Heights »

A retaining wall near 125th Street veneer had to be repaired, according to the Parks Department

Union Square »

The bust, created by Lionel Smit and based on the Roman god Janus, is awaiting Parks approval.

Upper East Side »

The conservators suggest using projectors to cast images of the hieroglyphics back onto the monolith.