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July 8, 2004

LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION!: PARK FILM FESTIVALS PART II

As a booming multicultural metropolis, New York City has always been considered a cultural and...

July 6, 2004

SUMMER MOVIE GUIDE: PARKIE PICKS FOR SUMMER FILM FESTIVALS

As the summer sun sets and the day’s heat finally begins to lessen, New Yorkers from all walks...

May 11, 2004

SWING ALONG THE HUDSON

New Yorkers can now swing through the Upper West Side’s Riverside Park…on traveling rings. On...

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...

December 8, 2003

A COMMUTER HIGHWAY ALONGSIDE MANHATTAN’S GREENWAY
Waterfront Update:

Thanks to Mayor Bloomberg’s commitment to increasing waterfront access, Manhattan’s...

December 5, 2003

HARLEM ADDS GREEN GEM TO ITS CROWN OF STATE-OF-ART FIELDS

Residents who border Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem used to refer to the park as a...

November 24, 2003

LET'S TALK TURKEY:
WILD TURKEYS IN NEW YORK CITY PARKS

This Thursday, families across the United States will celebrate Thanksgiving, most of them by...

October 9, 2003

FREIMER LEADS PARKS TEAM IN CORPORATE CHALLENGE CHAMPIONSHIP

On Saturday, October 4, Parks & Recreation’s Meredith Freimer, Hannah Gersen, Adriana...

August 26, 2003

GROUND IS BROKEN ON NEW FIELD ON UPPER WEST SIDE

On Friday, August 22, an enthusiastic Council Member and Commissioner gathered with New Yorkers...

August 25, 2003

THE GRASS IS GREENER IN JUNIPER VALLEY PARK

Who said you can’t beat the real thing? Certainly, a fake Rolex is no match to an authentic...

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Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Skate ParksRiverside Skate Park

Riverside Skate Park is closed to reconstruct the existing skate park with new skate elements, fencing, benches, picnic tables, and landscaping. Please visit the Capital Project Tracker page for updates on the project.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2020

MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

There are service changes at this facility. Transient and seasonal moorings will not be available for the 2020 season

MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there are service changes at this marina. Marinas, boatyards, and boat launches are open for personal use of vessels only. Group activities, social gatherings, vessel charters, and rentals are prohibited. Vessel servicing, fueling, and pumpout stations are open. Please maintain strict social distancing of at least six feet and clean and sanitize your vessels after each use. Also, transient and seasonal moorings will not be available for the 2020 season.

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