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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Plans To Demolish And Rebuild Squibb Bridge

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - The President of Brooklyn Bridge Park, Eric Landau, on Monday evening updated members of Brooklyn Community Board 2's Parks Committee on the status of Squibb Bridge. As announced in December Brooklyn Bridge Park...

Brooklyn Bridge Park Announces 20th Spring/Summer Lineup

BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK - Marking its 20th anniversary hosting free programs at Brooklyn Bridge Park, on Monday the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy announced its Spring/Summer 2019 schedule. The Conservancy launched the Movies With A View outdoor...

Boardwalk, Brighton Beach Restaurant Burn Last Night

BRIGHTON BEACH - A two-alarm fire ripped through a Brighton Beach restaurant from underneath the boardwalk, injuring one firefighter and causing heavy damage to the establishment and to the wooden planks, fire officials said. Restaurant...

Apply To ArtBuilt’s Residency Program At Thomas Greene Park

GOWANUS - ArtBuilt and NYC Parks are bringing the Studio in the Park residency program to Gowanus and are currently accepting proposals from artists. ArtBuilt brings arts and cultural programming to parks and plazas in...

Coney Island Parks Get Ready For The 2019 Season

CONEY ISLAND - Though it still feels chilly outside, Spring is officially here, and Luna Park will be kicking off its 2019 season next weekend! The home of the Coney Island Cyclone, Coney Clipper, Thunderbolt,...

Mom Of Toddler Hit By Car Demands Answers

BENSONHURST/GRAVESEND - Stephanie Mansfield has three kids; a six-year-old, a four-year-old, and a three-year-old. Last week, her youngest was hit by a car. Three-year-old Jean Jacques was crossing the street with his class. There were...

A Toddler Was Hit By A Car in Bensonhurst. At First, The NYPD Said...

BENSONHURST - A three-year-old child and a 42-year-old woman were crossing the street when a car making a left turn struck them both in a school zone, landing them in nearby hospitals on March...

Henry Street Park III Update

COBBLE HILL - Representatives for Fortis and MPFP Landscape Architecture & Urban Design presented the most recent plans for Henry Street Park III Wednesday evening at the Brooklyn Community Board 6 Parks Committee meeting. Located...

Patti LaBelle Kicks Off BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Season With Free Show, June 4

PROSPECT PARK - BRIC announced on Thursday that legendary diva Patti LaBelle will kick off the 41st BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival season with a free concert at the Prospect Park Bandshell on Tuesday, June...

Comptroller Proposes Truck-Only BQE Fix With Two-Mile Park

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS/CARROLL GARDENS/COBBLE HILL - NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer recently presented to NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) his office's proposal for the BQE rehabilitation project, recommending a "scaled down triple-cantilever rebuild" that would save...

Cleanup Of Red Hook Ball Fields Begins

RED HOOK - Delayed once again due to the 35-day federal government shutdown which prohibited EPA employees from reporting to work, cleanup plans to remove lead from the Red Hook ball fields are back...

Help Plan The Future Of Two Parks On Carroll & Henry Streets

CARROLL GARDENS/COBBLE HILL - Carroll Gardens neighbors will have an opportunity next week to share their ideas for improvements to Carroll Park (bounded by Court, President, Smith, and Carroll Streets). NYC Parks is hosting a...

Prospect Park Soiree: Tickets On Sale For June 22nd Celebration

PROSPECT PARK - Spring is just 29 days away. Those counting down until the return of warmer weather and outdoor activities should get their tickets now for the third annual Prospect Park Soiree—a festive evening...

Public Art Fund To Exhibit Siah Armajani’s “Bridge Over Tree” At Brooklyn Bridge Park

BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK - The Public Art Fund announced on Wednesday that it will exhibit artist Siah Armajani's Bridge Over Tree (1970) at Brooklyn Bridge Park in the first re-staging of the installation in nearly 50 years. Created...

Hundreds Rally Against DOT’s Plan To Turn Promenade Into 6-Lane Highway

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Several hundreds of people gathered on the beautiful Brooklyn Heights Promenade in the freezing cold to rally against the Department of Transportation's (DOT) plan to turn the historic Promenade into a...
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