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Food & Drink
0 Vegan Vs. Regular Gelato At L’Albero Dei Gelati
Flowers are in bloom and the weather is just starting to warm up, which can mean only one thing: It’s frozen treats season. So far in Park Slope, we’ve seen the return of popsicles, pop-up Italian ice shops, and the ice cream man. But what about those wonderful places that stay open and serve up
Kids & Family
0 Family Fun At The Prospect Park Fair This Saturday
Interested in a day of games, food, shopping, and entertainment for the whole family? We thought you might be! You’re in luck, since this coming Saturday, April 26 is the second annual Prospect Park Fair. From 11am-4pm, revelers of all ages can enjoy nature activities at the Pop-Up Audubon, dance to music by DJ Steve
Business
0 Nail Salon Moving Into Former Cycle Bar Space
Work is underway to transform the former Cycle Bar space, which closed at 274 5th Avenue last month, into a new nail salon. Permits issued last week by the Department of Buildings show they’re doing minor construction that includes new plumbing fixtures, minor partitions, a counter, and more. As for Cycle Bar, the spin studio’s
Kids & Family
0 Playtime In Park Slope: Upcoming Children’s Events
Looking for something fun to do with the kids this week? Celebrate Earth Day with activities in Prospect Park, enjoy several interactive storytimes, participate in a LEGO contest that could lead to a pizza party, and some other great stuff to do is coming up in the neighborhood. Details on those events and more: Disco
Gardens
0 Enter For The Title Of Greenest Block In Brooklyn 2014
This year’s Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest is already rolling, but luckily for all you gardeners, registration is open until June 1! The competition evaluates by residential and commercial entries across the borough on the way they’ve employed cooperative cleaning, greening, and sustainable practices near their homes and businesses. In addition to the Greenest Block prize, categories
Photos
0 Photo Of The Day: Sun Dog
We spotted this pooch soaking up some rays on 4th Street this afternoon! 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!
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Vegan Vs. Regular Gelato At L’Albero Dei Gelati

Flowers are in bloom and the weather is just starting to warm up, which can mean only one thing: It’s frozen treats season. So far in Park Slope, we’ve seen the return of popsicles, pop-up Italian ice shops, and the ice cream man. But what about those wonderful places that stay open and serve up
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Weekday Fun: The Best Events April 21-23

Get out and enjoy some of the great events coming up in the neighborhood this week — just don’t forget an umbrella tomorrow night, when we’re supposed to see some rain! From a town hall meeting on Vision Zero to a TV trivia night and a screening of a Park Slope-set film, there’s a lot
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Family Fun At The Prospect Park Fair This Saturday

Interested in a day of games, food, shopping, and entertainment for the whole family? We thought you might be! You’re in luck, since this coming Saturday, April 26 is the second annual Prospect Park Fair. From 11am-4pm, revelers of all ages can enjoy nature activities at the Pop-Up Audubon, dance to music by DJ Steve
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Patrick Stewart Wants A Stroller-Free Park Slope

Our neighbor Patrick Stewart may love our pizza, but he’s apparently less enthused about all the strollers. The actor recently told to New York’s Daily Intelligencer that he’s had quite enough of them: “I think we are probably the only residents of Park Slope who don’t have a stroller,” said Stewart to Intelligencer on Thursday, at
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Dead Body Found In The Gowanus Canal

A dead body was found floating in the Gowanus Canal on Monday afternoon at about 3pm, according to the FDNY. The NYPD reports that the body, whom they’ve only identified as a man, has been removed from the water near the Union Street bridge, and was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS. A spokesman for
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Then & Now: From Boarded Windows To Luxury Apartments

With the rapid development we’re currently experiencing along 4th Avenue, it may be difficult to imagine what the street looked like 80 years ago, but thanks to the New York Public Library’s Digital Collection, we don’t have to. The photo above was taken by Berenice Abbott, a photographer hired as part of the 1935 Federal
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If J. Crew Comes To Park Slope, Where Would It Go?

In a brief mention in a WWD article about the 15th anniversary of local boutique Bird, J. Crew‘s chairman and CEO Mickey Drexler revealed that the company plans to open a location in Park Slope. As Racked reports, the story says the Park Slope outpost should be open by August. We’ve reached out to J.
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Enforcement, Education & Engineering: A Look At Vision Zero In Park Slope

A forum for neighbors to ask representatives from several city agencies about the Mayor’s Vision Zero Action Plan at times turned into something of a protest against the proposed New York Methodist Hospital expansion. The meeting, held at PS 321 on Monday evening, attracted several dozen residents who listened to a presentation by the Department of Transportation
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Level2 Kids Now Open On Flatbush Avenue

Level2 Kids, the children’s clothing boutique that closed up its space on Bergen Street in February, is now open in its new location not too far away, at 252 Flatbush Avenue. They’ve been in the new space for a few weeks, and they’re currently stocked with cool clothes for spring and summer for the tweens and