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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

New York City parks are now open. We continue to urge caution in parks under wintry conditions: parks paths can be slippery, snow cover can cover frozen lakes and bodies of water, and branches may have fallen. If you see a fallen branch call 311.

Some recreation centers will open from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today with limited staffing.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

History Tour: Great Brooklyn Bridge for Families

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

6:30 p.m.

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Take a trip back in time and discover the harrowing tale behind the Brooklyn Bridge’s construction.  Learn about the perseverance of the Roebling family, perilous challenges that workers faced and basic bridge engineering concepts. A history talk will be followed by a hands-on bridge-building activity and a scavenger hunt on the first tower of the bridge.

Guide: Isa Del Bello, Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy. 

This tour requires that you RSVP here.


Old Fulton Street and Furman Street
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