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Get to Know Your Park: Susan Donoghue, Alliance President and Parks Administrator
Posted: 10/15/2014

The Prospect Park Alliance recently welcomed Susan Donoghue as our new President and Park Administrator. Following an impressive tenure at NYC Parks as an Assistant Commissioner, Donoghue is well acquainted with the city’s public spaces, and played a leadership role on such sustainability initiatives as PlaNYC. As a long-time neighborhood resident, Prospect Park has played an essential role in her family’s life.

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Alliance Receives Funding to Improve Northeast Corner
Posted: 10/15/2014

Through federal, state and local government support, the Alliance has received over $1.6 million to improve the northeast section of Prospect Park, including repairing storm damage in the Vale of Cashmere and the Flatbush Avenue streetscape. This works builds upon improvements the Alliance has begun in this section of the Park, including the opening of the Zucker Natural Exploration Area in 2013.

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Fall Foliage Walk
Posted: 10/15/2014

Autumn is finally here and Prospect Park is the perfect place to see some of the city’s best fall foliage. Alliance naturalists have shared with us a scenic walk through the Ravine to spot some gorgeous trees, migrating birds and woodsy wildlife.

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From the Archives: The Halloween Haunted Walk
Posted: 10/15/2014

Now in its 35th season, the Alliance’s annual Halloween Haunted Walk and Carnival in Prospect Park has drawn hundreds of thousands of visitors to Prospect Park. This a beloved tradition since its inception.  

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Alliance and NYC Parks Announce New President and Parks Administrator
Posted: 9/10/2014

The Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks have appointed Sue Donoghue as the Alliance’s new President and Administrator of Brooklyn’s flagship park. 

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Enjoy Fall Migration in Prospect Park
Posted: 9/02/2014

Located along the Atlantic Flyway, thousands of birds pass through Prospect Park during their semi-annual migration to warmer and colder climes. September is the peak time for fall migration. What better way to enjoy this beautiful parade of birds than a peaceful hike down a serene trail in Prospect Park, or through one of the many birdwatching activities organized by the Alliance through its Audubon Center.

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Battling Dutch Elm Disease
Posted: 9/02/2014

American elm trees used to be one of the most common trees found in public parks and along streetscapes in the United States, until Dutch elm disease devastated the species over the past century. Prospect Park Alliance arborists regularly take action to stem the spread of this deadly fungus to the Park’s majestic elms, including a grove near Dog Beach on the Long Meadow. Through a diligent monitoring and treatment campaign, the Alliance has been able to hold off an epidemic, for now.

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Get to Know Your Park: Rafe Shaffer, Educator
Posted: 9/02/2014

The Lefferts Historic House is a great place for people of all ages to learn about the cultural history of Prospect Park and its environs. This unique Park destination runs smoothly because of a dedicated team led by Supervising Educator Rafe Shaffer, who organizes a variety of public programs, from hour tours to farming activities in the working garden, historic games, and even birthday parties.  

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From the Archives: The Menagerie
Posted: 9/02/2014

The Prospect Park Zoo is a great place to see wildlife up close, but did you know that a menagerie of exotic animals lived in Prospect Park in the late 1800s? 

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LeFrak Center at Lakeside Celebrates Success
Posted: 8/01/2014

2014 is shaping up to be a runaway success story for the Park’s newest attraction, the Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center at Lakeside, which has become a much-loved community resource since its opening last December. This October, the Prospect Park Alliance celebrates the LeFrak Center by honoring the LeFrak family at the 2014 Gala, whose support ensures the ongoing care of this important public amenity.

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Alliance Launches Fight the Phrag Campaign
Posted: 8/01/2014

On August 1, the Prospect Park Alliance launched an ambitious campaign to reclaim the Brooklyn’s only lake from Phragmites, an invasive species of wetland grass that grows densely, up to a height of 18 feet, along the shoreline. More than 100 volunteers from Goldman Sachs, a longtime supporter of restoration efforts in Prospect Park, joined the Prospect Park Alliance’s Landscape Management crew to Fight the Phrag, helping to restore picturesque views and improve the biodiversity of this important wildlife habitat.

