Parks Department

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South Beach »

The Parks Department kicked off beach season with ceremonies.

Arverne »

The city sent 48 parks officers to beaches Thursday, but lifeguards won't be on duty until Saturday.

Fort Greene »

Fort Greene Park was one of eight in the city to receive funding from the Parks Without Borders program.

Clinton Hill »

The sculpture by artist Tanda Francis would be placed in Putnam Triangle if approved by the city.

Greenpoint »

Should the site's industrial character be preserved or destroyed?

Travis »

The return of several grassland birds highlighted restoration efforts at Freshkills Park.

Corona »

The program gives an artist a public space at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. 

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

The names were among hundreds submitted in a crowdsourcing survey to name the new West Side park.

Downtown Brooklyn »

The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership has released the Community Vision Plan for the Brooklyn Strand.

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.