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Brooklyn Bridge Park’s “Blooms and Bugs”: Lots of Blooms, No Bugs, Some Birds

As we noted before, this was a big weekend for events at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Your correspondent chose to register for the early Sunday morning “Blooms and Bugs” tour around Pier 1. The tour leader was Matthew Wills (photo), who publishes the blog Backyard and Beyond. Matthew began by noting that we weren’t likely to […]

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First Hints Of Fall Foliage On Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park

This afternoon your correspondent took a walk down to Pier 1, Brooklyn Heights Park, and was greeted by some scenes of early fall. Sumac leaves were turning red and yellow (photo). More photos and text after the jump.

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Another harbinger of a spring that has arrived early, this migrant from the South was spotted between Piers 1 and 2, in Brooklyn Bridge Park, resting on a branch of what appears to be sumac, with drupes. Click on photo to enlarge.

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It’s a Jungle Out There on Pier 1

Plentiful rainfall this spring has made for lush foliage on Pier 1 of Brooklyn Bridge Park. On my morning walk through the park (I’ve taken to alternating my long walk over the Bridge with a shorter one down Squibb Hill to Pier 1, around the pier then back up to the Promenade) I noticed how […]

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