New York City once contained 224,000 acres of freshwater wetland. This valuable ecosystem can slow erosion, prevent flooding by retaining storm waters, filter and… Read More
The Long Island Motor Parkway, also known as the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, survives today as a bicycle path, but began as America’s first limited-access road for… Read More
Redwood trees (Sequoia sempervirens) are the tallest trees on earth, often reaching heights of more than 300 feet and measuring 10 to 20 feet in diameter. They take 400… Read More
Only a few months after he was married, Sy Spyler (1937-1998) began coaching Little League baseball, and he continued to volunteer for over 35 years. Most of those years… Read More
There are roughly 1,000 acres of forest in Queens, which are divided almost evenly between Forest, Cunningham, and Alley Pond Parks. All three parks in Queens are on the… Read More
The Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, also known as Long Island Motor Parkway, survives today as a bicycle path, but began as America’s first all-elevated road for cars.… Read More
This sculpture bust of City Comptroller, W. Arthur Cunningham (1894-1934) is by Emil Sieburn (1888-1942). The subject was a rising star in the political realm of the… Read More
Directions to Cunningham Park
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