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October 20, 2011

The Great Urban Outdoor Event Introduces Youth To Fun, Service And Green Careers

The goal of The Great Urban Outdoor Event is to "engage, educate and employ" youth in and around...

October 17, 2011

The Great Urban Outdoor Event Introduces Youth To Fun, Service, Green Careers At Two NYC Parks

About 600 youth representing New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, the Boy Scouts...

May 9, 2011

Thousands of Trees Planted at MillionTreesNYC Spring Volunteer Event

On April 30, volunteers pitched in to plant more than 20,000 trees in five parks citywide.

May 2, 2011

New York City Grows Greener By 20,000 Trees In Largest Tree Planting Effort Of The Season

On Saturday, April 30, Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe joined Council Member Lew Fidler, NYC...

November 12, 2010

Queens Parks Employees Shine at "Best of Parks" Awards

Landscape Designers, Carpenters, Blacksmiths and More Honored at Ceremony

October 15, 2010

This Weekend In Parks

See what's on schedule in our parks this weekend.

September 28, 2010

Kudos For A Rockaway Parkie

A visitor to Rockaway Beach found that it wasn't exactly how he had remembered it from his...

September 24, 2010

This Weekend In Parks

See what's on the schedule for this Saturday and Sunday in our parks.

May 28, 2010

Parks Kicks Off Summer Beach Season in New York City

New York City’s beaches will open to the public this Saturday, May 29, with lifeguards on...

August 28, 2009

Parks Urges Beachgoers to Exercise Caution Due to Tropical Storm Danny

Closures are possible this weekend due to high waves, heavy surf, and rip currents.

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