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July 19, 2004

JUST BUZZING AROUND? CHECK OUT MARINE PARK’S NEW OBSERVATION BEEHIVE

Visitors to the Salt Marsh Nature Center at Marine Park in Brooklyn are in for a treat this...

July 13, 2004

DON’T GO POSTAL—GO COASTAL!

New York City is steamy in summer, but Parks & Recreation’s 14 miles of public beaches,...

July 1, 2004

DISCOVERING THE NATURAL SIDE OF A GREAT METROPOLIS

They may not wrestle 12-foot alligators like Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, but the Urban Park...

June 9, 2004

NATIONAL TRAILS DAY HAS NEW YORKERS “TAKING A HIKE”

Commissioner Adrian Benepe kicked off a weekend celebration of New York City’s park nature...

April 20, 2004

BROAD CHANNEL’S NEW PLAYGROUND HONORS ITS NAUTICAL PAST

On Friday, April 16, with the sun in the sky and warmth in the air, Parks & Recreation and...

March 24, 2004

PARTNERSHIPS PAYS HOMAGE TO TIRELESS VOLUNTEERS

Six times a year, Partnerships for Parks, a joint program of Parks & Recreation and City...

March 10, 2004

AS THOUGHTS DRIFT TOWARDS WARM WEATHER, PARKS & RECREATION KEEPS ITS EYES ON THE WATER

As most New Yorkers begin looking forward to spring’s arrival, the City is already preparing for...

March 8, 2004

GREENPRINT PART TWO: WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT AND A GREENER NEW YORK

On Friday, the Plant focused on two of the initiatives addressed in Commissioner Adrian Benepe’s...

December 2, 2003

SHHH…DON’T WAKE THE OPOSSUMS!

Each season as the temperature get colder, New Yorkers and holiday tourists bundle up in wool...

November 19, 2003

PARKS DEDICATES JOHN MALONE COMMUNITY CENTER IN BROOKLYN

On Friday, November 14, over 300 adults and children from local civic associations, schools,...

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Know Before You Go

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

In order to keep swimmers safe, Rockaway Beach will be closed to swimming this summer in the area between Beach 91st Street and Beach 102nd Street. The concessions and bathrooms at Beach 97th Street will remain open, as will the surfing beach from Beach 88th Street to Beach 91st Street. Please visit other sections of Rockaway Beach as an alternative for swimming and recreation.

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