Prospect Park

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

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

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Police Investigating After Body Found In Prospect Park

The 55-year-old’s body was discovered around 10:30 p.m. Sunday in Prospect Park, police said.

09/23/2013

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The 6 Best Family Destinations & Activities For Fall In N.Y. & N.J.

Sad to see summer go? Don’t be. Our favorite destinations for Autumn are back with a new calendar full of exciting activities and annual traditions.

CBS New York–09/10/2013

Dog Shaking Off Water

The 6 Best Doggy Day Trip Destinations Near New York

Whether your pooch prefers to doggie paddle at the beach or roam free in open fields, there are fun activities for the whole family and man’s best friend at the best places to take a doggy day trip near New York.

08/23/2013

Still shot of surveillance video obtained by the Star-Ledger allegedly showing police brutality in Paterson, N.J. from Sept. 3, 2011. (credit: NJ.com)

Surveillance Video Captures Alleged Paterson, N.J. Police Brutality

A federal lawsuit filed Friday in Newark claims Alexis Aponte and Miguel Rivera of Prospect Park were both beaten while handcuffed and lying on the ground. Aponte was a passenger in a truck driven by Rivera when police stopped them.

07/01/2013

New map at Worth Street and Mulberry Street - June 24, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC Installing New Maps To Help Pedestrians Navigate The Streets

In a recent survey conducted by the Department of Transportation, 10 percent of those polled admitted to being lost in the past week and one out of three didn’t know which way was north.

06/24/2013

Kevin Kiadii. (Photo: CBS 2)

Apparent Anti-Gay Attack In Prospect Park Continues Troubling Trend In NYC

Kevin Kiadii is a 25-year-old freelance make-up artist. He said it’s a relief arrests were made, and that he wasn’t more seriously hurt.

05/31/2013

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A Review of the Food at the Great Googa Mooga 2013

Food and music lovers focused on Prospect Park this past weekend for the second annual Great Googa Mooga on the Nethermead Meadow.

05/20/2013

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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

Bicycle Path

Cyclist Struck, Killed By Livery Cab In Brooklyn

A man on a bicycle was struck and killed early Sunday near Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

05/19/2013

(credit: Marla Diamond)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs & Flaming Lips Ring In Summer Early At GoogaMooga

Day one of the Great GoogaMooga festival was not too cold, not too hot, pretty much the perfect night for an outdoor show. It was almost as if you were back in your mother’s womb.

05/18/2013

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

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Prosecutors Add Manslaughter Charge Against Mother Accused Of Beating Infant To Death

According to prosecutors, Karen Stewart, 21, of Prospect Park allegedly beat the boy to death because he would not stop crying.

04/02/2013

A bank teller displays $100 bills (file/credit: Oscar Siagian/AFP/GettyImages)

Woman Allegedly Kept Cheap Apartment By Conning Co-Op Board

A Brooklyn woman has been accused of lying to a co-op board and claiming her dead aunt was still alive, so she could keep an apartment at a rent of less than $300 per month.

03/30/2013

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