Prospect Park

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

Surveillance images capture suspect in an assault on a woman on the D Train in Brooklyn on Oct. 30. (Credit: NYPD)

Search On For Teen Suspect In Assault On Woman Aboard D Train

Police on Wednesday were searching for teenage girl or young woman in an assault on the D Train at in Brooklyn.

12/10/2014

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10/06/2014

Geoffrey McFarlane shows the ticket he got for walking on a path in Prospect Park after dark, despite what he says is the lack of an easy-to-see sign. (Credit: CBS 2)

Prospect Park Pedestrians Baffled By Ticket Blitz

Pedestrians say they were just walking through after dark when they got slapped with summons.

09/09/2014

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

A woman was struck and killed on the stretch of Flatbush Avenue that runs through Prospect Park on Monday, July 14. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Struck, Killed On Flatbush Avenue In Prospect Park

A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday evening along Flatbush Avenue near Prospect Park.

07/14/2014

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

Brooklyn Borough President, Nonprofit Urge Swimming Safety After Drowning

In the wake of the drowning death of a toddler in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and a nonprofit swimming education group have joined together to urge proper water safety.

07/07/2014

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