Posts Tagged ‘McCarren Park Pool’

Uprising at McCarren Park Pool: Is Anyone Surprised? Neighbors From the 80s Would Say “NO”

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At this point, the surprise at seeing Greenpoint’s McCarren Park Pool linked to aggression in the headlines has seriously worn off. At the risk of downplaying the gravity of the violence, the pool is becoming something of a sitting duck. (by Alissa Fleck) On Tuesday, police actually required backup to deal with chaos at the [&hellip
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Community Wants More Police in McCarren Park After Teen Beating

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park By Paul Bisceglio   Just days after a teen punched a cop in the face and a group of teens attacked a lifeguard at McCarren Park Pool, more teenage violence  struck the Williamsburg park last week when a 16-year-old was stabbed and beaten close to death by a group of other high schoolers. A Walk [&hellip
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McCarren Park Closes For Third Time Since Reopening

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McCarren Park Pool before it was filled in. Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons  Fecal matter, although expected, adds to the pool’s list of problems Remember last week’s article saying that unwanted waste is more welcome in a pool than fighting? Well, the sentiment was heard. The just-reopened, newly-renovated McCarren Park Pool was closed for the third time since its unveiling on June 28 because, per DNAInfo, someone had a [&hellip
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Popup Pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park Looking Hotter (or Cooler?) Than McCarren Park Pool

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A popup pool opened Friday in Brooklyn Bridge Park with an exclusive capacity of sixty swimmers. The pool, with its view of the Manhattan skyline, opened preceding the weekend heatwave which was expected to surpass the 100 degree mark, though it only hit a recorded high of 95. Brooklyn Bridge Park pool will be open [&hellip
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