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May 6, 2003

NEW SCULPTURE HONORS AFRICAN-AMERICAN LUMINARY

On Thursday, May 1, Parks & Recreation commemorated the completion of the Ralph Ellison Memorial...

April 23, 2003

COMMEMORATING THE WARSAW GHETTO UPRISING

Each year on April 19, survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and their descendents gather to...

March 5, 2003

PARKIES DONATE BLOOD TO HELP SAVE LIVES

Last week’s Blood Drive in the Arsenal Gallery was a great success. On February 27 and 28, a...

February 10, 2003

CONGRATULATIONS JANUARY EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH

The following individuals were awarded Employee of the Month for January on February 3, 2003....

January 30, 2003

LOWER MANHATTAN RETURNS TO ITS ROOTS

The Dutch—who first arrived in 1625—have landed once again on the southern tip of Manhattan…well,...

January 28, 2003

JUST SKATE! PARKS OFFERS SAFE-SKATING SPOTS FOR ALL TO ENJOY

This year, Parks & Recreation has given New Yorkers of all ages extra incentive to stay away from...

January 22, 2003

PROSPECT PARK RECEIVES NEW DRIVE HOURS

Prospect Park in Brooklyn will look a little bit different in the coming months. What changes...

January 10, 2003

MAKING STRIDES IN HARLEM

Sometimes, going around in circles actually means moving forward . This is certainly the case...

December 12, 2002

LOST BATTALION HALL WINS "BEST OF PARKS" AWARD

"I’m crazy. I am a cleaning fanatic. I would do this if I worked in the Arsenal or in a park...

September 20, 2002

10th ANNUAL LITTLE RED LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL

It's that time of year again. The Little Red Lighthouse Festival is being held...

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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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