Citing large crowds, violent incidents and death threats on Facebook, police closed down Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 2 on Wednesday afternoon, leaving hundreds of teens and youngsters milling about the park or headed for other playgrounds. … Full Article
Mother’s Day will come early for two women who have devoted their lives to their families and to their church as they will be the guests of honor at the Seventh Annual Benefit Dinner for the Eparchy of St. Maron of Brooklyn on May 3. … Full Article
When Councilmember Carlos Menchaca gave residents in his Sunset Park-Red Hook district the chance to decide how they wanted to divide up $2 million in city budget funds for neighborhood improvement projects, they came out in droves to vote for their favorite projects. … Full Article
A family of Orthodox Jews wearing their spring finest visited the beach in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Monday.
The eight-day festival of Passover, which celebrates the Israelites freedom from slavery in Egypt, ends on Saturday.
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An acrobatic display by a flock of homing pigeons could give a whole new meaning to the words "performance art."About 2,000 homing pigeons will illuminate New York City's night sky in a project by Brooklyn-based artist Duke Riley. … Full Article
On Saturday, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy hosted its first event of the 2016 programming season, the DUMBO Family Festival. This was the first of more than 500 free spring and summer programs at Brooklyn Bridge Park over the next five months. … Full Article