# Nyc parks
Weekend in Washington Heights: Free tour of Highbridge Water Tower set for Saturday
(Andrew Burton/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) Urban Park Rangers will lead a free group tour of the Highbridge Water Tower in Washington Heights on Saturday. The water tower was recently renovated and reopened after being shut down for more than a decade due to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Saturday's tour is set for a 1 p.m. start and will end at 3 p.m., with the last entrants allowed up until 2:45 p.m.
Fort Greene Park reopens northern half of central lawn
(Fort Greene Park Conservancy) (BROOKLYN, N.Y.) Fort Greene Park held a grand reopening ceremony for the northern half of the central lawn this weekend to celebrate its availability for passive use for parkgoers and on-leash use for pets.
Highbridge Recreation Center hosts free Zumba class in Washington Heights on Wednesday
(Danielle Cerullo/Unsplash) (NEW YORK) The Highbridge Recreation Center will host a free Zumba class for all Washington Heights locals on Wednesday, according to the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.
Sunset Park & my favorite Dumpling spot
I wanted to highlight Sunset Park in a positive light as the community is going through some hardship today. Sending peace & love Sunset Park is one of NYC's hidden treasures, incredible views of Manhattan, lush green space, and you're surrounded by so many great restaurants too.
New Parade Ground Fit project breaks ground in Prospect Park
(BROOKLYN, N.Y.) The Prospect Park Alliance broke ground Tuesday on its new Parade Ground Fit initiative, which is a project that gained a lot of local support during participatory budgeting earlier this month.