Photo by Ditmas Park CornerIt’s already August but there are still lots of great summer activities happening in Prospect Park [http://www.prospectpark.org/] this month — whether you want free concerts, roller skating disco parties, or some al fresco food truck dining, there’s something for every member of
Always wanted to try your hand at rowing in the Prospect Park Lake? In the coming months, the Prospect Park Alliance [http://www.prospectpark.org/about-prospect-park/alliance] and the Village Community Boathouse [http://www.villagecommunityboathouse.org/] are teaming up to make rowing accessible to all. From 12-4pm on the following
Authorities fished the unconscious body of Vladislav Cheloudko, 41, out of the Rockaway Inlet behind Kingsborough Community College yesterday afternoon, in what appears to be a boating excursion gone bad. Police arrived at the Manhattan Beach-based school (2001 Oriental Boulevard) at approximately 5:00 p.m. Sunday. He was rushed
Source: whitecapmarine.netWhen boats in Southern Brooklyn get smashed, a certain captain comes to the rescue. The captain in question is Jack Schachner, and he and his lucrative White Cap Marine and Salvage business is the subject of a fascinating report by the New York Times report [http://www.nytimes.
Community Board 15 helped clear the way for a new storage facility on Knapp Street, voting in support of a waiver to existing zoning restrictions at their meeting last Tuesday [/bullet-points-outraged-neighbors-slam-cb15-vote-approving-drug-abuse-treatment-center-near-kings-highway/] despite objections from community groups. The proposed location. Click to enlarge. (Source: Google Maps)Metro Storage NY came before
Source: Geoffrey Croft via awalkintheparknyc.blogspot.comWhen we first broke the story about the Paerdegat Basin oil spill [/oil-spill-brooklyn-national-grid/], in which an estimated 800 to 1,400 gallons of natural gas condensate, compressor oil and turbine oil poured into the waters near Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, info was scarce. Representatives
From Newsday [http://www.newsday.com/long-island/transportation/state-eases-rules-on-fluke-porgy-fishing-1.3689367] : > The fluke and porgy seasons open in New York waters Tuesday with less restrictive rules on the number and size fish anglers can take. > For fluke, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation cut the size of keeper fish