Prospect Park

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

(credit: FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images)

DogVacay Finds Someone To Take Care Of Your Dog While You’re Away

What do you do with your pet when you have to leave town? Typically, the options are board it or perhaps have a friend or neighbor take care of it. A new service hopes to expand the alternatives.

04/17/2012

The Coney Island Boardwalk (credit:Friends Of The Boardwalk)

The 5 Best Scenic Running Paths Outside Manhattan

Sure, Central Park and Riverside and the path along the East River downtown are great scenic spots for runners, but not everyone lives in Manhattan. The rest of the city’s runners need only check out these great options for runners with some of the finest scenery New York has to offer.

04/09/2012

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5 Favorite Outdoor Activities In NYC

Here are our suggestions for some of the best outdoor activities in New York City. Now go on, get out there.

CBS New York–04/08/2012

FILE - Winter Jam NYC. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Parks Department Cancels Annual Winter Jam Due To Warm Weather

The annual event would have been held on Saturday, Feb. 4 in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. It allows New Yorkers a chance to try out winter sports for free.

01/27/2012

The 2 in 2012 is hoisted into place for New Year's Eve in Times Square - New York, NY - Dec 27, 2011 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Gears Up To Secure Times Square For New Year’s Eve

The men and women in blue and some others undercover will be out in full force this Saturday night in and around Times Square.

12/30/2011

A cyclist makes his way through Central Park - New York, NY (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cops Cracking Down On Speeding Bikers In Prospect Park

Cops say they’re ticketing bikers who exceed the park’s 25 mile per hour speed limit. The move comes after a few pedestrians were reportedly run over by bicyclists who were going too fast.

12/06/2011

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