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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...

September 16, 2002

SUMMER RECREATION DRAWS TO A CLOSE

This summer Recreation coordinated numerous special events and...

September 13, 2002

COMING TOGETHER IN THE PARKS

On Wednesday at parks around the city, the one year anniversary of...

August 29, 2002

BARBECUING AND LABOR DAY—A PERFECT MATCH

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated...

August 15, 2002

CITYWIDE TOURNAMENT HAS NATIONWIDE APPEAL

Birds and kites were not the only things flying through air on Coney Island Beach on Sunday,...

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Kayak/Canoe Launch SitesRiverside Park (72nd Street)

The kayak launch site at 72nd Street in Riverside Park is closed for the season. Please visit The New York City Water Trail page to find other kayak launches.

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