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Guide to New York City Parks
 
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MetroBoxTV.com's Rob Frannicola takes you to his favorite parks in Manhattan. Check out MetroBoxTV.com for more videos about living in NYC.
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Where the Bodies Are Buried: New York City Parks
 
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Subscribe to our channel here: https://www.goo.gl/KpbUAP If you think New York City's parks are crowded now, you should see how many people are buried below you. Lets rewind to the 1700s, when New York City was rampant with Yellow Fever, and more than 20,000 bodies were buried under Washington Square park, most of which are still there. Follow Time Out New York Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/timeoutnewyork Twitter: https://twitter.com/TimeOutNewYork Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/timeoutnewyork/
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NYC Parks & Recreation
 
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The Boardwalk at Far Rockaway NYC Park & Recreation!
 
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This morning, during my regular morning, walk on the boardwalk. The place was empty. I pulled my iPhone and started taking pictures and video. What a beautiful morning. May 18, 2016.
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Reanimating public space through sustainable design: Adrian Benepe at TEDxMiddlebury
 
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A Senior Vice President and Director of City Park Development for The Trust for Public Land, Adrian Benepe is one of the nation's experts on the nexus of the public, private, and non-profit sectors in public space development and management. Born and raised in New York, Benepe worked for twenty-seven years in the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, serving as Park Commissioner for eleven years under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, prior to joining The Trust for Public Land. During that time he oversaw a major expansion of the city's parks system, including restoring historic parks such as Central Park and Battery Park, adding 730 acres of new parkland including Hudson River Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and the High Line, and laying the groundwork for an additional 2,000 acres of parks. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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NYC Handball is Bigger Than You Think: Urban Recreation | Part 3
 
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CLICK to watch Part 1: Vitilla - http://win.gs/UrbanRecVitilla CLICK to watch Part 2: Chess - http://win.gs/UrbanRecChess Staying active in NYC isn’t always the easiest but a majority of New Yorkers turn to the recreational sport of handball. Episode 3 of URBAN RECREATION tells the story of New York’s most popular sport – yes, even more than basketball. With more than 2,000 handball courts across the five boroughs and a rubber ball available at any corner bodega, New York is the Mecca of handball. This episode follows three-time U.S. Handball Champion and current number one player in the world, Timbo Gonzalez, as he travels through his old New York neighborhoods to share his view of handball and what it means to New York. _ Experience the world of Red Bull like you have never seen it before. With the best action sports clips on the web and original series, prepare for your "stoke factor" to be at an all time high. Watch Red Bull TV: http://win.gs/WatchRBTV See into our world: http://goo.gl/J49U Red Bull on Facebook: http://win.gs/redbullfb Red Bull on Twitter: http://win.gs/redbulltwitter Subscribe to Red Bull on Youtube: http://win.gs/SubToRedBull Subscribe to the Red Bulletin: http://win.gs/TheRedBulletin Sign up for our Newsletter here: http://win.gs/RedBullNewsletter
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New York City Parks: A 12-Minute Tour
 
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Get a look inside one of the world's premiere parks systems in this short film exploring all that New York City Parks & Recreation offers. Produced by Adrian Sas
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How Can Innovative Park Planning Create a More Seamless Public Realm?
 
