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Shredzilla, E-Waste Recycling And More This Weekend At The Flatbush...

This coming weekend, the Flatbush Food Coop (1415 Cortelyou Road between Rugby and Marlborough Roads) will be hosting its fourth annual Flatbush Green Weekend -- which...

Locals Want Coney Island Creek To Be Designated A Superfund Site

If locals get their way, the notoriously polluted Coney Island Creek just might become Brooklyn's third Superfund Site. (Currently, the Gowanus Canal and Newtown...

Bertha Schalk, The 1940s Marine Park Environmental Hero

In July of 1948, Bertha Schalk was fed up with the city garbage trucks dumping trash into Mill Creek. The dumping caused a stench...

New Clean-Up Crew in Prospect Park Consists of Eight Four-Legged Friends

Don’t be surprised if you run into a goat or two, or eight, on your daily jog through Prospect Park this summer. For the...

Madison High Students Trash School To Raise Awareness About Environmental Issues

James Madison High students wrapped their school in plastic Tuesday — creating Brooklyn's longest recorded chain of plastic bags — to raise awareness about...

Where Can You Find Sheepshead Bay’s Red-Tailed Hawks?

Recently, I was crossing over the fields to the Marine Park Salt Marsh Nature Center when I noticed a large, beautiful female red­-tailed hawk...

Apply To Be A Prospect Park Volunteer Leader By Tomorrow, Wednesday,...

If you love Prospect Park and are great with people, you might want to consider applying to be a volunteer leader with our borough's...

Food Truck Rally, Boating, Free Carousel Rides & More To Do...

It’s already August but there are still lots of great summer activities happening in Prospect Park this month — whether you want free concerts, roller skating disco parties,...

Things To Do In Prospect Park In August

It’s already August but there are still lots of great summer activities happening in Prospect Park this month — whether you want free concerts, roller skating disco parties,...

Congratulations, Cortelyou Road Merchants Association! Group Lands Third Place In Greenest...

While Ditmas Park's tree-lined streets can often be the star of the show around our neighborhood, we also have a ton of lush greenery on one...

Go Foraging In Prospect Park This Saturday

Curious about the plants in Prospect Park? Ever wonder what vegetation might be edible? You can find out this Saturday, August 1 from 12...

GrowNYC’s Greenmarket Comes To Parkside Plaza

With summer in full swing and people celebrating the warm weather and outdoor activities, one of the latest events that residents of Flatbush can enjoy...

Meet Your Neighbors: The Osprey, A Mysterious Bird Of Prey That...

by Daniel Frazer The Salt Marsh at Marine Park, home to at least 230 different species of birds throughout the year, has again successfully hosted...

A Sweet Deal: Green-Wood Cemetery Gets Into The Honey Business

A first-time visitor to Green-Wood Cemetery, the National Historic Landmark located just south of Prospect Park that was founded in 1938, will immediately notice...

Things To Do In Prospect Park This Month

It’s summer time and that means there’s a lot going on in Prospect Park this month — whether you want free concerts, hiking, roller skating disco parties,...