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Prospect Expressway Study Envisions New Redevelopment Possibilities

The Prospect Expressway cuts through South Slope, Windsor Terrace, and Greenwood Heights, into Kensington, carving up the communities and impeding connectivity, a reminder of the...

Waterfront Park Opens at Greenpoint Landing

GREENPOINT - One of the key concessions made by developers eager to erect high-rise luxury rental towers along the North Brooklyn waterfront has been...

Brownsville Parks Report Shows Need for Investment, Advocacy

BROWNSVILLE - Even as the city responds to community organizing for better parks in Brownsville, a new report shows significant failures in access and...

Update on the Tot Lot on Cortelyou

DITMAS PARK - Neighborhood parents are not happy with how long it is taking NYC Parks Department to fix the play equipment at the...

Clinton Hill Basketball Courts Named After Christopher “Biggie” Wallace

The late Brooklyn rapper “The Notorious B.I.G.” was memorialized at a naming ceremony for the basketball courts at the Crispus Attucks Playground in Clinton...

Create Your Own Summer Camp With Brooklyn’s Many Attractions

Some kids -- and parents -- prefer a summer of family-led Brooklyn exploration over traditional summer camps. So we’ve put together a list of museums,...

Kensington Playground Will Quadruple In Size, Says Greenfield

City Council Member David Greenfield, parks officials, civic leaders, and Kensington residents rolled out the red carpet today to celebrate the Di Gilio Playground groundbreaking,...

Play Ball: Construction To Start Tomorrow On Dome Playground’s Courts

Tomorrow, the makeover begins on Dome Playground's basketball and handball courts, Parks Department announced, a much-used park on the border of Kensington and Boro...

Southern Brooklyn Real Estate Round-Up: Purr-fect Pet Pads

This series is brought to you by Movers not Shakers. Everybody knows that the dice are loaded - once you get a pet, it comes...

Northern Brooklyn Real Estate Round-Up: Perfect Pads For Pets

This series is brought to you by Movers not Shakers. The first thing I do when looking for an apartment is to see if the...

Five-Year-Old Partners With Parks Department To Restore Bay Ridge Hospcotch Board

In perhaps the most adorable partnership of 2016, the New York City Parks Department teamed up with an observant five-year-old to fix a neighborhood...

Rotting Overturned Boat In Bay Removed

Today, City Council member Chaim Deutsch partnered with the Parks Department Marina Operations, the Department of Sanitation, and the Department of Environmental Protection to...

Councilman Deutsch Holds Forum On Park Safety At Homecrest Playground

Councilman Chaim Deutsch held a community forum last night at Homecrest Playground. He was accompanied by Brooklyn Parks Commissioner Kevin Jeffrey, NYPD Brooklyn South Chief Steven...

Concerned About Drug Dealing in Our Parks?

Councilman Chaim Deutsch is holding a community meeting at Homecrest Playground  on August 9th at 7:30pm to discuss the issues affecting local parks. Deutsch...

Southern Brooklyn Elected Officials Blast Mayor For Failing Calvert Vaux

In time for summer, elected officials from southern Brooklyn are once again calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration to make good on the...
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