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October 1, 2007

Parks Mounted Auxiliary Unit Honors Jill Rappaport Of “The Today Show” With Parks Citizen Award

Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe joined the New York City Parks Enforcement...

September 25, 2007

Parks Celebrates 40 Years Of Art In Public Parks With A Gallery Exhibit

Parks & Recreation’s Arsenal Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of The...

September 12, 2007

Arthur Ross, Tree Lover And Conservationist, Is Dead At 96

Arthur Ross, a native New Yorker, a champion of New York City parks, and one of the city's...

July 31, 2007

DOT and Parks to Increase Car Free Hours in Central Park

This morning New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and...

July 12, 2007

The Arsenal Gallery Explores Man’s Relationship With Nature

Parks & Recreation’s Arsenal Gallery is pleased to announce One Day I Will Control...

June 28, 2007

Summer Interns Take A Walk In The Park

Internship Coordinator Leslie Nusblatt recently arranged for Parks interns to take an afternoon...

June 25, 2007

All's Well That Ends Well: Drama of Baby Hawk Ends as "Ziggy" is Reunited with Parents

Last Wednesday, a week after falling from its 7th Avenue nest and landing near the Ziegfeld...

June 22, 2007

All's Well That Ends Well: Drama Of Baby Hawk Ends As "Ziggy" Is Reunited With Parents In Central Park

The Parks Department today announced that Ziggy, the 7-week-old baby red-tailed hawk that fell...

May 3, 2007

The Arsenal Gallery Pays Homage to the World of Sports

Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce The Players , a sports-inspired contemporary art...

April 11, 2007

Play Ball At Heckscher Ballfields

On April 6, Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe and Central Park Conservancy...

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PlaygroundsEast 72nd St Playground

The East 72nd St Playground is closed for construction. It will reopen this summer. Central Park Conservancy is renovating the playground to improve its accessibility and connection to the park's landscape. Please visit the Central Park Conservancyfor more information.

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