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The Parks Without Borders Discussion Series explores ideas for the next generation of parks and public space and considers opportunities to build greener parks, healthier communities, and more resilient neighborhoods. Events will be held through 2017. NYC Parks is excited to host park leadership from Arlington, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and New York City for our kickoff event of our Parks Without Borders Discussion Series. This discussion focuses on the value of a seamless public realm, showcasing examples of how innovative park planning is changing the face of cities for the better. Speakers include Kathryn Ott Lovell, Commissioner of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation; Jayne Miller, Superintendent of Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board; Jane Rudolph, Director of Department of Parks and Recreation for Arlington Virginia, and Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, Commissioner of NYC Parks. The panel was moderated by Lynn B. Kelly, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Parks. Biographies Kathryn Ott Lovell was appointed Commissioner of the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department by Mayor Jim Kenney in January 2016. As Commissioner, Kathryn oversees 700 employees and over 10,100 acres of land, 500 buildings, 225 miles of trail, 250 playgrounds and thousands of programs and events throughout Philadelphia's Parks and Recreation system. In just a few months, Kathryn has led innovative initiatives to activate the City’s parks and engage residents and visitors throughout Philadelphia. Jayne Miller has served as the Superintendent of the nationally renowned Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) under the direction of a nine member elected policy-making board since November 2010. The MPRB is a diverse system of land and water spanning 6,801 acres of parkland and water featuring 179 park with 22 lakes, 49 recreation centers, 112 playgrounds, 66 pools, 13 golf facilities, 12 gardens, 200+ miles of biking and walking paths, 397 multipurpose sports fields, 5 outdoor performance stages, nature sanctuaries and the 102 miles of Grand Rounds trails that together annually serve approximately 21.4 million visitors. The MPRB has also been recognized by the Trust for Public Land in 2013, 2014 and 2015, and 2016 as the #1 Park System in the United States. Jane Rudolph has served as Director of Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation since January 2013. Arlington County is 26 square miles located along the Potomac River directly across from Washington DC. Its estimated population is nearly 220,400, making it among the most densely populated jurisdictions in the country. As Director, Jane is responsible for a $40 million urban park system with a ten-year capital improvement plan that exceeds $205 million. Under her leadership in 2016, Arlington’s park system was ranked in the top five of the nation’s 100 largest cities by the Trust for Public Land. Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP became the Commissioner of NYC Parks in May 2014. In this role, he oversees management, planning, and operations of nearly 30,000 acres of parkland. Prior to returning to his native New York City, he served as the Chief Planning and Development Officer and Planning Director for Raleigh, N.C. Commissioner Silver is also the immediate past president of the American Planning Association and was inducted into their College of Fellows in 2014. He is currently the Dunlop Lecturer in Housing and Urbanization at Harvard University. Silver received a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from Hunter College in NYC. Lynn B. Kelly joined NY4P in December, 2016. She previously served as the President and CEO of Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, a position she held since 2010. Snug Harbor, a distinguished Smithsonian Affiliate, provides programming in horticulture, agriculture and the visual and performing arts, and attracts over 500,000 visitors annually. Lynn received a B.A. in Metropolitan Studies from New York University, and a Master of Public Administration from NYU's Wagner School of Public Service.
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Ice Skating Rink in Bryant Park, New York City
 
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Ice Skating Rink in Bryant Park, New York City Bryant Park's ice skating rink sets itself apart from all others in New York City because it is free! Of course, that only applies if you bring your own skates, but even with the cost of skate rentals it's one of New York City's most affordable ice skating options. Bryant Park is a 9.603-acre (38,860 m2) privately managed public park located in the New York City borough of Manhattan. It is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues and between 40th and 42nd Streets in Midtown Manhattan. Although technically the Main Branch of the New York Public Library is located within the park, effectively it forms the park's functional eastern boundary, making Sixth Avenue the park's primary entrance. Bryant Park is located entirely over an underground structure that houses the library's archives, which were built in the 1980s when the park was closed to the public and excavated; the new library facilities were built below ground level while the park was restored above it. Even though it is part of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, Bryant Park is managed by the private not-for-profit corporation Bryant Park Corporation. NYC files: Video tales from New York City Subscribe for more New York City videos: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c... Website: http://www.newyorkcity-files.com Google +: https://plus.google.com/+Newyorkcityf... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nycfiles Twitter: https://twitter.com/NYC_Files Instagram: http://instagram.com/new_york_city_files
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Watch How Designers Re-engineered an Island to Make a Park in New York City
 
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It’s always exciting when a city builds a new park. More trees! More grass! But recreation isn’t the only thing parks are built for. On Governor’s Island in New York City, a truly unique public space is being built to address not only beautification, but protection from future disasters. It’s called The Hills. Read more here: http://gizmodo.com/watch-how-designers-re-engineered-an-island-to-make-a-p-1740779577 We come from the future. https://gizmodo.com
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Central Park Walk, Manhattan Tourist Attraction, New York City, 4K Video
 
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Central Park Walk, Manhattan Tourist Attraction, New York City, 4K Video Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City. Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States, with 40 million visitors in 2013, and one of the most filmed locations in the world. The park was established in 1857 on 778 acres (315 ha) of city-owned land. In 1858, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, a landscape architect and an architect, respectively, won a design competition to improve and expand the park with a plan they titled the "Greensward Plan". Construction began the same year and the park's first area was opened to the public in the winter of 1858. Construction continued during the American Civil War farther north, and was expanded to its current size of 843 acres (341 ha) in 1873. Central Park was designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior in 1962, which in April 2017 placed it on the tentative list for UNESCO World Heritage sites. The park, managed for decades by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, is currently managed by the Central Park Conservancy under contract with the municipal government in a public-private partnership. The Conservancy is a non-profit organization that contributes 75 percent of Central Park's $65 million annual budget and is responsible for all basic care of the 843-acre park. The City of New York, often called New York City, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban areas in the world. With population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Manhattan is often described as the cultural and financial capital of the world and hosts the United Nations Headquarters. Anchored by Wall Street in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan, New York City has been called both the most economically powerful city and the leading financial center of the world. Music from Epidemic Sound (http://www.epidemicsound.com) NYC files: Video tales from New York City Subscribe for more New York City videos: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=freemusic4 Website: http://www.newyorkcity-files.com Google +: https://plus.google.com/+Newyorkcityfilesvideos/posts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nycfiles Twitter: https://twitter.com/NYC_Files Instagram: http://instagram.com/new_york_city_files
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Brooklyn's Best and Worst Basketball Courts
 
