"What good is affordable housing," said local Richard Mazur, "if you have to live like rats?"
The city has had an obligation to build the park for nearly 10 years.
Jorge Rios died at 47 while driving on a motorcycle on Manhattan Avenue at Green Street.
The church now offers 10 beds for the local homeless population.
The event is partly in celebration of $1.3 million in funding to replace the park's playground.
The dog run will have more than 5,000 square feet of space for pets to romp.
Proponents of participatory budgeting projects in District 33 convened to advocate for their proposals.
The Double "D" Pool lies in path of EPA's plans for clean up of Gowanus Canal.
Brooklyn Heights locals are tired of the constant filming in their quaint neighborhood.
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