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Prospect Park

  1. The Mysterious Case of the Disappearing Prospect Park Wedding CatererCouples with upcoming weddings have lost up to $13,000 in deposits.
  2. Prospect Park Hires Goats As Adorable Fix for Hurricane Damage The Prospect Park Alliance is taking a gambol.
  3. summer sundays
    Hipster Market Comes to Prospect ParkThe latest venture from the team behind Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg.
  4. The Invisible Black Man on a Prospect Park StatueThe other figures, human and animal, are identified. He isn’t.
  5. gallery
    Dogs With GoPros: What New York City Looks Like From a Pooch’s Point of ViewA photo experiment.
  6. game of drones
    Plane Forced to Cede Skies to Tiny Drone Flying Above Prospect ParkThe passenger jet was on its way to La Guardia. 
  7. urban fauna
    Gallery: The Birders of Prospect Park, Out in Peak SeasonIt’s a prime stopover for North America’s most colorful birds returning from the tropics.
  8. oh brooklyn
    Skeleton Wearing Brooklyn Nets Hat Poses in Prospect ParkKevin Garnett?
  9. neighborhood news
    Did Someone Set Up a Bicyclist Booby Trap in Prospect Park? For some reason, the NYPD doesn’t want to know.
  10. dead animals
    Goat Head Turns Up in Brooklyn, Probably As Part of a Ritual SacrificeProspect Park goes Santería?
  11. Man Found Hanged in Prospect ParkAn apparent suicide.
  12. neighborhood news
    Obama Doesn’t Need All of Prospect Park to Land a HelicopterParts will stay open, but which ones?
  13. neighborhood news
    Prospect Park Will Close Friday for Obama#thanksObama
  14. Fail
    The Great GoogaMooga Will Not Return to Prospect ParkBut the festival’s not dead yet.
  15. crimes and misdemeanors
    Alleged Pit Bull–Siccing Dog Stabber ArrestedPark patrons pointed him out to cops.
  16. bummers
    Final Day of the Great GoogaMooga Called Off Over RainAnd concerns about “safety and prevention of damage to the park grounds.”
  17. ice skating rinks
    Sorry Brooklyn: Your Skating Rinks Are IcedNeither McCarren Pool nor Prospect Park will have rinks.
  18. Foodievents
    What You Missed at GoogaMoogaThere were plenty of bright spots at the ambitious-but-flawed festival.
  19. Food Trucks
    This Sunday’s Food Truck Party-Slash-RallyProspect Park will eat this up.
  20. Cart-ography
    Zito’s Sandwich Shoppe Planning Prospect Park Carts, Plastic GrowlersExciting news for picnickers!
  21. neighborhood news
    Astor Family Protected From the Gaze of Abraham LincolnOutrage!
  22. neighborhood news
    There Is a Group of Vagrants Who Eat Squirrels, Ducks, and Pigeons From Prospect ParkLocally sourced food: huge in Brooklyn.
  23. stress reduction
    Goose Killers Not Even Bothering With Prospect Park This YearAnother 800 Canada geese will be killed, but NOT in Prospect Park.
  24. Neighborhood Watch
    Stinky Cheese Festival Begins Today; Niko’s Closes on UWSPlus: freebies in Williamsburg, and more, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  25. i don't believe in peter pan frankenstein or superman
    Marty Markowitz Is Not Sure Bike-Lane Enthusiasts Understand the Difference Between Brooklyn and AmsterdamHe knows what you’re trying to do to his borough.
  26. movies
    Individual Dressed As Iron Man Performs Rousing Dance in Prospect ParkJust because.
  27. badass birds
    Prospect Park’s Geese Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good NightSome survived the brutal gas attacks, and now more geese have flown to Brooklyn.
  28. the most important birds in the world
    Sticky Now Being Hunted by PaparazziIt’s only a matter of time before this Prospect Park goose is giving Barbara Walters an interview.
  29. why they hate us
    Without Human Intervention, Sticky Removes Arrow From Own NeckDon’t question how he did it.
  30. neighborhood news
    Sticky, the Prospect Park Goose, Soon Won’t Be Able to EscapeThe city will wait until he molts, at which point they will try to remove the arrow from his neck. So they say.
  31. neighborhood news
    Prospect Park Goose Maybe Just a Total BadassGoose is way less bothered about the arrow in his neck than humans who are chasing him.
  32. why they hate us
    Somebody Shot a Goose Through the Neck in Prospect ParkSo far, he’s fine.
  33. neighborhood news
    Prospect Park Has Come a Long Way in Three DecadesBut there’s one last thing that park administrator Tupper Thomas would like to see erased.