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WSJ's Stu Woo visited all 170-plus Brooklyn basketball courts maintained by New York City’s Parks and Recreation Department and created a comprehensive ranking. Here, he explains his methodology. Photo: Stu Woo/Video: Jennifer Weiss Don’t miss a WSJ video, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center: https://wsj.com/video On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/wsj/videos/ On Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJ On Snapchat: https://on.wsj.com/2ratjSM
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Washington Square Park - New York City New York
 
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"Washington Square Park is one of the best-known of New York City's 1,900 public parks. At 9.75 acres (39,500 m2), it is a landmark in the Manhattan neighborhood of Greenwich Village, as well as a meeting place and center for cultural activity. It is operated by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. The Park is an open space, dominated by Washington Arch (1892), with a tradition of celebrating nonconformity. The Park's fountain area has long been one of the city's popular spots for residents and tourists. Most of the buildings surrounding the park now belong to New York University, but many have at one time served as homes and studios for artists. Some of the buildings have been built by NYU, others have been converted from their former uses into academic and residential buildings." "Washington Square has long been a hub for politics and culture in New York City. In 1834, New York University decided to use prison labor to dress the stone for its new building, across from the park, as prison labor from Sing Sing was cheaper than hiring local stonemasons. This, the stonecutters of the city said, was taking the bread out of their mouths. They held a rally in Washington Square Park, and then held the first labor march in the city. That turned into a riot, and the 27th New York regiment was called out to quell the stonecutters. The regiment camped in Washington Square for four days and nights until the excitement subsided. New York University continued their use of prison labor. In 1888, Robert Louis Stevenson, visiting the U.S. to seek medical help for his battle with consumption, shared a seat and enjoyed a conversation in the park with Mark Twain. A street entertainer in Washington Square Park In 1912, approximately 20,000 workers (including 5,000 women) marched to the park to commemorate the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, which had killed 146 workers the year before. Many of the women wore fitted tucked-front blouses like those manufactured by the Triangle Shirtwaist Company. This clothing style became the working woman's uniform and a symbol of female independence, reflecting the alliance of labor and suffrage movements. Over 25,000 people marched on the park demanding women's suffrage in 1915. In the years before and after World War I, the park was a center for many American artists, writers, and activists, including the photographer André Kertész, who photographed the square during winter. Later the park was a gathering area for the Beat generation, folk, and Hippie movements in the 1950s and 1960s; in 1958, musician Buddy Holly, a nearby resident of Greenwich Village, spent time in the park both listening to people play and helping guitarists with musical chords. The infamous park scene in the 1995 film Kids takes place at Washington Square Park. The park was featured extensively in the 2007 film I Am Legend. The protagonist, Dr. Robert Neville, played by Will Smith, lived directly across the street from the park. It was used as a major action piece, especially in the last scenes of the film. Chess players in the southwest corner of the park Built-in outdoor chess tables on the southwest corner encourage outdoor playing along with throngs of watchers (in his youth, Stanley Kubrick was a frequent player). These tables were featured in the films Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) and Fresh (1994). The Washington Square tables form the cornerstone of what is called Manhattan's "chess district," as the area around the park (Thompson Street, between West 3rd Street and Bleecker Street) has a number of chess shops, the oldest being the Village Chess Shop, which was founded in 1972 but closed in November, 2012. On September 27, 2007, Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama held a rally at Washington Square. 20,000 people registered for the event, and the crowds overflowed past security gates set up as a cordon. The New York Times described the rally "as one of the largest campaign events of the year." " http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Square_Park
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⁴ᴷ Walking Tour of Astoria Park, Queens, New York City on a Sunny Day
 
