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Summer in the Park

by Marilyn La Jeunesse
photos by Marilyn La Jeunesse

Washington Square Park is the hub of Greenwich Village life during the summer. The vibrant green trees and Instagram-worthy arch drawing in locals and tourists alike.  175 more words


BMW Donates 20 BMW i3 Vehicles to NYC Parks in Support of TreesCount! 2015 Census

Collaboration Announced During Joint Press Conference with NYC Parks Commissioner at Julio Carballo Park in the South Bronx, N.Y.

NEW YORK, NY – May 20, 2015 – ( 479 more words


The reason Morningside Park became a park

Morningside Park became a park for one inconvenient reason: 19th century park administrators believed the craggy peaks of Manhattan schist were too steep and rugged for the city to pave over. 76 more words

Upper West Side/Morningside Hts

Greenpoint, Brooklyn Residents Wonder -- Where's The Rest Of Bushwick Inlet Park?

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Brooklyn park promised a decade ago is only a fraction of what it should be. Residents say the city is not holding up its end of the bargain. 361 more words


travel theme | subtle

As I walked home through Fort Tryon Park, I had this week’s travel theme in mind. At first, my plan was to sit in the park and think about photos I’d already taken, but on my walk “subtle” things just seemed to  jump out at me. 48 more words

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NYC Senior Forester and MFI Grad Brian Widener

In February, 2015, NYC Senior Forester for Trees and Sidewalks Brian Widener attended the week-long Municipal Forestry Institute (MFI), held at The Oregon Garden in Silverton, Oregon. 1,302 more words

Member Profiles

Volunteer Tree Planting with MillionTreesNYC!

With over 900,000 trees planted to date, MillionTreesNYC is well on our way to meeting the PlaNYC goal of planting one million trees almost two years ahead of schedule.   40 more words