Parks Advocate Calls For Greater Police Presence As Crime RisesPark crimes rose in the first six months of this year by 39 percent, from 488 in 2015 to 612 this year.
Critics: Upper Manhattan Parks Have Too Few Patrols, Are Vulnerable To CrimeSome New Yorkers have complained that a plan for safer streets may be taking safety resources away from city parks.
500 Bags Of Heroin Found In Bronx ParkWorkers discovered hundreds of bags of heroin while cleaning up a Bronx park this weekend.
Advocates Call For Action After Teens Scale Queens World's Fair Astro-Towers AgainOnce again, four teenagers have found their way to the top of the long-shuttered and decaying Astro-Towers at the old New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
Teens In Trouble After Climbing To Top Of Old Queens World's Fair Astro-TowersTwo teenagers were in trouble Thursday night, after making a dangerous climb inside a Queens landmark – the Astro-Towers on the old New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
Parks Advocates: Not Enough Officers To Patrol 30K Acres Of ParksFor it’s beautiful parks, it’s no surprise 14 percent of New York City’s landmass is devoted to city parks.
Parks Advocate Calls For More Patrols After Central Park Bullies Rough Up Kids, Steal SledsThe victims described the ringleader of the trio as an older teen twice their size. One of the thieves punched a 12-year-old girl in the side of the head after she asked for the sled back.
City Unveils Plan To Lower Speed Limit For Bicyclists In Central ParkCity Councilman Mark Levine said the city has the authority to change park speed limits without state approval.
Barry Diller, Wife Diane Von Furstenberg Providing Over $100M For New Park In Meatpacking DistrictBillionaire 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.
Report: Queens Zoo Robbed Of Nearly $5,000An 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.
Lack Of Drinkable Water At Governor's Island Forces Visitors To Pay UpIf you plan on heading out to Governor's Island this summer, you better bring some bottled water along.
Critics: Taxpayers Funded Bronx Golf Course As 'Gift' For Donald TrumpCity taxpayers built the Ferry Point Park golf course in the Bronx, but Donald Trump gets to put his name on it.