Prospect Park Alliance

The Prospect Park Alliance is enlisting volunteers to help fight an invasive species of grass. (Credit: CBS 2)

Alliance Says Invasive ‘Phragmites’ Grass Isn’t Welcome In Prospect Park

It may be green, but it isn’t welcome in Prospect Park. Landscapers say a species of invasive grass has got to go.

08/08/2014

FILE - People look out off a bridge in Prospect Park. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Obama’s Visit Will Only Close Portions Of Prospect Park

Officials say the entire 550-acre park in Brooklyn will be closed from noon to 6 p.m. when the president visits a nearby high school.

10/24/2013

(credit: Marla Diamond)

Last Day Of Great GoogaMooga Festival Called Off For Rain

The last day of the Great GogoaMoooga Festival in Prospect Park was canceled Sunday, as light, but persistent rain drenched the area.

05/19/2013

Great Googa Mooga sign in Prospect Park. (credit: CBS 2)

Great Googa Mooga Food And Music Festival Kicks Off

Festival co-founder Jonathan Mayers of Superfly has promised a better experience for festival-goers in its second year.

05/18/2013

Duck with Bread (file / credit: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/GettyImages)

Passover Bread-Dumping Notice Upsets Some In Brooklyn

Some in the Orthodox Jewish community are upset that a public reminder not to feed the ducks and geese in Prospect Park includes a reference to Passover.

03/22/2013

Prospect Park Wellhouse site rendering (credit: Prospect Park Alliance)

No-Flush Green Toilets Proposed For Prospect Park

There’s a plan to build a $1.8 million green bathroom in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

03/19/2013

Prospect Park trees (file/credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

Activists Say Rotting Trees In Prospect Park Pose ‘Immediate Danger’

Activists say the Parks Department is ignoring the “immediate danger” of giant, rotted out trees that surround the lake at Prospect Park.

09/21/2011

Overflowing garbage can in Prospect Park (credit: cathyerway/Flickr)

Pig-Sty In Prospect Park? Residents Say, ‘Yes’

Brooklyn residents say part of Prospect Park’s landscape has become a landfill.

06/03/2011