New York City is getting a new state park — and it's the biggest yet
September 13, 2018, 9:37 a.m. by Matt Hickman
How do you squeeze a new 407-acre state park into NYC? Try old landfills.
More money is being spent on America's urban parks (but there's still room for improvement)
August 22, 2018, 2:16 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Also: Pickleball courts and splash pads are on the rise.
Even the smallest urban green spaces can have a big impact on mental health
August 1, 2018, 9:12 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Erasing pockets of urban blight is a potent mood-improver for city-dwellers.
Floating park built from recycled plastic waste debuts in the Netherlands
July 17, 2018, 8:19 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A river pollution clean-up project yields spectacular results in Rotterdam.
There's a candy-colored pyramid weighing 600 tons floating in London's Hyde Park
June 25, 2018, 11:34 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Visionary artist Christo works his inimitable magic at Hyde Park with 7,501 oil barrels at Hyde Park.
California's Prop 68 pledges to revitalize and create urban parks
May 30, 2018, 8:23 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The measure dedicates $725 million to breathing new life into underserved neighborhoods.
Photos hidden for 40 years reveal life in NYC's parks
May 15, 2018, 9:17 a.m. by Jacqueline Gulledge
The parks department discovered a box of slides that were never developed.