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Dreamland Disco Comes to LeFrak Center
Posted: 8/01/2014

Lace up those skates and dust off your polyester pants, Lola Star’s Dreamland Disco has rolled into Prospect Park. Every Friday night in August, enjoy Brooklyn’s best retro skate dancing at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside, with DJs spinning classic hits and out-of-this-world live entertainment.

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From the Archives: Battle of Brooklyn
Posted: 8/01/2014

Nearly 100 years before Prospect Park was built, it was a critical site in America’s Revolutionary War. On August 27, 1776, Washington’s soldiers met the British Army in the first conflict after the Declaration of Independence on the hills that surround Prospect Park’s East Drive. The terrain of this area is virtually unchanged today in an area that was once known as Battle Pass, which will be the topic of the Alliance’s Battle of Brooklyn tour on August 24.

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Getting To Know Your Park: Lucio Schiavone, Carousel Manager
Posted: 8/01/2014

If you have a child in Brooklyn, you probably know Lucio Schiavone, manager of the Prospect Park Carousel for nearly 25 years. He has maintained this iconic attraction since its renovation by the Alliance in 1990, for which he served as assistant to renowned conservator Will Morton VIII. Over the years, Lucio has become as celebrated as the Carousel itself. In celebration of free Thursday Carousel rides this month, meet Lucio.

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Water, Water Everywhere!
Posted: 7/01/2014

Summer is in full gear, and there are plenty of ways to keep cool while enjoying the outdoors. Did you know that Prospect Park is home to Brooklyn’s only Lake?  Take a spin in a pedal boat at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside; teach your children how to fish at the Macy’s Fishing Clinic

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New York Philharmonic Returns to Prospect Park
Posted: 7/01/2014
The New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks is back for another season of world-class music in Prospect Park on July 9. Join us on the Long Meadow for this free concert under the stars, followed by a spectacular fireworks display.Read More
 

 

Get to Know your Park: Justine Heilner, Senior Landscape Architect
Posted: 7/01/2014

Prospect Park’s designers Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux did such an amazing job that many people forget these 585 acres of natural beauty are manmade. Even fewer people realize that keeping the Park looking its best is an ongoing challenge. Public parks require constant care to adapt to changes in use and the environment. Justine Heilner is one of the Alliance’s newest design champions. 

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From the Archives: Rotary Yacht
Posted: 7/01/2014

We’re excited about all the amazing water fun that will take place in the Park this summer, but did you know that the Park was once home to a floating carousel? In the summer of 1878, a 225-foot circular water ride called the Rotary Yacht was launched in the Upper Pool at the Long Meadow (home today of Dog Beach). 

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Help Fight the Phrag
Posted: 7/01/2014

Did you know that Prospect Park is home to Brooklyn’s only lake? On August 1, the Prospect Park Alliance will launch a Fight the Phrag initiative—bringing together 100 volunteers from Goldman Sachs alongside the Alliance’s Landscape Management crews to help improve the Park’s lakeshore by removing an invasive plant species called Phragmites. 

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LeFrak Center at Lakeside Receives Design Awards
Posted: 6/23/2014

To add to a growing list of honors, the Prospect Park Alliance was recently recognized by the Municipal Arts Society and the New York City Public Design Commission for the Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center at Lakeside.

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Prospect Park Alliance Close to Completion of Road Reconstruction of East Drive
Posted: 6/23/2014

The reconstruction of the Park Drive at the new LeFrak Center at Lakeside is almost complete. Representing the final phase of the Lakeside project, the reconstruction will improve pedestrian access to Lakeside, and reduce vehicular traffic on East Drive. 

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Prospect Park Summer Checklist
Posted: 6/02/2014

Prospect Park is an unbeatable summer destination. From Food Truck Rallies and Celebrate Brooklyn!, to roller skating and water play at the new LeFrak Center at Lakeside, there is something for everyone. With so much to do, what to choose first?

