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Blogs & Sites
Location: 2 Old Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY
Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park is a nine-acre waterfront park along the East River in Brooklyn, between the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges.
The view of Manhattan can't be beat, and fam...
Location: 77th Street and Cherokee Place, New York, NY
Location: 1904 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Home of the Brooklyn Cyclones.
Location: Downtown Manhattan Heliport, Pier 6 and the East River, New York, NY
Liberty Helicopters, currently the only authorized helicopter sightseeing company in New York City, is open daily - including holidays.
The state-of-the-art single and twin engine jet ...
Location: 614 Broadway, Staten Island, NY
This small, mostly indoor, zoo, has a lot to recommend it, and it's a terrific place to commune with the animals.
The Zoo's African Savannah houses animals native to the vast grassland...
Location: Broadway at Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY
The 4.5-acre Socrates Sculpture Park offers open space encircled by rock gardens, specially built walls, walkways, and areas of wild grasses and boulders.
Most of the sculpture/artwork...
Location: 196-22 Union Turnpike, Flushing, NY
Encompassing 358 acres of rolling terrain (carved out by glaciers nearly 20,000 years ago), Cunningham Park offers recreation seekers tennis, baseball, bocce, picnic areas, playgrounds, a conce...
Location: Dry Harbor Road to Lutheran Avenue, Juniper Boulevards North and South, Flushing, NY
Juniper Valley Park is a 16-acre park with baseball fields, an outdoor roller hockey stadium (for leagues), a running track, several soccer fields, and two playgrounds.
The park also f...
Location: Bleecker, Hudson, West 11th, and Bank Streets, New York, NY
This historic playground, developed in the 1960s, was the first of its kind in the West Village. A great neighborhood spot, the Bleecker Playground features a climbing structure directly...
Location: 400 East 34th Street, New York, NY
One of NY's best-kept secrets, the Rusk Rehabilitation Institute harbors a public botanical garden just right for little ones.
The 1700 square foot Glass Garden conservatory, opened in...
Location: Between Victory Blvd. & Eton Place, Staten Island, NY
Willowbrook Park hosts baseball fields, freshwater fishing, football, soccer, horseshoes, ice skating, a kite-flying area, an archery range, picnic tables, a softball field, and tennis.
Location: Wollman Rink, 62nd Street & Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
Location: New York, NY
Whether you're looking for a guide to the New York City parks, or planning a party for future environmentalists or scientists, "Wildman" Steve Brill is the best.
Tours of most o...