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New York playground named after Beastie Boy rapper Adam Yauch

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NEW YORK -

It's where he learned to ride a bike as a kid. Now a New York City playground bears the name of Adam Yauch.

City officials have renamed Palmetto Playground in Brooklyn as Adam Yauch Park. Yauch's parents and fellow Beastie Boy Adam Horovitz attended Friday's ceremony.

The playground has basketball courts, a community garden and drinking fountains. Yauch died of cancer last year at age 47.

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