07.22.14 | No Comments
Our last trip to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden was refreshing, but this time we headed off to Queens Liberty Garden to do some serious clean up. There was a lot of weeding that needed to be done and we enlisted the assistance of all of the Brooklyn and Bronx interns.
07.16.14 | No Comments
With summer in full swing, New York City’s parks are full of life! We at City Parks Foundation are so excited to see children, adults, and pets alike getting moving and enjoying the fresh air.
07.14.14 | No Comments
Entering the garden wasn't quite exciting as one would assume. The entrance was a tall metal gate structure that gave no justice to the beauty ahead. After greeting my instructors I was told there was a scavenger hunt taking place. A map was given to me immediately, along with my instructions and what to keep an eye for throughout the Botanic Garden.
07.09.14 | No Comments
Youth Made Media is not only a place to learn how to make films, but it allows you to make new friends also. When I first got into Youth Made Media, I was filled with joy, but I also had anxiety in me. I wasn't sure how it was going to be like there, if I was going to like it or not- or if this was going to impact on what I might want to do for my career.
07.07.14 | No Comments
10 a.m. and it's already 75 degrees. It's the first mid-Atlantic heat of the season, but a cool breeze rocks the huge oak trees in Forest Park, Queens. Red-winged blackbirds and robins sing above, hidden in a mass of green leaves--and a group of 25 smiling fourth graders from Bushwick bounce down the path toward me.
06.11.14 | No Comments
City Parks Foundation presented our Annual Gala at SummerStage in Central Park on June 3rd.
05.22.14 | No Comments
Last Saturday, May 17, hundreds of volunteers headed out to their local New York City parks to clean up and beautify their neighborhood green spaces as part of It’s My Park Day.
05.08.14 | No Comments
“Ask Mary” is an advice column for community groups and individuals to ask community outreach questions and have them answered by an expert!
05.01.14 | 1 Comment
CityParks Tennis player Isis Gill was one of two junior players to receive the David N. Dinkins Scholarship Award at the USTA Eastern Hall of Fame Celebration!
04.24.14 | No Comments
On Earth Day 2014, Partnerships for Parks commemorated our dedicated network of year-round volunteers by coordinating beautification projects to help keep our city parks clean and green
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