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October 28, 2010

Mayor Bloomberg Joins Parks to Break Ground On Second Major Development At Freshkills Park

Mayor Bloomberg and Commissioner Benepe broke ground on the renovation of Schmul Park, the second...

October 1, 2010

This Weekend In Parks

Check out what's on schedule in our parks this weekend.

May 18, 2010

Read the Winning Entries of the Freshkills Park Haiku Contest

The Parks Department is proud to announce this year’s second annual Haiku contest winners....

March 18, 2010

Submit Haikus for the 2nd Annual Freshkills Park Haiku Contest

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

March 2, 2010

Register for 2010 Tours of Freshkills Park!

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

September 3, 2008

Fresh Kills Park

Make a Day Trip Out of a Freshkills Park Tour!

Turn a tour of Fresh Kills into a day trip to Staten Island, with itineraries provided by Parks...

March 11, 2008

Tour Freshkills Park With The Urban Park Rangers

Staten Island’s former landfill is becoming Freshkills Park and is opening its gates this...

July 16, 2007

Set Your DVRs For "It’s My Park!"

Mark Tuesday nights at 11:00 p.m. and Saturday afternoons at 5:00 p.m. on your calendars....

October 10, 2006

Parks Appoints Project Administrator For Freshkills Park

Commissioner Adrian Benepe is pleased to announce the appointment of Eloise Hirsh as Project...

August 29, 2002


Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated...

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