Tag: prospect-park-zoo

Prospect Park Zoo will reopen Memorial Day weekend, but future flood risks remain

Water cascading into the basement of Prospect Park Zoo on Sept. 29 - submerging the zoo's heat and electrical infrastructure in as much as 25 feet of water

May. 15, 2024 By Adam Daly

Staff at Prospect Park Zoo is busy laying down the last coats of fresh paint and completing necessary repairs to exhibit buildings ahead of the zoo’s reopening on May 25, but the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) says the recovery work behind the scenes to prevent future flooding damage is “far from complete.”

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.

Your fall arts and entertainment guide for Brooklyn 2023

boo at the zoo

Oct. 9, 2023 By Brooklyn Paper

Creativity knows no bounds in Brooklyn this fall. The art scene has come alive through interactive exhibits, music festivals, science experiments and more to celebrate the new season. Take a look and discover what our borough has to offer during this enchanting time of year!