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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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December 17, 2008


109th Christmas Bird Count Reveals 6,041 Birds Of 55 Different Species In Central Park

There are 55 species of birds and 6,041 individual birds in Central Park, according to the final...

December 15, 2008


109th Christmas Bird Count Reveals 6,041 Birds of 55 Different Species in Central Park

Teams of citizen birdwatchers, guided by Urban Park Rangers, spent the morning canvassing all 843...

December 9, 2008

Detail of a wreath from exhibit

Parks Celebrates the Holidays with Its 26th Wreath Exhibit

Fine artists, environmentalists, landscape architects, graphic designers and other creative souls...

December 5, 2008

Detail of Arsenal lights

Parks Headquarters Glows in Holiday Spirit

Thanks to the Friends of the Arsenal, the historic New York landmark will be green for the...

December 4, 2008

Detail of a wreath from the exhibition

Wreath Display at the Arsenal Gallery

This year’s exhibition offers a diverse collection of wreath interpretations. While some...

October 27, 2008


Spook-tacular Fun at Parks & Camp Sunshine Halloween Festival

For the first time this year, the Bethesda Arcade was transformed into the grounds of a haunted...

September 12, 2008

Detail from Central Park Photo by Claire Lesteven

Claire Lesteven’s “Sunbeam Dispatches” at Arsenal Gallery

The exhibit features Ms. Lesteven’s romantic and haunting panoramas of Central Park and...

July 16, 2008

Bon Jovi in Central Park

Bon Jovi Rocks the Great Lawn

Bon Jovi brought rock and roll back to Central Park this past Saturday night. Photo courtesy of AP.

June 30, 2008

Citywide Volunteers Graduate from Street Tree Pruner Course

Citizen volunteers complete Trees New York’s Citizen Pruner Course.

June 30, 2008

Mayor Bloomberg, Major League Baseball And Bank Of America Announce Free Bon Jovi Concert In Central Park During Mlb All-star Summer

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Jon Bon Jovi, Major League Baseball Executive Vice President Tim...

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