Pier 2, Pier 4 open at Brooklyn Bridge Park

The new five-acre waterfront park at Pier 2 is equipped with five basketball courts, handball, a roller skating rink and bocce. (5/22/14)

BROOKLYN - Outdoor enthusiasts have two more spots to enjoy in Brooklyn.

Pier 2 and Pier 4 opened this afternoon at Brooklyn Bridge Park.

The new five-acre waterfront park at Pier 2 is equipped with five basketball courts, handball, a roller skating rink and bocce.

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Pier 4's beach also opened this afternoon.  It is an area for boating as well as a protected bird habitat.

The parks are free and open to the public.

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