Parks Department

Youth Sports Groups
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Steve Burns
August 24, 2020 - 3:37 pm
Parents and politicians rallied together on Monday over the city’s decision to withhold field permits for youth sports in parks and other outdoor areas in the five boroughs.
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Isaias Brooklyn tree down
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Kristie Keleshian
August 15, 2020 - 6:17 pm
A City Council member said recent budget cuts to the city Parks Department may be partly to blame for the large number of downed trees in the boroughs after Tropical Storm Isaias hit last week.
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Prospect Park
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Steve Burns
July 02, 2020 - 5:08 pm
While the NYPD’s $1 billion budget cut received the most attention, the city also slashed funding for other programs, leaving many advocates unhappy.
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Coyote
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Kimberly Dole
December 24, 2019 - 3:04 pm
There's been another coyote spotting in Central Park, the city parks department confirms.
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East River
Dreamstime
September 28, 2018 - 5:45 pm
The de Blasio administration has radically changed its plan for its East Side flood protection program.
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