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Friday, November 16, 2018

Benefit To Support Brooklyn Greenway Initiative – Thursday, Nov. 15

WILLIAMSBURG - The 6th annual Greenway + Industry benefit will take place on  Thursday, November 15 to welcome the organization's new Executive Director, raise funds for the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI), and push for...

Brooklyn Nets Hand Out Basketballs, Run Drills With Local Youth on “Biggie” Courts

CLINTON HILL - Members of the Brooklyn Nets stopped by the Christopher "Biggie" Wallace Courts at Crispus Attucks Park in Clinton Hill yesterday to spread love, the Brooklyn (basketball) way. In the late afternoon, Nets players D’Angelo...

Construction Begins at BAM Park

FORT GREENE - The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership announced last week that work has begun at "BAM Park" which has been closed to the public for more than a decade. The 10,000-square-foot triangular green space, located...

Students Help Cut Ribbon For New ‘Green’ Playground At P.S. 282

PARK SLOPE - Dozens of P.S. 282 students and Principal Rashan Hoke joined Council Member Brad Lander, NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Vincent Sapienza, and NYC Parks Borough Commissioner Martin Maher Monday...

Thousands Of Runners Expected For Saturday’s NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon

A couple of weeks before the starting pistol launches the New York City Marathon, Brooklyn will host its own race on Saturday, October 20. New York City Runs (NYCRUNS) announced earlier this year that its signature...

DEP Presents Gowanus CSO Facility Updates

GOWANUS - The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) presented updated designs for the CSO tank and head house planned for the north end of the Gowanus Canal at the Community Board 6 Parks/Recreation/Environmental Protection...

A Beautiful Playground Is Coming To Canarsie!

CANARSIE - The cracked concrete patch is no more. The ground was broken this morning on a $3.8 million renovation of the I.S. 68 Playground, which was first opened in 1965 and is officially...

After $2 million to repair cave-ins along Shore Road Promenade, CB10 to request a...

BAY RIDGE - The Brooklyn District 10 Community Board voted Monday to request a study of the Shore Road Promenade and Bicycle Path infrastructure, citing “recurring cave-ins threatening public safety.”  The request was the top...

Ask a Contractor Series: Three Questions To Ask Your Contractor Before Starting Your...

SPONSORED: Getting a home renovated in NYC is very exciting. But, it is also incredibly complex. To help make sure your renovation is successful and as stress-free as possible, the team at Home Evolutions...

Franklin Avenue Rezoning, Shadows, And Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Position

CROWN HEIGHTS - There are two large projects proposed for Franklin Avenue between Empire Boulevard and President Street in Crown Heights, and both are being fought over the potential shadows cast on the Brooklyn...

Parks Department Warns Of Raccoon Distemper in Prospect Park

PROSPECT PARK - The NYC Parks Department has issued a warning about cases of raccoons with the canine distemper found in Prospect Park. The canine distemper virus doesn't pose a health risk to humans, but...

Join us for the Brooklyn Runs 5K

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Explore Brooklyn would like you to join them at their inaugural BROOKLYN RUNS 5K Corporate Challenge presented by Just Energy. Run (or walk) as an individual or as a team...

CityParks Senior Fitness: Free Fall Programs To Help Seniors Stay Active

CONEY ISLAND/MARINE PARK/FORT GREENE - This Fall, City Parks Foundation is offering hundreds of New Yorkers aged 60 and above free sports programs in 16 neighborhood parks and recreational facilities across the city. The senior fitness programs...

Updates On Reconstruction of Putnam Triangle Plaza

CLINTON HILL - The NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) met with community members Thursday evening to provide an update on the reconstruction of Putnam Triangle Plaza which has been closed to the public since...

Updates On Harold Ickes Playground And Red Hook Ball Fields

RED HOOK - The Parks, Recreation, and Environmental Protection Committee of Brooklyn Community Board 6 held a meeting Wednesday night to update locals on the Harold Ickes Playground and the Red Hook ball fields. The...
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