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NYC Parks Celebrates New Pathways, Improved Water Quality At Bayside's Oakland Lake

NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, Congresswoman Grace Meng, Assembly Member Edward Braunstein, Council Member Elect Barry Grodenchik and District Manager of Community Board 11 Susan...

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This Weekend In Parks

Saturday, November 28, 2015 Union Square Holiday Market South Plaza in Union Square Park, Manhattan 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. Shop for the holidays at Union Square Park! Wander through the holly-lined ailes and connect with local...

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