Prospect Park Zoo

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    Ten Things to Do for $10 or Less This Weekend, Oct. 24-26, 2014

    This weekend, you can visit a haunted hotel or a haunted fortress on the fringes of Queens. You can see dogs in costume or dingoes diving into pumpkins. But if you're overwhelmed by the Halloween spirit, Jenny Slate reads from Marcel the Shell: The Most Surprised I've Ever Been at BookCourt; a new b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Aggie, Aged Prospect Park Zoo Cow, Has Passed Away

    ​Aggie, the beloved cow who lived at the Prospect Park Zoo, died yesterday at age 18 of natural causes -- namely, being really old. Everyone loved Aggie (short for Agatha), and she even had a "moo box" where admirers could leave notes like the creepy one quoted by City Room: "You are beautiful ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Oldtimer Recalls Prospect Park Zoo, 1965

    Brooklyn nostalgists may enjoy the short essay, to which Prospect: A Year in the Park tips us, at story board Mr. Beller's Neighborhood, at which Kenneth P. Nolan recalls working the caf at the Prospect Park Zoo in 1965, with reminiscences like, "On breaks, Eddie Babicke would hang out in the yak ca ... More >>

  • Art

    August 28, 2007