NYC Parks Department Struggles To Maintain Parks Due To Limited Staff, Budget CutsAs trash keeps piling up around the five boroughs, Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a new initiative.
'Let Kids Play' -- Parents, Lawmakers Sound Off On NYC Parks Department Not Issuing Permits For Youth SportsWith kids going back to school, including many sticking to remote learning, parents are relying on fall sports as an outlet.
Large Sinkhole Opens Up Along East River Esplanade; Residents To NYC: Enough Is EnoughPart of the East River Esplanade is closed after a large sinkhole opened up, creating safety concerns along the popular walkway.
Residents Sound Off On Illegal Barbecues In City Parks: 'The Law Should Be Enforced Just Like Any Law'Illegal fireworks aren't the only nuisance popping up across the city.
Coronavirus Update: If NYC Cemeteries Get Filled, Could Temporary Burials Happen On Hart Island?COVID-19 is killing New Yorkers at a rate of hundreds a day. Refrigerated trucks now sit outside some hospitals.
NYC Annual Mulchfest Program Underway As Alternative To Putting Christmas Trees On The CurbThe most wonderful time of the year may be coming to an end, but there is a way to make something productive out of your old, dried up tree.
New Yorkers That Frequent Central Park On Alert Following Confirmed Coyote SightingVisitors to Central Park may be keeping an eye out for something wild, after the Parks Department confirmed that at least one coyote has been spending time there.
NYC Beaches Closed Over Rip Current Threat Caused By Hurricane DorianThat means no swimming and no surfing. Swells of up to 10 feet are expected.
CBS2 Gets Action As Queens Park Being Used As Dumping Ground By Parks Dept. Is Cleaned UpA nauseating mess in a Queens park all caused by the city has been cleaned up following a story CBS2 aired last week, and now officials are promising change.
'It’s Embarrassing': NYC Parks Department Caught Dumping Trash In Queens Park, Then Says There's Nothing Wrong With ItIt’s creating a soggy, muddy cesspool of bugs, trash, and who knows what else on a strip of land in Forest Park near Union Turnpike and Myrtle Avenue.
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.