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USP Crews Getting the Park in Tip-Top Shape for Spring

With warmer weather finally upon us, our crews are out in full force getting the park ready for spring! The tulips are in full bloom in the planters in and around Union Square Park.  129 more words

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Easter Weekend

My easter weekend was, well, lovely (despite the fact that my husband was still in London).

I spent lots of time in the kitchen:


Making some very successful mint-chocolate almond butter and spelt-coconut-honey cake from… 187 more words


What's Happening Here? Evelyn's Playground Getting New Safety Surface

You may have noticed that Evelyn’s Playground in Union Square Park is having a little work done this month. The City’s Department of Parks & Recreation has closed the playground for 2-3 weeks starting Monday, April 21, 2014 for the installation of a new safety surface. 277 more words

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April Showers Bring Magnolias

Things are really blooming in Union Square Park, and we’ve seen tons of gorgeous pictures of our bright pink magnolias popping up while scrolling through… 54 more words

Union Square Park

Exploring New Workouts

Monday night I went to a free trial class of a new running/ workout class in New York City called FitnessRuns.

They offer 30 or 60 minute outdoor classes at parks around the city that incorporate running + strength, drills or yoga. 306 more words


The "QueensWay"

Tonight I attended a community workshop for my area of Queens at a local highschool. It was to discuss the possibility of developing a “linear park & cultural greenway” over 3.5 miles of unused, in disrepair, railroad tracks. 152 more words


NYC Wildlife After Hours

Two nights ago, around nine o’clock, I leaned over the retaining wall at Riverside Park to look for raccoons, and found a raccoon looking right back at me. 425 more words

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