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PopUp Dinner Brooklyn Benefits Prospect Park
Posted: 6/02/2014

Don’t miss out on the first PopUp Dinner Brooklyn, taking place at a secret location in Prospect Park on June 28. Dressed elegantly in white, thousands will gather with friends and family to enjoy music and dancing under the stars. Proceeds go toward a great cause—supporting the Alliance’s work to keep Prospect Park green and beautiful. Tickets are $35.

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Celebrate Brooklyn! Kicks Off 2014 Season
Posted: 6/02/2014

Celebrate Brooklyn! is back this month for its 36th season at the Prospect Park Bandshell.  New York’s longest-running, free performing arts festival has delighted the borough’s diverse communities since 1979. Kicking off with a performance by R&B-soul-pop sensation Janelle Monae on June 4, the festival will offer a mix of music, dance, film and family events through August.

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From the Archives: The Vale of Cashmere
Posted: 6/02/2014

The Vale of Cashmere, located in the northeast corner of the Park, is possibly one of the least known and mysterious areas of the Park. It was designed in the 1860s to be a Children’s Playground, a new idea at the time. 

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Getting to Know Your Park: Lawrence A. Timberlake
Posted: 6/02/2014

What do Tracy Morgan, Meryl Streep and the Smurfs have in common? Lawrence A. Timberlake, Deputy Director of Special Events, has worked with the crews to coordinate their productions in Prospect Park. Can you guess some of the movies and television shows that have taken place in the Park?

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1 Park. 7 Days. Even More People? Last Day to Give!
Posted: 5/01/2014

Thanks to our generous supporters, the Prospect Park Alliance's 500 for the Park campaign is a great success. We met our goal of 500 donations to the Park, and earned a $25,000 challenge grant for Prospect Park. Due to this success,the Alliance Board of Directors has issued a second challenge -- for every additional donation we receive by midnight tonight, the Board will contribute $20 per gift. If you enjoy the Park as much as we do, now is the perfect opportunity to give back. 

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500 for the Park Campaign a Success
Posted: 5/01/2014

We did it! Over 600 donors contributed to 500 for the Park, helping the Prospect Park Alliance earn a $25,000 challenge grant from Lorraine and Gordon DiPaolo. 

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Enjoy Summer Water Play at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside
Posted: 5/01/2014

This Memorial Day, the LeFrak Center at Lakeside will transform its outdoor rink into a major new destination for children’s water play. This highly anticipated play area features fountains, seating areas and fantastic views of the Lake. Coupled with the roller skating season now underway, Lakeside provides warm weather activities for the entire family.

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Party for the Park
Posted: 5/01/2014

On June 11, the Prospect Park Alliance will bring together two of its most popular celebrations —Spring Swing and Summer Soiree—to create one big Party for the Park. Taking place under the stars at Prospect Park’s scenic Boathouse, Party for the Park features artisan Brooklyn drinks and fare, and music and dancing with DJs AndrewAndrew. Enjoy the return of the warm weather, and help support Prospect Park at this annual benefit for the Alliance. 

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Getting to Know Your Park: Franklyn Sookram
Posted: 5/01/2014

Franklyn Sookram has seen a lot of changes in his nearly 30 years at Prospect Park.  Head of the Park’s Horticultural Crew, Franklyn and his staff have planted many of the shrubs and trees that make the Park so beautiful. As he prepares to retire later this month, Franklyn explained that the work was never easy, but it was always rewarding.

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From the Archives: Prospect Park Picnics
Posted: 5/01/2014

The Prospect Park Alliance is kicking off the picnic season with its first ever PopUp Dinner Brooklyn. Eating al fresco is one of the borough’s favorite pastimes, but did you know that picnicking has been an important tradition in Prospect Park since the very beginning?

