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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."

Crown Heights »

A public meeting to discuss the maintenance project is set for next week in Crown Heights.

Ditmars »

Upgrades to the Paul Raimonda Playground will include a spray shower shaped like a Steinway piano.

Williamsburg »

The protest on Sunday is part of an ongoing effort to get the city to finish Bushwick Inlet Park.

Inwood »

The festival organizers may no longer be able to reserve space in Inwood Hill Park.

Neponsit »

The swimmers were listed in serious and stable condition, officials said. 

Jamaica Estates »

Otis Softleigh faces a suspension after a councilman saw him working at a private home on city time.

Hudson Heights »

An Uptown playground that's slated for a redesign needs more immediate improvements, parents say.

Inwood »

The Dyckman RC Modelers want permission from the Parks Department to fly model airplanes.

Jackson Heights »

The park renovation should begin in the spring, according to the Parks Department. 

East Elmhurst »

One Room Schoolhouse Park on Astoria Boulevard will get upgraded seating and garden space.