New York City Park Advocates

  • News

    October 3, 2012

    For the First Time in 20 Years, New York's Crime Rate Is on the Rise

    While Bloomberg brags about his record, the city's crime rate is on the rise

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    The High Line Is New York City's 'Make-Out Park'

    Ed Yourdon/Flickr​Union Square may be the loneliest place in New York City, but, not to worry, the High Line has now been dubbed the "make-out park of New York City." This according to a Parks enforcement officer who spoke to the New York Post, which today reports on the High Line as the drink ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    You Can Still Smoke in Some NYC Parks

    ​The New York City smoking ban went into effect this week, and we noted the lax enforcement language, in which the city admits, "We expect the new law will be enforced by New Yorkers themselves, who will ask people to follow the law and stop smoking." But in Battery Park, it's going to be extr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2008

    Does the Yankees' Park Deal Cheat the Bronx?

    Readers of today's New York Daily News (the Bronx edition, anyway) saw a lovely 1960s-vintage photo of a park near Yankee Stadium, accompanied by a report that the image had "reignited questions about whether the city is actually replacing all of the recreational parkland taken for the Bombers' new ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2007

    Turf Wars

    Yanks' Replacement Park Stinks, Say Bronx Residents