Monthly Archives: December, 2012

Holiday Happy New Year Hats at Save on Fifth
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Hope you’re already wearing yours! Have a fun and safe night, Park Slope! Captured a Park Slope moment on camera? Send it to editor@parkslopestoop.com, add it to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag it #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post it on the blog.
Food & Drink aperitivo brunch, via facebook
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It’s New Year’s Eve! Have you worked out your big plans? The night comes with a lot of pressure to have the Best Time Ever, but last year I rang in the New Year with a hero sandwich and a copy of P.S. I Love You and my year treated me well, so, who knows.
Photos Church on 5th Ave
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News Oh, Christmas Tree Trash
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Keep up with Park Slope news all week: Sign up for our daily newsletter, follow us on Twitter and Facebook, and email us with questions, news tips, ideas, or anything at editor@parkslopestoop.com. Here’s some of what you may have missed in the past week: • Prepare for Zac Efron fever! His movie is filming here next week. • Important list:
Photos Window Snowflake
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Okay, not the real thing – but can you guess where this snowflake was spotted? If you took any photos of the snow today, send them to us at editor@parkslopestoop.com, add it to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag it #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post it on the blog.
Greenmarket & CSA Radicchio and Sweet Potato at Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket, via Instagram
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There’s nothing like a wide selection of hors d’oeuvres at a New Year’s Eve party. As you’re getting ready for yours this weekend, remember that both the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket and the Park Slope Farmers Market are open year-round, and they’ll have everything you need for a fun spread at your party. Thinking deviled eggs? Grab a dozen from Tello’s Green Farm
Photos Blue skies over rowhouses on Carroll Street
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Stay warm this weekend! Captured a Park Slope moment on camera? Send it to editor@parkslopestoop.com, add it to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag it #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post it on the blog.
Photos Good Hygiene
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A year in the life of a neighborhood: as seen through abandoned-effects-turned-art, furry companions, and messages scrawled on buildings and boards. Thank you for sharing your photos of Park Slope this year – we look forward to seeing more of your shots in 2013! And for more eye candy from 2012, look back on every
Art & Music gowanus ballroom 2
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It’s been almost two months since Hurricane Sandy hit, but the effects are still being felt. Gowanus Ballroom, an alternative art collective in neighboring Gowanus, is still struggling to rebuild after the extreme damages it suffered, and the art community it supports is coming forward to ask for help. Local artist TJ Volonis has created art
Animals Lost Dog: Capone
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Be on the lookout for Capone, a 6-year-old black and white Boston Terrier, who was last seen on Union Street between 5th and 6th Aves last night. Capone was wearing a red collar, missing his dog tag, but he has a microchip. If you find him, please call Audrey Williams at 347-407-0617 or Steve Williams at 954-773-6532.
Real Estate 409 8th St, listed by Douglas Elliman
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Park Slope has felt kind of empty this week – will that carry over to the weekend, making you the only person at these open houses? Maybe buying during the holidays has its advantages. Let us know if you have any luck after checking out our top picks for open houses this weekend: 409 8th
Art & Music Filming: Are We Officially Dating?
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Hide the tweens: Are We Officially Dating, a movie staring Zac Efron of High School Musical and several other dreamy productions, will be filming on Carroll Street between 7th and 8th Avenues on Thursday, January 3. The movie, which is about three young Manhattan men who are trying to have a bunch of fun while
Photos Beware of "Dog"
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News stoop
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2012 was a big year for Park Slope Stoop, not only because it was our inaugural year (and not only because we welcomed 52 new businesses). We witnessed the re-election of Obama and persevered through Hurricane Sandy, but we also explored a little closer-to-home, getting to know local artists, shop-owners, restaurateurs, and neighbors. Check out
Business 5th Ave Bird, via shop
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When Jennifer Mankins opened Bird in the 5th Avenue space that had previously housed another boutique called Bird, she tells the New York Times that she jumped right in, and knew that Brooklyn, and indeed Park Slope, was just waiting for something fashionable: Whether Brooklyn was ready for a fashion-forward boutique “was never a question.” “It’s like
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