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Orchard Beach Boasts 1.7 Million Visitors in 2014

The Daily News reported that New York City beaches gained in popularity by 22% during the summer of 2014, but the largest increase was seen at Orchard Beach. The stunning crescent shoreline, and the many recreational and picnic facilities available

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Bronx Parks: A Year-Long Celebration

The year 2013 marked the 125th anniversary of the establishment of the Bronx parks system and a yearlong celebration ensued, featuring special events, volunteer projects,  lectures, bike tours and much more.  The Bronx Parks 125 committee, chaired by Dart Westphal,

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Horrific Attack on Park Trees

In October 2012, bark was carved off fifteen trees in the verdant area of Pelham Bay Park known as the South Meadow. Possibly inflicted with a hatchet, this damage created a circular loss of bark around the trunk of the

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Meadow Mowing – A Winter’s Tale

by John Grayley, Natural Areas Manager, Pelham Bay Park This winter, we have done something that we’ve been wanting to do for years at Pelham Bay Park. We broke out the lawn mowers. Over time, any area of grassland will

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