Planting a commemorative tree near the Parkside + Ocean Avenue entrance, next to a tree felled by Hurricane Isaias. (Photo via Prospect Park Alliance)PROSPECT PARK – A record-breaking 75 trees were planted to honor loved ones this season in Prospect Park, raising $150,000 for sustaining the Park in the process.
Prospect Park Lake in August. (Photo: Liena Zagare/Bklyner)PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDEN – Someone dumped hundreds of live eels into the Prospect Park Lake last night. On Sunday, September 27 at around 7:30 p.m., a man reportedly entered Prospect Park through the Vanderbilt Street entrance carrying two garbage bags.
Details of the pre-restoration Concert Grove Pavilion. Photo by C. Paul Martinka, courtesy of Prospect Park AlliancePROSPECT PARK –The historic Concert Grove Pavilion in Prospect Park will be undergoing a renovation, Prospect Park Alliance announced on Monday, and should be restored to its former glory within the year. Prospect Park
PROSPECT PARK – Approximately 20,000 dogs live in the Kensington, Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Midwood, and Windsor Terrace neighborhoods, the Prospect Park Alliance [https://www.prospectpark.org/news-events/news/paw-some-kensington-dog-run-groundbreaking/?utm_source=PPA+Press+List&utm_campaign=cc021d06cd-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_07_29_04_07&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a0c800f3c6-cc021d06cd-184768517]
DUMBO/PARK SLOPE – Last week we mentioned two upcoming free outdoor movie events in Bed-Stuy and Coney Island [/summer-movies-cinema-block-party-and-flicks-on-the-beach/]. With the mercury continuing to rise, there are even more opportunities to get outside and enjoy some free summer flicks. Movies with a View, Photo: Etienne Frossard for Brooklyn Bridge Park
Via Prospect Park Alliance | Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/ProspectParkAlliance/photos/a.1572765996094905/1572765962761575/?type=3&theater] PROSPECT PARK – Join the Prospect Park Alliance [https://www.prospectpark.org/?utm_source=PPA+Press+List&utm_campaign=659c161f68-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_04_18_03_40_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_
PROSPECT PARK – The Prospect Park Alliance [https://www.prospectpark.org/news-events/news/ribbon-cut-adult-fitness-area/] hosted a ribbon-cutting last Friday, May 3, to celebrate the opening of the new adult fitness area at Prospect Park’s Parade Ground. Equipment at the new Adult Fitness Area, Prospect Park, Parade Ground (Photo: Paul Martinka)
2017 Prospect Park Soiree (Photo: Jonathan Grassi)PROSPECT PARK – Spring is just 29 days away [https://days.to/spring/2019]. Those counting down until the return of warmer weather and outdoor activities should get their tickets now for the third annual Prospect Park Soiree [https://soiree.prospectpark.org/?utm_source=
via Prospect Park AllianceLace up your sneakers, grab your co-workers and save the date! The [http://ibrooklyn.com/]Brooklyn Chamber of Com [http://ibrooklyn.com/]merce [http://ibrooklyn.com/] will hold its first-ever corporate run on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 5 p.m. in Prospect Park. The inaugural Just
PROSPECT PARK/DUMBO – Looking for things to do on Thursdays throughout August? Prospect Park Alliance is offering free carousel rides and the Under the Archway Series continues in DUMBO with live music and art beneath the Manhattan Bridge. Prospect Park Carousel (Photo by Paul Martinka courtesy of Prospect Park Alliance)
PROSPECT PARK – Join the Prospect Park Alliance [https://www.prospectpark.org/] and Brooklyn Arts Council [http://www.brooklynartscouncil.org/] (BAC) in celebrating the borough’s cultural diversity at the inaugural Brooklyn Roots Festival [https://www.prospectpark.org/news-events/events/2018/7/29#brooklyn-roots-festival] this Sunday at Prospect Park’s Children’
PROSPECT PARK – Last week the Prospect Park Alliance [https://www.prospectpark.org/news-events/news/name-weed-harvester/] unveiled the newest addition to its fleet—a new aquatic weed harvester—and they need the public’s help in naming it. Prospect Park’s new aquatic weed harvester via Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/
PROSPECT PARK – The Prospect Park Alliance [https://www.prospectpark.org/], Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams [http://www.brooklyn-usa.org/event/a-summer-movie-under-the-stars-4/2018-07-18/] , and Nitehawk Cinema [https://nitehawkcinema.com/williamsburg/] are hosting another season of A Summer Movie Under the Stars [https://www.prospectpark.org/news-events/news/summer-movie-under-stars-2018/] starting in July.
