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Islip Residents Organize Against Pool Closures

Long Island, Social Services February 19, 2013 at 5:32 pm

Town of Islip officials are considering additional service cuts on top of the already announced closings of the public pools at Roberto Clemente and Casamento Parks, charged Renee Ortiz, a community leader who has been fighting the closings, reports La Tribuna Hispana.

A domino tournament when elders had access to Wallenberg Playground. (Photo via El Diario)

Seniors Want Their Rec Center Back

Communities, Latino September 24, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Senior citizens who used to play dominoes at a recreation center in a Washington Heights playground until they were banned by the Department of Parks want to get their access back, El Diario La Prensa reports.

This sign in Bowne Park uses the informal form of Korean in its translation. (Photo by the Korea Times)

All in the Tone: a Korean Translation in Queens Strikes Wrong Note

East Asian, Queens June 7, 2012 at 2:18 pm

The inappropriately informal Korean translation of a sign in Bowne Park, Flushing, has caused anger and amusement among Koreans.

Students clean up Aqueduct Walk Park in the Bronx.

Bronx parks wait for their own clean-up

Bronx, Environment, Featured Posts October 26, 2011 at 3:07 pm

In the Bronx, parks are as dirty as ever. No one seems to care, except the people who live there.

Architectural rendering

A conversation with the ‘Low-Line’ team

Featured Posts, Manhattan September 28, 2011 at 11:54 am

The Lower East Side is excited about a proposal to create a subterranean park in an abandoned trolley terminal.

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