 

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500 for the Park
Posted: 4/25/2014

Two of Prospect Park’s biggest fans have issued a challenge – if 500 people give a gift of any size to the Alliance between April 25 – May 1, Lorraine and Gordon DiPaolo will donate $25,000 to make this great park greater.

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LeFrak Center at Lakeside Kicks Off Spring Season
Posted: 4/01/2014

With its first winter of ice skating a huge success, the LeFrak Center at Lakeside is now gearing up for its first spring season, which will kick off this month. Bringing roller skating officially to the Park, the Center offers a range of enjoyment perfect for the warmer weather.

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Join the Arbor Day Tree Celebration
Posted: 4/01/2014

In honor of Arbor Day, a Community Tree is planted each year by the Prospect Park Alliance through generous contributions from its supporters, with proceeds benefiting the care of the Park’s natural landscapes.  Supporters are invited to help place the tree at a special Arbor Day ceremony in the Park.

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Celebrate Spring at the Prospect Park Fair
Posted: 4/01/2014

As the Park starts to bloom, the second annual Prospect Park Fair is back at the Bandshell on April 26 with more music, food trucks and family fun. 

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Prospect Park Carousel
Posted: 4/01/2014

It’s finally springtime and the Prospect Park Carousel is officially open for the season. But did you know that the current Carousel was not the first in Prospect Park? 

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Getting to Know Your Park
Posted: 4/01/2014

The Prospect Park Alliance is fortunate to have a dedicated corps of close to 5,000 volunteers, who each year donate nearly 27,000 hours of service to to help keep Prospect Park clean and beautiful, as well as support the Alliance's education programs and other activities in the Park. Among them, Daphne Dixon is one of the most passionate.

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Five Things to Look Forward to This Spring in Prospect Park
Posted: 3/03/2014
From family entertainment to exploring nature, Prospect Park is full of great things to enjoy this spring. Join us for cherished traditions such as the season’s first ride on the Carousel, or new favorites like roller skating at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside and Pop-Up Audubon. We’ve compiled a short list of five great things to do this spring. 
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A Frozen Muse
Posted: 3/03/2014

For generations Prospect Park has been a muse for writers, artists and musicians. Most recently the Park inspired Prospect Park Alliance members Bobby Lopez and his wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez to co-write the score for Disney’s hit feature Frozen.  The couple’s lead single “Let It Go” won Best Original Song at this year’s Academy Awards.  

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The Prospect Park Alliance Launches Junior Volunteer Corps
Posted: 3/03/2014

Are you a parent of a young volunteer? This spring, the Prospect Park Alliance launches the Junior Volunteer Corps, a stewardship program that invites families and elementary-aged groups to help with spring cleaning, making your favorite Park look its best. The program is a great way to encourage environmental awareness and volunteerism throughout a child's life. 

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Making a Green Park Greener
Posted: 3/03/2014

The LeFrak Center at Lakeside is one of Prospect Park’s most visited destinations. In addition to providing a new recreational amenity on the east side of the Park, Lakeside was built in accordance with the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system.

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Support Your Park: Become a Sustainable Member
Posted: 3/03/2014

When asked why he supports the Prospect Park Alliance, Ben Bohen, co-owner of Acme Wine & Spirits in Park Slope, answered, “It was the right thing to do.” He and his partner Peter DuBois, a theatre director, donate to the Prospect Park Alliance through the Sustainable Giving Program in which members automatically make a monthly contribution rather than an annual donation to the Park. 

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From the Archives: Prospect Park Greenhouses
Posted: 3/03/2014

While today in Prospect Park the term green brings to mind sustainable design and environmental stewardship, in the late nineteenth century another type of green was in vogue. 

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Getting to Know Your Park
Posted: 1/31/2014

Prospect Park Alliance Lakeside Maintenance Supervisor Alex Boure is essential to presenting Olmsted and Vaux's vision for the Park. He leads a crew of seven maintenance workers who clean up litter and report damage. They are focused on the Park's newly restored Lakeside, as well as other areas on the east side part of the Park. Alex takes great pride in keeping Prospect Park looking its best. "There is no greater feeling of accomplishment," he says, "than walking away from a freshly cleaned lawn." 

