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Take To The Skies With Nyc Parks' Urban Park Rangers As Fall Migration Season Brings Birds Of All Species To New York City

Come face-to-beak with birds of prey at the 18th annual Raptor Fest in Prospect Park on October 5 This season, join NYC Parks' Urban Park Rangers on a birding program for the chance to catch a glimpse of migrating birds -- some from as far north as the...    

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"Then They Get Off At Saratoga For The Fourteenth Time"... Historic War Memorial In Bedford Stuyvesant At Last Restored

On April 20, 2000, I received a disturbing phone call from the Brooklyn Parks Deputy Chief of Operations Gregory Dawson. He was calling to report that Brooklyn Park WEP workers had that morning observed that the historic Saratoga Park War Memorial...

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