Daily Archives: January 28, 2013

Photos ice ornaments via elena_morado

Photo via Elena Morado 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 ask me another via fb

So it’s January 28th. I know, right? Where did the time go? Let’s take this moment to assess 2013 so far. Has it been fun? Sick? What have been your highlights/lowlights? I think my highlight was probably Justin Timberlake’s announcement that he would be debuting a new song, and then my lowlight was actually hearing…

News de blasio announcement via ozier muhammad/NYT

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has officially entered the mayoral race. He declared his candidacy in front of his 11th Street home yesterday, accompanied by his wife Chirlane McCray and 15-year-old son Dante (whose hair, the New York Times notes, was “the subject of considerable fascination”). Throughout his tenure as Public Advocate,…

News fastrack changes

Late night subway travel might be a little complicated this week, especially if it involves riding to or from Manhattan. Fastrack work is rerouting Q trains in Manhattan, and service changes are in effect for late night travel between Queens and Brooklyn on the N and R trains: R train service ends early between 36…

Education 910 union street via brownstoner

Get ready for a new Park Slope preschool. The Commercial Observer reports that Mozarts and Einsteins, an integrated arts and academics school, has signed a 10-year lease for the 6,200-square-foot space at 910 Union Street. The school will take residence in the ground floor of the new condo building. “We are very excited to be opening our…

Neighbors julianna forlano coffee

Julianna Forlano wants to show us how ridiculous this whole thing is. “If you look around your life, in the neighborhood, in other people’s lives, in politics, wherever– there’s a lot of stuff that’s totally absurd going on,” the Park Slope based comedian tells me over coffee. “But we need to keep our mind in…

News 4 ave train via the cool quest

The NYPD tells us this morning that a male in his 50s, stuck by a southbound R train at the 4th Avenue/9th Street station on Sunday morning has died. Although initial reports indicated that an M train was involved, police confirm that it was the R train. The victim was witnessed jumping onto the track around 11:10am.…