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.
At their postcarding event last Saturday where 1,200 postcards were completed. (Photo: Lia Minkoff)PARK SLOPE – Every Saturday for the last month and a half, two local women have been meeting at Prospect Park encouraging people to handwrite postcards to mail to voters throughout the country. Deborah Kaufmann and
Welcome back to this week’s openings and closings. With slightly warmer weather (let us dream) come new places to enjoy a cocktail, a few casual made-for-takeout spots, and a vegan restaurant. We have only one goodbye this week, to an eight-year-old Greenpoint favorite. Brooklyn Heights Bohemien Bar [http://bohemienbar.
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
Brooklyn Marathon Route. Liena Zagare/BklynerThousands of runners are set to race through the borough’s streets and Prospect Park in the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon and Half Marathon [https://www.thebrooklynmarathon.com/race-details] this Saturday. Participants in the races, which start on Saturday at 7 a.m., will start at
PROSPECT PARK – September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month [http://ovarian.org/page-not-found/508-ovarian-cancer-awareness-month] and T.E.A.L. [https://tealwalk.org/] will once again host a 5K race and 2.5-mile walk this weekend to help raise awareness of the disease that will “take the lives of more than
Information from Prospect Park Alliance [https://www.prospectpark.org/visit-the-park/things-to-do/barbecues-and-picnics/designated-picnic-and-barbecue-map/] , map courtesy of Google Maps. (Ellie Plass/Bklyner)The 4th of July is a time to enjoy the city outdoors—and we think that Prospect Park is one of the best places to do just that. With
PARK SLOPE – New York’s senior senator doesn’t have to look very far to see the frustration he’s generated among progressives. Protesters at Prospect Park (Sam Raskin/Bklyner)Hundreds gathered across the street from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s home Tuesday evening, castigating him for what demonstrators
The Popular® Brooklyn Half [https://www.facebook.com/events/2704914096191306/] will kick off at 7am on Saturday, May 18 with more than 25,000 runners sprinting from the Brooklyn Museum all the way down to Coney Island. Popular Brooklyn Half 2019 via Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/events/2704914096191306/]Runners
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)
We know—it’s been Hot Duck this and Hot Duck that all winter, right? But plenty of local species have called Brooklyn home since time immemorial, long before flashy-feathered waterfowl transplants started gentrifying Central Park. And for more than a century, the Audubon Society in New York has been
Photo via Wikimedia Commons [https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cc/Police_Line_Crime_Scene_2498847226.jpg] PARK SLOPE – A homeless woman was stabbed in the torso at the 15th Street and Prospect Park subway station early yesterday morning, police said. Around 5:00 am on Tuesday, December 4,
A surveillance still released by the police of the suspect entering the subway (Via DCPI)PROSPECT PARK SOUTH – A man from Queens has been arrested and charged in connection with the rape in Prospect Park earlier this month [/police-searching-for-man-who-raped-and-robbed-woman-in-prospect-park/], police announced. Mowngly Lucas, 28, was arrested by NYPD on Wednesday,
PROSPECT PARK SOUTH – Police have released new video of the suspect wanted in connection with a rape that occurred in Prospect Park earlier this month. [/police-searching-for-man-who-raped-and-robbed-woman-in-prospect-park/] In addition, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has added $1,000 [https://twitter.com/BPEricAdams/status/1067784573935919110] to the $2,500 reward being offered
Photo: Flickr Creative Commons/ Michael DorauschThe annual Veterans Day Parade [https://parade.uwvc.org/] will be held on Sunday, November 11, at 11 am – in Madison Square Park. The parade goes north on Fifth Avenue, from 26th to 46th Street. This year is particularly special as it marks a centennial
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Explore Brooklyn would like you to join them at their inaugural BROOKLYN RUNS 5K Corporate Challenge [https://www.brooklynruns.nyc/] presented by Just Energy. Run (or walk) as an individual or as a team and join us for a complimentary cocktail reception, with bar