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"Why Do Severed Goat Heads Keep Turning Up in Brooklyn?" - Adrian Chen - New York Magazine

One journalists adventure through religion, butcher shops, the internet, and the parks of New York City. 10 more words

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34th Annual Making Brooklyn Broom - Sunday March 14, 2015

We highly recommend taking a short trip to the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, it’s an amazing garden indeed. For the 34th annual Brooklyn Broom; in keeping with the notion of sankofa—remembering the past in order to move forward—this year’s theme, “Roots of Resilience,” will examine the ways in which sustainability is tradition, not trend. 45 more words


Parks Advocates: Not Enough Officers To Patrol 30K Acres Of Parks

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – For it’s beautiful parks, it’s no surprise 14 percent of New York City’s landmass is devoted to city parks.

But parks advocate Geoffrey Croft tells 1010 WINS’ Gary Baumgarten there are only a little more than 200 parks enforcement officers to patrol 30,000 acres. 120 more words


Designing Change at the Urban Ecology Lecture Series

Steven Handel, Ph.D. and Director of the Center for Urban Restoration Ecology at Rutgers University gave a dynamic presentation on urban landscape restoration to a packed house at Threes Brewing. 308 more words

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Are You Aware of NYC Dog Run Rules?

I have been taking my dogs to NYC Dog Runs for ten years now. Each dog run has its own set of rules posted near the front entrance to the run. 2,196 more words


How the NYC Parks Dept is Slowly Poisoning Our Dogs

Prince and I are avid walkers in the NYC parks. However, it has come to our attention that the NYC parks department has not lived up to their “Sustainability” promise as per their… 570 more words


Walking Route #5: Juniper Valley Park

Our final post for this weeks featured dog walking routes is Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village, Queens. This is one close to our hearts because we have met so many wonderful dog owners through this common location. 272 more words