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0 What To Know Around Town This Labor Day
We hope all our neighbors are enjoying a final summer sendoff this Labor Day. If you’re sticking around the area, here’s some information from the city on what’s open, what’s closed, and what’s running on a different schedule: • Government offices and courts are closed on Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day. • There is
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0 This Week On The Stoop
Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all the week — follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter. And if you ever have any news tips, story ideas, questions, or anything, email us at editor@parkslopestoop.com. Here’s a look back at some stories you might have missed this week: • An all-Nutella restaurant
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0 Brooklyn News Roundup
After a busy week, here’s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! We’ve pulled together some of our favorite recent stories from our sister sites, as well as some other fascinating pieces that are worth a read this weekend: Sunday’s your last chance to check out 18th
Real Estate
0 Park Slope Rental Roundup: $2,300 & Under
Looking for a new place to call home? We’ve rounded up a bunch of one-bedroom apartments — and some that are technically studios, but have enough space to make them feel like one-bedrooms — that are currently available to rent in the neighborhood. Take a look at the details, and let us know what you
Volunteering
0 Lander Holding Food Drive To Support CHiPS
Council Member Brad Lander is joining other members of the City Council to replenish the stocks of local food pantries around NYC, and you can help. Lander is holding a food drive through the end of next week to benefit CHiPS, the local charity that serves the hungry and homeless regardless of faith, race or ethnicity, and is
Photos
0 Photo Of The Day: Pizza In The Park
Enjoying a slice by the lake in Prospect Park. Take any photos in Park Slope recently? Send them to editor@parkslopestoop.com, add them to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag them #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post them here. Also, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and subscribe to our daily newsletter!
Business
0 The Chocolate Room Gets Closer To Opening, Is Hiring
The Chocolate Room looks like it’s just putting in the finishing touches on its new space at 51 5th Avenue, between Bergen and St Marks. A note on their website says they’ll be opening in August, and since we’re just a few days away from September, we’d say keep an eye on the space in
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Now Open On 9th Street: JuiceLand

Calling all juice fans! Austin-based JuiceLand recently opened their first Brooklyn store in the former We Buy Gold space on 9th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues. The bright space is small, with only a few seating options near the back wall, so don’t plan on hanging around for a leisurely morning at the juice bar. The selection is
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Playtime In Park Slope: Upcoming Children’s Events

As summer winds to a close, be sure to embrace all you can outdoors with the whole family this week! It’s the kids’ last chance to ride the Prospect Park Carousel for free, Rolie Polie Guacamole are rocking out, and there are historic games to play. Details on those and more upcoming kid-friendly events: Game
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NYPD Launches Two-Week Bike Safety Enforcement Initiative

The NYPD has announced a two-week bicycle safety enforcement initiative called Operation Safe Cycle, which begins today, Wednesday, August 13 and continues through Tuesday, August 26. They say they’ll be targeting cyclists who fail to stop at red lights, disobey traffic signals or signs, ride the wrong direction against traffic, ride on the sidewalk, and
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See The Kentile Floors Sign Come Down In A Time Lapse Video

Well, the Kentile Floors sign has been completely removed, and while the Gowanus Alliance figures out what to do with it next, Vine user Martin Pavely created a pretty awesome, if a little depressing, time lapse of it coming down. But hey, like we said, it’s not all sad — check out this neat, up-close
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The Chocolate Room Gets Closer To Opening, Is Hiring

The Chocolate Room looks like it’s just putting in the finishing touches on its new space at 51 5th Avenue, between Bergen and St Marks. A note on their website says they’ll be opening in August, and since we’re just a few days away from September, we’d say keep an eye on the space in
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Park Slope Rental Roundup: $2,300 & Under

Looking for a new place to call home? We’ve rounded up a bunch of one-bedroom apartments — and some that are technically studios, but have enough space to make them feel like one-bedrooms — that are currently available to rent in the neighborhood. Take a look at the details, and let us know what you
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Park Slope Stoop Sales: August 23-24

It’s stoop sale season! With a nice, cool weekend ahead of us, and because it’s the end of the month (which means folks moving and looking to unload), this should be a good one take a walk and find some bargains in the neighborhood. Here are a few that are coming up: Where: 853 President Street,