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It’s My Park Day May 18-19: Harlem parks participating, volunteers needed

It’s My Park Day May 18-19 and several Harlem parks are participating. The Friends of Frederick Douglass Circle are participating today (May 18) and they need our help. They will be weeding and planting annuals in the tree pits adjacent … Continue reading

Read NYC news release on Harlem’s Frederick Douglass Circle Dedication

Here is the official news release from NYC Parks and Recreation on the Frederick Douglass Circle Dedication tomorrow, Sept. 20 T 11 a.m. The agenda items posted last week about this event here on this site were correct! Take note, … Continue reading

Redesign planned for Harlem Meer area, groundbreaking set for Fall 2020

If you love Harlem Meer or Lasker Rink or the northern part of Central Park like we do, this piece of news will (or should) please you. We learned today via a press release about a major redesign of Harlem … Continue reading

Live Periscope Tour of FLUX Art Fair in Harlem May 2

Can’t make it to one of the May art events in Harlem by FLUX Art Fair. Then log on to Periscope May 2 at 10 am! NYC Parks joins the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance for a special preview tour of … Continue reading

New walking trail installed at Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park

There is a new walking trail at Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park. It’s called Walk it Out! Trail. Several organizations, such as NYC Parks and Harlem Hospital, gathered together recently to dedicate a new designated walking trail with banners and a … Continue reading

Broadway Malls in Harlem restored

NYC Parks and Recreation recently announced that an eight-block stretch of the Broadway Malls in Harlem was restored from West 145th Street through West 153rd Street. The restoration project was completed six months ahead of schedule and was funded with … Continue reading

It’s snow day in the park, free winter activities for youth

New York City youth can take to the parks today for fun, free snowy activities hosted by NYC Parks & Recreation. Snow Day sites (one in each borough, locations listed below) will host FREE, supervised outdoor recreation and winter fun … Continue reading

Let’s go canoeing at Harlem Meer

Not sure what to do today, Sunday (July 15) with your Harlem kid? How about taking them canoeing at Harlem Meer? It’s FREE and it is happening today in Central Park North! NYC Parks and Recreation is offering free canoeing … Continue reading

Senior Swim begins, age-friendly program available at two Harlem pools

NYC Parks and Recreation announced yesterday (August 9) the launch of designated Senior Swim hours at 14 public pools citywide, two of the 14 pools participating are in Harlem. The Harlem pools are Jackie Robinson Pool and Thomas Jefferson Pool. Senior Swim hours … Continue reading

Keep Harlem trees hydrated

Jul 13, 2010 @ 15:36 By HarlemGal Lately it’s been hot and steamy outside where I can barely walk a few hundred feet without needing to quench my thirst. I get real thirsty with this kind of weather. Do you … Continue reading