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Seasonal ‘No Parking’ Sign Near Prospect Park Removed After Claims Of Ticket Trap

A seasonal parking restriction sign near Prospect Park in Brooklyn has been removed, following complaints that it set up a ticket trap for four parking spaces.

06/09/2015

Cars are seen booted at a site at Prospect Park West and 9th Street in Brooklyn that is known as a ticket trap. (Credit: Martha Hyde, via Twitter)

Tipsters: Cars Booted, Towed At Prospect Park Site Already Known As Ticket Trap

Four parking spaces near Prospect Park in Brooklyn have already been described as a lucrative ticket trap, and now, motorists have authorities have taken it all a step further – booting and towing cars.

06/05/2015

Prospect Park parking sign

Professor: Ticket Trap Near Prospect Park Generating Tens Of Thousand$ For NYC

A parking sign near Prospect Park West and 9th Street is generating tens of thousands of dollars for New York City in parking tickets, according to a Brooklyn Collage professor.

05/12/2015

A brush fire broke out in Prospect Park on Monday, April 6. (Credit: @steve_morotta, via Twitter)

Brush Fire Rages For Hours In Prospect Park

A brush fire broke out Monday evening in Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

04/06/2015

Marge Contorno, 91, was hit by flying glass when a manhole exploded in Park Slope, Brooklyn on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Woman, 91, Describes Being Hit With Glass When Manhole Cover Went Flying

Con Edison said 600 fires have erupted in New York City manholes since Sunday, and one woman was speaking after being hospitalized from an explosion earlier this week.

02/06/2015

A sketch of a suspect in a home invasion and rape near Prospect Park in Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Search On For Suspect In Brooklyn Home Invasion, Rape

Police on Tuesday night were searching for a man wanted in a home invasion and rape last month near Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

12/17/2013

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Boy, 12, Struck And Killed By Van Near Prospect Park

A 12-year-old boy was struck and killed by a vehicle late Tuesday afternoon near Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

10/08/2013

A sign for the proposed pedestrian plaza in Dorman Square. (Credit: CBS 2)

Potential Pedestrian Plaza In Midwood Being Met With Resistance

At Dorman Square in Midwood, Brooklyn, the Department of Transportation wants to shut down a one-block stretch of Elm Avenue and a create a pedestrian plaza, like the one in Clinton Hill, where the DOT kicked out cars and installed cafe tables and chairs.

04/25/2012

Jason Alexander as George Costanza on "Seinfeld" (credit: Getty Images)

Brooklyn Parking Scheme Echoes ‘Seinfeld’ Episode

A parking scheme has allegedly been in effect in Park Slope, Brooklyn for over a year, and frustration is building.

02/17/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

NY Judge: Brooklyn Bike Lane In Prospect Park West Stays

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit that called for the removal of the Prospect Park West bike lanes, saying the statute of limitations had expired for a legal challenge to the lane.

08/17/2011

Prospect Park Bike Lane Battle

Community Board Vote Clears Way For Prospect Park West Bike Path

The co-founder of Park Slope Neighbors, Eric McClure, told 1010 WINS Thursday that the unanimous vote was “really a great outcome.”

04/14/2011

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Markowitz: Advocacy Groups Distorted Bike Lane Data

The Brooklyn Borough President reacted angrily after a study by a neighborhood group found a huge discrepancy with the DOT on the use of bike lanes in Prospect Park West.

01/21/2011

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz speaks at the opening of the Beyonce Cosmetology Center at Phoenix House - Brooklyn, NY - Mar 5, 2010 - Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Brooklyn Borough President Sends Unique Holiday Card

It’s a holiday card with a message.

12/24/2010