Press Releases - Prospect Park Alliance

Press Releases


8/24/2018   Mayor Bill de Blasio Announced $8.9 Million restoration of Grand Army Plaza by Prospect Park Alliance

6/1/2018  New Aquatic Weed Harvester Launches in Prospect Park Lake

5/7/2018  A Summer Movie Under the Stars 2018 Lineup Announced

4/26/2018  Prospect Park Alliance, NYC Parks, Brooklyn Borough President and City Council Break Ground on Restoration of Flatbush Avenue Perimeter.


9/15/2017   Prospect Park Alliance Announces New Food in Prospect Park

9/14/2017  Prospect Park Alliance and The Moth Present an Anniversaries-Themed StorySLAM in the Park

9/08/2017  NYC Parks and Prospect Park Alliance Break Ground at CPI Site Stroud Playground

8/10/2017  Rhode Island School of Design and Prospect Park Alliance Partner on Cultural Study and Object Creation from Fallen Witness Tree

7/11/2017  Prospect Park Alliance and Brooklyn Historical Society Present The Means of a Ready Escape

6/28/2017  Prospect Park Alliance, AREA4 and Architect Suchi Reddy Present 150th Anniversary Public Art Installation Bringing Together Diverse Communities that Love Prospect Park

6/19/2017   Prospect Park Alliance Converts Historic Wellhouse Into First Composting Comfort Station in a NYC Park

5/31/2017  Domino Donates Portion of Pop-up Shop Profits to Prospect Park Alliance

5/24/2017  Prospect Park's Hidden Rose Garden

3/30/17  Prospect Park Alliance Celebrates Prospect Park's 150th Anniversary

3/13/17  Prospect Park 150th Opening Weekend


12/2/16  Brooklyn’s Most Spectacular NYE Fireworks Kicks off Prospect Park’s 150th

10/29/16  Halloween in Prospect Park

9/22/16  Prospect Park Alliance Launches Prospect Park’s First App

9/6/16   Prospect Park's Dog Beach Re-Opens After Renovation

9/1/16  September Events in Prospect Park

8/1/16  August Events in Prospect Park

7/7/16  Prospect Park’s Dog Beach Undergoes Renovation

7/1/16  July Events in Prospect Park

6/1/16  Prospect Park Alliance and Hand Made Events Announce The PopUp Dinner Brooklyn 2016

6/1/16  June Events in Prospect Park

5/24/16  Prospect Park Alliance Proposal to Improve Flatbush Avenue Awarded Funding through Parks Without Borders Initiative

5/2/16  Goats Coming to Prospect Park this Spring!

4/4/16  Prospect Park Alliance + Prospect Park Baseball Association Celebrate Opening Day

3/21/16  New Nature Education Programs for Brooklyn Residents Offered by Audubon Center and Prospect Park Alliance

3/18/16   NYC Parks + Prospect Park Alliance to Revitalize Epiphany Playground in South Williamsburg

3/7/16  Prospect Park Alliance Honors Volunteers at 28th Annual Recognition Brunch

2/17/16  Smorgasburg Returns to Prospect Park: Food Market Partners with Prospect Park Alliance for Second Season


11/19/15  NYC Parks & Prospect Park Alliance Unveil Transformative New Design For Stroud Playground in Crown Heights

10/30/15  Prospect Park Alliance, Borough President, and City Council Members Secure $3.7 Million in Funding For Prospect Park

10/1/15  Prospect Park Alliance Presents 36th Annual Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair

9/29/15  ArtBridge and Prospect Park Alliance Present Large-Scale Photo Installation in Prospect Park

9/17/15  Prospect Park Alliance Brings Tip of the Tongue Café to the Prospect Park Picnic House

9/11/15  LeFrak Center at Lakeside’s Popular Splash Pad Remains Open for Water Play September 13-27

8/13/15   Smorgasburg Partners with Prospect Park Alliance to Bring Popular Food Market to Brooklyn’s Backyard Starting August 30

