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People don’t realize the amazing and huge parks carved out all over NYC. Prospect park is one of the biggest and just up the street. There is a restaurant, botanical garden and lots of walking or biking paths to enjoy. There is even horse back riding available.
Take a walk through the meadows and paths, enjoy the lakeside or visit the food stalls on sundays
In the warmer months they show movies in the park and there’s a good event everyone Sunday called Smorgasburg
The Brooklyn version of Central Park. There is a zoo, an ice skating rink in the winter, a carousel and a great Farmer's Market on the weekends. Check out Summer Stage in the Summer for tons of shows.
Fields of rolling green, a lake, a zoo and so much more. What else do you need in a park?! One of my favorite parks in New York.
The nearest off-leash field. Off-leash hours are 9pm - 9am. If you go - tell the other humans that you know Columbo & Anthony. You'll instantly make friends and feel like a true Brooklynite.
This is considered “The Central Park of Brooklyn” by locals. This large park has expansive walking and biking trails along fields, woods, and a lake. This is a great place to enjoy a picnic and, in the summer, they have many free evening events like live music and movies on the lawn.
The lovely Prospect Park is a 10-15 minute walk from us and really gives a glimpse of Brooklyn life. Turn left on Ft. Hamilton and walk straight- you’ll run smack into the park. In the summer time there are non-stop events including free concerts, movies, and dance performances. In the winter there…
The Largest park in Brooklyn, just a 10 minute walk. 3 mile running/biking loop inside, a lake and and hiking trails all over. Ice skating in the winter and plenty of places to lay a blanket down and chill any time you please.
This is a landmark of Brooklyn, designed by Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux, designers of Central Park. Connects to the Saturday morning Grand Army farmers' market, is adjacent to the Brooklyn Public Library and Brooklyn Museum of Art. A visit in the mornings before 9am reveals a dog-lovers…
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