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Sol Lain Playground Reopens on Monday

Construction crews are busy putting the finishing touches on Sol Lain Playground. That’s because there will be an official reopening of the well-used public space Monday, after $3.6 million renovation project. …

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New Seward Park Basketball Courts Officially Opened

Community leaders and officials with the city’s Parks Department gathered in the drizzle at Seward Park today to celebrate the completion of new basketball courts. …

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Pier 42 Parking Lot Closes Aug. 31

if you have been down to the waterfront lately, you might have noticed that the parking lot at Pier 42 is closing at the …

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Development and Events Firm Looks to Take Over Allen Street Bathhouse

Correction: This story was modified on 8/15/2017 to reflect that Upsilon Ventures does not currently operate the facilities at Bryant Park.

It looks …

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Henry M. Jackson Playground Reopens After $1.9 Million Renovation

Kids from Henry Street Settlement were the star of the show at this morning’s celebration to reopen Henry M. Jackson Playground. …

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Stanton Street Park Building In-the-Running For Public Design Project

Tomorrow evening, the Design Trust for Public Space will be announcing the next projects it will be supporting. …

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Pier 42 Cultural Programming Returns, as Park Construction Delayed Again

As we reported earlier in the month, the first phase of the project to turn Pier 42 into a waterfront park has been pushed back once again …

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Hamilton Fish Pool Opens Today, June 29

It sure looks peaceful in the Hamilton Fish swimming pool, but that’s about to change! The city’s outdoor pools, including Ham Fish, open for …

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Straus Square Renovations Detailed; Plans For Recycle-a-Bicycle Outpost Announced

Local residents will start to see changes in Straus Square during the next several weeks, as the neglected area at East Broadway, Rutgers Street and Canal Street begins to look more like a full-fledged pedestrian plaza. …

(Sponsored) The Lower Manhattan Resiliency is Back!

PROTECT, CONNECT, AND STRENGTHEN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD!

Learn more about the LMCR Project HERE and join us on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Rutgers …

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(Sponsored) The Lower Manhattan Resiliency Project is Back!

PROTECT, CONNECT, AND STRENGTHEN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD!

Learn more about the LMCR Project HERE and join us on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Rutgers …

(Sponsored) The Lower Manhattan Resiliency Project is Back!

PROTECT, CONNECT, AND STRENGTHEN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD!

Learn more about the LMCR Project HERE and join us on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the Rutgers …

Proposed design: Seward Park Library Plaza.

Seward Park Renovation Design Revealed (Presentation)

This afternoon we’re posting the presentation delivered to Community Board 3 last week for the redesign of Seward Park. …

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Corlears Hook Announces 2017 Schedule, Sponsored by Friends of Corlears Hook Park

Friends of Corlears Hook Park, the non-profit group that works to maintain and revitalize Corlears Hook Park for the benefit of the general public …

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M’Finda Kalunga Garden Kicks Off Spring Season on Sunday

We’ll finally see some sunshine this weekend, which means perfect conditions for hanging out in your local community garden. …