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Google Maps Location: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Astoria+Park/@40.7792459,-73.9251541,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x89c25f5a5ba73285:0x6b41f887be24bcc9!8m2!3d40.7792459!4d-73.9229654 From Wikipedia: "Astoria Park, a 59.96-acre (242,600 m2) park located along the East River in the New York City borough of Queens, contains one of the largest open spaces in Queens. The park is operated and maintained by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Situated in Astoria and adjacent to the Triborough (Robert F. Kennedy) and Hell Gate Bridges, the park contains New York City's oldest and largest swimming pool. The outdoor 54,450-square-foot (5,059 m2) pool, planned by Robert Moses, was used for qualifying events for the 1936 and 1964 Summer Olympics. Other attractions include bocce courts, fourteen tennis courts, two playgrounds, a skatepark, and one track for running. One of the playgrounds, Charybdis Playground, is across the Hell Gate from Scylla Point on Wards Island. The names stem from the dangerous whirlpools in the waters of the Hell Gate. On Independence Day, the Queens Symphony Orchestra plays in Astoria Park during the fireworks show. Upcoming events are posted on the parks department website. The park was formerly the site of a Native American settlement, and is close to where the General Slocum caught fire and sunk in 1904." Timestamps 1:30 - Astoria Park Tennis Courts 3:28 - Running Track 7:35 - South End of Park Under RFK Bridge 9:40 - Basketball Courts 11:25 - World War 1 Memorial 12:00 - Charybdis Playground 13:30 - Bocce Ball Area 15:25 - North End of Park Under Hell Gate Bridge 19:27 - Northeast End of Park 20:52 - Underneath the Amtrak Structure 24:52 - Swimming Pool Overlook 29:00 - Parking Lot 32:36 - Skateboard Park The links below may contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I'll receive a small commission from your purchases. Filmed Using GoPro HERO6 Black @ 4K, 30FPS: http://amzn.to/2FxgnxW FeiyuTech G6 Gimbal: https://amzn.to/2BPs1qp Camera Equipment I used or have used GoPro HERO5 Black: http://amzn.to/2xuLu8d FeiyuTech G5 Gimbal: http://amzn.to/2yTv4qV Panasonic G7: http://amzn.to/2FqZPHY Panasonic LUMIX G Vario Lens, 14-140MM, F3.5-5.6 ASPH: http://amzn.to/2EAg9VL Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO LENS, 7-14MM, F4.0 ASPH: https://amzn.to/2GlQFNb Zhiyun Crane V2 Gimbal: https://amzn.to/2pN9gdO Senal SCS-98 Stereo Microphone: http://amzn.to/2FtkbjV LowePro Photo Classic 300 AW: https://amzn.to/2OqK4oD AmazonBasics Medium DSLR Gadget Bag: http://amzn.to/2D62Xvu Samsung 128GB microSD Card: http://amzn.to/2nm5BFT Smatree 3pcs Long Aluminum Thumbscrew: http://amzn.to/2DtwgFe GoPro HERO5/HERO6 Battery with Dual Battery Charger: http://amzn.to/2DpqUun Lifelimit Accessories Starter Kit for GoPro: http://amzn.to/2CZPste The CLAW Flexible Tripod: http://amzn.to/2zpMgIm AmazonBasics Carrying Case for GoPro - Large: http://amzn.to/2mqvQY8 Transcend USB 3.0 Card Reader: http://amzn.to/2xVtIuX Anker PowerCore 10000 Power Bank: http://amzn.to/2gt7JW0
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The World Park Interactive Museum @ New York's Central Park
 
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Created by Agency Magma and NYC Parks and Recreation in New York. http://www.agencymagma.com Associate Creative Directors: Will Thomsen, Kimberly Bartkowski. Lead Technologist: Connie Finkelman Creatives: Jeremy Brown, Jamie Victor, Harlan Erskine. Creative Director: Michael Ferrare. Sound Design: Quiver Sound
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Assistant Goes to NYC Play Fair! Paw Patrol Play Date and Fun at the Park
 
