Daily Archives: February 11, 2013

Photos union street balloon via gotham united

Photo via Gotham United 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.

Art & Music mardi gras cat via two boots

Between Mardi Gras and Valentine’s Day, there’s a lot going on in the Slope this week. If you aren’t sitting for a romantic dinner, or boxing with your beau, or celebrating your lack of beaus (beaux?), check out any of these local events. Monday: Brooklyn Lyceum isn’t gone yet, so stop by for their Open Mic…

Education ps 10 apples via Leslie Albrecht/DNAinfo

DNAinfo has released a comprehensive guide to New York Public schools, including profiles on individual schools, divided by borough and district, as well as data and rankings to help parents choose the right school for their children. Part of the guide is a citywide elementary school ranking system, based on fourth-graders’ scores on the state’s 2012 English…

Art & Music origami heart via taros origami studio

Is the whole sit-down dinner date not really your thing? Or have you perhaps (whoops!) missed the window for Valentine’s reservations? No worries. There are plenty of options for celebrating your love in more creative ways. Here are our picks for alternative Valentine’s Day dates: Valentine’s Day Special at The Painted Pot Where: 72 Seventh…

Transportation snow parking via steve soblick

The Department of Transportation announced that alternate side parking is suspended today for continued snow removal. Tuesday and Wednesday are scheduled suspension days in honor of Lincoln’s birthday and Ash Wednesday, respectively. But don’t get too crazy: parking meters are still in effect. More information, including a calendar list of suspension days for the full year,…

Events talde via Anne Leighton Massoni

It’s been announced that Talde (369 7th Ave) will be the site of a Season 11 Top Chef open call on Wednesday, February 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Chef Dale Talde was the Season 4 winner of Top Chef. Bravo says that, “
Chefs with a passion for food, ingenuity, a thorough knowledge of cooking techniques and trends and oodles of…