Experts Say Playground Choice Matters In Child's Social DevelopmentNyla Kamlet discovered that children playing at more modern playgrounds have a better chance to learn and grow.
A Playground Fitness Routine For KidsWhat many don't realize is that playgrounds can be just as challenging as fitness classes at the gym -- and there's no membership fee required.
City Comptroller Calls On Parks Dept. To Make Playgrounds SaferCity Comptroller Scott Stringer said park injury claims have cost tax payers $20 million.
Man Accused Of Exposing Himself Near Washington Heights PlaygroundsA man has been arrested and charged with exposing himself and committing lewd acts in front of children at playgrounds in Washington Heights.
Wayne, N.J. Residents: Are Playground And Dog Park Toxic?The former home of the W.R. Grace industrial site was once a toxic dump with radioactive soil. But after years of cleanup, the Environmental Protection Agency says the land is now safe.
Sweltering Conditions Could Get Worse Before They Get BetterA heat advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Wednesday for New York City and until 8 p.m. Tuesday for Westchester and Rockland counties and parts of Connecticut. An excessive heat warning is in effect for parts of New Jersey.
Central Park Conservancy Begins Work To Renovate 21 PlaygroundsA major effort has been launched to raise money for the purpose of sprucing up all 21 playgrounds in Central Park.
NYC's 5 Best Spots For Summer Playdates Finding a safe and cool place to frolic in NYC doesn't have to be a struggle. If you have been thinking of scheduling play dates with your child and their friends, here are five places to keep in mind.
NYC's 5 Best Playgrounds For KidsWhether you’re looking for swings, slides, sprinklers or the perfect park for children with disabilities, CBSNewYork has the five best bets.
Ask Asa: Thieves Target Construction Sites For Easy PickingsFrom tools and doors, to fixtures and appliances, crooks target construction sites, both public and private, as if they were shopping at home depot. Experts say it costs the industry millions of dollars each year, which ultimately gets passed on to the consumer.
NYC's 5 Best Indoor PlaygroundsWhere can you let the kids loose when the weather is too cold to hang outside? These are the five best indoor playgrounds in New York City.
Four New York City Council Members To Let You Decide How Money Is SpentThere is a new effort to give New York City residents a louder voice in how the city should spend some of their tax dollars.