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Brooklyn Heights Library Hosts Teen Eclipse Watch in Cadman Plaza Park

This coming Monday afternoon, April 8, Brooklyn will be under an almost total solar eclipse (see photo). The Brooklyn Heights Library will host an eclipse watch gathering for teens in the Juneteenth Grove of Cadman Plaza Park, at Cadman Plaza West and Tillary Street. Participants will be given free eclipse viewing glasses. The viewing event […]

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New Turf Down, Cadman Park Open!

We don’t have stats, but we’re guessing the synthetic turf replacement at Cadman Park was finished in record time. The work started August 14th, so that’s under a month. Much shorter than the 2-3 months we were warned about. As of early evening today, soccer players were on the field, kids were frolicking, and Luis […]

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Should Dogs Be Allowed On The Brand New Cadman Park Turf?

Mary Frost read the debates raging in the comments section here and on Nextdoor, worked her journalistic magic, and settled the question once and for all in today’s Brooklyn Daily Eagle article. Read the many quotes from familiar names in the neighborhood and a spokesperson from the Parks Department. Feel free to continue the discussion in the comments […]

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Cadman Park Turf Replacement Update: Looking Good!

Work started just two weeks ago to replace the 16 year old, worn-and-torn Astroturf at Cadman Park, and impressive progress can be seen already. The new turf is much more plush. Gone are the thousands of crumb rubber bits that your kids dragged home in the crevices of their shoe bottoms, their socks, their hair, […]

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Cadman Park Synthetic Turf Area To Close For 2-3 Months

Brooklyn Community Board District 2 informs that the Cadman Park turf area will be closed for an estimated two to three months to replace the synthetic turf, starting next week. The Cadman Park Oval Reconstruction is also ongoing. Reconstruction of the Cadman Plaza public restroom building is in the procurement stage. See more details of […]

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It’s Showtime! “Screaming” of Beetlejuice in Cadman Park Conservancy This Sunday

Who’s got the Halloween spirit? And, who’s the “Ghost with the Most, babe?” Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetle… SSSSHHHH! DON’T SAY IT!!!! Join the Cadman Park Conservancy this Sunday, October 16th for a screening of Tim Burton’s 1988 cult classic Beetlejuice. Grab a seat on the lawn at 6:00 pm, the movie starts at sundown. Adam and Barbara […]

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Brooklyn Barbeque Launches on Pineapple Walk Tonight!

Besides fireworks, what’s synonymous with summer and the Fourth of July? Barbeque!  Tonight Chef Dimitri Likourentzos and General Manager of Park Plaza Diner is thrilled to host a “soft launch” of Brooklyn Barbeque. “We’ll be having a limited menu starting from 5:00 pm until closing, 10:00 pm. Full bar available. And we have an exciting, brand […]

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Cops Nab Suspects After Armed Robberies in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Update: Thanks again to Mary Frost we now know that all four suspects have been arrested; that they were likely involved in two robberies on Tuesday night, and that they may have been involved in a third on Saturday evening. This is a developing story; we will add new information here as it becomes available. […]

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Dance and Donate a Coat at Cadman Park! Park(a) Party on Sun, 12/19, 1:00 pm

From the Cadman Park Conservancy: Come join the fun at NYC’s first Park(a) Party, the outdoor, winter dance party created by DJ Herbert Holler (Freedom Party®, My HouseTM) who will be spinning all your favorite classic dance-party anthems from yesterday through today! Party with a purpose by donating your new or gently used coats. Sunday, December […]

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Plant Tulips in Cadman Plaza Park Sunday

Want to get your hands dirty while helping to beautify the neighborhood? This Sunday, November 7, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, you can help plant tulips in Cadman Plaza Park, and also help with park clean-up. Meet at the Circle Garden near the Clark Street entrance to the park. Tools will be provided, though […]

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