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A Playdate with The Assistant! Please subscribe here: http://www.youtube.com/user/TheEngineeringFamily?sub_confirmation=1 Check out our new channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPC55dCdzIjNJd421LbK3uw On this TEF Kids YouTUbe video adventure we're on a playdate with the Assistant! Watch as we explore and see what kind of fun lego creatures we can find! Check out some of these other fun TheEngineeringFamily Treasure Hunts DISNEY SURPRISE TREASURE Secret Surprise Treasure with the Assistant a Disney World Video Surprise https://youtu.be/a3c5pAJ-o-k PJ MASKS Disney Search For PJ Masks with Blaze and Paw Patrol Video Adventure https://youtu.be/4mV2sNE14Pg Assistant Slip N Slide Bounce House Carnival Challenge Surprise Toys Video https://youtu.be/HKE2lCvb6fM ASSISTANT TREASURE HUNT Paw Patrol Look Out Hunt + toysZootopia + Lion Guard Toys Surprise Video https://youtu.be/ECgPK35Gw3w Or these Playlists! Funny Kids Videos https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoLQ9unpi4OHXhaMeWT2y6P27pbuzKbck Featuring the Assistant https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLoLQ9unpi4OGfgjxJsWnO878aLXo2TgXH About The Engineering Family We are The Engineering Family, a family of educators working to show you how to make learning fun and engaging through toy unboxings, toy reviews, and original series designed to insight imaginative play within your family. With Mr. Engineer as an experienced engineer with a love of exploring new things, Mrs. Engineer an award winning teacher with a math and counseling focus, and their daughter The Assistant you can think of The Engineering channel as your imagination station. You can think of The Engineering Family channel as a Funbrain meets YouTube. This family is taking some of the coolest toys like Paw Patrol, Shimmer and Shine, Scooby Doo, PJ Masks, Doc Mcstuffins, and plenty of fun Real Life live action videos that help teach children valuable STEM content. As always... TheEngineeringFamily only features 100% suitable family fun entertainment.
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NYC park police "clean up" local vendors just before U.S Open Part 1/3
 
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NY parks enforement cops crackdown on local vendors who have been there peacefully all summer long, without incident, just days before the U.S open is set to begin outside Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Happened outside south entrance of the park Near 111th and 49th.
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New York City Parks
 
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Urban Parks are increasingly playing a vital role in the social, economic and physical well-being of America's cities and their residents.
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Recreation at School - NYC
 
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Speaker: Mary Alice Lee, Trust for Public Land In New York City, the Trust for Public Land is partnering with the education and parks departments, private funders and neighborhoods to transform 290 underused school lots into vibrant public playgrounds and community parks as part of Mayor Bloomberg's PlaNYC 2030 initiative. By partnering with community sponsors with an ongoing stake in each playground and using a participatory design process that includes students, school staff and community members, TPL is trying to move beyond playground and park design and construction to help ensure that rule-making, management, security and access are addressed. Come listen to what this partnership is achieving and learning, and discuss the rigors involved in a systems approach to playground development.
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Orchard Beach, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx, New York City
 
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Orchard Beach, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx, New York City Orchard Beach, known as "the Riviera of the Bronx," is a small. sandy oasis set alongside the quiet waterside experience within a backdrop of vast picnic lawns, sports courts and playgrounds, and surrounding forest, meadow and salt marsh. There's a lot to do at Orchard Beach besides sunbathe, swim, and build sand castles. Twenty-six hard-surface sports courts offer opportunities for basketball, tennis, handball and volleyball. There are also two playgrounds - Pelican Playground at Section5 offer spray showers; Orchard Beach Playground ay Section 13 is on the sand. In-season, beach concessions sell food and drink, as well as beach souvenirs, toys, and necessities. Summer programming includes occasional contrast the main pavilion stage (Section 9) and Urban Park Ranger talks and walks start from the Orchard Beach Nature Center at Section 2. Nearby nature trails traverse rocky coastline, salt marsh and woodlands on Hunter and Twin Islands off the northernmost end of the promenade. Favorite fishing spots can be found along The Lagoon where you can also launch your kayak or canoe. NYC Parks & Recreation maintains 14 miles of beaches, all of which are open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. During beach season, lifeguards are on duty daily, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Swimming is prohibited when lifeguards are not on duty and in closed sections. Closed sections are marked with signs and/or red flags. DIRECTIONS: Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park in Bronx NYC is very easy to get to, take the #6 subway to the last stop Pelham Bay Park / Bruckner Expressway then transfer to the BX29 bus and exit at Orchard Beach Circle. The beach and park are all in walking distance. NYC Subway fare 2016 rate $2.75 each way $5.50 total You get an automatic free transfer between subway and bus, or between buses. Orchard Beach is approximatley 18 miles from The Empire State Building in Midtown Manhattan. The Bronx marketing slogan is "All-America City" ~Enjoy "The Riviera of the Bronx" hashtag metadata #Park #Orchard #Beach #OrchardBeach #OrchardBeachNY #OrchardBeachNYC #OrchardBeachNewYork #OrchardBeachNewYorkCity #OrchardBeachBronx #OrchardBeachTheBronx #OBNY #OBNYX #TheBronx #Bronx #BronxRiviera #NY #NYNY #NYC #NYS #NewYork #NewYorkNewYork #NewYorkCity #NewYorkState #outdoors #nature #Pelham #Bay #PelhamBay #PelhamBayPark #LongIslandSound #Urban #UrbanPark #RobertMoses #DaBoogieDownBronx #BoogieDownBronx #TheBigApple #summer #summerfun #summervacation #summerbeach #2016 HD Video Pelham Bay neighborhood, Bronx borough, New York City, New York state, USA United States of America country, North America continent September 22 2016
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City Talk: Adrian Benepe, NYC Parks Commissioner
 
