NYC Department of Parks and Recreation

Christmas tree collection to begin today
News Billy Rennison 1/02/2013 at 9:55AM

The presents have been opened, the stockings unstuffed and the time is coming to take down the decorations and dispose of your Christmas tree. Beginning Wednesday, January 2, the Department of Sanitation will collect the Christmas trees that have been placed curbside.  All trees should be removed of tinsel, lights, ornaments and stands. The program [...]

Free summer activities in Queens parks
Free summer activities in Queens parks
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/31/2012 at 9:09AM

In addition to outdoor movies and SummerStage performing arts events, the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation offers other free activities in Queens parks this summer. July 30 Fort Totten Park Fit Walk (Step Out) 9:00 a.m. “Join us for a free fitness walking program for adults at Fort Totten Park!” Mommy, Music, & Me 10:30 a.m.–11:30 [...]

Christmas Tree Collection to Begin January 3
News Billy Rennison 12/30/2011 at 12:57PM

After the presents have been unwrapped, the stockings unstuffed and the new year has passed, comes the time to take down the decorations and discard the Christmas tree. Beginning Tuesday, January 3, the Department of Sanitation will collect the curbside Christmas trees that should be removed of tinsel, lights, ornaments and stands.  The program will [...]

Ozone Park couple says unstable tree unsafe
Ozone Park couple says unstable tree unsafe
News Melissa Chan 10/25/2011 at 11:26AM

Hurricane Irene may be a thing of the past, but one Ozone Park couple says they live in constant fear of what the summer storm left behind. David and Lillian Hughes told The Courier that they’re worried a strong wind may topple an 80-foot unstable tree outside their home on 107th Street. “The tree is [...]