Daily Archives: February 28, 2013

Photos cocoa bar hearts

Emotive hearts by Chris Uphues on display at Cocoa Bar. 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 beers via urban brew fest

Can you feel it, guys? Spring? It’s coming. The sun was shining today. Flowers are at the markets. Spring styles are coming into the store windows. I bought a pair of high-waisted pleated denim shorts from Hooti Couture, which may end up being ridiculous, but are so symbolic of BBQs and warm days and cold…

Neighbors john turturro via imdb

OVERHEARD ON SEVENTH AVENUE Girl 1: John Turturro turns 56 today. Girl 2: Oh yeah? Girl 1: Yeah, Facebook told me. Girl 2: Huh. Girl 1: So, you know, make sure to say hey or happy birthday if you see him on the train. Thanks for the heads up, Girl #1! And now we honor…

Business 7th ave bid plans

Business owners, residents, and community leaders came out this morning to gather information on the proposed 7th Avenue BID and show support for the district’s improvement. So what exactly is a BID? Mark Caserta, BID consultant, explained. The BID is a public and private partnership in which property owners, merchants, and residents elect to assess themselves.…

Transportation metrocard via flickr

Hey remember when the MTA decided to increase public transit fares and tolls on bridges and tunnels? Yeah, that’s going into effect this Sunday, March 3. Here’s how it breaks down: Public Transit New fare rates for subways, buses, Staten Island Railway (SIR), and Access-A-Ride will go into effect at 12:01am on Sunday, March 3. Base fare for subways, local…

Library BPL app

Between their eBooks, new logo, and other digital media expansions, the Brooklyn Public Library is rocking the 21st Century updates lately. They’re not stopping there, though. If you’ve ever found yourself thinking, “I wish I could keep a library in my pocket,” you’ll want to take a look at the new My BPL mobile app. The new app, with versions for iPhone and Android devices,…