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October, 2018

Westchester Square

Owen Dolen Rec Center rehab expected to start soon

A long awaited multi-million dollar renovation of a NYC Parks Department’s facility is inching closer to coming to fruition. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Volunteers Revitalize Washington’s Walk

Kingsbridge Heights

Volunteers Revitalize Washington’s Walk

Jerome Park Friend and Neighbors returned to Washington’s Walk on Sunday, September 16 to continue their cleanup efforts. Read more…

September, 2018

A Woodstock park is back in business. Read more…
Hunts Point

Salamanca Participates In Pool Challenge

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined others for a dip in the Floating Pool Lady at Barretto Point Park on Friday, August 24. Read more…
Long-forgotten parkland in a local community got a much-needed clean up. Read more…

August, 2018

Van Cortlandt Village

Salsa Fest Held At Van Cortlandt Park

Van Cortlandt Park was alive with the sounds of Salsa! Read more…
Parkchester

Ground broken on Black Rock Park’s $1.5 million renovation

Parkchester is getting a $1.5m upgrade! Read more…

July, 2018

Pelham Bay

Diaz Sponsors Orchard Beach Concert

Everyone felt the summer vibes at the Bronx Summer Concert Series at Orchard Beach. Read more…
Kingsbridge Heights

Jerome Park Friends, Vols Revitalize Washington’s Walk

Kingsbridge Heights

Jerome Park Friends, Vols Revitalize Washington’s Walk

Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors and a group of 17 volunteers did their patriotic duty restoring a historical landscape dating back to colonial times. Read more…
Children and their families had a ‘magical’ time celebrating summer! Read more…
Baychester

King Launches Slam Dunk Litter Initiative

The 100 new steel mesh white cans with an orange rim emanating a basketball hoop aim to ‘slam dunk litter’ in the borough’s playgrounds and parks. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

GreenThumb Hosts Open Garden Day

The first-ever Open Garden Day NYC celebrated GreenThumb’s 40th year! Read more…
Pelham Bay

Gjonaj Tours Pelham Bay Park

A local councilman joined others in touring the largest park in NYC and in the 13th Council District. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

PAL Opens Summer Playstreets

All 15 playstreets are open and free to all NYC children every Monday to Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Thursday, August 9. Read more…
The Veterans Memorial Triangle on City Island recently completed its renovations. Read more…
Eight creative sculptures have made Starlight Park their home. Read more…
Tremont

Cool Pools NYC pilot program goes to Mapes Pool

NYC public pools have officially been opened for the summer! Read more…

June, 2018

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Honors Parks Officers

Bronx Times Reporter

Salamanca Honors Parks Officers

A local councilman spoke at the celebration honoring Urban Park Rangers, Central Communications and Parks Enforcement. Read more…
Ferry Point Park

What a relief: FP comfort station

Ferry Point Park

What a relief: FP comfort station

A long-awaited improvement to a well-used city park has come to fruition. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Sensory Garden at Pelham Bay Park to receive upgrade

The Pelham Bay Park Sensory Garden has been set get even better. Read more…
Norwood

Construction starts on Williamsbridge Oval Skate Park

Construction has begun on a skate park inside a well-utilized city park. Read more…
Williamsbridge

Amazing Bronx River Flotilla Sets Sail

Williamsbridge

Amazing Bronx River Flotilla Sets Sail

Paddlers navigated their canoes through the Bronx River’s tranquil waters. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Friends Revitalize Pel Pkwy Com’ty

Councilman Mark Gjonaj joined the dedicated Friends of Pelham Parkway, winners of the Love your Block grant, to beautify, clean and maintain this great park in the 13th Council District. Read more…
Throggs Neck

The Big Good Wolf Puppet Show

Throggs Neck

The Big Good Wolf Puppet Show

For the first time ever, City Parks Puppet Mobile and the Swedish Cottage presented ‘The Big Good Wolf’ Marionette Show on Friday, May 25 at Bufano Park. Read more…

May, 2018

Mott Haven

Crown Castle Revitalizes St. Mary’s Park

Mott Haven

Crown Castle Revitalizes St. Mary’s Park

St. Mary’s Park underwent some much needed spring cleaning! Read more…
Westchester Square

The Pearly Gates to recieve lighting upgrade

Additional LED lighting is to be installed at the intersections of Read more…
A breaking ground ceremony so exciting, it had some kids literally jumping for joy. Read more…
Mott Haven

Ranaqua Park reopens after major renovations

Community leaders and residents alike enjoyed a ribbon-cutting ceremony on a very beautiful first day of May. Read more…
Soundview

Friends Of Soundview Park Honored By NY4P

New Yorkers for Parks honored extraordinary Daffodil Project volunteers from every borough at its annual Daffodil Breakfast. Read more…
Next on the list for renovation and restoration: Longfellow Park. Read more…

April, 2018

Pelham Bay

Riviera Renaissance: Friends Of Pelham Bay Park Spring Fundraiser

In honor of the vernal season, the Friends of Pelham Bay Park hosted its annual awards gala recognizing those Bronxites helping to promote Orchard Beach’s future and uniqueness. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Gjonaj, Rodriguez-Rosa Tour Parks

Councilman Mark Gjonaj and Bronx Parks Commissioner Iris Rodriguez-Rosa toured a few local parks. Read more…
Bronxites of all ages were hopping with excitement this Easter season! Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Free Wi-Fi Comes To Roberto Clemente Park

Bronx Times Reporter

Free Wi-Fi Comes To Roberto Clemente Park

The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation announced on Friday, March 30 an expansion of the NYS Parks free Wi-Fi program at select properties. Read more…

March, 2018

How to ring in springtime 101: cut the ribbon on a newly renovated park in the south Bronx. Read more…
Pelham Parkway

Friends Of Pel Pkwy Park Honored

Pelham Parkway

Friends Of Pel Pkwy Park Honored

Partnership for Parks honored NYC’s most dedicated parks volunteers at its annual It’s My Park Awards Reception on Tuesday, March 13. Read more…
A park nestled near the Bronx Courthouse will house a meaningful interactive art installation. Read more…
Pelham Bay

Parks Department to build PEP station at Amendola Plaza

A new NYC Parks Enforcement Police hub is being planned for the north Bronx. Read more…
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