Friday linkage

Free national parks days announced for 2011 [US Parks Service]
Where to mulch your Christmas trees in BK this weekend [NY Parks]
Watch out, BK Bowl: The Gutter opens music venue/DIY theater [FreeWilliamsburg]
2010: Brooklyn’s busiest tourism year ever [Daily News]
Who put the capes on Brooklyn statues? [BK Heights Blog]
Mike Tyson makes a reality TV return to Brooklyn [WSJ]
Hot Bird signage going the way of the dodo [Brownstoner]