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Volume XXVIII, Number 5980
Friday, Nov 08, 2013

Last Chance To Submit Your Photos For #GoPark Photo Contest

Calling all New Yorkers who have an eye for parks: only a few days left to join the #GoPark photo contest, for the chance to have your snapshot adorn official NYC Parks merchandise sold through City Store!

Submissions will be judged by a panel of four experts on parks and design: First Deputy Mayor Patti Harris; NYC Parks Commissioner Veronica M. White; Chief Digital Officer for the City of New York Rachel Haot; and Founder and CEO of Infinia Group LLC Ron Cappello.

“From posting photos of your favorite outdoor activities online, to volunteering at a planting event or adopting a bench, there are many ways to share your love of NYC Parks,” said Parks Commissioner Veronica M. White. “Enter your favorite park pics in the #GoPark photo contest by November 12, to show off your favorite hills, valleys, forests and fountains in NYC’s great outdoors. I look forward to seeing all of the fantastic entries submitted by talented New Yorkers!”

Post photos that celebrate your love of parks with the tag #GoPark on Instagram or Twitter, or share them with the #GoPark Photo Contest application found on the NYC Parks Facebook Page at The winning snapshot will also be featured on the NYC Parks website, Twitter and Facebook pages. The contest runs through 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12, 2013.

#GoPark is a campaign encouraging all New Yorkers to discover something new in the more than 29,000 acres of parks and open spaces across the city. Whether you like to Go Dig at our volunteer events, Go Wild at our nature centers, or Go Explore our 700 miles of trails – this fall there’s something for everyone at New York City’s Parks.

Enter today and encourage others to #GoPark! The winner will be announced on November 22. For more info on ways that you can share your love of NYC Parks, visit


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