  34. neighborhood news
    Times Polls Two Divergent Neighborhoods for On-the-Street Feelings About BloombergYou would not believe the difference between what people are thinking in Prospect Heights and Park Slope.
  35. Foodievents
    What to Eat at the Turkish Festival in Prospect Park This SundayRestaurant dishes and home-cooked Turkish cuisine, too.
  36. parks and recreation
    Michael Jackson’s Birthday Is Gonna Get a Bigger ParkSpike Lee’s Jackson celebration moves to Prospect Park.
  37. Neighborhood Watch
    Brushstrokes May Open in JanuaryPlus: Harlem gets its own Zagat guide, and a new café at the Prospect Park Picnic House, in our regular roundup of neighborhood food news.
  38. Free Food
    Grub Street Readers Get Free Ben & Jerry’sFlipped Out sundae coupons!
  39. Openings
    Prospect Park Cheesesteak FactoryBeef, chicken, and veggie steaks.
  40. Sweet News
    Big Gay Ice Cream Truck Adds to Brooklyn Pride SaturdayIce cream starts flowing at 1 p.m. in Prospect Park.
  41. neighborhood watch
    Brooklyn This Old House Episodes to Finally AirFascinating remodeling tips and thick Boston accents come to a brownstone right off Prospect Pahk.
  42. neighborhood watch
    Dogs Officially ‘Personae Non Woofis’ in Big Chunks of Prospect ParkEven on a leash!
  43. neighborhood watch
    You Had to Risk Death to See the Plans to Make Grand Army Plaza Less DeadlySo thanks for your troubles, but don’t expect the plans to come true.
  44. neighborhood watch
    Windsor Terrace Really Finding Its Voice!Don’t ban cars from Prospect Park, the Terricians wail. They’ll just go into our neighborhood!
  45. neighborhood watch
    What — or Who — Pooped in the Prospect Park Sandbox?A mystery poop enrages habitués of a Prospect Park sandbox, the “Pride of Spanish Harlem” becomes its shame, and a very strange video emerges from a Bushwick barbecue. That and more in today’s boroughs roundup.
  46. Mediavore
    Destroy All Illegal Barbecuers!; ‘Emeril Live’ ReappearsPrestige pizza in Port Chester, barbecuers run amok, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  47. in other news
    Big Love in Brooklyn?A group of “co-living enthusiasts” sets off our perv sensors.
  48. neighborhood watch
    Long Island City Gets a BreakdownNaked butts in Prospect Heights, Pope dreams in Mott Haven, and a touching tale of man and squirrel out of Prospect Park. What other fun-size borough bites await in our daily Neighborhood Watch?
  49. neighborhood watch
    The High Line Blogs!Bay Ridge: Hey, who’s dumping the huge piles of plastic spoons in Owl’s Head Park? Will huge piles of Pinkberry follow? [Right in Bay Ridge] Chelsea: The High Line is blogging and social networking! And it already has 47 fans! [Facebook and High Line Blog] Gramercy: That big new condo on 23rd Street and Third Avenue won’t be sold chockablock to rich Irish folks after all … looks like it’s gonna be a big fat NYU dorm! [Villager]
  50. Neighborhood Watch
    Latin Flavor to Bring Spice Back to the Porn Emporium in Clinton HillClinton Hill: Residents glad to see Tamboril Latin restaurant replacing a porn emporium, assuming the space is properly sanitized. [Clinton Hill Blog] An Italian restaurant with an exposed-brick interior will open in the space next to Joseph Tyler Salon on Myrtle Avenue. [Clinton Hill Blog] Coney Island: Not all attendees of Nathan’s hot-dog binge yesterday were there to bask in the gluttony of the contest; costumed protesters encouraged meat eaters to “Give Peas a Chance.” [Gowanus Lounge] Flatiron: Pixar’s latest film got you hungry? Borough Food & Drink is among the city’s restaurants now serving ratatouille, and its version is topped with cheese from Joe’s Dairy. [NYDN] Gowanus: The 60-year-old Italian-foods market on President Street has closed and may make way for a café from the owners of neighboring Canal Bar. [Gowanus Lounge] Gramercy: Ian Schrager’s high-end Asian restaurant Wakiya in the Gramercy Park Hotel is now taking reservations from July 24 onward. [Eater] Harlem: From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Uptown Vets will host this month’s man-and-beast coffee mingle at St. Nick’s Dog Park. [Uptown Flavor] Prospect Park: The Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket accepts credit cards. [NYT]
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