Photo: NYC DOT via Twitter [https://twitter.com/NYC_DOT]PROSPECT PARK – Mayor Bill de Blasio announced [http://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/001-18/mayor-de-blasio-prospect-park-now-completely-car-free-starting-today] on Tuesday that Prospect Park is “now completely car-free.” As of January 2, Prospect Park’s entire loop drive is permanently off-limits to private cars.
CB 14 member Kalman Yeger, at a meeting in 2015. (Photo via BKLYNER)Kalman Yeger is officially the Democratic nominee for Councilmember David Greenfield’s now open position in District 44 [/no-city-council-david-greenfield-will-now-run-non-profit/] — and received an endorsement from the councilman himself. “I’ve known Kalman Yeger for 20 years. He is
Photo via Council member Greenfield’s office.Officials marked the opening of the new Midwood Library Plaza on Tuesday morning. Council member David Greenfield [http://council.nyc.gov/d44/html/members/home.shtml], Brooklyn Public Library President Linda Johnson, NYC Department of Design and Construction Assistant Commissioner Oscar Gonzales, and
Cutting the ribbon on the Umma Park mural. (Photo by Shannon Geis/Ditmas Park Corner)We got our first glimpse at the beautiful mural [/blog/crime/community-leaders-artists-other-celebrate-a-new-umma-park-mural-designed-and-created-by-neighborhood-youth] in Umma Park [http://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/umma-park] (Woodruff and Ocean Avenues), created in collaboration with CITYarts [http://cityarts.org/], back in
Community Board 14 [http://www.cb14brooklyn.com/] held its April meeting Monday night at PS 249 [http://www.catonschool.org/] (18 Marlborough Road, by Caton Avenue). Here’s what happened this month: * CB 14 District Manager Shawn Campbell announced the Kings Theatre (1027 Flatbush Avenue) rescheduled their free “Return of