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

Activists Say Rotting Trees In Prospect Park Pose ‘Immediate Danger’

Activists say the Parks Department is ignoring the “immediate danger” of giant, rotted out trees that surround the lake at Prospect Park.

09/21/2011

Pigeon in New York City (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Pursue Prospect Park Pigeon Poachers

According to parkgoers, the possibly homeless group of hunters first catch small animals, like a pigeon, and then roast their kill over an open fire.

07/29/2011

A public piano is seen in Central Park near Columbus Circle - New York, NY - Jul 4, 2010 (credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

Public Pianos Returning To New York City

The pianos will be out for those who can play a little and those who can really play.

06/07/2011

Overflowing garbage can in Prospect Park (credit: cathyerway/Flickr)

Pig-Sty In Prospect Park? Residents Say, ‘Yes’

Brooklyn residents say part of Prospect Park’s landscape has become a landfill.

06/03/2011

Demonstrators walk past City Hall in Paterson on April 18, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Fears Rise As Paterson, N.J. Police Force Lays Off 125 Officers

Members of the police union marched to City Hall screaming “911, Who ya gonna call!” as they protested the layoffs of 125 police officers in Paterson on Monday.

04/18/2011

Main Street - Paterson, NJ (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Paterson Residents React To Police Layoffs

125 Paterson cops are handing in their badges and guns. That’s a quarter of the police force being laid off.

04/15/2011

Jamaica Bay (credit: CBSNewYork)

NYC Birdwatching Guide

Where you can go – or take the kids – for an introduction world of bird watching in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx.

02/25/2011

Blizzard Photos Found

See the photos here.

01/20/2011

Ducks on the lake in Prospect Park. (Photo/Steve Sandberg, 1010 WINS)

Bird Watchers Flock To Prospect Park

The Brooklyn Bird Club had a citizen science survey on Saturday, trying to find over 50 species of birds that make their homes in Prospect Park.

12/18/2010

Markowitz Christmas card

Brooklyn Boro Prez Carries Tune, Slams Mayor Over Bike Lanes

For the first time this holiday season, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz is sending out Christmas cards with a message. It’s a message Mayor Michael Bloomberg might not like.

12/17/2010

Prospect Park Subway Station/Juliet Papa

Cops: Man Jumps In Front Of G Train After Stabbings

Police said 31-year-old Ryan Devaney leapt in front of a Brooklyn subway train during the morning rush hour after stabbing his parents in their home.

12/13/2010

Goose

NYC Parks Dept. May Fight Geese With Dogs

The New York City Parks Department is considering a proposal to bring border collies with trainers to scare away the geese in Prospect Park.

11/18/2010

AP Photo

Brooklyn Opossum Population Out Of Control?

It’s another tale from the urban jungle. Brooklyn residents say pesky opossums are popping up all over the neighborhood — scaring their dogs and eating their trash.

09/21/2010

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