Parks Department

Macy’s initiative to boost funds for two Queens parks
Macy’s initiative to boost funds for two Queens parks
Northeast Melissa Chan 3/18/2014 at 12:02PM

This month, Macy’s shoppers can spend some green to keep Queens green. Two parks in the borough — Cunningham and Queens Botanical Garden — have been selected for the major department store’s “Heart Your Park” fundraising initiative that raises money for upkeep and improvement projects.

Public comes out to support restoring NY State Pavilion
Public comes out to support restoring NY State Pavilion
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/29/2014 at 3:47PM

As the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair is set to mark its 50th anniversary, the Parks Department and an advocacy group are asking the community to share its vision for one of the event’s iconic structures.

Vallone: Develop Astoria Park Pool area into ice skating rink
Vallone: Develop Astoria Park Pool area into ice skating rink
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 11/25/2013 at 3:30PM

Astoria Park could soon be the next site to go skating for the holidays. Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. sent a letter to Parks Department Commissioner Veronica White on November 19, asking the agency to develop the Astoria Park Pool area into an ice skating rink. The area being proposed for the rink is next to [...]