Prospect Park visitors will have to pick a different spot for their afternoon stroll Friday.
The entire 585-acre park will be closed from noon to 6 p.m. as a security precaution for President Barack Obama's visit to Brooklyn, the Prospect Park Alliance announced yesterday.
Obama will be in the city for a fundraiser but he will also speak with the students at the Pathways in Technology... » more
President Barack Obama doesn't just namedrop Brooklyn in speeches.
Obama will visit Pathways in Technology Early College High School on Friday during a trip to the city for a fundraiser, his press secretary Jay Carney said Monday.
During this year's State of the Union speech, the president touted the Crown Heights school as an example of academic innovation.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg... » more