NYC Parks Department
Is it gaudy green or the new rave? An historic New York City park has been repainted and some are stunned by the break with tradition.
In our series, Inaccessible New York, we’ve been visiting places that are off limits to the public. Well, this one has a twist.
The survey of 43 parks ranging from 20 to 500 acres was conducted by the advocacy group New Yorkers for Parks.
Inside the men’s room, there are two urinals and one stall. In the women’s room, there are three stalls. Each has two sinks, one diaper changing station and two hand dryers.
Officials at the New York City Parks Department say that they may have found a solution to the ongoing battle between bikers and joggers in Central Park – a new traffic pattern.
St. Sen. Tony Avella (D-11) is urging the New York City Parks Department to foot the bill for replacing broken sewer lines penetrated by the roots of city-owned trees.
The New York City Parks Department will be getting a new commissioner, WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb reported. Benepe will be replaced by Veronica White.
Commissioner John Doherty reminds New Yorkers to remove tree stands, tinsel, lights and ornaments from the trees. Doherty also wants people to remember to not put their trees in plastic bags.
Some of the trees in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn are getting a lot of attention these days, all because of what some people are calling grotesque growths.
A woman sitting in a New York City park was struck by a ball, but she was the one who ended up getting tossed out. At 73, Harri Molese doesn’t look like a threat to society, but as she walked into Ruppert Park she became a law-breaker.
If you go to Coney Island for a famous hot dog, you have to eat it while strolling the iconic boardwalk, right? Now a boardwalk battle is brewing, leaving some residents steamed.
Some New York city residents are furious about the Big Apple’s new smoking ban in public parks. Their anger, however, is not because they’re smokers – it’s because they’re not, and they’re worried that exceptions to the ban may make their neighborhood park a smoker’s paradise.
AAA said the average cost of a gallon of gas jumped about 15 cents last week. Drivers are on the lookout for price gouging, but one local official said the city is allowing it to happen right under its nose.
The city’s Parks Department is launching a 12-week fitness program Monday, which will offer free workout classes to residents.
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