The renovated Wellhouse, near the Vanderbilt Street park entrance. (Photo by Carly Miller/BKLYNER)City officials are helping Brooklynites do their duty for the environment. Yesterday, the city’s first public composting toilets opened in the historic Prospect Park Wellhouse after a $2.34 million renovation. The comfort station will
Ephemeral New York has a piece on the mysterious death of one of the most prolific builders of 19th Century Gotham, Calvert Vaux. Vaux met his demise right here in Bensonhurst, in the same body of water another untimely death occurred [/man-drowns-in-gravesend-bay-trying-to-retrieve-ball/] over the weekend. Calvert Vaux, who, along with
(Photo of the Dark-eyed Junco bird courtesy of Wikipedia [http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b3/Dark-eyed_Junco-27527-3.jpg] ) Dillon de Give, an artist living and working in Brooklyn, extends an invitation to everyone to attend a free and very creative protest/birdwatching event this Saturday, 11/22/08.