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Nyc Parks Breaks Ground On Renovations To Forest Park’s Mary Whalen Playground

Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski today joined Council Member Elizabeth Crowley, Assembly Member Michael Miller, and District Manager of Community Board 9 Lisa Gomes for a ceremonial ground breaking on nearly $1.5 million in renovations to...

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This Weekend In Parks

Saturday, August 29, 2015 10th Anniversary Harlem Green Tour Joseph Daniel Wilson Garden, Manhattan 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Harlem's community gardeners will invite the public to join in on the 10th anniversary tour of...

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