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0 Photo Of The Day: 5th Ave Flamingo
A little slice of suburbia on one of our main drags. 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!
Events
0 Weekday Fun: The Best Events July 21-23
It’s warming up again this week, but don’t let a little bit of heat keep you inside — there’s plenty of hot stuff to check out in the neighborhood! From a spicy cocktail competition to the blazin’ work of some young filmmakers, you’ll find it’s worth venturing out of the air conditioning. Details on those
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0 G Train Tunnel Shutdown Starts This Friday
Beginning at 10:30pm this Friday, July 25 until 5am on Tuesday, September 2, G trains will run only between Church and Nassau Avenues to allow for thorough reconstruction of tunnels damaged during Hurricane Sandy. This means that at all times, trains will not be running to or from Greenpoint, 21st Street, and Court Square in Long Island
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0 Enjoy Movies Outdoors At The GreenSpace @ President Street
Another great, free, local summer activity is coming up at the GreenSpace @ President Street (on the corner of 5th Ave and President) when they fire up the projector to present two nights of movies in the garden. Cartoons start at sundown, followed by the feature presentations. Bring your own chairs! Saturday, July 26: Tarzan Triumphs
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0 Changes To Local Subway Lines This Week
FasTrack work will impact the F and R trains late in the evening this week, but that’s not all — a number of our local subway lines have some changes you should look out for. Details from the MTA: Manhattan-bound D trains run local from 36 St, Brooklyn to DeKalb Av Evenings, beginning 8:30pm, Monday
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0 Paving Crews Tackle 7th & 8th Streets This Week
The season for roadwork is upon us, and the Department of Transportation will be in our area this week paving some local streets that were previously milled. According to this week’s schedule, here’s where you should avoid parking and/or driving: Monday, July 21 7th St between 2nd Ave and Prospect Park West Tuesday, July 22 7th
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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: • The
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0 Photo Of The Day: Whale Mail
“When you deliver that letter, just call me Ishmael and don’t forget the zip code.” 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!
Real Estate
0 Park Slope Rental Roundup: 2-Bedroom Apartments Under $3,000
Looking for a new place to call home? We’ve rounded up a bunch of 2-bedroom apartments that are currently available to rent in the neighborhood — take a look at the details, and let us know what you think. Lots of luck in your search! 315 4th Avenue, #3R (Sponsored Listing) Price: $2,850 Available: Immediately Details: You’re going to
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Weekday Fun: The Best Events July 21-23

It’s warming up again this week, but don’t let a little bit of heat keep you inside — there’s plenty of hot stuff to check out in the neighborhood! From a spicy cocktail competition to the blazin’ work of some young filmmakers, you’ll find it’s worth venturing out of the air conditioning. Details on those
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Prospect Park YMCA’s New Aquatics Center Is Open

After years of delays, the Prospect Park YMCA Aquatics Center is open, bringing a new option to the neighborhood for swimmers looking to do some laps, lessons for kids and adults, and exercise classes. Ground was broken for the space, a former parking lot on 8th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, back in 2007
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78th Precinct Commanding Officer Leaving For Highway Patrol

Deputy Inspector Michael Ameri, who’s been the Commanding Officer at our 78th Precinct since December 2011, is leaving the position to head up the NYPD’s Highway Patrol Unit. DI Ameri’s move, as reported by the Daily News, comes after a busy year with a big focus on street safety. They took on drivers who failed
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Kentile Floors Sign Coming Down, Letters Going To Gowanus Alliance

About a week after scaffolding began going up around the iconic Kentile Floors sign, the owner of the building that it sits on has confirmed it is indeed coming down. However, the letters will live on at another location after they’re donated to the Gowanus Alliance. Council Member Brad Lander and the Gowanus Alliance announced an
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Park Slope Rental Roundup: 2-Bedroom Apartments Under $3,000

Looking for a new place to call home? We’ve rounded up a bunch of 2-bedroom apartments that are currently available to rent in the neighborhood — take a look at the details, and let us know what you think. Lots of luck in your search! 315 4th Avenue, #3R (Sponsored Listing) Price: $2,850 Available: Immediately Details: You’re going to
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G Train Tunnel Shutdown Starts This Friday

Beginning at 10:30pm this Friday, July 25 until 5am on Tuesday, September 2, G trains will run only between Church and Nassau Avenues to allow for thorough reconstruction of tunnels damaged during Hurricane Sandy. This means that at all times, trains will not be running to or from Greenpoint, 21st Street, and Court Square in Long Island
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Park Slope Stoop Sales: June 28-29

It’s stoop sale season! With a nice 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 to find some bargains in the neighborhood. Here are a few that are coming up: Where: 55 Montgomery Place, between 8th Ave &