Daily Archives: January 8, 2013

Photos new tenant
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Glad to see someone moved into the place! 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.
History al capone
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We’ve got a Park Slope history lesson today, courtesy of Brownstoner’s Building of the Day series. 21 Garfield Place (a “rather nondescript, modernized version of an earlier reno job”) was highlighted last week for its former occupant, a young Al Capone: The Capones came to Brooklyn from Naples, one of the millions of Italian immigrant families seeking
Style andrew brischler style
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How’s your 2013? Good! This was the first year since I was 18 that I didn’t wake up with a hangover. Any resolutions? Honestly, it sounds totally cliche, but I’m just trying to better myself physically. I went to my first spin class on Sunday, and other than me feeling like I was going to
Neighbors hand heart via flickr
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If you happened to be scrolling through Craigslist Brooklyn (and why wouldn’t you?) you may have noticed that our very own Park Slope Food Coop was the site of two missed connections. The first, w4w, talks about a conversation spent deliberating over cookies (“sadly, and as expected, the fair trade version just doesn’t stand up
Art & Music 826 tutoring 1 via 826nyc.org
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If community service is on your list of resolutions, you’ve got plenty of options for giving back right here in the neighborhood. Here are some worthy causes that can use your time and talents. 826NYC, 372 Fifth Avenue between 5th & 6th Streets The non-profit organization founded by Dave Eggers is always looking for volunteers to
Health yoga mats via flickr
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The 4th Mission of Old First Reformed Church and Temple of True are teaming up this winter to bring yoga to the kids. With their drop-in after-school yoga classes, led by children’s yoga instructor Jenny Burrill, they hope to “introduce meditation as an instrument of peace” while focusing on animal postures, rhythmic breathing, and movement. The class begins