Prospect Park

Prospect Park Lake (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Police: Body Found In Prospect Park Lake

A person was found dead Wednesday evening in Prospect Park Lake in Brooklyn.

08/19/2015

Drum enthusiasts in a section of Prospect Park called Drummer's Grove have drawn the ire of park neighbors. (Credit: SaintAnthonyOne via CBS2)

CBS2 Demands Answers: Brooklyn Residents Say Late Night Drumming Is A Noisy Nuisance

Imagine the sound of drums blasting into your home while you try to sleep. That’s the reality for some Brooklyn residents who said their complaints to the city have fallen on deaf ears.

08/17/2015

(Photo Credit: Bill E. Axell/Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals)

Hipster Shelter Animals Up For Adoption At First Ever Brooklyn Adoptapalooza

Adoptapalooza, one of the Big Apple’s largest pet adoption events is coming to Brooklyn, Saturday August 1st between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.

07/29/2015

Photo Credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for CBGB Festival

New York City’s Best Upcoming Outdoor Concerts

Read on for some of the best outdoor concerts to check out in New York City this summer.

07/16/2015

Aakif Murray, left, and Aakif Murray, right, were shot in Prospect Park on July 12, 2015. Pictured at center is Lewis' aunt, Kersha Thompson. (Credit: Handout)

2 Teens In Stable Condition After Being Shot And Wounded In Prospect Park

The teens were there with family and friends as part of a music festival when bullets started flying around 9:15 Sunday night

07/13/2015

Prospect Park (credit: CBS2)

Ban On Cars On West Drive In Prospect Park Takes Effect

West Drive between Grand Army Plaza and Park Circle, which had been open to vehicles for two hours during weekday afternoons, will now be permanently car free.

07/06/2015

New road blocks are seen in Central Park as a car ban goes into effect on June 29, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold.CBS2)

No Cars Allowed In Central Park Above 72nd Street As Vehicle Ban Goes Into Effect

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the vehicle ban earlier in June.

06/29/2015

Prospect Park (credit: CBS2)

De Blasio Announces New Traffic Restrictions In Central & Prospect Parks

Major sections of Central and Prospect parks will be permanently car free, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday.

06/18/2015

Prospect Park Lake (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Sources To CBS2: De Blasio To Announce Weekday Car Bans In Central, Prospect Parks

Sources told CBS2 Wednesday night that Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected soon to announce the closure of large parts of Central and Prospect parks to car traffic on weekdays.

06/17/2015

Prospect Park parking sign

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

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Rally Urges N.Y. Parents To Opt Out On Eve Of More Common Core Testing

Another round of Common Core testing was set to kick off on Wednesday, and growing number of students have elected to opt out.

04/21/2015

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Little League Players March Down Brooklyn’s Seventh Ave. In Honor Of Opening Day

Young baseball players from across Brooklyn spent a beautiful Saturday kicking off the start of Little League season and even met a special guest on opening day

04/11/2015

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

Firefighters respond to a manhole fire on Prospect Park West on Feb. 2, 2015. (credit: Jenna Stern)

Manhole Fire Injures 1, Blows Out Windows Near Prospect Park

The fire began around 11:30 a.m. on Prospect Park West between Fifth and Sixth streets.

02/02/2015

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