Rotting Roots Caused Central Park Tree To Fall On Mother, Sons, Experts SayCity experts said they know what caused an elm tree to topple onto a mother and her three sons in Central Park.
Demanding Answers: Why Are Residents Waiting Years For Repairs At City Parks?For some New Yorkers, the nice weather doesn't mean enjoying a visit to their local park. That's because across the city they're still waiting.
CBS2 Exclusive: 12-Year-Old Shot Playing Basketball Asks City To Improve Park SafetyA boy shot while playing basketball is calling on the city to make parks safer for children and adults.
Volunteers Care For Ducks Found Abandoned In Prospect Park On EasterIt's a race against time to save the flock of 6 brown, small domesticated ducks swimming among geese and other wildlife in Prospect Park.
Parents Upset After Spinning Saucers Welded In Place At NYC ParksResidents say the rotating metal saucers in the Vanderbilt Street and Slope Park playgrounds are fan favorites. But soon, the thrill may be gone.
Pet Owners Suspect Foul Play As Numerous Dogs Fall Sick After Visiting Popular Queens ParkIs someone poisoning the pooches in one Queens neighborhood? Some pet owners think so because several dogs have gotten sick after their daily walk in a popular park.
McCarren Rink Opens To SkatersThe rink will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week until Jan. 4, 2014
Court Upholds Limit On Number Of Art Vendors In City ParksThe city said the parks had become too crowded. But the lawsuit argued that greenmarket and holiday commercial vendors create more congestion in the parks than the artists.
Landmarked 19th Century Fire Watchtower To Undergo $4 Million FaceliftThe cast iron Mount Morris Fire Watchtower went up in 1857 and was designated by the Landmarks Preservation Commission as a city landmark in 1967.
Solar-Powered Cell Phone Charging Stations Pop Up Across NYCEach station can accommodate up to six mobile devices or tablets at a time and work regardless of wireless carrier.
Last Day Of Great GoogaMooga Festival Called Off For RainThe last day of the Great GogoaMoooga Festival in Prospect Park was canceled Sunday, as light, but persistent rain drenched the area.
Ex-NYC Parks Official Accused Of Stealing More Than $50,000 From Queens ParkA former New York City parks department official is accused of stealing more than $50,000 from the nonprofit group she founded to improve the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens.

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