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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

New York City parks are now open. We continue to urge caution in parks under wintry conditions: parks paths can be slippery, snow cover can cover frozen lakes and bodies of water, and branches may have fallen. If you see a fallen branch call 311.

Some recreation centers will open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today with limited staffing.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Anniversary Lecture

Sunday, April 13, 2014

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

As a pre-programming event for our next exhibition and to help mark the 75th anniversary of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, Mary Hedge, archivist for MTA Bridges & Tunnels and one of the bridge engineers will be discussing the unique aspects of the bridge, its ultra sleek design, and the many measures that have been taken since the year after it opened to make it more wind resistant. 


Kingsland Homestead
143-35 37th Avenue
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$5 Queens Historical Society Members, Students & Seniors; $8 General Admission

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Kingsland Homestead

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(718) 939-0647 x17

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