Harlem Looks Forward To Park Bench Phone Chargers

soof chargers in harlemSoon, instead of exploring the wonders of nature in New York’s beautiful, leafy parks, you can go there to sit on a bench and charge your phone. Continue Reading →

Elected Officials And Advocates Rally To Strengthen Parks From Harlem To Hollis

harlems mark levineToday, City Council Parks Committee Chair Mark Levine and New Yorkers for Parks were joined by elected officials, community garden enthusiasts and advocates from across the city, who gathered to rally in support of the City’s parks and green spaces. Continue Reading →

NYC Parks Launch East Harlem Esplanade Project

esplanade east riverNYC Parks and the Randall’s Island Park Alliance (RIPA) today announced the launch of the East Harlem Esplanade Project. Continue Reading →

A Secret Sanctuary Reopens To The Public In Central Park

CENTRALPARKA long closed, and little know section of Central Park has reopened to the public, the New York Times reports. Known as the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, this four-acre section that wraps around the Pond at the southeast corner of the park, was largely overlooked and overrun by weeds starting in the 1930s. Continue Reading →

Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day In Inwood

inwood music and tourInteract with actual wild animals like skunks, porcupines, hawks, owls, and tortoises. The Urban Park Rangers will inform you about the best places to see wildlife in New York City and how to safely interact with them. Continue Reading →

Birding Basics For Families At Harlem Meer In Central Park

birding-families_lExperience Central Park’s Harlem Meer as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and NYC Audubon Society. Continue Reading →

Celebrate Earth Day With A Trip To A National Park In Harlem

harlem meerToday is Earth Day, the United Nations signed the Paris Agreement, a pledge to protecting our planet for future generations. America has continued our commitment to preserving nature by creating the National Park Service (NPS). Continue Reading →

Landforms: A History of Central Park’s Fort Landscape Exhibit

dana-center-lCalling all history buffs! Did you know that the large rock outcrops along the shore of Central Park’s Harlem Meer at 110th Street served as military fortifications in the American Revolution and the War of 1812?
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Public Art Installation in Marcus Garvey Park In Harlem

The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance Public Art Initiative is pleased to announce the installation of DNAThe Marcus Garvey Park Alliance Public Art Initiative is pleased to announce the installation of DNA Totem: a public sculpture created by artist Suprina. Continue Reading →

Javits Playground Renovation Discussion At CB 12’s Park Committee Meeting

NABE Section Scenes from Hudson Heights along Fort Tyron Park, Forth Washington Blvd. and West 187th. St. in Manhattan Original Filename: 04-03-2011-hudsonSENT21.JPG

NYC Parks will present their initial design approaches to the Javits Playground renovation at the Community Board Parks Committee Hearing on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016.  Continue Reading →