The Parks Department

FILE - Winter Jam NYC. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Parks Department Cancels Annual Winter Jam Due To Warm Weather

The annual event would have been held on Saturday, Feb. 4 in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. It allows New Yorkers a chance to try out winter sports for free.

01/27/2012

Ratholes next to the Tompkins Square Park Playground (credit: Terry Sheridan/1010 WINS)

Rats Overrunning Tompkins Square Park Because Of Protected Hawk

Parents say the park’s new $1.5 million playground is surrounded by hundreds of rat holes. They say rats even get into the children’s sandbox.

07/27/2011