Category Archives: PARKS

Photos: A Brooklyn Navy Yard Cemetery Has Become A Park

  Brooklyn’s newest public park rests four feet above what was once a burial ground—not so uncommon, as plenty of our city’s parks were formerly potter’s fields. The Naval Cemetery Landscape sits at the Southeast edge of the Navy Yard … Continue reading

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Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances

Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances Date: May 17, 2013 Dance artist Naomi Goldberg Haas choreographs dynamic concert dances with diverse communities. Her performing group, Dances for a Variable Population, aims to erase the border between dancer and non-dancer, returning … Continue reading

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Views From the Past

Views From the Past Date: February 2, 2013 Imagine living as a 19th century New Yorker taking a journey through Central Park. Along the way, you will learn about the Park’s history and hear how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted … Continue reading

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Tropical Paradise at The New York Botanical Garden

Tropical Paradise at The New York Botanical Garden Date: January 31, 2013 From January 19 through February 24, visitors to The New York Botanical Garden this winter can escape to “Tropical Paradise,” a showcase of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory’s … Continue reading

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Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt Date: January 27, 2013 We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better with others. Urban Park Rangers are role models … Continue reading

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