City Councilman Mark Levine said the city has the authority to change park speed limits without state approval.
Billionaire Barry Diller and his wife, fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, have agreed to provide over $100 million to build a 2.7-acre park on a West 14th Street pier through a family foundation.
An armed gunman went off with nearly $5,000 this past weekend after holding up the Queens Zoo in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, a park advocacy blog reported Wednesday.
If you plan on heading out to Governor’s Island this summer, you better bring some bottled water along.
City taxpayers built the Ferry Point Park golf course in the Bronx, but Donald Trump gets to put his name on it.
The incident happened shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday on a bike path along the Hudson River near West 59th Street.
A tree that fell in a Queens park and left a pregnant woman dead this past weekend was diseased and hollow, according to the president of New York City Park Advocates.
A loving husband was heartbroken Monday after his pregnant wife was killed by a falling tree in the very Queens park where they first built their relationship.
A heat advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Wednesday for New York City and until 8 p.m. Tuesday for Westchester and Rockland counties and parts of Connecticut. An excessive heat warning is in effect for parts of New Jersey.
Roses were in bloom outside the Parks Department headquarters on Randall’s Island on Wednesday, but things were definitely not rosy on the inside.
The city granted a license to the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts to use Damrosch Park for fashion shows and other events, including Big Apple Circus performances. But protesters said the takeover of the park was a secret.
Two of the animals were found dead and two others had to be euthanized because of the extent of their injuries.
Alexandra Rosa, chief of staff to Borough President Helen Marshall, said the chances of a tree transplantation being successful were low.
The McCarren Park Pool in Williamsburg was open and crowded on this sweltering Wednesday, even after news of more arrests at the site, WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond reported
Temperatures can reach more than 170 degrees on artificial turf fields and over 160 degrees on black rubber safety surfacing, according to readings taken by NYC Park Advocates.