Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Photos subway good mood via kam0372
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“This [empty]seat is reserved for someone in a really good mood.” Photo via kam0372 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.  
Art & Music magic flute via puppetworks
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Hey everybody: let’s plan for a fun weekend, assuming we haven’t all been whisked far, far away by these ridiculous winds. Thursday, January 31 •  The Gate is hosting an impressive Collaboration of Breweries event tonight, featuring brews from Greenport Harbor (including the debut of its Spring Turning Rye Saison 2013) and Ballast Point (with
Food & Drink purbird mashed potatoes via nydailynews
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Park Slope cuisine has gotten a couple of well-deserved shout-outs this week. First up, V Spot (156 Fifth Avenue) was highlighted at News 12 for their vegan nachos. The Latin restaurant (which also serves kosher and gluten-free dishes) is owned by Brooklyn native Alex Carabano, who tells News 12 that he’s hoping to serve people who are
Business brooklyn rock exterior
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It’s hard to miss the flash of neon blue at the corner of Dean Street and Flatbush. The storefront belongs to the independent T-shirt shop Brooklyn Rock, and it’s packing even more color and energy within its doors. The inventory is the work of husband and wife team Chris Smith and Yukiko Wada. The duo
Transportation f g station sign
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Plan accordingly: we’ve got service changes this weekend on the F and G trains. If you’re relying on either train to get to 4th Avenue-9th Street, it’s going to be a little trickier than usual. No G trains between Hoyt-Schermerhorn Streets and Church Avenue  11:45 p.m. Friday – 5:00 a.m. Monday, February 1 – 4
Photos 30 day diet
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I feel you, window on Union Street. 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.
Events superbowl sunday
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Are you guys so pumped for Super Bowl Sunday? Who are you rooting for? Do you know who’s playing? (Full disclosure: I didn’t until yesterday!) Whether you share the stance of a close friend who insists that it is the “most important holiday of the year,” or you just love wings and beer, it is a day
Food & Drink coffee via gorilla coffee
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Park Slope takes its coffee seriously. Each of our many venues adds its own personal style in coffee, menu, entertainment, and ambiance for the varied needs of our diverse community. Whether you’re a serious coffee drinker, toddler-toting parent, or just need to find a place to spend the afternoon on your laptop, Park Slope has
Art & Music music adventures via bcm
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Mid-winter recess is just around the corner. Do you have plans for the kids? The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music suggests their Music Adventures Mid-Winter Festival: Join Music Adventures Lead Teacher Brian Barrentine for an interactive 2-hour session each day, featuring singing, instruments, movement, art and snacks. We’ll be jamming, crafting, and cooking our way around
News barnes and noble via global post
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Barnes & Noble’s top store executive Mitchell Klipper has told the Wall Street Journal (subscription required) that the company will be closing at least 20 stores a year over the next decade. It isn’t a drastic change from the average of 15 annual store closings that have occurred since 2003, but usually these are offset by the
Photos yellow bike
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A comforting sight on a day that was actually warm enough for riding. 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.
Transportation bk gateway vision via pscc
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The Tri-State Transportation Campaign — in collaboration with City Councilmember Letitia James and the Park Slope Civic Council — will be hosting a panel discussion on the BK Gateway Vision Plan on Saturday, February 9, 10 a.m., at the YWCA, 30 Third Avenue. From the PSCC: The plan, which seeks to address major transportation and land use
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