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Events A Taste Of 5th via 5th Ave BID
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If you love food, we bring tidings of great joy. A Taste of Fifth returns to The Grand Prospect Hall on Wednesday, April 9, from 6:30-9:30pm, and tickets are officially on sale. This year’s event has a little something for everyone, with some of the best food offerings in the Slope (a complete list of participating restaurants is coming soon), complementary
Art & Music Fallout shelter symbol
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The International Uranium Film Festival will make its NYC debut at The Pavilion (188 Prospect Park West, between 14th and 15th Streets) February 14-19. The festival, originating in Rio de Janeiro, will present more than 60 documentary, sci-fi, and animated films all related to nuclear issues, in an effort to “inform the public, from a neutral position, about nuclear
Weather Ice by Brooklyn Public Library on FB
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It’s pretty nasty out this morning, but the precipitation should be over by rush hour tonight. Garbage and recycling collection is delayed on Wednesday, as workers continue snow removal operations around the city. DSNY asks residents to remove any snow from garbage that is already out, and to make sure that bags are placed in a
History Brooklyn Best Preview video still via WNET
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What makes Brooklyn the greatest place in all the land? WNET is putting together a new documentary, Brooklyn Best, and they want to hear from you. Whether you’ve lived in Brooklyn your entire life, or recently fell in love, the producers are compiling memories from Brooklyites about ”growing up, living in, and experiencing the culture of New
Jobs Teens & Tech via Prospect Park Zoo on FB
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If your teen is interested in sustainability and technology, be sure to check out an upcoming program from The Wildlife Conservation Society. Creative Activism in Climate Change will bring together talented teens to conduct research in urban ecology and climate change at the city’s four area zoos. Each zoo will have it’s own program, combining instruction in
Transportation 4th Avenue
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From condos to traffic calming, there’s no doubt that 4th Avenue has seen a number of significant changes over the past few years, and with the de Blasio administration settling in at City Hall, the Forth on Fourth Avenue committee thought this would be the perfect time to take a closer look at one of our neighborhood’s
Events Sledding in Prospect Park by emmmparker on Instagram
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If you haven’t already, it’s time to dig those sleds out! NYC Parks has announced that Saturday, January 4, is an official Snow Day. Kids (and kids at heart) are invited out to Prospect Park for “supervised safe sledding (there will be sleds available at each snow day site), snowman building contests, best snow angel contests, friendly snowball fights, music,
Weather Prospect Park Clouds by pondblue on Instagram
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It might not look like much out there right now, but we’ve got a pretty intense winter storm on the way. In addition to 4-8 inches of snow accumulation, wind chills are going to range from 0 to -5 degrees from Thursday evening into Friday, according to the National Weather Service. In order to prepare for
Events Fireworks by martymarkowitz on Flickr
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Friends and neighbors, there’s no need to crowd into Times Square to watch a ball drop! Go Brooklyn this New Year’s Eve and make your way to Prospect Park for their annual fireworks display. Starting at 11pm, there will be hot chocolate and music at Grand Army Plaza, and before the clock strikes midnight, Brooklyn Borough
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