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From the Archives: Remembering George Washington
Posted: 1/31/2014

In 1932, in the midst of the Great Depression, the country celebrated George Washington’s 200th birthday with a reenactment of his inauguration, which featured a period barge, carriage, costumes and a full-scale replica of his birthplace, Mount Vernon, in Prospect Park. 

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Enjoy a Winter Walk in the Park: Lookout Hill, the Maryland Monument and the Wellhouse
Posted: 1/31/2014

Winter yields a rare treat for park visitors on a scenic walk to the top of Lookout Hill. When the trees have surrendered their leaves, they grant an unobstructed view that stretches as far as Coney Island’s Parachute Jump on a clear day. If you start at the Boathouse, a twenty-minute walk will get you to the peak with a few interesting historic points of interest along the way, including a memorial to troops who protected George Washington during the Revolutionary War’s Battle of Brooklyn, and the Wellhouse.

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Winter Work in the Park
Posted: 1/02/2014

Despite the serene, snow-covered meadows and frozen streams, the Alliance is hard at work in the winter months to prepare Prospect Park for spring, pruning trees, removing invasive plant species, and controlling erosion. 

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Getting to Know Your Park
Posted: 1/02/2014

Eve Schwartz is part of a team at the Alliance that designs all of the educational programs and exhibitions about the Park’s natural habitats, including such popular programs as Pop-Up Audubon. 

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The LeFrak Center at Lakeside Opens in Prospect Park
Posted: 1/02/2014

The Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center at Lakeside is now open! Last month, the Prospect Park Alliance and the City held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Prospect Park’s most anticipated new attraction. Following the celebratory event, the Center opened for Alliance members and the public to enjoy skating, food, and fun.

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Getting to Know Your Park
Posted: 11/27/2013

Landscape Architect Christian Zimmerman has been committed to preserving Olmsted and Vaux’s vision in restoring Prospect Park since 1990, when he began a dramatic rescue of the desolate Ravine. Christian recently oversaw the creation of Lakeside, one of the largest upgrades in the Park’s history.

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Getting to Know Your Park
Posted: 10/31/2013

At some point over the last 6 years, you may have seen Martin Woess in the Park maintaining the trails, restoring the woodlands, or cleaning the Lake in a large, floating contraption, known locally as the Lake Mess Monster.                                                             

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Donald and Barbara Zucker Natural Exploration Area
Posted: 10/01/2013
Funded by a gift from Donald and Barbara Zucker, the Prospect Park Alliance is using trees damaged by recent storms and other materials from within the Park to create a beautiful and natural exploration area and enliven the northeast portion of Prospect Park. Read More
 

 

Getting to Know Your Park
Posted: 9/30/2013
It would be impossible to restore our favorite Park without a skilled person to manage rare photos, drawings, and records. Meet Amy Peck: archivist, native New Yorker and Doctor Who fan. She explores the history of Prospect Park through a large collection of historic photos, maps, letters, documents, surveys, and records. This month Amy shared some secret Park history, including the forgotten Mount Vernon replica and an overlooked creator of Prospect Park.
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Nickelodeon’s World Wide Day of Play: Event Details
Posted: 9/20/2013

Nickelodeon’s World Wide Day of Play is coming to Prospect Park on Saturday, September 21.

