Author Christine Bush

Art & Music Make Music New York via MMNY/Evan Hammer on Flickr
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Get ready to rock! Registration for Make Music New York, the free outdoor festival that gives artists an opportunity to take their music to the streets, sidewalks, stoops, plazas, cemeteries, parks, and gardens of NYC, is now open. The eighth annual event will take place on Saturday, June 21, from 10am-10pm, and everyone from high school bands…

Events Prospect Park at night by Ahmed ElHusseiny on Flickr
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Ever wanted to explore Prospect Park after dark? Now is your chance with this month’s family-friendly Moonlight Walk, scheduled for Thursday, March 20, from 6-8pm, at the Audubon Center. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in both hiking and stargazing, before finishing up the evening with hot chocolate and s’mores. The cash only admission is $10 per person,…

Kids & Family Photo via Prospect Park
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Help kids discover the joy of giving back to their community with the Prospect Park Junior Volunteer Corps. The Alliance is looking for families and elementary-school-aged groups to help clear leaves and other winter debris from the park. The first scheduled meeting (at the 3rd Street entrance to the park) is Sunday, March 30 from 1:30-3:30pm.…

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…

Transportation Snowy subway by aleph78 on Instagram
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After we’ve finished with this latest round of snow, there are still going to be a few changes to watch out for on area subway lines this weekend. Coney Island-bound F trains and Church Av-bound G trains skip 4 Av-9 St, 15 St-Prospect Park, and Ft Hamilton Pkwy Weekends, 11:45pm Friday to 5am Monday, until…

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…

Weather Frosty by kristindaversa on Instagram
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Thanks to Monday’s winter storm, garbage and recycling collection is delayed on Tuesday, as workers continue snow removal operations around the city — and the city has issued a snow alert starting at 10pm tonight. DSNY asks residents to remove any snow from garbage that is already out, and to make sure that bags are placed in a spot that…

History Brooklyn Best Preview video still via WNET
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http://youtu.be/QuT4oijcafg 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…

Health Runners in Prospect Park via FB
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If one of your goals for the new year is to start running, don’t miss the new Couch to 5k sessions in Prospect Park. The group class meets every Monday evening at 7pm on the porch of Lefferts Historic House, and combines walking,running, and conditioning exercises to help you shape up for long distance running. No RSVP or…

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,…

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