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Park Pool and Beach Popular

At 12:19 this afternoon (Sunday, August 5) the pop-up pool and adjacent artificial beach on the uplands of Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park were in lively use, as seen from near the north end of the Promenade. Click on image to enlarge.

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

The weekend forecast is for temperatures reaching the high eighties and a strong possibility of thunderstorms. Perhaps not a bad time to take in a good movie. Your correspondent and wife had dinner yesterday evening with Our Friend the Movie Critic, who enthusiastically recommends Farewell My Queen, which is playing at the Brooklyn Heights Cinema, […]

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Brooklyn Beach Shack Opens Next to Brooklyn Bridge Park Pool

Yesterday was the official opening of the Brooklyn Beach Shack, a concession locted next to the “beach” adjoining the pop-up pool on the Pier 2 uplands of Brooklyn Bridge Park. The shack will serve burgers, hot dogs, ice cream, and soft drinks during pool hours. From the time the pool closes at 6:00 p.m. until […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park: New Pool Hours

Karl and his cam have been regular visitors to the Brooklyn Bridge Park Pool, so he was on hand for the posting of new hours for pool use that go into effect today. To accommodate more swimmers, shifts have been shortened from one hour to 45 minutes, with 15 minutes allowed for changeover. The first […]

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Mr. J. Takes the Plunge at the BBP Pool

Karl and cam were on hand for the opening of the “pop-up-pool” (expected to stay popped up for five years) near Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Following the brief opening remarks by State Senator Daniel Squadron and City Council Member Steve Levin, swimmers eagerly jumped into the water to escape the rising temperature. Eventually, […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

Hey, folks, the predicted high temperature Saturday, July 7, is 100 degrees! Sunday will cool down to a relatively balmy 92. So, if you’re not escaping to the beach or country, you’re probably looking for a way to stay cool right here in America’s First Suburb. You could just stay home and watch the Mets […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Pool Opens Friday, July 6

We’ve received word from the office of State Senator Daniel Squadron that the “pop-up-pool” near Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park will open Friday morning, July 6, at 9:45 a.m. The Senator will be there, along with Park President Regina Myer, Park Conservancy Executive Director Nancy Webster, Assemblywoman Joan Millman, City Council Member Steve Levin […]

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There’s Water in the Pool

The Brooklyn Bridge Park “pop-up-pool” as seen from the Promenade Sunday afternoon, is filled with water and evidently ready for swimmers. It’s scheduled to open this week; there’s more information at the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s website.

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