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Seth Low Park To Reopen Tomorrow With New Handball And Basketball...

Tomorrow, Thursday, December 15, at 10:30 a.m., Councilman David G. Greenfield will host a reopening of a new and improved Seth Low Park. The...

Expensive Bill Brown Park Construction Delayed Until The Spring

It's been over a year and a half, and Bill Brown park still doesn't have its multi-million dollar bathroom. We last reported on the park's...

Why Can’t We Get Bike Lanes Right?

Bike lanes are a hot-button issue in southern Brooklyn these days, and we just don't seem to be getting them right. We wrote about...

Community On Edge After Two Weekend Tragedies

Residents say they are shaken up by two tragic incidents that occurred near neighborhood parks over a span of 24 hours. Daquan Spencer, 31, was fatally shot at 1:30am...

18th Avenue Park Gets Long-Awaited Makeover

Kids from Midwood, Bensonhurst and Boro Park can enjoy the rest of the summer outdoors at the newly-renovated 18th Avenue Park, which opened this...

Pollution In The Bay Continues To Cause Concern

Last week, a Sheepshead Bites reader, Elizabeth Mokrousova, reached out to us with her concern about the garbage-filled waters with shocking photographs taken at...

EXCLUSIVE: $6.5 Million In Renovations Coming To Bensonhurst Park

After years of tireless advocacy from neighbors, elected officials, and this news site, the long neglected Bensonhurst Park on Cropsey Avenue and Bay Parkway is...

Trees & Branches Down After Brief But Fierce Storm On Monday...

After a brief but intense thunderstorm on Monday afternoon, neighbors have spotted many downed trees and branches around Ditmas Park. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1IbKL6unlM] With an abundance of old...

$500K Slated For Tot Lot Renovation, Says Councilman [Updated With 2014...

The Lt. Federico Narvaez Tot Lot, a neighborhood playground on Cortelyou Road at Argyle Road, is a small but vital corner park named for a local...

Last Chance To See Horseshoes Spawning On Calvert Vaux Beach Is...

https://vimeo.com/129479531 Independence Day is one of the last opportunities to watch the horseshoe crabs of Gravesend Bay getting busy on the beach this season. Every year, between May...

Renderings Of The Playground Coming To Sunset Park Next Summer

Construction on a brand new playground in Sunset Park has begun. Kids and parents alike should be excited for the fun new features coming to...

Petition Aims To Reclaim Missing Z In Verrazano-Narrow Bridge

When did we drop the Z in Verrazano-Narrows Bridge? As reported in our fact sheet about the Brooklyn-Staten Island connector, the 52-year-old bridge was named...

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...

Register Now For Youth Sports Programs At Local Parks

Fun youth summer programs are coming to a park near you! The City Parks Foundation is offering free tennis, golf, soccer, track & field and...

Parks Dept To Remove Ugly Brighton Beach Pilings In Time For...

The Parks Department will begin this week removing ugly pilings left over from a failed effort to build an elevated comfort station in Brighton Beach,...