Daily Archives: February 19, 2013

Jobs now hiring culture

In need of employment? Know someone else who is? Some help wanted signs are cropping up in windows around the neighborhood. • Culture, 331 Fifth Avenue between 3rd & 4th Streets The frozen yogurt spot will start hiring part-time positions in March to get ready for the busy spring season. Contact Jenny or Sally at (718) 499-0207.…

Neighbors billy donald alexis via park slope food coop

The Park Slope Food Coop has announced the death of one of its beloved members, Billy Donald Alexis, who passed away in his home on February 11. Known to friends as Alexis, he worked at the Coop for 19 years, bringing a “warm ray of sunshine” to fellow workers in the early morning hours. Community…

News state farm neighborhood assist via fb

Know of a Park Slope cause that could use $25,000? State Farm Neighborhood Assist is a crowd-sourced philanthropic initiative that invites communities to determine where grant funding is awarded, using a Facebook app. Anyone can download the app and submit up to three causes (though they’re only accepting 3,000 submissions, so if you’ve got an idea, do…

Style Preeti

Urban planner Preeti doesn’t live in the neighborhood, but she brings style to our streets during the workweek. We caught her at Root Hill Cafe, keeping warm and looking fly.

Events nyu dpt 5k via fb

As it starts to get warmer (that’s happening soon, right?) more and more runners will be filling up the Park Drives. If you’ve ever walked past a pack and thought, “Hey, I want to do that,” guess what? There are two first-time-friendly races coming up, and registration is open. You’ve still got time to sign…