Daily Archives: January 29, 2013

Photos yellow bike
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A comforting sight on a day that was actually warm enough for riding. 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.

Transportation bk gateway vision via pscc
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The Tri-State Transportation Campaign — in collaboration with City Councilmember Letitia James and the Park Slope Civic Council — will be hosting a panel discussion on the BK Gateway Vision Plan on Saturday, February 9, 10 a.m., at the YWCA, 30 Third Avenue. From the PSCC: The plan, which seeks to address major transportation and land use…

Art & Music president street creature via reddit
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If you live on or near President Street, you’ve likely encountered this street creature between 7th & 8th Avenues. He came into our lives (and hearts) shortly after Sandy hit, livening up what had otherwise been a bit of a nuisance. First we walked around the raised concrete. Soon we adapted, eventually mastering the walking-sideways…

Animals gowanus dolphin via gothamist
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The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation has released the necropsy results of the dolphin who sadly died in the Gowanus Canal on Friday, and the findings show that the water’s pollution was most likely not the cause of death. The preliminary findings of the five-hour procedure, released in a statement on Facebook, indicate an overall…

Style ulla and linus
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Maybe one day we can be as cool as 3-year-old Linus Diaz-Berg, zipping around town by Razor scooter. Or, for that matter, maybe one day we can be as effortlessly stylish as his mother, Ulla Berg, professor of anthropology at Rutgers University. Either will do!

Art & Music rolling river day camp via fb
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If the summer camp list left you with some questions, stop by PS 321 this Saturday, February 2, from 2:00-5:00 p.m. for School’s Out: Summer Camp and Afterschool Expo. The afternoon event is designed to give parents of school-aged and preschool-aged children in Brooklyn the chance to meet directly with summer camp and afterschool program representatives.…

News bruce ratner via craig warga/daily news
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Crain’s New York announced yesterday that Bruce Ratner will be stepping down as chief executive of Forest City Ratner. Current executive vice president MaryAnne Gilmartin will rise to take his place. Perhaps to the dismay of some, this won’t be a real goodbye, though. He will continue in his role as chairman, and one anonymous source maintains…