Daily Archives: February 27, 2013

Photos umbrella

Can you believe someone just left a free umbrella, right on the street, in the middle of all this rain? 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.

Events brooklyn boulders via fb

If you’ve ever been curious about Brooklyn Boulders but are yet to give it a shot, stop by this weekend and support a local cause. On Saturday, March 2, the rock-climbing gym is hosting a Climb-a-Thon fundraiser to benefit Genesis: An Aerial Play. You can either pay a flat $20 to get in and climb at your…

Food & Drink The equally delicious ginger raspberry muffin

Root Hill Cafe, where do I begin? With your steel-cut oat muffin? Yes. That is exactly where I will begin. It’s where I begin whenever I stop by, ever since one of your lovely baristas suggested it at my first visit. And oh boy. That muffin is some serious business. A little crisp on the outside,…

Events participatory budget via fb

It’s almost time for our district to join together, and vote on this year’s participatory budgeting projects. The 2013 expo, where delegates will present their ideas to the community, is scheduled for March 21, at the Park Slope Branch Library (431 6th Avenue), and Councilmember Brad Lander is looking for volunteers to help spread the word on this…

Business saya

Endearing conversations and childish laughter are part of the background music in Park Slope, a town populated with happy families. Like little kangaroos, bunny-eared babies smile (or bawl) from Mommy’s front pouch, while teenagers converge at the local pizza joint to grab a slice and the latest gossip after school. I saw an actual stroller…

Business guvnor's via fb

Vintage shop Guvnor’s begins a storewide blow-out sale today in effort to clear the space before upcoming renovations. The sale will run through Sunday, March 3. All of the store’s vintage men’s and women’s clothing and accessories are 20-90% off. Knick-knacks, books, and CDs are also available, starting at $1. They’re even pulling boxes (“upon…