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Bushwick »

Bushwick leaders aim to draft up a neighborhood rezoning plan in the coming months.

Arverne »

The owners of By the Beach Coconuts expanded to sandwiches and salads. 

New Dorp »

The Parks Department was granted emergency permission to go ahead with the plan.

Rockaway Park »

Beach 108th to Beach 115th streets will open on June 18, officials said. 

Greenpoint »

Neighbors say they've spotted multiple dead birds each week at a bus shelter.

Concourse »

Parks in Queens, Brooklyn, and The Bronx will get new street charging units.

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.