Browsing: east 33rd st

Police & Fire
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Investigators have identified the lifeless body of a man pulled from the Marine Park salt marsh on Friday, and they don’t suspect any criminality was involved. Alex Bender, 45, was pulled from the waters behind the Marine Park Salt Marsh Nature Center, at Avenue U and East 33rd Street, by authorities after being discovered by…

News
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The NYC Parks Department is sponsoring a “Play Brooklyn” event, August 30 (Tuesday) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Salt Marsh Nature Center, 3302 Avenue U at East 33rd Street. A Play Mobile and a Fitness Mobile will be on the premises, in addition to a wide variety of fun and games for…

Arts & Music
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When we told you about the Pop-Up Piano at Marine Park’s Salt Marsh Center – on Avenue U and East 33rd Street – we asked readers to send in videos of themselves playing at the piano. We weren’t sure what we were going to get. Would it be 5-year-olds playing Chopsticks? A lovely couple mashing the…

Arts & Music
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You know those cool pianos that have been popping up all over the city? Well, the Marine Park Salt Marsh Nature Center is playing host to one of only two pianos in Southern Brooklyn. The Pop-Up Piano Project is organized by Sing for Hope, a non-profit organization that mobilizes professional artists in volunteer service programs that…

Events
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Even though, the designated day to celebrate Earth Day is April 22, special activities that draw attention to preserving the Earth happen all week and into the weekend. This coming Sunday at Marine Park, there will be some special events commemorating this year’s Earth Day. Here are the details of the New York City Parks…

Events
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On Thursday, we told you about the composting class at Marine Park happening on Sunday, January 25 (yes, that’s today). If you’re heading out for this earth-saving event, you might want to bring the kids and stay a little longer. Every Sunday in January (and this being the last), the park has a Book Blitz…

Events
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(Photo of WALL-E by Chris Glass and courtesy of Gentle Pure Space) If you saw the animated film, WALL-E, and felt moved to do something to try and forestall the fate of the planet, you can get started right here in Sheepshead Bay. The New York City Parks Department is having a class in Marine…

Events
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(Photo of the Dark-eyed Junco bird courtesy of Wikipedia) Dillon de Give, an artist living and working in Brooklyn, extends an invitation to everyone to attend a free and very creative protest/birdwatching event this Saturday, 11/22/08. To send the message about how detrimental it will be for our local birds for six artificial grass turf…