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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

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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

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

Brooklyn Shooting Suspects

Man Shot In Head Outside Crown Heights Deli; Police Seek 4 Suspects

Police on Saturday asked for the public’s help in finding four men, one of whom shot and wounded a deli customer in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

03/16/2013

Sink Spigot

Concerns Mount In N.J. Towns Over Elevated Lead Levels In Water

Exposure to lead can cause brain and kidney damage, so one can imagine the concern in four New Jersey towns where residents have been told they have elevated levels of lead in their drinking water.

12/12/2012

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

Report: Prospect Park Robberies Double Since Last Year; Central Park Sees Decline

Since the start of the year, there have been 17 robberies in Prospect Park, compared with the same time in 2011.

11/25/2012

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Central, Prospect Parks Largely Reopened; Many Parks Still Closed

Central Park was back open Saturday – five days after Superstorm Sandy struck the area – but many major city parks remained closed.

11/03/2012

Marlo Young (credit: NYPD)

Missing 10-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Found

The NYPD said Marlo Young disappeared after leaving his home on Crooke Avenue near Prospect Park shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday.

10/04/2012

Central Park cyclist

New York City DOT Proposes Wider Bicycle, Jogging Lanes Along Central Park Loop

Under the plan, the walking lanes would double in size from seven feet wide to 14 feet wide. The bike lanes would widen from seven to 11 feet.

10/01/2012

“We are going to take a walk.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Gina At Prospect Park With Shakespeare The Husky

“Shakes loves the sunroof!” – Gina and her Dodge Caliber

05/29/2012

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