Volunteer Highlight: Lakia Echols

04.16.15 | No Comments
Spring has Sprung! New Yorkers are flocking to parks throughout the city to enjoy the weather, the beauty of their parks, engage with their community and participate in free recreational and cultural events.

Partnerships for Parks Gives Thanks to Corporate Volunteers

04.09.15 | No Comments
Throughout 2014, almost 100 corporate volunteer projects were completed with 13,785 trees, shrubs, and flowers planted and 1,397 gallons of paint used on 41 playgrounds, 344 benches, and 4,560 linear feet of fencing.

SummerStage Announces 30 Artists in 30 Days

03.11.15 | No Comments
Starting this week, we will announce one SummerStage artist per day for 30 days leading up to the full 30th anniversary season announce on April 8th.

22 Reasons to be Excited About Parks

03.10.15 | No Comments
For 22 community groups in particular, the onset of warmer weather does not just mean a chance to put away the parka and break out the short sleeves, but a chance for them to get outside and start putting their recently awarded Capacity Fund Grant to work.

Westside Collaborative Students Discover Nature Through Art

02.27.15 | No Comments
Constructing art from natural materials found in the local environment is a great way for students to explore plant communities and ecosystems. Through a partnership between Westside Collaborative, City Parks Foundation and the Department of Youth and Community Development, students in the SONYC After School program learn about the changing seasons and the effect on plant life cycles.

Greenwich Village Park Gets Facelift With Help From Volunteers

02.12.15 | No Comments
While only 0.19 acres, Christopher Park in Greenwich Village is a vibrant community space with a lot of history. The tiny triangle boasts a monument collection, beautiful gardens, and another landmark feature: a 140 year old wrought-iron perimeter fence.

SummerStage Alumni Take Home 13 Grammy Awards

02.09.15 | No Comments
The 57th Grammy Awards were held last night in Los Angeles and SummerStage alumni took home 13 golden statues.

The SummerStage Showcase Previewed The Upcoming Season!

01.13.15 | No Comments
City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage Showcase, in partnership with the Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert Series, took place at the Highline Ballroom on Thursday, January 8, 2015.

SummerStage Alumni Earn 59 Grammy Nominations This Year!

12.09.14 | No Comments
City Parks Foundation is excited to share the list of past SummerStage artists, from 1986 – 2014, who have been nominated for 2015 GRAMMY Awards.

It's My Park Day Awards Celebrate Park Leaders

11.24.14 | No Comments
On November 18, 2014, Partnerships for Parks honored its community partners at the It’s My Park Awards Reception at The Museum of the City of New York.
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