Storefront Science: Who Knows What Owls Eat In Inwood Hill Park?

Did you know that Inwood Hill Park is called home by the Great Horned Owl? Eastern Screech-Owls also nest in the vicinity. Find out how these animals survive in our parks and what they eat! Continue Reading →

Art Installation Chosen For East Harlem’s Thomas Jefferson Park

An artist has been chosen to receive a $10,000 grant to create a public art installation for East Harlem’s Thomas Jefferson Park. Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to Mayor de Blasio On Open Space And Free Expression

A group of 13 New York City-based civic organizations, including New Yorkers for Parks, sent an open letter to Mayor de Blasio outlining seven steps the city can take to ensure that we have the open space necessary for our gatherings and demonstrations to be safe and welcoming Continue Reading →

The Making Of Fort Tryon Park In Inwood

Have you ever wondered how parks are made? The National Park Service site shows you each step of how the Olmsted Brothers planned and designed Fort Tryon Park for John D. Rockefeller, Jr. beginning in the late 1920’s.

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Partnerships For Parks Invite You To Apply For The 2017 Partnerships Academy Fellowship

The Partnerships Academy Fellowship is a six-month long program in which a cohort of citywide community park groups support one another to work towards goals, and grow as leaders. Continue Reading →

Your Winter Guide To Central Park From Harlem Meer To Cedar Hill

Even when the weather outside is frightful, Central Park is so delightful! Don’t let the colder temperatures stop you from taking advantage of all the Park has to offer. Continue Reading →

“Lefty” Or “Bambi,” Harlem’s One Antlered Deer To Be Killed (Update)

deer-in-harlem2Harlem’s Jackie Robinson Park its home since early December was captured Thursday near the Polo Grounds Towers and is expected to be killed, a city hall spokeswoman told source. Continue Reading →

City Says It Will Leave Lonely Harlem Deer Alone, And So Should You

deer-in-harlem-parkHarlem residents are concerned and confused by a one-antlered deer that has taken up residence in a park there. Continue Reading →

Harlem Woman Wants Park lights To Go On Earlier

parks-in-harlemCarmen Peguero walks to the subway every morning and night at 135th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue to get to the subway in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Mark Levine And Others Hold Hearing On Parks Inaccessibility

mark levine 2Imagine being able to stand atop the Washington Square Arch, or to take a walk through the cavernous Old Croton Aqueduct Park. Continue Reading →