New York City Park Advocates

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.
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.
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.
Park Advocate: Tree That Killed Woman In Queens Was DiseasedA 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.
Husband Speaks Out After Tree Falls On Wife, Kills Her At Queens ParkA 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.
Allegations Of Booze-Fueled Sexcapades Rock New York City Parks DepartmentRoses were in bloom outside the Parks Department headquarters on Randall’s Island on Wednesday, but things were definitely not rosy on the inside.
Police Seek Suspect In Queens Park Taser AttackThe man allegedly came up behind a woman in Forest Park in Woodhaven and tased her in the neck before sexually assaulting her.
Group Sues City Over Fashion Week At Lincoln CenterThe 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.
Report: Chunk Falls From Washington Square Park ArchA chunk of the iconic arch in Washington Square Park came crashing to the ground overnight, according to an advocacy group.
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