“Public Water,” presented by public art nonprofit MORE ART, is on view at the Grand Army Plaza entrance of Prospect Park through September 7, 2021.
After a year plus of social distancing, New Yorkers are more than ready to enjoy the upcoming summer, and thankfully starting May 29, all New York City beaches will be officially open from 10 am to 6 pm.
Under the K Bridge Park, a long-awaited greenspace beneath the Kosciuszko Bridge in Greenpoint, opened on Tuesday, offering a brand-new place for locals to spend their days amid the fresh outdoors.
When the city rezoned the north Brooklyn waterfront under then-Mayor Bloomberg in 2005, officials promised a sprawling riverside green space almost the size of Fort Greene Park.
The city will spend $31 million on construction on four new parks projects in Dumbo, Williamsburg and Ocean Hill.
After widespread communal backlash, state park honchos are overhauling their designs for Williamsburg’s Marsha P. Johnson State Park and adding far more greenery as well as a mosaic of a poem.
City green space stewards recently started building a long-awaited park at 50 Kent Avenue, with plans to open the almost two-acre lawn in Williamsburg next spring, to the delight of locals.
East Flatbush and its surrounding neighborhoods have less parkland than any other district in the city, with only 1 percent of the area’s 2,000 acres dedicated to recreational green space, according to a recent report.
It was hard to tell which looked more brilliant in Prospect Park this week, the bright pink of a cherry tree in full bloom or the glistening roof of the newly restored Concert Grove Pavilion.
A Parks Department representative said they are "looking into relocating" beloved concrete animal sculptures for some of the city's parks.