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 →

Upcoming Partnerships Academy Workshop–Get Involved With Your Harlem Park!

Do you want to make a difference in your community and support or care for a park near you? Continue Reading →

Volunteer With Partnerships For Parks And It’s My Parks In Harlem

After a long, cold winter it’s time for Harlem, New Yorkers to get outside and into your local parks. This month, Partnerships for Parks has opportunities to enjoy the outdoors while giving some love to these valuable green spaces. Continue Reading →

Zane’s World: The 5 Best Places To Visit This Spring In Brooklyn

There are many great things that Brooklyn offers both residents and visitors from Harlem. The popular borough has a large selection of places and things to do that many people may not be aware of. Continue Reading →

Volunteers At 4th Annual It’s My Park Awards Win Big

Last night, Wednesday, March 8, 2017, with the support of Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and hosted by the Partnerships for Parks at the 4th annual It’s My Park Awards Reception to recognize New York City park volunteers . Continue Reading →