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Getting to Know Your Park
Posted: 8/30/2013
Have you ever had a birthday in the Park? Gone to see the Philharmonic? Or run the Brooklyn Marathon? If you have, you are living testament to the incredible work of the Prospect Park Alliance Special Events Department. This month we are getting to know the director, Jasmine Haynes.Read More
 

 

The Prospect Park Book: Hot Off the Press
Posted: 7/31/2013
Prospect Park: Olmsted and Vaux's Brooklyn Masterpiece is now available online and in bookstores.Read More
 

 

Getting to Know Your Park
Posted: 7/31/2013
This month we are getting to know Alden Maddry. Alden is an architect for the Prospect Park Alliance who has been crucial in many of the recent renovations around the Park. Read More
 

 

Smart Tap Comes to Prospect Park
Posted: 7/02/2013
Thanks to a donation from Smart Tap LLC, the Prospect Park Alliance is pleased to announce that six Smart Tap bottle-filling stations are coming to Prospect Park this summer.Read More
 

 

Getting to Know Your Park
Posted: 6/28/2013
We are pleased to introduce Ragan Rhyne, our new Vice President of Development. Ragan is looking forward to working with our supporters to make a great Park greater.Read More
 

 

Shoreline Clean-Up in the Park
Posted: 6/17/2013
Last week, Prospect Park staff, volunteers and Parks workers hired through the NYS Department of Labor joined together to clean-up debris that had fallen, been washed or blown into the Lake.Read More
 

 

Getting to Know Your Park
Posted: 5/31/2013
As summer seems to have arrived, we thought it would be the perfect time to get to know Max Medozile, Administrative Park Manager. His job is to help keep the Park looking great!Read More
 

 

Prospect Park Alliance Statement on the Great GoogaMooga
Posted: 5/22/2013

We’ve heard – and share – concerns about the impact of GoogaMooga on the Park’s landscape and on Park users not attending the event, and wanted to take this opportunity to address some of those concerns.

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Getting to Know Your Park
Posted: 4/30/2013
Volunteer Corps play an important role in the day-to-day maintenance and upkeep of the Park. This month we had the pleasure of catching up with super volunteer, Ankeeta Shah.Read More
 

 

Getting to Know Your Park!
Posted: 4/01/2013
Meet Raine Martin, Grant Writer for the Prospect Park Alliance. Raine’s effervescent personality brings rays of sunshine throughout our offices. We had an opportunity to sit down with Raine to find out more about her work here at the Alliance. Not only does she love the work she does, she truly loves Prospect Park!Read More
 

 

Why the Great GoogaMooga
Posted: 3/28/2013
In May Prospect Park will once again host the Great GoogaMooga Festival. We appreciate the comments we receive from the public. We will monitor those as well as the quality of the event and how it is managed as we continue to assess the value this event brings to Prospect Park and all of its users.Read More
 

 

Help the Park, Help Your Neighbors
Posted: 2/28/2013

The NYPD is recruiting new Auxiliary Police to help patrol in Prospect Park.
Auxiliary Police provide extra "eyes and ears" for the Police Department by performing uniformed foot and vehicle patrols. They are trained to observe and report conditions requiring the services of the regular police. Join today and help the Park you love!

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Staying Safe in the Park
Posted: 1/23/2013
If you’ve been in the Park recently, particularly in the evening, you may have noticed a more visible police presence. 
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Lincoln Road Playground to Reopen on Saturday
Posted: 1/11/2013
The Prospect Park Alliance is pleased to announce that the Lincoln Road Playground will reopen on Saturday, January 12 at sunrise (7:19 a.m.). 
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New York Cares Coat Drive
Posted: 11/20/2012
Keep a New Yorker warm. Donate a coat today at one of our three park locations.
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Hurricane Sandy Update
Posted: 10/30/2012
All of us at the Prospect Park Alliance hope that you have come through Hurricane Sandy without serious harm. With a storm the size of Hurricane Sandy, it was inevitable that Prospect Park would sustain some damage. Proceeds from the November 3rd Walk-a-thon will be dedicated to the repair and restoration of Prospect Park.Read More
 

 

Prospect Park Alliance: Celebrating 25 Years!
Posted: 8/31/2012
For 25 years, the Alliance has proudly worked to restore and maintain Prospect Park for all of Brooklyn. Read about our past and ongoing initiatives.Read More
 

 