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In this episode, New York City Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe joins Doug to discuss the latest developments taking place in our city's parks and recreation centers. Commissioner Benepe also shares some insight on the "Million Tree NYC" campaign. (Taped: 5/13/2008) City Talk is CUNY TV 's forum for politics and public affairs. City Talk presents lively discussion of New York City issues, with the people that help make this city function. City Talk is hosted by Professor Doug Muzzio, co-director of the Center for the Study of Leadership in Government and the founder and former director of the Baruch College Survey Research Unit, both at Baruch College's School of Public Affairs. Watch more at www.cuny.tv/show/citytalk
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Trash Talking Chess Hustler gets CRUSHED! (MONEY LOST)! - NYC Chess Hustling 5
 
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A friendly match between two hustlers, with a little trash talk. With money on the line, things get heated. Disclaimer: Not all chess hustlers are disrespectful. Don't get the impression that all chess hustlers are bad. Keep in mind the trash talking is part of the game. Watch all NYC Chess Hustling Videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyypAtJbxVnB3yN3vn9_ebbT6s2xkhGW8 Try some challenging Chess Puzzles: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyypAtJbxVnBpkTYQHEJCMCVxltK3-CYN Feel free to Challenge Chess Twins online: Lichess.com Profile www.lichess.org/@/Chess_Twins Chess.com Profile: https://www.chess.com/member/chess_twins Twitch Link: https://www.twitch.tv/chess_twins
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NYC Parks Dept Unconstitutionally Restricting Public Recreation
 
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130 St. bet., 23rd Ave. and 26 Ave Queens, New York "§1-03 General Provisions a.Hours of Operation 1.Persons may enter and use the parks from 6:00 a.m. until 1:00 a.m. unless other open hours are posted at any park. http://www.nycgovparks.org/rules/section-1-03"
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NYPD,"The Police Camp", Memories Of The NYC Police Recreation Center.
 
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The New York City Police Department built a resort hotel in the Catskill Mountains in 1921. It was officially known as the Police Recreation Center, but it was more commonly known to families simply as "The Police Camp". For six decades the "police camp," was the site for many festive memories for the families and friends of the officers who came upstate to escape the bustle of the city and to revel in the glory of nature. Many visitors took pleasure in the movie theater, casino, bar, lounge, swimming pool and ballroom onsite. Even a man made lake for swimming and boating. But eventually, as the decades rolled by business declined. The statue at the Camp's entrance of a Policeman with a young boy that now stands in the lobby of 1 Police Plaza (Police Headquarters), was removed from its spot at the entrance to the Police Camp a place that it had held since the 1930's. The model for the child was Fiorello LaGuardia's son Eric LaGuardia. In 1983, the Police Recreation Center sadly closed its doors. The Camp lay abandoned for 8 years. The property was ultimately bought by a Mennonite sect the Bruderhof a Christian religious community who welcome all visitors. I personally have many fond memories of the time I spent with my family at the "Police Camp", and I'm sure there are many other families out there who feel the same way. I'm glad I was finally able to dust off some old pictures and film and with the help of many other resources was able to put this video together. Sources Photos By William P Byrne Joseph J Gannon Google Image Policeny.com Bobcatmazon.com Brooklynnorth.blogspot Music By Green Day (Time of your life) Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (Somewhere Over the Rainbow) Video Footage By William P Byrne Produced By Thomas J Byrne (TommyB512) DISCLAIMER: No copyright infringement intended.I DO NOT OWN ALL OF THE FOOTAGE OR MUSIC USED FOR THIS VIDEO. THEY ARE MADE FOR ENTERTAINMENT, NOT PROFIT
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Adrian Benepe - NYC Parks
 
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See how Adrian Benepe, Senior Vice President of City Park Development at Trust for Public Land is devoted to improving New York’s environment through it’s beautiful parks.
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Protect the Artists in New York City Parks
 
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The NYC Parks department claims that artists "detract from the experience of...park visitors." New Yorkers disagree. The Parks Department has proposed to drive 80% of artists from the Parks, and to limit the remaining 20% to less desirable areas. Please sign the online petition here: http://streetvendor.org/keep-artists-in-our-parks
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Kayaking in New York City
 
