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February 19, 2013

Remembering Diane Wolkstein, Parks Storyteller Who Entertained Generations

Diane Wolkstein (1942-2013), who since 1967 performed storytelling in our parks for children and...

January 30, 2013

Winter Jam NYC Draws 25,000 People To Winter Sports Festival

‘WINTER JAM NYC’ DRAWS 25,000 PEOPLE TO WINTER SPORTS FESTIVAL On Saturday,...

August 2, 2012

Ready, Set, Sketch!

On July 9, the first session to kick off the Summer Illustration Art Academy began. Young...

July 13, 2012

Parkcentric: Photographs From The Museum

Exhibition on view June 14 –August 30, 2012 at the Arsenal Gallery in Central Park...

July 11, 2012

Central Park Opens Restored Cherry Hill Concourse

The reconstruction of Cherry Hill Concourse was celebrated in a ribbon cutting ceremony on June...

June 27, 2012

Parks' Summer Interns Tour Central Park

On June 18, 2012, Director of Arsenal Operations Gary Rozman led 33 Parks Interns on a tour of...

June 26, 2012

Adventures NYC -- Parks "Annual Celebration Of The Great Outdoors" Draws Thousands

On Saturday, Parks welcomed thrill-seeking New Yorkers to Adventures NYC, Parks’ annual...

June 13, 2012

Parks Welcomes Maoz Vegetarian To Central Park

Parks and Recreation is pleased to welcome Maoz Vegetarian to the Harlem Meer in Central Park....

April 3, 2012

From Pawnee, Indiana To Central Park

On April 2, Aziz Ansari, comedian and star of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,”...

December 13, 2011

Parks Issues Request For Proposals For Snack Bar At Central Park's Hecksher Ballfields

Parks & Recreation announces that a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) has been issued...

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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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