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December 18, 2014

Parks: A New Lens

New York City: too fast, too crowded, too much. Although I grew up just 30 minutes outside of...

May 22, 2014

Spring Birdwatching In New York City

In springtime, New York City parks offer some of the best birdwatching in the world, as hundreds...

April 1, 2014

Freshkills Park Celebrates National Poetry Month With Sixth Annual Haiku Contest

Freshkills Park celebrates National Poetry Month this April with our sixth annual Haiku Contest....

December 10, 2013

City’s Largest Solar Energy Installation To Be Built At Freshkills Park

On November 25, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Parks Commissioner Veronica M. White, Sanitation...

April 3, 2013

Freshkills Park Celebrates National Poetry Month With Fifth Annual Haiku Contest

Join Freshkills Park in celebrating National Poetry Month this April with our fifth annual Haiku...

April 12, 2012

Freshkills Park Hosts Fourth Annual Haiku Contest

Join Freshkills Park in celebrating National Poetry Month this April with our fourth annual...

May 17, 2011

Parks Announces Freshkills Haiku Contest Winners

Freshkills Park celebrated National Poetry Month this April with its third annual Haiku Contest...

March 29, 2011

Parks, Sanitation And Friends Celebrate The 10th Anniversary Of The Fresh Kills Landfill Closure

Freshkills continues transition to world-class park

March 22, 2011

First Barge of Trees Arrive at Freshkills Park to Mark 10th Anniversary

The 2,200-acre site has begun the transition from closed landfill to world-class park. Together,...

March 2, 2011

Free Tours Reopen at Freshkills Park

At 2,200 acres, Freshkills Park is one of the most ambitious public works projects in the world.

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