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Ferry Point Golf Course

Critics: Taxpayers Funded Bronx Golf Course As ‘Gift’ For Donald Trump

City taxpayers built the Ferry Point Park golf course in the Bronx, but Donald Trump gets to put his name on it.

10/16/2013

Kissena Park Tree Fatal

Park Advocate: Tree That Killed Woman In Queens Was Diseased

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.

08/06/2013

Tree falls on bench at Kissena Park, killing pregnant woman. (CBS 2)

Husband Speaks Out After Tree Falls On Wife, Kills Her At Queens Park

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.

08/05/2013

Allegations of booze-fueled parties featuring a stripper pole have prompted the NYC Department of Investigation to investigate the Parks Department. (Photo: CBS 2)

Allegations Of Booze-Fueled Sexcapades Rock New York City Parks Department

Roses were in bloom outside the Parks Department headquarters on Randall’s Island on Wednesday, but things were definitely not rosy on the inside.

05/29/2013

Police are looking for this man who allegedly attacked a woman with a taser before sexually assaulting her in a Queens park. (Credit CBS 2)

Police Seek Suspect In Queens Park Taser Attack

The man allegedly came up behind a woman in Forest Park in Woodhaven and tased her in the neck before sexually assaulting her.

03/31/2013

Protesters At Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Group Sues City Over Fashion Week At Lincoln Center

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.

02/07/2013

Planned Renovation Stirs Controversy At Famed New York Park

Report: Chunk Falls From Washington Square Park Arch

A chunk of the iconic arch in Washington Square Park came crashing to the ground overnight, according to an advocacy group.

CBS New York–10/08/2012