Daily Archives: January 25, 2013

Photos park slope sunrise via noelle

Reader Noelle Laureano sends us this beautiful shot of a Park Slope sunrise, reminding us that there are perks to waking up before 10 a.m. 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.

Police & Fire brandon-santana

The NYPD has announced this evening that Brandon Santana, suspect in the August 2010 murder of Alexander Santiago, who escaped police custody yesterday in the 78th precinct, was apprehended by the Regional Fugitive Task Force at 3:15pm this afternoon, inside the confines of the 42nd Precinct.

Real Estate 190 garfield via corcoran

Not too many open houses this weekend (perhaps due to the subzero temperatures?) but we do have a fairly close little cluster on Sunday afternoon with something for everyone: the modest studio, the cozy one-bedroom, and the spacious two-bedroom. Check them out! 925 Union Street #5G at 8th Avenue Open House: Sunday, January 27, 12:00 – 2:00…

Animals dolphin in canal via wnbc

Breaking and unusual news: a dolphin has been found stranded in the Gowanus Canal at Union & Nevins Streets. Gothamist reports that ambulances, cops, and concerned locals have arrived at the scene, where the dolphin has been seen “tangled in something” and “surfacing to breathe really irregularly.” Aerial footage from WNBC is streaming here, where…

Food & Drink union hall fireplace via caroline voagen nelson

L Magazine has posted a handy list of the 10 Best Fireplace Bars in Brooklyn, and though Park Slope did get one mention (hooray Sheep Station!) we thought it might be useful to see some more local options. After all, if the objective is warming up, chances are you don’t want to travel too far…

Art & Music winter follies via spoke the hub

Stop by Gowanus Arts this weekend and enjoy a good old-fashioned talent show. Spoke the Hub is bringing its 12th Annual Winter Follies showcase, which will feature a varied line-up of performers showing five minutes of whatever it is they do best– dance, comedy, theater, burlesque, and even clowning. The performers are all vying for…

Art & Music patrick stewart godot via broadway.com

Resident all-star Patrick Stewart will be joining equally legendary Ian McKellen on Broadway this fall in a two-play repertory of Harold Pinter’s “No Man’s Land” and Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot.” Let’s all take a second to calm down. We’re good? Okay: The two plays will run in rotation, sometimes on adjacent nights and sometimes…

Photos Stuffed Animals Hanging in Prospect Park

While walking near the northern corner of Prospect Park this week, we came across some surprising species hanging around the trees despite the cold temperatures. Tied to strings attached to branches above a section of path between the Park Drive and Flatbush Avenue, there are about a couple dozen stuffed animals, small plastic creatures, and…