8/10/15  September Events in Prospect Park

7/16/15  Twice The Fishing Fun In Prospect Park This Summer

6/23/15  Prospect Park Alliance Receives Funding from Greater Hudson Heritage Network To Restore Historic Painting at Lefferts Historic House

6/9/15  Brooklyn Industries and Prospect Park Alliance Debut Prospect Park Graphic Tee

6/3/15  1,000 For The Park Surpasses Goal

5/27/15  Prospect Park Alliance Launches 1,000 For the Park Seven Day Crowd-Funding Challenge

5/22/15  Summer Boat and Bike Rentals to Debut at LeFrak Center at Lakeside Starting Memorial Day Weekend

4/23/15  Prospect Park Alliance and Hand Made Events Announce The PopUp Dinner Brooklyn Presented By Acura

4/14/15 Public Artwork by Brooklyn Artist Leonard Ursachi Installed in Prospect Park

4/1/15  Prospect Park Alliance to Expand Popular, Free Nature Exploration Activities

3/24/15  Prospect Park Honors Volunteers at Recognition Brunch

3/5/15  Prospect Park Alliance Launches New Season of Junior Volunteer Corps

1/9/15  The LeFrak Center at Lakeside Wins 2015 AIA Honor Award


11/25/14  Prospect Park Alliance Launches New Website

9/19/14   Long Meadow Ballfields To Be Revitalized Over Winter

9/10/14   Prospect Park Alliance And NYC Parks Appoint Sue Donoghue As PPA President And Park Administrator

8/25/14  Prospect Park Alliance Receives Funding from Greater Hudson Heritage Network To Restore Historic Painting at Lefferts Historic House

5/23/14   The LeFrak Center at Lakeside Opens Summer Water Play Area for Children

4/23/14   Prospect Park Alliance Announces 500 For the Park, a Seven Day Challenge

4/11/14   The LeFrak Center Brings Roller Skating and More to Prospect Park On April 12th at 10:00am

3/18/14   Prospect Park Honors Volunteers with Recognition Brunch On Saturday, March 15 at the Prospect Park Picnic House

3/5/14   Prospect Park Identified As Macy’s “Heart Your Park” Fundraising Program Recipient In Brooklyn

3/3/14   Prospect Park Alliance Introduces New Junior Volunteer Corps Program



12/10/13   A New Christmas Tree to Debut in Prospect Park


10/15/13   Come Celebrate Over Thirty Years of Halloween in Prospect Park

10/8/13   Upcycle Fest Launches In Prospect Park

10/3/13   The Donald and Barbara Zucker Natural Exploration Area to Open on October 6, 2013

9/25/13   New Parade Ground Comfort Station To Open

7/22/13   Lefferts Historic House to Participate In Heritage Preservation’s Conservation Assessment Program

7/2/13    Smart Tap Comes to Prospect Park

6/27/13   A Summertime Tradition Returns: Macy's Fishing Clinics at Prospect Park!  

6/13/13   5th Grade Students at PS 321 Raise Money to Buy Trees for Prospect Park’s Woodlands

5/13/13   Accolades for Music Island and the Esplanade

4/1/13   An Opening Day Tradition Continues in Prospect Park

3/9/13   Prospect Park Honors Volunteers with Recognition Brunch Saturday, March 9 at 11:30 a.m. at the Prospect Park Picnic House

1/11/13   Lincoln Road Playground to Reopen on Saturday


10/19/12   Alliance Dedicates White Levy Esplanade and Baier Music Island

6/6/2012   Alliance Celebrates Centennial of Prospect Park Carousel

4/9/2012   Alliance Completes Restoration of Neathermead Arch


10/12/2011   "Topping Off" Ceremony at Lakeside

3/30/2011  Alliance Toasts Founder Tupper Thomas at Annual Gala


12/15/2010  Alliance and NYC Parks Celebrate Lakeside Groundbreaking

12/8/2010  Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks Appoints Emily Lloyd President and Administrator

11/1/2010 NYC Parks and Prospect Park Alliance Restore Vanderbilt Playground


12/9/2009  Alliance Breaks Ground on First Phase of Lakeside

Contact the Prospect Park Alliance Press Office at or 718-965-8934.

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