Photos: Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Kevin CallTwo healthy peregrine falcon chicks have been hatched in a specially built nesting box atop the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge, MTA announced yesterday. The fluffy hatchlings have a 360-degree view of the city skyline from their perch on top of the 215-foot Rockaway tower.
NYPD horses safely returned to stable./ Photo provided by NYPD’s TwitterMIDWOOD- Yesterday, two NYPD horses named Samson and Freedom galloped freely through the streets of Midwood after police dismounted from the animals. The incident unfolded at around noon on E. Eighth St and Quentin Road. The NYPD cops and
Cafe cats by the window. By Alexandra Steedman.Thanks to a generous grant, Brooklyn Cat Cafe will be able to help more delightful felines get treatment and find forever homes. The Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition (BBAWC), which operates the popular Brooklyn Cat Cafe, announced today that they have received
Plumb Beach is a quiet, small beach located right off the Belt Parkway in Southern Brooklyn and a haven for bird watchers whose numbers have been growing as New Yorkers look for new, pandemic – friendly hobbies. The 152-acre beach attracts fewer humans than other popular bird-watching spots in the city
Approximately two dozen horses live at GallopNYC’s stables, including privately-owned boarder horses like this one. Cheyenne Ligon/BklynerIn The Hole — an oft-overlooked neighborhood that straddles the border of Brooklyn and Queens — something surprising is tucked away right off the highway. Beyond the white picket fence that runs along a
The nonprofit Flatbush Cats helps to tame the population of feral felines through the trap-neuter-return (TNR) method. | Courtesy of Flatbush CatsBy Gabriel Sandoval, THE CITY. This article was originally published by THE CITY When free spay-and-neuter surgeries ceased as the spring COVID wave peaked, cat advocates warned the city’s
Prospect Park Lake in August. (Photo: Liena Zagare/Bklyner)PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDEN – Someone dumped hundreds of live eels into the Prospect Park Lake last night. On Sunday, September 27 at around 7:30 p.m., a man reportedly entered Prospect Park through the Vanderbilt Street entrance carrying two garbage bags.
Parts of Bergen Beach, Canarsie, Flatlands, Georgetown, Mill Basin, Mill Island, and Paerdegat Basin will be sprayed down with pesticides to reduce the number of mosquitoes that may be carrying West Nile Virus. Department of Health (DOH) will be spraying very low concentrations of DeltaGard® and/or Anvil® using trucks,
Kensington Dog Run. Liena Zagare/Bklyner“Our paw pals throughout New York City will soon be able to frolic in our reopened dog runs, including the newly constructed Kensington dog run. Dog runs along with other amenities like basketball courts, bocce courts, tennis courts and more will reopen as part
Walks, playtime, and lots of cheese—that’s what the coronavirus outbreak has meant for Teo. He is a 2-year-old Australian Shepherd-Catahoula mix, recently adopted from Muddy Paws Rescue by Brooklyn resident Kate Selden. A dog named Brooklyn on a walk with ProspectBArk, in the very abandoned neighborhood of DUMBO.
Cats for adoption at Brooklyn Animal Action. Courtesy of Brooklyn Animal Action.If you’re considering fostering or adopting a cat right now, you’re not alone. Animal shelters and rescue organizations across the borough have seen a dramatic uptick in the number of foster and adoption applications since the
Brooklyn Rat 2019, Peter Senzamici/BklynerPROSPECT HEIGHTS – Carol Morrison remembers exactly when she decided enough was enough with the rats. She was walking toward her home in Prospect Heights on Lincoln Place between Washington and Underhill avenues. There were so many rats on both sidewalks, she had to walk in
Coney Island Creek. Cheyenne R. Ubiera/Bklyner.CONEY ISLAND —Southern Brooklyn’s sole remaining creek has gained more attention with the upcoming opening of a ferry dock, but residents are hoping that its newfound spotlight will also address water quality issues and pollution. Coney Island Creek was once part of
WINDSOR TERRACE – Celebrate Halloween a little early while helping to raise funds for a beloved animal shelter. Sean Casey Animal Rescue (SCAR) will hosts its 12th annual Howl-o-Ween Bark Block Party on Sunday, Oct. 20, the organization’s annual spooky-themed fundraiser and adoption event. DJ Maria Milito will host the
WILLIAMSBURG – Imaginations went wild at The Dodo‘s pop-up Halloween bash last weekend where dogs and their owners could bond and share experiences in a creative environment. Dogs turned out for The Dodo’s Best Dog Day Ever pop-up on Kent Avenue in Williamsburg. Jada, a Yorkshire terrier, looks precious