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Tag: Department of Parks and Recreation

‘Love Your Block’ This Fall By Winning Your Neighborhood Cash Grants...

It's common knowledge that Brooklyn is beautiful inside and out, but there's no block in the borough that couldn't benefit from $1,000 cash to...

Coney Island Beach Closed After Shark Sighting

Beachgoers were shooed out of the water Tuesday morning after shark fins were spotted slicing through the surf at one of the beaches in...

Brooklyn’s $1.1 Million Dock Wastes Away In Sheepshead Bay

You may have noticed a new dock appeared in Sheepshead Bay this year. Lashed to the railings along Emmons Avenue, the floating metal and...

Brighton Boardwalk Opens In Time For Memorial Day

The Parks Department reopened the long-shuttered portion of the Brighton Beach Boardwalk Thursday — just in time for the Memorial Day crowds. Gates blocked off...

More ‘Mobi’ Mats Coming To Coney Island This Summer

The Parks Department will be adding additional beach mats in Coney Island this summer in order to provide greater accessibility for seniors and the...

Treyger Secures Sandy Recovery Funds For Renovations At Coney Island Playgrounds

Two Coney Island playgrounds are getting a facelift thanks, in part, to Superstorm Sandy recovery funds secured by City Councilman Mark Treyger. According to a...

The Gauntlet: Food Cart Coming To Manhattan Beach After Year-Long Battle...

It's been a year-long process, but Sheepshead Bay resident and Kingsborough Community College grad Lance Sellers is finally on the cusp of opening his...

Marine Park Getting A Facelift With Habitat Restoration & Trail Development...

The local volunteer and conservation groups have kicked off a multi-year project to preserve and improve Marine Park's unique ecosystem and create new trails for...

After Holiday Toy Drive Is Ransacked By Thieves, Community Rallies Behind...

Community groups and city agencies came to the rescue after a thieves ransacked the offices of a Coney Island charity and made off with...

Parks Dept Installs Gate At Local Playground To Keep Out Drugs...

The Parks Department installed a gate Wednesday at the entrance to Homecrest Playground in order keep criminals and drug users from occupying the park at...

What Improvements Would You Like To See At Asser Levy Park?...

Want to give your two cents about changes coming to your local park? City Councilman Chaim Deutsch is inviting residents to Asser Levy Park Tuesday...

Learn To Swim Lottery Is Underway: What You Need To Know

With the heat of summer upon us, now is the perfect time to visit one of Brooklyn’s public pools. If your kids are ready...

Dog Run At The Parade Grounds May Be Closer To Becoming...

After years of talks about creating a dog run in our area, advocates are saying the canine-friendly space may be closer to becoming a...

The Day: Egg Hunts, Wine Tastings and First Saturdays

It's getting spring-y in the nabe. Check out this morning's wrap for news about an egg hunt, Brooklyn Uncorked and Brooklyn Museum's First Saturdays.

Community Board 12 Approves Dome Playground Redesign

Nearly one and a half years ago, Councilmember Brad Lander of District 39, members of Community Board 12, and Parks and Recreation Brooklyn Chief...