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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Marines in Prospect Park on Sunday

The ships arriving for Fleet Week sailed into the New York Harbor Wednesday morning, greeted by a salute from the cannons at Fort Hamilton Army base. This year fleet week overlaps with Memorial Day weekend...

City Council Launches Interactive Map Of Public Parks

BROOKLYN —  For many, Memorial Day marks the start of the summer and the New York City Council is arming New Yorkers with its latest rollout. Ahead of the holiday, the council launched an interactive map...

Prospect Park Alliance Hosts Spring Fling, May 17-19

PROSPECT PARK - Join the Prospect Park Alliance in welcoming spring this weekend with a full schedule of special events and activities. The Prospect Park Spring Fling kicks off on Friday, May 17 with a Beverly...
Elijah G. Stroud Playground (Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner)

Elijah G. Stroud Playground Celebrates Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

PROSPECT HEIGHTS/CROWN HEIGHTS — The Department of Parks and Recreation celebrates the official opening of Stroud Playground with a skating event and movie night this Friday. Start the weekend off with a fun-filled three hours of...

‘Willoughby Walks’ Returns For 3 Wednesdays In May

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - The "Willoughby Walks" series returns next week, temporarily transforming the blocks surrounding the intersection of Willoughby and Lawrence Streets into a car-free public playground. The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) and the New York City Department...

New Adult Fitness Area Opens In Prospect Park

PROSPECT PARK - The Prospect Park Alliance hosted a ribbon-cutting last Friday, May 3, to celebrate the opening of the new adult fitness area at Prospect Park's Parade Ground. Funded by Council Member Mathieu Eugene,...

Vigil To Raise Awareness Of Maternal Mortality Rates

PROSPECT PARK - Brooklyn-based non-profit Mimsi International will host a pink candlelight vigil on the eve of Mother's Day to raise awareness of global maternal mortality rates, particularly for women in Haiti. Pregnancy is the most common cause...

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! 2019 Lineup Revealed

PROSPECT PARK - BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! returns for its 41st year offering a diverse lineup of events at the Prospect Park Bandshell from June 4th though August 10th. Each year, BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! offers a mix...

Up for Debate: Local Constituents and Political Leaders Gather for Frank Talk on Marine...

MARINE PARK - A large crowd gathered Tuesday at the Carmine Carro community center for a joint meeting sponsored by the Marine Park and Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Associations. The event’s goal to bring local organizations, communities...

City Parks Foundation Announces Free Spring Fitness Programs For Seniors

CONEY ISLAND/MARINE PARK/FORT GREENE - City Parks Foundation will offer free sports programs for seniors at neighborhood parks and recreation centers across the city from April through June. New Yorkers ages 60-years and up can...

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,...
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