PROSPECT PARK – Prospect Park Alliance President Sue Donoghue and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver were joined Thursday afternoon by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Council Member Laurie Cumbo in a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction on a major improvement project on the Flatbush Avenue side of the
CONEY ISLAND/PROSPECT PARK – Though the weather outside might suggest otherwise, it’s officially Spring. Two iconic outdoor Brooklyn attractions will soon host their annual openings. See what Coney Island and Prospect Park have in store below. Deno’s Wonder Wheel Amusement Park via Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/events/
A conceptual design of the Prospect Park garage and maintenance compound (Via Prospect Park Alliance)PROSPECT PARK – Although Prospect Park went car free at the beginning of this year [/prospect-park-now-officially-car-free/], a new “garage” compound for park maintenance and operations will come to the park in the not too distant future.
PROSPECT PARK – Last June, in honor of the Park’s 150th anniversary, the Prospect Park Alliance [https://www.prospectpark.org] hosted the first ever Prospect Park Soiree, an event for “thousands of friends and neighbors to get together as a community and celebrate the Park,” according to Deborah Kirschner, AVP
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced today plans for two New Year’s Eve celebrations [http://www.brooklyn-usa.org/event/new-years-eve-countdown-to-2018/] taking place concurrently at Coney Island and Prospect Park. Prospect Park AllianceThis is the fourth year for the joint celebrations, giving Brooklyn residents greater access to free family-friendly festivities.
DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN – Downtown Brooklyn was rife with wee superheroes, princesses, and a couple of Super Mario Brothers Saturday afternoon as it played host to two fun-filled, family-friendly Halloween events. First was BKLYN Boo! [https://citypointbrooklyn.com/bklyn-boo/] at City Point (445 Albee Square West), the first-ever Prospect Park Halloween afterparty
PROSPECT PARK – Though Prospect Park has been celebrating its 150th anniversary [/prospect-park-turns-150/] all year, today—October 19, marks the actual day the Park officially debuted in 1867! Vale of Cashmere 150th Anniversary Planting (Photo courtesy of Prospect Park Alliance)To commemorate the day, the Prospect Park Alliance [https://www.prospectpark.
Via Prospect Park AllianceProspect Park Alliance [http://www.prospectpark.org] invites all local ghosts and ghouls to the 38th Annual Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair [https://www.eventbrite.com/e/halloween-in-prospect-park-tickets-37397260212?utm_source=Bklynrad&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Halloween_2017&utm_term=Oct2017] ! Taking place Saturday, October 28, this
PROSPECT PARK – On Friday, September 22, Prospect Park Alliance President Sue Donoghue and Council Member Brad Lander hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially reopen two newly restored ballfields [https://www.prospectpark.org/news-events/news/ballfields-6-7-reopen-after-restoration/] on Prospect Park’s Long Meadow. Left to right: Brooklyn Parks Commissioner Marty Maher, Council
PROSPECT PARK – Last week the Prospect Park Alliance announced the arrival of three new food vendors who will offer affordable, edible options to hungry visitors to Brooklyn’s backyard. King David Tacos at Prospect Park via Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/ProspectParkBrooklyn/photos/a.10153581365435385.1073741828.10150099384115385/10159418486340385/?type=3&
Via Prospect Park Alliance [https://www.prospectpark.org/news-events/news/prospect-park-alliance-x-pratt-institute-x-bk-indu/] The Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Industries have released limited edition t-shirts designed by Pratt Institute students to commemorate the Park’s 150th anniversary. The t-shirts feature original illustrations created by students of Pratt’s Graduate Communications Design Department.