Harlem’s Jackie Robinson Park To Be More Accessible

It will soon be easier to get into Jackie Robinson Park. On Tuesday, the Preservation Commission approved changes that include reopening a long-closed entrance. Continue Reading →

Central Park’s Bernard Family Playground Nears Upgrade In Harlem

The same day the Preservation Commission recently took up major work to be done in and around ’s iconic Belvedere Castle, they also took up changes slated for the . Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Make Music New York 2017 Calling All Unplugged Requests

From Make Music New York 2017

June 21st, 2017 is less than a month away! Thanks to the hundreds of venues and thousands of musicians that have already become a part of Make Music New York 2017. Continue Reading →

Free Films On The Green 2017 When The Star Come Out

This year from June 2, 1027 – September 28, 2017, marks the 10th anniversary of Films on the Green, the free outdoor French film festival produced annually in New York City parks by the French Embassy, FACE Foundation and NYC Parks. Continue Reading →

Harlem Parks Chair Mark Levine Addresses Inequality In NYC Parks System

On Thursday, May 18, 2017, the NYC Council Parks Committee, chaired by Harlem Council Member Mark Levine heard testimony from the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation and parks advocates regarding the department’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget at City Hall Chambers, New York Continue Reading →

Join Gardener, Panama At The Marcus Garvey Park Garden Party In Harlem

Panama, the gardener who makes Marcus Garvey Park look beautiful each Spring could use our help. Please join the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance and Urban Garden Center for an It’s My Park Day volunteer gardening event.

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From Harlem To Hollywood, National Park Visits Added $34.9B To US Economy

During the 2017 National Park Week, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced that 2016’s record visitation of 331 million visitors at America’s 417 National Park Service sites contributed $34.9 billion to the U.S. economy in 2016 – a $2.9 billion increase from 2015. Continue Reading →

Poor Richard’s Playground, Benjamin Franklin’s Most Beloved Aliases In Harlem

This playground bears the name of one of Benjamin Franklin’s most beloved aliases, Poor Richard Saunders. Born in Boston, Franklin (1706-1790) was apprenticed to his brother to learn the printing trade. Continue Reading →

Harlem Parks To Host Free Athletics Classes For Seniors

City parks in a handful of Manhattan neighborhoods are offering seniors free tennis, walking and yoga classes this spring, nonprofit organization the City Parks Foundation announced Friday. Continue Reading →

Fareportal Celebrate Earth Day With Clean Up In Harlem With New York Cares

Fareportal, the travel technology company powering CheapOair and OneTravel, sent a team of volunteers this weekend to help clean Morningside Park in Harlem, New York City in celebration of Earth Day. Continue Reading →