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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 Tree Grows In Brooklyn For Leiby Kletzky

Park Slope, NY Patch | Diana Denza Email the Author | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York

Two weeks after 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky's body was discovered in a Fourth Avenue dumpster, family friends, neighbors and even perfect strangers are c...

Activists Protest Prospect Park Goose Gassing

Prospect Heights, NY Patch | Kristen v. Brown | Email the Author | April 3, 2011 | Posted 06.04.2011 | New York

As Brooklynites arrived at Prospect Park dressed in their best to honor the legacy of former Prospect Park Alliance President Tupper Thomas, a handful...