East Flatbush and its surrounding neighborhoods have less parkland than any other district in the city, with only 1 percent of the area’s 2,000 acres dedicated to recreational green space, according to a recent report.
It was hard to tell which looked more brilliant in Prospect Park this week, the bright pink of a cherry tree in full bloom or the glistening roof of the newly restored Concert Grove Pavilion.
A Parks Department representative said they are "looking into relocating" beloved concrete animal sculptures for some of the city's parks.
Starting May 31, the public sessions will solicit design ideas to honor the late gay liberation activist and celebrate the LGBTQ+ movement.
Green-Wood cemetery is a visual treat at any time of year but spring brings a special riot of color across the open space.
A controversial plan to splash the waterfront Marsha P. Johnson State Park in Williamsburg with an ostentatious mural of rainbow colors — ostensibly in honor of the park’s namesake LGBTQ icon — has been dropped following objections from Johnson’s family and other activists over a lack of public input.
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden has launched a series of guided audio walks and installations, offering in-depth visits to the green space that remain socially distanced.
The National Park Service will soon embark on a planned cleanup of southern Brooklyn’s Dead Horse Bay, but one local author and expert on the area is looking to salvage the trash currently scrapped in the bay.
A rainy day in Prospect Park Friday was enlivened by the unveiling of the glowing, restored interior of the Endale Arch.
Prospect Park Bandshell visitors will find a colorful text-based art installation intended to lift the spirits of gloomy Brooklynites feeling despondent about the current state of affairs.