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New York City Department of Parks and Recreation

Urban Parks: From Dumping Grounds to Centers of Energy

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 07.08.2016 | New York
Charles A. Birnbaum

A major initiative by New York City Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver cogently explored at the recent and fascinating Parks Without Borders Summit...

NYC Pools Are OPEN

| Posted 08.27.2013 | New York

By Noelani Montero NEW YORK — New York City's free outdoor pools opened for the season on Thursday, one day after public schools let out for the ...

Will Ryman's Winter Rose Garden

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Susan Sawyers

While the temperatures hovered in the teens, I witnessed Will Ryman's playful urban Eden -- 25-foot stemmed cotton candy pink and Venetian red roses with grass-green colored foot-long thorns -- sprouting.