Get ready to lace up your skates: An outdoor ice rink will open Nov. 15 at the McCarren Park Pool and Play Center.
The 60 feet by 120 feet rink, a joint project of the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn and the NYC Parks Department, will operate through January and be open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week. Admission will be $8 for adults, $5 for seniors and students and $4 for children.... » more
A stabbing spree in Riverside Park yesterday that injured five people has advocates concerned about safety in parks amid a spate of crime.
Crime has been on the rise in city parks this year, according to parks advocates and City Councilman Peter Vallone, chair of the public safety committee.
In Tuesday’s 7:54 a.m. attack, an apparent homeless man named Julius Graham, a 43-year-old originally... » more