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May 3, 2010

Andrew Rabb To Lead Urban Park System In Buffalo, New York

The NYC Department of Parks & Recreation congratulates former Brooklyn Director of Forestry...

February 27, 2010

New York City's Children Take to the Parks to Celebrate a Snow Day!

Parks & Recreation invites New Yorkers to come out to a neighborhood park for some winter fun.

February 10, 2010

New York City's Children Take to the Parks to Celebrate a Snow Day!

Parks & Recreation will provide sleds and hot chocolate at selected locations across the city.

July 15, 2009

Kids fishing

Go Fish in Prospect Park All this Week!

Since 1947, Macy’s has sponsored the Fishing Contest every year to encourage kids to...

May 8, 2009


Since 1979, the Urban Park Service has been protecting parks and educating the public about New...

March 2, 2009

Detail of 1867 image of the future site of Prospect Park

Before They Were Parks (Part I)

Many City parks are in their second or third lives, and most of them have interesting stories to...

December 24, 2008

This Weekend In Parks: Holiday Edition

On Saturday at 4:00 p.m., experience Christmas as it was celebrated centuries ago at the Dyckman...

June 25, 2008

Violinist prepares for Met Opera performance in Prospect Park

Met Opera Wows Prospect Park Crowd

Last Friday night, two of opera’s biggest stars performed together in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park,...

May 28, 2008

Leon Levy Foundation Helps Green NYC

Largest private gift for greening in NYC's history!

March 11, 2008

Major Grant Awarded For Lakeside Center Project

The development of Prospect Park's Lakeside Center recently received a big boost, thanks to a...

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