Daily Archives: January 11, 2013

Photos street stencil via Adam Ottavino

Photo by Adam Ottavino 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.

Education martin luther king

The Brooklyn Robot Foundry will be hosting a special all-day event on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, beginning with a short, engaging lesson on the civil rights leader and continuing with projects based on historical events. The kids will spend the morning creating robots complete with sound chips, allowing them to experiment with audio and motion. Afterwards,…

Transportation g train via stephen rees

The G train gets a bad rap. It’s the only major line that doesn’t go into Manhattan. It’s tiny. It’s called out for being late and unreliable. But a recent analysis by programmer Alex Barkan reveals something interesting: the train that everyone loves to hate is actually pretty decent. Barkan (of web development blog Hot Cashew) gathered up…

Transportation 4th avenue traffic, via flickr

Forth on Fourth Avenue (FOFA), a committee of the Park Slope Civic Council working towards creating a safe, multiuse, clean, and green Fourth Avenue, is opening the conversation to the community on January 23, at their Community Meeting on Fourth Avenue Traffic Issues. FOFA will provide maps and other resources to support identification of problem areas,…

Real Estate 692 president garden via corcoran

Some new-to-market apartments are holding open houses this weekend. Is one of them your future home? 484 Eighth Street #1A at 8th Avenue Open House: Saturday January 12, 12:30 – 2:00pm & Sunday January 13, 12:30 – 2:00 This 2-bedroom/1-bathroom condo is new on the market and holding two open houses this weekend. The sunny corner apartment…

Events prospect park runners via facebook

Registration is now open for the Prospect Park Track Club’s 2013 Cherry Tree 10 Miler and 3 Person Relay races. The races will be run simultaneously in the park on Sunday, February 17 starting at 10am. The relay seems like a fun one for running buddies – each leg is approximately one loop of the park, so…