“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 firstname.lastname@example.org, add it to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag it #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post it on the blog.
Monthly Archives: January, 2013
Local writer A.N. Devers will be teaching a Creative Nonfiction course this winter/spring through the Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop. The 8-week class begins the week of February 11, and will be led out of A.N.’s apartment near 8th Avenue and Carroll Street. For $475, the course promises an exciting mix of writing and reading assignments
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
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
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
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
I feel you, window on Union Street. Captured a Park Slope moment on camera? Send it to email@example.com, add it to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag it #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post it on the blog.
Neighbor, artist, and reader Mike Wolf got in touch recently to reveal himself as the mastermind behind the late President Street tree stump. He was kind enough to provide us with some insight into its creation, his feelings on its removal, and a pretty nifty self-portrait. Are you sad about the removal of the tree
Fourth Avenue has been named as one of the areas that will be receiving aid as part of the TD Bank and Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce citywide entrepreneurial project. Back in November 2012, TD Bank Group, along with TD Charitable Foundation, donated $200,000 to the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce to help start the Citywide Neighborhood
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
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
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
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
A comforting sight on a day that was actually warm enough for riding. Captured a Park Slope moment on camera? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org, add it to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag it #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post it on the blog.
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