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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.

Red Hook »

18 Things to Do This Week in New York City's Neighborhoods

Enjoy wage-gap drinking, "Jurassic Park" in the park and raw chocolate-bar making this week.

Fort Greene »

12 Things to Do in Your Brooklyn Neighborhood This Weekend

There's a lot more to do in Brooklyn for Fourth of July weekend than eat hot dogs and watch fireworks.

Park Slope »

CRIME BLOTTER: $11K Antique Ring Stolen, Thief Swipes Fanny Pack from Park

A woman reported an antique diamond ring missing from her home, police said.

Crown Heights »

Prospect Park's East Side Neighbors Fume Over Exclusion From Car Ban

Cars will still be allowed on the East Drive during weekday rush hour, the city announced Thursday.

Park Slope »

Bike Stolen While Owner Slept in Prospect Park, Police Say

A man napping on Long Meadow awoke to find his bike was gone, according to a police report.

Park Slope »

Prospect Park Car Ban Starts July 6, Mayor Says

Cars will be banned on West Drive, but they'll still be allowed on Prospect Park's East Drive.

Park Slope »

12-Year-Old Boy Killed by Car to Get Permanent Memorial Near Prospect Park

A homemade memorial for Sammy Cohen Eckstein will be replaced with a bench and plaque, his mom said.

Park Slope »

Mayor to Announce Car Bans in Prospect Park and Central Park, Report Says

Vehicle traffic will be banned in parts of Prospect Park and Central Park, Capital New York reported.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

DOT Unveils Plan to Protect Pedestrians at Busy Parkside and Ocean Avenues

The city hopes to reduce crashes at the busy Prospect-Lefferts Gardens intersection.

Park Slope »

Police Respond to 911 Call About Man Roasting Guinea Pig in Prospect Park

A 911 caller reported a man roasting a guinea pig for suspected animal abuse, police said.

Park Slope »

Drag Ball Added to Free 'Paris is Burning' Screening Following Criticism

The 1990 film portraying the city's ballroom community will be shown in Prospect Park on June 26.