Daily Archives: January 22, 2013

News annie's garden via lechousauvage

Photo via lechousauvage 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

News fracking new york  via fb

Earlier today, more than 150 New York chefs and food professionals sent a letter to Governor Cuomo urging him to ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State. The controversial, also called fracking, drilling method involves pumping millions of gallons of water, sand, and toxic chemicals deep underground to release deposits of natural gas at the…

News 350 flatbush

The Five Guys at 164 Park Place has officially closed. The burger franchise’s signs have been taken down and Here’s Park Slope reports that the phone line has been disconnected. The space joins its neighbor, the former New Happy Taco, as now-vacant real estate. It’s part of the many upcoming changes in the area, evidenced…

Health flu via yahoo images

Whether you’ve got it yourself, know somebody who does, or have just heard about it on the news, the talk of the town right now is flu. How serious is the situation this year? Dr. Hugh Gilgoff, pediatrician at the Mount Sinai Brooklyn Heights Medical Group, sat down with A Child Grows in Brooklyn this week, to set…

Food & Drink Kos Kaffe laptops via facebook

OkCupid, the matchmaking site of choice for the young and broke, has introduced a new method of online dating with the launch of Crazy Blind Date. The standalone app provides a short and simple way to meet someone quickly, and is getting some flak in the process. It’s simple: download the free app, choose which…

Events vegan bake off poster via email

Exciting news for the vegans and vegan-friendlies! The skint is hosting their first-ever Vegan Bake-Off Dessert Competition on Sunday February 10 at the Bell House. Twenty amateur bakers (industry professionals need not apply) will bring the best of their animal-product-free goodies to be voted on by attendees and a panel of celebrity judges. Adam Sobel (owner of Cinnamon Snail…