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What’s Happening in the Park

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June 5, 2024 | Community, Park

Now Live: The 2024 MSPC Community Survey

Make you voice heard today: take the 2024 MSPC Community Survey

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May 10, 2024 | Community, Dogs

Meet Toula!

If Toula could tell the visitors of Madison Square Park one thing, she would say I hope you enjoy the park as much as I do!

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May 8, 2024 | Community, News

Meet the Associate Board: Regina Warga

Recently, we sat down with Regina, a native New Yorker, to discuss their connection to the park and why they decided to dedicate their time to the Associate Board.

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February 21, 2024 | Dogs

Meet Maizey!

Maizey is the 8-year-old Golden Retriever of Mad. Friend Rachel Craft. Discover why Maizey loves Madison Square Park!

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October 31, 2023 | Community, Park

A Conversation with Ami McKay, author of ‘The Witches Of New York’

In preparation for the spooky season, we connected with Ami McKay, author of The Witches Of New York, to discuss why she chose to set her enchanted Gilded Age tale in and around historic Madison Square Park.

October 26, 2023 | Community, Dogs

Meet Radley!

Radley is the 4-year-old Brussels Griffon of Mad. Friends Carol “Cookie” and Mike Woltz. Discover why Radley loves Madison Square Park!

October 4, 2023 | Community

Sukkot in Madison Square Park

Our team met with Rabbi Levi Shmotkin, Director at Chabad for Young Professionals to discuss the sukkah in Madison Square Park.

July 13, 2023 | Community, Sustainability

Plastic Free July

As we begin our campaign here in the park, our staff, partners, and volunteers will raise awareness about reducing single-use and other plastic waste by reusing, donating, and more.

July 12, 2023 | Dogs

Meet Bailey

Bailey is the 2 ½-year-old Mini Australian Labradoodle of Park Friend Marisa Saccone.

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July 1, 2023 | Community, Sustainability

Have a Plastic Free Park Day this July!

Before your next park day, review these tips for reducing single-use waste, and challenge your friends, family, and co-workers to make every visit plastic-free. 

April 12, 2023 | Dogs

Meet Milo

Milo is a vivacious Australian labradoodle!

April 4, 2023 | Art, News

Art on Tour

One of the questions we often hear at Madison Square Park Conservancy is “what happens to the commissioned works of art following their stay in the park?” The answer lies in an informal network of nonprofit institutions — museums with campuses, sculpture parks, public gardens, and public art programs.

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March 14, 2023 | Community, Horticulture

Pi Day

This spring, the horticulture team is celebrating all things math! Fibonacci was the guiding inspiration for the Geometry of Flowers exhibition. Our friend Fibonacci…

March 14, 2023 | Community

Bat-Lieve It or Not

A year-long study of bat activity in Madison Square Park is now complete.  The purpose of this study was to fill knowledge gaps about bats in Madison Square Park…

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March 6, 2023 | Community

Daniel R. Garodnick, Chair of the City Planning Commission and Director of the NYC Department of City Planning

Madison Square Park Conservancy is proud to honor Daniel R. Garodnick, Chair of the City Planning Commission and Director of the New York City Department of City…

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March 6, 2023 | Community

Longtime Conservancy Trustee and Neighbor: Leslie Spira Lopez

This year’s gala will honor someone very important to all of us at Madison Square Park Conservancy. Leslie Spira Lopez has been a pillar of the NoMad neighborhood…

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February 28, 2023 | Community

Party in the Park: A Longstanding Tradition

Party in the Park, a longstanding tradition, is Madison Square Park Conservancy's annual fundraiser. This event gathers friends and neighbors for a celebratory evening honoring many of our community members, longstanding supporters, and beloved artists.

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February 8, 2023 | Community

Broadway Vision Plan and Worth Square Update

Mayor Adams commits to Broadway Vision Plan in "State of the City" address.

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January 31, 2023 | Dogs

Meet Cooper

Meet Cooper. A 3-year-old mixed breed of Mad. Friend Jaclyn Berney.

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November 29, 2022 | Community

Meet Associate Board Member Michelle Park

Meet Michelle Park, one of the Conservancy's amazing Associate Board Members whose hard work and dedication helps the park thrive.

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October 18, 2022 | Community

Meet Associate Board Member Sal Taibi

Throughout the year, Madison Square Park will be highlighting some of our amazing Associate Board Members. Today we're shining a spotlight on one of our newest members, Sal Taibi.

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October 4, 2022 | Dogs

Meet Lulu

Come meet Lulu, a six-month-old Cavapoo who just moved to New York City and loves spending time in the park at Jemmy's Dog Run.

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September 20, 2022 | Community

Meet Associate Board Member Eric Liang

Throughout the year, we'll be showcasing some of our incredible Associate Board Members, whose contributions and work as park ambassadors help to ensure that the park remains clean, green, beautiful, and appreciated all year long. Today we are highlighting Eric Liang.

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September 19, 2022 | Dogs

Jemmy’s Dog Run Rules and Information

To ensure all visitors at Jemmy's Dog Run have a safe and enjoyable time, we're sharing some rules and information about the space.

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August 31, 2022 | Community

A Farewell from Keats Myer, Executive Director

For nearly a decade, Keats Myer has stewarded Madison Square Park Conservancy as Executive Director, transforming the park into a world-class community resource. Join her now as she reflects back on her incredible tenure with the organization.

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August 8, 2022 | Community, Dogs

Jemmy’s Dog Run Now Open

After receiving significant improvements, Jemmy's Dog Run is now open! Bring your pup by to experience over 200 square feet of added space, more seating, additional play surfaces, and more.

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July 14, 2022 | Community, Dogs

Keeping Your Pups Cool This Summer

Small Door Vet is sharing some tips to keep your pups happy, healthy, and cool during the hot summer months in the park.

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July 11, 2022 | Community

Meet Associate Board Member Michal Rosenn

Meet Associate Board Member Michal Rosenn, a frequent patron of Madison Square Park and an Associate Board Member whose support helps keep the park clean, green, and thriving.

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June 15, 2022 | Community, Dogs

Meet Maggie

Learn more about Maggie, one of the many pups who enjoy spending time in Madison Square Park every year.

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May 2, 2022 | Community

Meet Associate Board Member John Meadow

Meet John Meadow, found and president of LDV Hospitality, a frequent patron of Madison Square Park, and an Associate Board Member since 2021.

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Abigail Deville: Light of Freedom, Narrated by Brooke Kamin Rappoport