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The Obama Library Is Going in Jackson Park - What That Means

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 07.29.2016 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

The last major remaining question about the Obama Presidential Library--which Frederick Law Olmsted-Calvert Vaux-designed park would become the buildi...

Urban Parks: From Dumping Grounds to Centers of Energy

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 07.08.2016 | New York
Charles A. Birnbaum

A major initiative by New York City Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver cogently explored at the recent and fascinating Parks Without Borders Summit...

A City in Bloom

Joel Epstein | Posted 04.25.2016 | New York
Joel Epstein

Anyone who knows me, knows how excited I am about the L.A. Metro Expo Line opening to Santa Monica next month. Still, this week I am feeling lucky to ...

Taylor Mac Tackles The History Of American Pop In Brooklyn

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Musical and theatrical chameleon Taylor Mac has never been one for convention. Still, the New York-based performance artist, who identifies as gender ...

Peanut Butter, Chaka Khan and Joy

Chef Rossi | Posted 06.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Chef Rossi

Sitting on LJ's blanket in Prospect Park with her gal pals Andy and Amy, digging into chips and salsa and watching Chaka Khan belt it out (that woman ...

2-Year-Old Girl Found Dead In Brooklyn Lake

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK, July 5 (Reuters) - A family outing to a New York City park ended in tragedy on Saturday after a 2-year-old girl wandered off, and police d...

Citizens of Brooklyn, Take 1

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 05.24.2014 | New York
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Brooklyn is home to some of the coolest people on the planet. It is the birthplace of icons, legends, infamous figures and notorious souls. To know B...

2013's Notable Developments in Landscape Architecture

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

In surveying the year in landscape architecture, "aptness," a word favored by the great Modernist landscape architect Dan Kiley seems, well, appropria...

'All My Children' Canceled

Posted 11.12.2013 | TV

"All My Children" has been canceled. Again. The online soap, which was canceled by ABC and revived as an online series with much fanfare, is going qui...

'One Life To Live' In Limbo

Posted 09.03.2013 | TV

"One Life to Live" has been shelved. The Los Angeles Times reports that the soap opera, which transitioned from ABC to online, will not immediately re...

Prospect Park: Olmsted & Vaux's Brooklyn Masterpiece: Book Excerpt

Adrian Benepe | Posted 10.23.2013 | New York
Adrian Benepe

I didn't grow up in Prospect Park. My neighborhood park was Riverside, and Central Park was where I sometimes went on weekends as a child. Prospect Park was, to me, a mythical land in distant Brooklyn, across the East River and reachable only by a long trip on the subway.

A Digital Family Shoebox of Summer Memories....

Alex McCord | Posted 09.01.2013 | Parents
Alex McCord

This summer, instead of letting the kids overdose on laptop gaming during their down time, my husband and I are going to DO THINGS with our children.

The Latest Soap Drama Is Behind The Scenes

Posted 06.06.2013 | TV

"All My Children" and "One Life to Live" have gone on hiatus. According to The Wrap, the two soaps started a planned hiatus early amid a labor dis...

'AMC,' 'OLTL' Episode Order Cut

Posted 05.16.2013 | TV

"All My Children" and "One Life to Live" will now only air two episodes a week. Prospect Park made the announcement in a letter to fans. In the le...

GoogaMooga Sneak Peeks: Jeepney's Cured Pork Chori Burger

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.15.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

"When it comes to Filipino food, everything's gotta be BIG."

Need A Ticket To GoogaMooga?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.15.2013 | New York

Prospect Park food festival The Great GoogaMooga is coming up this weekend, but alas! The free tickets have all been snapped up. Fortunately for you, ...

10 Relaxing City Parks For Urban Stress Relief

Posted 05.07.2013 | Travel

It's safe to say that urban life is stressful. Scientists have found that city dwellers tend to be more stressed and have higher incidences of mood di...

All My Children and One Life to Live Premiere Online: Q&A With Prospect Park's Jeff Kwatinetz

Lesleyann Coker | Posted 06.29.2013 | TV
Lesleyann Coker

Two years after ABC cancelled All My Children and One Life to Live, the iconic soap operas return to life today in their new online format, thanks to Prospect Park.

All My Children's Jesse and Angie Open Up About the Soap's Online Reboot and Their On-Screen Chemistry

Greg Archer | Posted 06.27.2013 | TV
Greg Archer

Ever since Prospect Park announced several months back that it did, indeed, have funding in place to revive AMC after ABC brutally forced it to fade to black a couple of years ago, soap fans have had themselves in a lather over the online reboot on Hulu, premiering Monday, April 29.

Prospect Park Sues ABC Over 'OLTL' And 'AMC' Relaunch

Posted 04.18.2013 | TV

As "One Life to Live" and "All My Children" prepare to make their online debut, production company Prospect Park has filed a lawsuit against ABC, alle...

'One Life To Live' Heats Up

Posted 04.11.2013 | TV

"One Life to Live" is back from the dead in a matter of days, but to tide fans over, there's a new preview that offers a taste of what to expect. T...

What You Need To Know Before 'All My Children' Returns

Posted 04.08.2013 | TV

"All My Children" wrapped more than 40 years of stories in September 2011 when the soap ended its historic run on ABC ... but there's still life in Pi...

Relive The 'OLTL' Drama

Posted 04.08.2013 | TV

It's been more than a year since "One Life To Live" left the air so it's time for a recap! In its 43 years on ABC, "One Life To Live" followed the ...

'General Hospital' Bringing Back Actors ... As New Characters

Posted 03.25.2013 | TV

Some soap opera trickery might be going down in order to get "One Life to Live" actors back on "General Hospital." When "One Life to Live" wrapped...

What You Need To Know Before The Soaps Return

Posted 03.19.2013 | TV

"One Life to Live" story details have been revealed! The soap returns to life along with "All My Children" on April 29, but there are a few key pie...