SummerStage in Crotona Park

07.06.16 | No Comments
For our first week of shows in the Bronx, SummerStage hits the historic Crotona Park! With over 120 acres of land including a 3 acre lake, the park provides myriad recreation opportunities for the surrounding community. The natural beauty reaches its peak in the summer months as the park’s many trees flourish with life. We are excited to bring programming to this beautiful landscape.

SummerStage in Bed-Stuy!

06.27.16 | No Comments
Herbert Von King Park, formerly known as Tompkins Park, will play host to another exciting week of SummerStage shows in Brooklyn. As one of the first parks in all of Brooklyn, Von King Park is a lively, historic site. It’s central location helps capture the pulse of the exciting, diverse neighborhood it services.

SummerStage is off to Betsy Head Park!

06.20.16 | No Comments
We’re packing up our stage and heading out to Betsy Head Park in Brownsville this week. This change of scenery brings a varied line up of film, music, spoken word, dance, and family entertainment.

SummerStage heads to Red Hook, Brooklyn!

06.09.16 | No Comments
Home of the lovely Coffey Park, Red Hook Brooklyn is one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods. With its rich history, gorgeous waterfront location, and burgeoning creative scene, Red Hook offers a great time to visitors and residents alike.

Need to build work experience? Volunteer!

05.13.16 | No Comments
Nowadays, it’s tough for the new generation of kids to land their first job due to the fact that employers typically want to hire people with some grade of experience. However, don’t let that discourage you from having volunteer opportunities listed in your resume as a valuable resource.

CityParks Golf Classic Results

05.11.16 | No Comments
Congratulations to all the foursomes at CityParks Golf Classic at Trump Golf Links, Ferry Point on May 9. The competition could not have been any closer– a single stroke separated the top 4 foursomes requiring a reference to the PGA rules to determine the final leaderboard!

It’s My Park Just Got Some More Helping Hands

05.10.16 | No Comments
Partnerships for Parks has a lot of exciting stuff happening this month including new staff members and over 160 It’s My Park projects planned! Each of the five boroughs welcomed a Volunteer Program Assistant who will support the upcoming It’s My Park season.

With Spring Comes More Grants for Local Park Groups

04.20.16 | No Comments
Despite the cold’s feeble attempts to overstay its welcome, spring is finally here. Public spaces citywide are now full of sprouting buds and blooming flowers, and greenery is replacing the once barren, colorless winter landscape. Coinciding with the city’s spring transformation, a record number of Capacity Fund Grants were just awarded to community park stewards.

Learn More About Spring Blooms

04.11.16 | No Comments
Remember when we taught you how to plant tulips in October? They are in full bloom! Read up on our most popular spring blooms below and get outside to enjoy those gorgeous park gardens and the wonderful spring weather.

Plan for Your Park, Better Your Future

04.04.16 | No Comments
The Community Parks Initiative (CPI) aims to rebuild historically under-resourced parks and playgrounds throughout the city to create thriving community spaces. But what is a thriving community space? To find out how communities defined “thriving community spaces,” NYC Parks hosted capital scope meetings to ask New Yorkers about what they envisioned for their local parks.
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