WildlifeNYC Brings Animal Education From Harlem To Hollis

In December 2016, you may remember Bambi, Rudolph And Maybe Dancer Scene In Harlem (pictured above), as they found themselves trapped by spectators and the media in Jackie Robeson Park. Continue Reading →

NYC’s Oldest Standing Bridge: Lecture On The History Of The High Bridge

Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust, Yeshiva University, NYC Parks and the Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct and learn what went into the making of the historic High Bridge, NYC’s oldest standing bridge, and how it transformed New York City. Continue Reading →

Citizens Committee Grant Applications Now Open For Inwood

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Inwood Parks GrantThe partnerships for parks Inwood Parks Grant Program, made possible by Columbia University in Harlem, provides grants of $500 to $15,000 to community groups and nonprofit organizations for small NYC Parks. Continue Reading →

Join Harlem’s Marjorie Eliot At The 8th Annual Stan Michels Memorial Jazz Concert

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Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust, NYC Parks and the Michels family in honoring the late Council Member Stan Michels at this eighth annual memorial jazz concert. Continue Reading →

Call For Artists Sculpture At Fort Tryon Park

fort tryon park trustThe Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance(NoMAA), Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks present “Sculpture at Fort Tryon Park,” a series of temporary art installations on display July–November 2016. Continue Reading →

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 →

HW Pick: Heather Garden Tour With Garden Designer Ronda M. Brands

public garden designer Ronda M BrandsJoin public garden designer Ronda M. Brands for a free behind-the-scenes look at the design and planting scheme of the three-acre Heather Garden with its 550 varieties of plants, trees, and shrubs. Continue Reading →

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

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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 →

HW Pick: Free Outdoor Screening of ‘Mad Hot Ballroom’

MadHotBallroom_Fall2009Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment Commissioner Cynthia López and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, announce the free screening of the documentary Mad Hot Ballroom to kickoff the City’s ‘Movies under the Stars’ community program. Continue Reading →