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May 6, 2002

MAY IS BIKE MONTH

Bike Month is the perfect time for Parks to celebrate its 150 miles of completed greenways....

May 3, 2002

NO PHOTO FINISH REQUIRED--PARK’S A WINNER

If you’re a follower of the Chinese calendar, then you certainly know that this is the Year of...

May 2, 2002

HISTORIC HOUSE TRUST RECEIVES $500,000 GRANT

On Saturday, April 20, 2002, Governor George Pataki announced that the Historic House Trust of...

April 12, 2002

EVERY DAY IS EARTH DAY AT PARKS

On Sunday, April 21, the Central Park Conservancy and the Urban Park Rangers invite you to...

February 28, 2002

AMERICORPS AND URBAN PARK RANGERS

First envisioned in 1910 by writer/philosopher William James, the Cooperation for National...

February 22, 2002

PARKS CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH

On February 7, presiding over his first event as Parks Commissioner, Adrian Benepe delivered...

October 31, 2001

CONGRATULATIONS TO NINE EXCEPTIONAL EMPLOYEES

Maria A. (Curly Top) Oliveras is Bronx’s Employee of the Month for October. Curly Top...

October 19, 2001

ROLL ’EM! CITYWIDE BOCCE TOURNAMENT, TAKE SEVEN

The City’s bocce courts were filled to capacity last weekend when top players pulled out their...

August 22, 2001

THE WILD NEW SUMMER EXPLORER PROGRAMS:

This summer the Urban Park Rangers have been offering Explorer Programs filled with educational...

August 8, 2001

THE PATERNO TRIVIUM: WHERE ROADS AND PEOPLE MEET

Trivium is Latin for the place where three roads intersect, and Paterno refers to Dr. Charles...

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Know Before You Go

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

For your safety, the following sections of the beach are closed due to erosion: Beach 91st Street to Beach 95th Street and from Beach 98th Street to Beach 102nd Street. Other areas of the beach are open, along with the entire boardwalk, all concessions, and restrooms.

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