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  1. eclipse
    Partial solar eclipse in New York City
    Watching New York Watch the EclipseIn parks, at museums, on their roofs…
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    Solar Eclipse Over The United States
    We Answer Your New York–Specific Eclipse QuestionsCan I watch this from my stoop? Will the entire city be gridlocked?
  3. parks
    Climbing Rat RockAt 22, Ashima Shiraishi is one of the best in the world. She owes it, at least in part, to Fredrick Law Olmsted.
  4. street fights
    The Great ‘Fentanyl Trash Can’ Freak-outHow competing text threads, park litter, and a tragic Bronx day-care death made Brooklyn parents lose their minds.
  5. parks
    Maybe Manhattan Needed a BeachThe Gansevoort Peninsula is a sweet, sandy little respite.
  6. mysteries
    How Fort Greene Park Got Fenced InTo maintain its grass, my local park was carved up by wooden posts and caution tape.
  7. parks
    Pickleball Will Soon Swallow Central Park WholeFrom April to October, Wollman Rink will be taken over by 14 pickleball courts.
  8. parks and recreation
    This Woman Is TikTok’s No. 1 Spotted-Lanternfly InfluencerSomeone has to do it.
  9. parks
    The Great Boy Scouts Land Sell-OffDevelopers and conservationists are battling over the organization’s fantastically valuable property.
  10. parks
    How I Found the New Roof Park at Pier 57The city’s newest public park tries to be everything at once and ends up feeling like a private space.
  11. look book
    The Look Book Goes to Herbert Von King ParkOn the first 70-degree day of the year, we joined sunbathers at the century-old Brooklyn park and community space.
  12. parks
    East River Park Activists Chain Themselves to Tree, Make Weirdly Modest DemandReally, they just want to ask questions.
  13. public space
    The Very Tiny Fight Over a Midtown Park’s Locked GardenCan one determined person continue to keep the public out of a public park?
  14. parks and recreation
    I Tackled My Climate Anxiety by Becoming a Parks Department Super StewardOne weed at a time.
  15. street view
    Little Island Won Me OverThe tiny public-but-private garden squeezes in a multitude of experiences.
  16. street view
    Riverside Park Is Falling ApartAll around the park system, decay is setting in and repair bills are mounting.