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First day with the kayak I went to Astoria Park
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New York City: Tour of the Hudson River Park
 
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Central Park is the most popular park in New York, but there are other amazing parks in the city. Explore with me Hudson River Park on the west side of Manhattan. This park offers unique boat rides, free kayaking, sports and great restaurants for date nights #SexyTime ;) restaurant on a boat: http://fryingpan.com/site/ more about the park: https://www.hudsonriverpark.org/ SUBSCRIBE for more videos. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarolRizzott... Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carolrizzotto/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/carolrizzotto Snapchat: carolrizzotto
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Dan Barasch: A park underneath the hustle and bustle of New York City
 
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Dan Barasch and James Ramsey have a crazy plan—to create a park, filled with greenery, underneath New York City. The two are developing the Lowline, an underground greenspace the size of a football field. They're building it in a trolley terminal abandoned in 1948, using technology that harvests sunlight above-ground and directs it down below. It's a park that can thrive, even in winter. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
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ENGAGE NYC 2013: PARKS
 
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New York City Department of Parks and Recreation show how a diverse and robust set of social media streams benefit New Yorkers and Parks awareness.
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It's My Park: Play Mobile
 
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Play Mobiles come to Betsy Head Park in Brooklyn. Produced by Adrian Sas
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NYC Parks 06.01.2017 , #Periscope360
 
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Stroll in NYC's Riverside Park Blanketed by Snow #Periscope360 Periscope
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It's My Park: MillionTrees Training Program
 
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The MillionTrees Training Program is a collaborative initiative between the City of New York Department of Parks and Recreation and The New York Restoration Project. The program helps work towards a more environmentally sustainable healthy living for the future through a 7-month green-collar job course of training that is specifically designed to teach, educate and motivate young adults to become more aware and proactive in the wellness of the environment while jointly gaining employment and life skills. http://www.milliontreesnyc.org/html/programs/training_programs.shtml Produced by Adrian Sas
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NYC Big Apps - Department of Parks and Recreation
 
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Find activities in NYC. Barbecue, Basketball, historic houses and more
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What Spider-Man Gets Right (and Wrong) About New York City
 
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Marvel's Spider-man may have the highest-fidelity recreation of New York City yet in a video game... but it still does some things a little differently. We take a look at the choices Insomniac made in recreating the Big Apple. Subscribe to our YouTube channel! https://goo.gl/D8prdf Like us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/PolygonFB Follow us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/PolygonTwitter Follow us on Instagram: http://bit.ly/PolygonInsta And for more gaming and entertainment coverage, visit www.polygon.com
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Accessibility in NYC Parks
 
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A11yNYC May 2 2017 - Accessibility in NYC Parks - Christopher Noel https://www.meetup.com/A11yNYC/events/238801342/ Transcript: http://isoc-ny.org/a11ynyc/a11ynyc_may2017.txt Good design can and should be accessible to people of all ages and abilities. Often landscape architects can design projects that appeal to a wider range of people using Universal Design concepts. Universal Design refers to broad-spectrum ideas meant to produce buildings, products and environments that are inherently accessible to older people, people without disabilities, and people with disabilities. In this presentation, it will be shown how NYC Parks accomplishes this across many levels of accessibility. Presenter: Christopher Noel is the ADA Accessibility Coordinator for New York City Parks and Recreation. In this role, he ensures that facilities, programs and services are accessible to people of all abilities. He is also responsible for providing technical assistance to the design staff and general public, and works closely to oversee the implementation and expansion of existing adaptive sports programs such as goalball for individuals with vision loss, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair football and wheelchair softball for persons with physical disabilities, adaptive sports carnivals for children with developmental disabilities/autism, a bi-annual Paralympic Track and Field Open for schoolchildren and indoor/outdoor adaptive swim classes designated for adults and seniors with disabilities. As NYC Parks is committed to providing inclusivity and accessibility at all park facilities throughout the city, Christopher ensures there are participation and recreational opportunities for many New Yorkers for years to come. ABOUT ACCESSIBILITY NYC New York City is home to virtually every type of person and every type of company on earth. Our group exists to advance accessibility and inclusive design. Our goal is to bring together NYC's accessibility community to share ideas, best practices, and our experiences. If you're interested in accessibility and inclusive design then we want you in this group. We meet monthly, our previous presentations are archived on this YouTube channel - https://youtube.com/a11ynyc Follow us on Twitter @A11YNYC https://twitter.com/a11ynyc
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It's My Park: Sorrentino Recreation Center
 
