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McCarren Ice Rink to Open Friday With Exotic Foods and Nighttime Skating

North Brooklyn's only outdoor ice rink will feature food vendors, a market and skating classes.

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McCarren Pool's Calm Reopening Brings Tight Security and Second Chances

The pool reopened for its second year with a modest crowd and strict entrance rules.

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Vietnam Vets Fight for 'Priority' to Vend at McCarren Pool

Vietnam veterans say other vendors are infringing on their hard-earned territory outside the pool.

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McCarren Park Fully Reopens After Months of Repairs

A $930,000 project building new paths and drains and adding landscaping and benches is complete.

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Frustrated McCarren Neighbors Plan to Form Own Park Group

The group criticized the Open Space Alliance's inefficiency addressing park concerns.

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Ice Skating Canceled in McCarren and Prospect Parks This Winter

The Williamsburg and Park Slope rinks won't open as planned.

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Cops Arrest Suspect for Attempted Murder in McCarren Park

Disney Cortez was arrested for attempted murder of a homeless man in McCarren Park, cops said.

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McCarren Park Lights Restored Just in Time for Kickball Marathon

McCarren Park's lights were restored six weeks after they went dark, players said.

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McCarren Pool Seeks Snack Bar and Vendor Proposals

The city has issued a request for proposals for food vendors at McCarren Pool.

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Williamsburg Parks Seek New Leader to Fill Two Roles

The Open Space Alliance and the Parks Department are seeking a new leader, the OSA board said.

Greenpoint »

McCarren Pool Closes For More Than 24 Hours Due to 'Loose Stool'

The pool closed Saturday and was reopened Sunday afternoon.

Williamsburg »

Bike Thefts Quadruple This Year in Williamsburg, Police Say

Bike thefts in Williamsburg and Greenpoint increased 300 percent so far this year, cops said.

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Police to Etch Bikes Outside McCarren Pool to Combat Theft

Cops ask that cyclists bring bikes outside the pool Saturday to be marked with identifcation codes.

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McCarren Pool's 'Lock Man' Arrested, Found to Have Long Criminal History

McCarren Pool's lock vendor Angel Wilburn has been arrested 40 times, cops said.

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Mayor Bloomberg 'Will Not Tolerate' McCarren Pool Violence

City officials had a 'big meeting' to figure out how to handle ongoing McCarren Pool violence.

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