Tag: prospect-park

Prospect Park trail closed to visitors for decades reopens to the public

Fallkill Trail in Prospect Park

Oct. 31, 2023 By Ximena Del Cerro

Prospect Park is bigger and more unexplored than many realize. For 28 years, the Fallkill Trail, which led to a man-made waterfall was closed to the public by a metal gate. Some visitors managed to get around it or over it, but for most, the area remained off-limits — until now. 

Prospect Park Zoo closed indefinitely due to flood damage

red pandas at prospect park zoo

Oct. 16, 2023 By Adam Daly

The Prospect Park Zoo will remain closed indefinitely as it works to salvage and restore critical infrastructure that incurred extensive damage during a record-setting rainstorm on Sept. 29, the Wildlife Conservation Society announced Saturday.

Fright fest! Eight Brooklyn events to help you get in the Halloween spirit

halloween jack o lanterns

Oct. 13, 2023 By Melissa Fishman

This Friday the 13th is a little extra spooky, with Halloween right around the corner and festive activities already in full swing all around the borough. Here are eight Halloween-themed events taking place in Brooklyn this month!