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Park Slope »

How to Go Camping for Free in Prospect Park

Enter a lottery Sept. 9 for a chance to go camping in Brooklyn's backyard.

Prospect Heights »

Lost Ferret Found at Grand Army Plaza Given a Foster Home in the 'Burbs

The woman who picked up the lost ferret in Brooklyn last week says the pet is now living in Long Island.

Prospect Heights »

Did You Lose Your Ferret Near Grand Army Plaza?

Someone found it "by the bike racks" and wants to give it back.

Park Slope »

CRIME BLOTTER: Two Women Arrested For Park Slope Robbery, Police Say

The two stole Ray-Ban sunglasses from a 22-year-old woman, police said.

Windsor Terrace »

Man Found Dead in Prospect Park Lake, Police Say

Abu Ghanan Khalid, of Flatbush, was found dead in the water, police said.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Is the Prospect Park Dog Beach Safe from Toxic Algae? Here's How to Tell

Testing for harmful blue-green algae is done every week, the Prospect Park Alliance said.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Smorgasburg Sundays Moving to Prospect Park from Brooklyn Bridge Waterfront

The popular outdoor food market will set up shop in Prospect Park starting Aug. 30.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

VIDEO: Three Little Pigs Join the Prospect Park Zoo

The Juliana pigs will grow to no more than 65 pounds and are part of the zoo's petting area.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

6 Restoration Projects in the Works for Prospect Park, Alliance Says

The park's Oriental Pavilion and Flatbush Avenue sidewalks are among the features to be restored.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Toxic Algae Harmful to Dogs Found in Prospect Park Lake

The Department of Environmental Conservation says the blue-green algae bloom is "widespread."

Williamsburg »

10 Things to Do in Your Brooklyn Neighborhood This Weekend

From a brunch rave to a Hindu Lamp Ceremony, Brooklyn's got events this weekend to keep you busy.

Bed-Stuy »

Improve Your Speed and Stamina with Brooklyn's Weekly Community Runs

The free Wednesday sessions begin at Bed-Stuy's Restoration Plaza and end at Grand Army Plaza.

Park Slope »

Prospect Park Wants You to Take a Seat

The Prospect Park Alliance is installing Adirondack chairs so visitors can sit and take in park views.

Park Slope »

17 Things for You to Do in Brooklyn's Neighborhoods This Weekend

A doggy fashion show, a cat circus and a silent movie in Prospect Park are on this weekend's list.

Park Slope »

Cars Now Banned on West Side of Prospect Park

West Drive is now permanently closed to vehicle traffic.