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Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA) is pleased to announce the 2014 50 Kent Festival, bringing a variety of outdoor recreation and cultural activities to the Williamsburg waterfront. The festival will feature a concert …

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Fencing Installed Around Cooper Park Playground


Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA) recently partnered with St. Nick's Alliance, Carrig Montessori School, Councilmember Diana Reyna and neighborhood residents to install fencing around Cooper Park playground. The fence lets parents relax and …

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The parks of North Brooklyn had an excellent 2013! Working together, Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn (OSA), the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation, elected officials, and community partners realized numerous accomplishments for North …

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Brooklyn Pool to Double as Ice-Skating Rink


The New York Times Published October 15, 2013 When the McCarren Park Pool in Brooklyn reopened in the summer of 2012, there was a peculiar concrete plaza, called “the beach” by parks officials, that jutted into the center …

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French Film Fest Is Coming to Brooklyn


Brooklyn Daily Eagle Published May 29, 2013 Films on the Green is a much loved summer festival of free French films, screened in the city's parks.  It began in 2008 in the community gardens of lower Manhattan …


Portraits of the Real McCarren Park Pool


Published August 14, 2012 Brooklyn Magazine By Tim Soter The McCarren Park Pool is an eight-minute walk from my apartment, and on some hot afternoons I come and swim for half an hour. This has been one of …


Green Point In Greenpoint – McGolrick Park Gets A Farmers Market


Published June 18, 2012 Brooklyn Paper By Aaron Short Lazy Sundays are becoming grazing Sundays in Greenpoint thanks to a new farmer’s market at McGolrick Park. Community Markets, which runs several farm stands throughout Brooklyn, launched its latest produce …