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August 30, 2004

THE GROUNDBREAKING SCOOP
Making Maps

At over 1,255 acres, Flushing Meadows Corona Park covers an expanse big enough to get lost in....

April 9, 2004

REDISCOVERING A GEM OF LANDSCAPE DESIGN, THE MULTI-STEMMED CRABAPPLE TREE

More than 60 years ago, the spreading, low-branched crabapple tree was a favorite among New York...

March 26, 2004

LAUDING PARKS & RECREATION’S BRIGHTEST STARS

Parkies from across the city gathered in the Arsenal Gallery on March 23 to celebrate the 14 th...

September 23, 2003

SPOTLIGHT ON SAMUEL & ETHEL LEFRAK MEADOW

This sprawling 96-acre meadow overlooking Willow Lake is named in honor of Samuel and Ethel...

June 10, 2003

DOWNTOWN PARKS RECEIVE $25 MILLION

On May 27, Mayor Bloomberg announced that the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC)...

June 3, 2003

WILLOW LAKE PLAYGROUND GETS $1.4 MILLION FACELIFT

On Friday, May 30, with the sun shining brightly, Parks & Recreation celebrated the start of...

April 17, 2003

NEW YORK CITY’S FOUNTAINS SPRING TO LIFE

Finally, after a 17 month hiatus, Parks fountains are flowing! Yesterday, in a carefully timed,...

March 4, 2003

THE PREVIOUS LIVES OF PARKS

Many of us have wondered how our souls were occupied in previous lives, but even the best...

February 14, 2003

THE HISTORY OF VALENTINE’S DAY

Valentine’s day began behind bars. A priest, Valentine, imprisoned for secretly marrying people...

February 12, 2003

FRIDAY AFTERNOON FEVER

From all outward appearances last Friday, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park was a beautiful,...

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Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

PlaygroundsPlayground

NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.


MarinasWorld's Fair Marina

Due to a major planned reconstruction project, Pier 1 at the World's Fair Marina is currently closed. Limited transient dockage is available for smaller recreational vessels - please contact the Dockmasters office at 718-478-0480 or VHF Ch71 for more information. There is no dockage available for larger vessels or commercial vessels, including passenger pick-up and drop-off. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back with the World's Fair Marina in the future for updates.
Anticipated Completion: Fall 2017

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