Daily Archives: February 21, 2013

Photos 7th avenue christmas lights
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Are these 7th Avenue lights new or have we somehow just missed them? And they are Christmas lights, right? And it is February? So many questions. 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.
Real Estate Screen Shot 2013-02-21 at 3.30.20 PM
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If there’s one thing we love at the Stoop, it’s a good interactive map, and we’ve got a semi-voyeuristic, possibly disheartening, but 100% addictive one in Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks. The color-coded map divides areas by census tract, and then displays information on either household income or rent based on data from the 2007-2011 American Community Survey. The highest income
Events oscars via nico steyn
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Oscars time! Have you seen all the films? Any predictions? Any favorites? I finally saw Silver Linings Playbook last weekend and have to say I didn’t love it. Do you disagree? Let’s chat. We’ve got a couple viewing parties on the Planner this week, but there’s also
Animals cat rescue via met grotto
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The February 8 blizzard was a minor hassle for some Park Slopers and fun for others, but one neighbor had an unusually rough time of it. Venusaur, a Norwegian forest cat belonging to 9-year-old Ryan Fanchiotti, wandered away from his home on Warren Street and Fourth Avenue right before Nemo hit and never made it
Events hamantash via kosher like me
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Congregation Beth Elohim and friends have a weekend of exciting festivities planned for the holiday. It starts this Saturday, February 23, when CBE joins Brooklyn Jews, Shir HaMaalot, Altshul, and Prospect Heights Shul to host a Joint Purim Party Spectacular in the CBE Rotunda. The evening begins with a service and Megillah reading at 7:30 p.m., and