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1,000 Daffodils to Be Planted at McGolrick Park Saturday

The event is partly in celebration of $1.3 million in funding to replace the park's playground.

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Playground Renovations and Mobile Library Win Participatory Budgeting Funds

Five projects were selected to receive more than $1.5 million of the city's money in District 33.

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Residents Propose Park Renovation and Mobile Library for City Budget

Proponents of participatory budgeting projects in District 33 convened to advocate for their proposals.

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Homeless Man Dies in Greenpoint Park Amid Cuts to Local Shelter Funding

A man froze to death in McGolrick Park last week as advocates learned funding had been cut for a shelter.

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Greenpoint Serial Sex Attacker Arrested, Cops Say

The homeless man attacked four women in less than two and a half hours Monday night, police say.

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Free Shakespeare Classic Coming to Greenpoint Park

McGolrick Park is hosting free performances of "As You Like It" starting this weekend.

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Theft of Pitch Fork and Cutting Shear Add to McGolrick Park Vandalism

Cops have increased security "around the clock" after park tools were stolen from the shed last week.

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Blackout at Greenpoint Park Follows Rash of Vandalism

McGolrick Park is facing a blackout following weeks of vandalism, residents and officials said.

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Water Frolicking Spots for Kids in North Brooklyn

Public parks offer sprinklers and pools for kids to beat the heat.

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Brooklyn Flea, Smorgasburg Kick Off Spring Season

Markets opened for the season this Saturday and Sunday at East River State Park and McGolrick Park.

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Brooklyn's Oldest Public Elementary School Welcomes New Leader

Principal Carmen Asselta caters to P.S. 34's diverse population of Polish and Latino students.

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Controversial Local Shelter Relocates Mid-Winter and Faces Uncertain Future

The hard-won 10-bed shelter left the Greenpoint Reformed Church.

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New North Brooklyn Parks Leader Appointed After Six-Month Wait

The new administrator for North Brooklyn Parks will also direct the non-profit Open Space Alliance.

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City Cleans Up Vandalized McGolrick Park Civil War Statue

The monument, commemorating the batle between the two ships, was splattered with paint.

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New Shelter Offers Nightly Refuge for Homeless in Greenpoint

The Greenpoint Reformed Church has opened its doors to 10 men, but some residents have complained.

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