Update on the Park Drives
Posted: 6/15/2012
As part of the Road Sharing Taskforce recommendations, DOT has determined that pedestrian activated push buttons can be installed at all traffic signals in the Park. DOT has already begun installing and activating the push buttons on the West Drive, including at the 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 12th Street crossings.Read More
 

 

New Lane Configuration on Park Drive is Now in Effect
Posted: 6/05/2012
DOT has finished restriping the Park Drive and is nearing completion of the pedestrian icons. DOT has declared that the new regulations for the Park Drive are now in effect.Read More
 

 

Thoughts on The Great GoogaMooga Event
Posted: 5/25/2012
Thank you to everyone who shared their views with us regarding the Great GoogaMooga. Many found much to enjoy and we also heard a variety of concerns. We appreciate hearing your thoughts and will keep them very much in mind as we review the event.Read More
 

 

Prospect Park Drive Guidelines
Posted: 5/17/2012
The work by DOT continues on the Park Drive to restripe the roadway. You may see volunteers in the Park, and in the neighborhoods surrounding the Park, distributing these information cards in the coming days in an ongoing effort to raise awareness about the changes.Read More
 

 

My Volunteer Story
Posted: 5/10/2012
Nick Safian is a high school student who grew up in the neighborhood and decided to fulfill his 40-hour volunteer commitment serving in the Park where he played throughout his childhood. Read his essay which describes the profound effect his volunteer experience had on how he now views life.Read More
 

 

Update on the Road Sharing Taskforce
Posted: 5/03/2012
DOT will begin implementing Road Sharing Taskforce Phase 1 recommendations on May 11. DOT will start by removing existing stripes and icons and begin striping (repainting) the lanes with the new designations and icons. This includes high visibility crosswalks. Also, two additions have been made to improve pedestrian safety.Read More
 

 

Singapore Day 2012
Posted: 4/13/2012
Singapore Day 2012, scheduled for Saturday, April 14 from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., is a free public event that is open to all.Read More
 

 

Road Sharing Taskforce Update
Posted: 4/06/2012
The NYC Department of Parks and Recreation and the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) have now finalized the plan with 2 additions, and DOT will begin implementing the Phase 1 Actions in early May.Read More
 

 

DOT Roadwork in the Park Begins Today
Posted: 3/21/2012
Beginning Wednesday, March 21 at 10 p.m., DOT will begin to make repairs and repave the stretch of the Park drive from Park Circle to the Ocean Avenue and Parkside Avenue entrance.Read More
 

 

The Great GoogaMooga Comes to Prospect Park
Posted: 3/08/2012
Prospect Park is delighted to be the location for The Great GoogaMooga on May 19 and 20. Superfly has a proven track record of producing outstanding festival experiences and has become renowned not just for music but also for the culinary offerings at its events. Some of the food world’s most talented personalities will be at The Great GoogaMooga. We are thrilled that they chose to come to Prospect Park.Read More
 

 

Road Sharing Taskforce Public Meeting Recap
Posted: 3/08/2012
A special thank you is in order for the members of the Taskforce, especially Dany Cunningham who chaired the Taskforce. They represented a wide variety of Park users and everyone worked together for the common good. It was a model of how different groups, with sometimes conflicting needs, can all come together to help make Prospect Park safer.Read More
 

 

Road Sharing Taskforce Highlights
Posted: 2/28/2012
In 2011, the Prospect Park Road Sharing Taskforce was convened to examine how the full range of Park users (runners, walkers, competitive cyclists, recreational bikers, etc.) can safely share the Park Drives. The goal was to examine together how the various uses intersect and what measures can be implemented to foster the safe use of the Park for everyone. Recommendations will be presented at a Public Meeting this evening.Read More
 

 

Public Meeting: Sharing the Park Drives
Posted: 2/24/2012
On Tuesday, February 28 at 6 p.m., Prospect Park's Road Sharing Taskforce will present the recommendations it made to Parks and DOT on how Park users can safely utilize the Park Drives. All are welcome and encouraged to attend this public meeting.Read More
 

 

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