News

News
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: Historic Kings Theatre set to reopen soon. [Ditmas
Shopping
0 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,
Real Estate
0 Park Slope Open House Picks: Outdoor Space Edition
Looking for a new place to call home, but hoping for some extra space where you can enjoy the outdoors? From a space with a brightly colored kitchen and a private garden to a co-op with a little balcony to call your own, we’ve rounded up a few places for sale that have outdoor space
Art & Music
0 ‘The Affair’ To Film In Park Slope On Tuesday
You’ll have to move your vehicles from 7th Avenue between Park and Sterling next week as The Affair will be filming on the block. While that seems like a small shooting area for a Showtime production (unless we missed additional nearby signs), this would appear to be the new television series starring Dominic West (McNutty!),
Art & Music
0 What Married People Really Talk About…In Cafe Regular
“I don’t think you understand how bangs work!” It’s late August, everyone at your office is on vacation, so take a couple minutes to enjoy this video from Willy Appleman, which was shot in Cafe Regular du Nord at 158 Berkeley Place. It’s sort of like Shit Park Slope Parents Say before they become parents…sort
Photos
0 Photo Of The Day: Wing It
A fluttery friend, photographed by shmilosavitch. 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 Park Slope Planner: The Best Events August 21-24
It’s going to be a busy weekend in the area if you like art, comedy, or local history! There are a couple of exhibition openings, the Brooklyn Comedy Festival is underway, and as for honoring the Battle of Brooklyn, think walking tours with or without beer. Details on those events and more below. Looking for
Transportation
0 What To Watch Out For On Local Subway Lines This Weekend
The G train continues experiencing disruptions because of work on the tunnel, you’ll want to watch out along the D train if you’re heading someplace on the way to Coney Island, plus some more changes this weekend to our local subway lines. Details from the MTA: Coney Island-bound D trains run via the N from 36 St to Stillwell
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Bite Of The Week: Heirloom Tomato Salad At Bella Gioia

If you’re looking for a way to savor the last days of summer in a few bites, you should head down to 4th Avenue’s Sicilian restaurant, Bella Gioia, and order yourself the heirloom tomato salad. Opened in April, the restaurant serves up chef and owner Nico Daniele’s updated version of his Italian family’s specialties, hoping to “bring Sicily
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Park Slope Planner: The Best Events August 21-24

It’s going to be a busy weekend in the area if you like art, comedy, or local history! There are a couple of exhibition openings, the Brooklyn Comedy Festival is underway, and as for honoring the Battle of Brooklyn, think walking tours with or without beer. Details on those events and more below. Looking for
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Playtime In Park Slope: Upcoming Children’s Events

Looking for something fun to do with the whole family this week? See cookies multiply at a magic show, enjoy a sing-along with puppets, or learn to fish in Prospect Park! Details on those and more upcoming kid-friendly events: Yellow Sneaker Sing-Along When: Wednesday, August 19, 10am Where: Tea Lounge, 837 Union Street What: A 45-minute interactive singalong with
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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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Chase Bank At 290 Flatbush Avenue To Close, Merge With Nearby Location

The Chase bank branch located at 290 Flatbush Avenue, between 7th Avenue and Prospect Place, will close in November and merge with a nearby location. According to a letter we received in the mail from the bank, the branch will consolidate with its sister location a couple blocks up the street at 401 Flatbush Ave
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Park Slope Open House Picks: Outdoor Space Edition

Looking for a new place to call home, but hoping for some extra space where you can enjoy the outdoors? From a space with a brightly colored kitchen and a private garden to a co-op with a little balcony to call your own, we’ve rounded up a few places for sale that have outdoor space
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‘The Affair’ To Film In Park Slope On Tuesday

You’ll have to move your vehicles from 7th Avenue between Park and Sterling next week as The Affair will be filming on the block. While that seems like a small shooting area for a Showtime production (unless we missed additional nearby signs), this would appear to be the new television series starring Dominic West (McNutty!),
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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,