The overgrown 3.5-mile stretch of rail line that was once the Long Island Rail Road’s Rockaway Beach Branch, hasn’t been active for more than 50 years.
At just four acres, Riverfront Park is a small step for open space but a giant leap for the city of Newark.
Officials at the New York City Parks Department say that they may have found a solution to the ongoing battle between bikers and joggers in Central Park – a new traffic pattern.
The New York City Parks Department will be getting a new commissioner, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported. Benepe will be replaced by Veronica White.
The boardwalk’s fate has been the subject of much debate. Opponents said the change would destroy the boardwalk’s character and make it less safe.
An employee found an African-American baby doll hanging with a chain noose around its neck at the department’s Bronx headquarters on Tuesday.
Community leaders have begun to plan a park in lower Manhattan at the base of Montgomery Street that would offer incredible views from the Statue of Liberty all the way up to Queens.
After joining officials to paint the finish line in Central Park, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that the park will be ready for this Sunday’s New York City Marathon.
The 21st annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival features 2,000 competitors and 165 teams.
New York City parks commissioner Adrian Benepe insists the city is committed to keeping new smoke-free zones smoke-free.
Parks commissioner Adrian Benepe says because of the economy, the city has had no trouble recruiting lifeguards starting at $13.50/hour.
Millions of people will hitting the beach this Memorial Day weekend and if you live in the Tri-state area, you have a lot of beaches to choose from.
City Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe said Macdonald Park in Forest Hills took a great deal of damage. “It looked like a war had been fought there. All of these beautiful trees had been blown apart in their crowns and were lying all over the place.”
Forget the pretzels and hot dogs. New York City’s parks may soon be offering a more diverse selection of foods.
New York City is preparing for a long night and lots of rain across the area as strong winds started to pick up.