Daily Archives: February 6, 2013

Business raising hope via hiho batik

Local retailers Hiho Batik got some exciting media coverage last night. Their handmade designs were featured on reality series Kourtney and Kim Take Miami as well as prime-time comedy Raising Hope (pictured above). Love the look? Replicate it in the shop! And in other neighborhood news, our very own Pork Slope has been honored with placement in the Time Out New York
Education kindergarten, via daveparker

The March 1 deadline for kindergarten applications is fast approaching. For those who might be struggling through the overwhelming process, Joyce Szuflita of NYC School Help has paired up with A Child Grows in Brooklyn to provide a step-by-step guide to kindergarten admissions: •  You apply in person at your zoned school (and any other school in the
Food & Drink strawberry heart via Gravity Centre

Park Slope is a romantic town. With restaurants nestled amidst old brownstones on tree-lined blocks, our neighborhood is the perfect setting for an intimate dinner and moonlit stroll. Lucky for us hopeless romantics, we won’t have to roam far on Valentine’s Day; from Latin fusion to upscale seasonal American fare, Park Slope offers a special dining
Events craig seliman via facebook

Brooklyn Letters is presenting a multidisciplinary parent-friendly lecture on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in early childhood through the adolescence years tomorrow, February 7, at the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture. The one-hour lecture will help parents understand the assessment process and diagnostic criteria of ASD. It will also explore the best ways to support a
News reasonable suspicion reports

The NYPD has released statistics on “reasonable suspicion stops” (more popularly known as stop and frisk) in 2011, broken down by precinct and then by race. A total of 685,724 stops were made in New York City – 53.1% of those stopped were black, 33.9% were Hispanic, 9.4% were white, and 3.6% were Asian/Pacific Islander. The top crime suspected was weapons possession. Those