Brooklyn Little League Opens with Fun Day Parade

Apr 12, 15 Brooklyn Little League Opens with Fun Day Parade

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The sun is finally shining, the players are thawing, the field is newly trimmed: it must be Little League opening day in Brooklyn- lets have a parade! With smiles of excitement and joy, members of the Prospect Park Baseball Association’s Little League shared their feelings with their families as they walked down Seventh Avenue...

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Trio of Vandals Hit Brooklyn Cyclones’ Stadium

Feb 15, 15 Trio of Vandals Hit Brooklyn Cyclones’ Stadium

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The bad weather of Winter Storm Juno, locked gates, nor surveillance cameras were enough incentive to three determined vandals on the evening of January 26, say Brooklyn police. The teens, as determined from videos taken by cameras on the premises, entered the Coney Island home turf of the Cyclones through a loading dock at about...

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Park Slope Woman Finishes NYC Marathon as Millionth Runner

Nov 03, 14 Park Slope Woman Finishes NYC Marathon as Millionth Runner

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How many people have finished the New York City Marathon in the past 44 years? The answer is, “More than a million,” and the millionth runner made history yesterday, earning herself guaranteed entry into the race for the rest of her life plus a shopping spree for marathon gear. Katherine Slingluff of Park Slope, Brooklyn, won this...

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LeFrak Making Come Back as Roller Rink for Spring

Apr 13, 14 LeFrak Making Come Back as Roller Rink for Spring

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Pack up your ice skates and pull on the rollers, as the $74 million Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center at Lakeside remakes itself from an ice skating rink to a ‘more appropriate for the spring season’ roller-skating rink. The brand new facility premiered in December and brought in about 50,000 visitors during the cold months of...

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New Ice Rink Disappointing Skaters

Feb 16, 14 New Ice Rink Disappointing Skaters

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The week before Christmas last year saw the grand-opening of the $74 million LeFrak Center at Lakeside. During its opening first month alone over 40,000 skaters came to enjoy the beautiful new facility, which consists of 26 acres and 2 separate ice rinks. Unfortunately it has not been smooth skating at the center. One of the rinks...

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Enhanced Security Will Accompany Marathon Runners to the Finish Line

Oct 06, 13 Enhanced Security Will Accompany Marathon Runners to the Finish Line

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As New York City gears up for one of its most exciting celebrations, one of the hottest topics is how far to go to insure the safety of participants and bystanders to the Marathon, due to take place next month. It has been seven months since the tragic events of April 15, 2013 when two bombs exploded near the finish line of the...

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