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Sorrentino Recreation Center in Far Rockaway is an integral part of the neighborhood. For more information, please visit: http://www.nycgovparks.org/facilities/recreationcenters/Q446 Produced by Adrian Sas and Elissa Connors
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Parks and Recreation - Chris Traeger Literally
 
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He will LITERALLY call you by your name while he points at you at the same time.
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Ron and Chris Burger Cook Off
 
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Ron and Chris have a cook off to determine the fate of the cafeteria's hamburgers.
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Mayor de Blasio Announces Major Sections of Parks to Become Car-Free
 
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Major Sections of Central Park and Prospect Park Will Become Permanently Car-Free, Dedicated Solely to Recreation Changes will make two of NYC’s crown jewel parks safer and healthier, enhance public space and encourage New Yorkers to get active Central Park Drives north of 72nd Street will be permanently car-free starting June 29 Prospect Park West Drive will be permanently car-free starting July 6 Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced permanent improvements to Central Park and Prospect Park that will make the majority of each park car-free, with park drives dedicated solely to recreation for the first time in more than a century. The changes will restore major sections of two of the city’s crown jewel parks to their original vision as recreational paths, making the parks healthier, safer and more accessible to millions of New Yorkers. Central Park’s entire loop drive above 72nd Street will be permanently car-free. Prospect Park’s West Drive between Grand Army Plaza and Park Circle, previously open to motor vehicle traffic for two hours during weekday afternoons, will likewise be permanently reserved solely for recreation. With these changes, more of each park will be car-free than at any time since the first automobiles were introduced to them at the turn of the 20th century. Combined, more than 45 million people visit Central Park and Prospect Park each year. The Department of Transportation conducted extensive traffic analyses of both parks’ loop drives and surrounding streets prior to undertaking these improvements. Neither change is projected to impact travel times or congestion in nearby neighborhoods. In Central Park, this change is consistent with the seasonal car-free summer hours of the past two years, which have proven to have had no adverse impacts. The four Central Park Transverse roads will remain open to motor vehicle traffic. Emergency and parks maintenance vehicles will continue to have access to the loop drives as necessary. To further improve mobility in Manhattan communities adjacent to Central Park, the DOT will extend the Fifth Avenue bus lane north to 110th Street from 7-11 a.m. on weekdays. Fifth Avenue is one of the heaviest travelled bus routes in the City, with over 74,000 local and express bus riders each day. Prospect Park at Bartel-Pritchard Square Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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New York City Central Park
 
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Central Park is one of those places that make New York such a great place to live. The huge park is located in the center of Manhattan. The park boasts several lakes, theaters, ice rinks, fountains, tennis courts, baseball fields, many playgrounds and other facilities. It is also home to the Central Park Zoo and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Especially during the weekends, when cars are not allowed into the park, Central Park is a welcome oasis in this hectic city. Copyright(©)Robert Thoomes 2012
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Medieval Festival 2010 NYC
 
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See the middle ages come to life at NYC's Annual Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park. Oct 3, 2010. Presented by WHIDC and NYC Parks and Recreation. Jousts, Swords, Unicorn, Puppetry, Blacksmith, Knights, Falconer..
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It's My Park: Traveling Rings of Riverside Park
 
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A community forms around this unique amenity on Manhattan's west side at 105th Street. Produced by Adrian Sas
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THE POOTER IN CENTRAL PARK NY
 
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FOLLOW ME ON TOPBUZZ! http://bit.ly/JackValeTopBuzz --~-- http://www.thepooter.com I went to visit Ed Bassmaster in Philly, and he took me to Central Park in New York so I could fart on people. Enjoy!
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National Parks & Historic Sites of New York City
 
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New York City has earned its place in American history. The collection of national parks along the in Manhattan provide a cultural gateway to America, commemorating who we have become as a people. Once you enter the New York gateway there is so much to see and explore! Embark on an adventure -- or mix a bit of history with nature and recreation. Sites include Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Governor's Island, Castle Clinton and Battery Park, Federal Hall, General Grant's Tomb, Theodore Roosevelt's Birthplace, African Burial Ground, St. Paul's Church and the Lower Eastside Tenement Museum. There are over 20 national park sites along the New York and New Jersey shores within the gateway. For more information on the parks, visit nps.gov. This video is an exempt from Finley-Holiday's National Parks of New York Harbor Blu-ray and DVD. Available on location and from Finley-Holiday Films at www.finleyholiday.com. #DV-51-7
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MHC NYC Parks & Recreation Risin Star Winner Jailen Swinnie
 
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See the story of a young lady that has worked hard to grow from a shy young lady to an achiever and a role model.
Views: 276 Karim McFarlane