Brooklyn Parents Demanding City Deal With Constantly Flooded PlaygroundFamilies say Mellett Playground in Sheepshead Bay always floods after it rains.
Activists Seeing Red Over City's Plan To Cut Down Dozens Of Trees In Fort Greene ParkActivists are now taking legal action against the city's redesign of Fort Greene Park.
City's Plan To Outlaw Feeding Squirrels, Pigeons Sparks Fierce Debate Among NYC ResidentsThat means feeding birds and squirrels - which many people love to do - could mean fines or even jail time and that’s sparking a heated debate across the five boroughs.
FORE! Homeowners At Odds With NYC Parks Department Over Mishit Golf Balls From Nearby CourseYou could call it a home hazard along a Queens golf course. Golf balls are flying out of control, causing thousands of dollars in property damage.
Whose Bright Idea Was This? NYC Flood Plan To Cover Newly Renovated Park With DirtThe parks department added that the new plan cost $1.45 billion; more expensive than the original flood prevention plan.
Exclusive: Parks Department Workers Allege Rampant Intimidation, Abuse From Combative SupervisorThe workers say they're terrified to go to work and claim nothing is being done despite numerous complaints.
Invasive Plant Species Takes Over Park In Staten IslandSome say it looks like bamboo, but it most definitely is not bamboo. It's Japanese knotweed, and the New York City Park's Department says it's "out of control."
Deer Breaks Into T.J. Maxx Store On Staten IslandAn employee arriving to open the store around 8 a.m. discovered the front window smashed in and the deer running around inside.
Whose Bright Idea Is This? NYC Park Benches With Missing Sitting SlatsMillions of tax dollars have been spent to improve a Lower East Side park, but the benches still have no seats.
Parks Advocates: Not Enough Officers To Patrol 30K Acres Of ParksFor it’s beautiful parks, it’s no surprise 14 percent of New York City’s landmass is devoted to city parks.
Seen At 11: Why Are NYC War Memorials Sitting Stashed Away In Battery Park?Historic sculptures and war memorials meant to honor the people and events that helped shape our city sit languishing, stashed away behind a fence at one of the city’s busiest parks.
Residents At Odds With NYC Over Restoration Of Coney Island BoardwalkPeople are planning a rally this weekend in an attempt to stop the city from replacing the wooden boardwalk they love with one made of concrete and recycled plastic lumber.
Volunteers Plant Beachgrass To Help Replenish Staten Island Beach Slammed By Superstorm SandyAbout 90 residents and volunteers spent a calm, sunny Sunday doing their part to help in Staten Island's recovery following Superstorm Sandy.
Allegations Of Booze-Fueled Sexcapades Rock New York City Parks DepartmentRoses were in bloom outside the Parks Department headquarters on Randall’s Island on Wednesday, but things were definitely not rosy on the inside.
Bizarre Choice Of Paint Inside NYC Park Draws A Snub From 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.