Things are heating up this summer, but there are a lot of fun ways for you and the kids to cool off! Celebrate 75 years of Batman with crafts and trivia, take a boat for a ride in Prospect Park, and splash and play on local streets during giant block parties. Details on those and
Fifth Avenue is getting more and more fishy — first Grand Central Oyster Bar Brooklyn, then word of Luke’s Lobster coming soon, and now Ocean Fish Market has made its move from 7th Avenue to the former Park Slope Veterinary Care space at 413 5th Avenue. They opened last week, relocating from their former space on
A little slice of suburbia on one of our main drags. Take any photos in Park Slope recently? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org, add them to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag them #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post them here. Also, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and subscribe to our daily newsletter!
It’s warming up again this week, but don’t let a little bit of heat keep you inside — there’s plenty of hot stuff to check out in the neighborhood! From a spicy cocktail competition to the blazin’ work of some young filmmakers, you’ll find it’s worth venturing out of the air conditioning. Details on those
Another great, free, local summer activity is coming up at the GreenSpace @ President Street (on the corner of 5th Ave and President) when they fire up the projector to present two nights of movies in the garden. Cartoons start at sundown, followed by the feature presentations. Bring your own chairs! Saturday, July 26: Tarzan Triumphs
FasTrack work will impact the F and R trains late in the evening this week, but that’s not all — a number of our local subway lines have some changes you should look out for. Details from the MTA: Manhattan-bound D trains run local from 36 St, Brooklyn to DeKalb Av Evenings, beginning 8:30pm, Monday
The season for roadwork is upon us, and the Department of Transportation will be in our area this week paving some local streets that were previously milled. According to this week’s schedule, here’s where you should avoid parking and/or driving: Monday, July 21 7th St between 2nd Ave and Prospect Park West Tuesday, July 22 7th
Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all the week — follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter. And if you ever have any news tips, story ideas, questions, or anything, email us at email@example.com. Here’s a look back at some stories you might have missed this week: • The
“When you deliver that letter, just call me Ishmael and don’t forget the zip code.” Take any photos in Park Slope recently? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org, add them to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag them #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post them here. Also, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and subscribe to our daily newsletter!
Looking for a new place to call home? We’ve rounded up a bunch of 2-bedroom apartments that are currently available to rent in the neighborhood — take a look at the details, and let us know what you think. Lots of luck in your search! 315 4th Avenue, #3R (Sponsored Listing) Price: $2,850 Available: Immediately Details: You’re going to
The storefront at 62 5th Avenue, between Bergen and St Marks, has been closed for a while, the faded “church” sign always a little hard to make out (is it “cnurcn”?). But over the past few months, many neighbors have noticed work going on inside, and we were happy to see another indication that a
We’ve got some tiny, adorable new neighbors at the Prospect Park Zoo! Three North American river otter pups just made their public debut, and oh boy, there’s video. The three pups are all male, were born on February 25, and they don’t have names yet. While the zoo hasn’t asked for our naming suggestions, we’re
By now you’re probably heard about the awesome Brooklyn metal band Unlocking the Truth, whose young members — guitarist Malcolm Brickhouse, 13, bassist Alec Atkins, 13, and drummer Jarad Dawkins, 12 — have been taking not just the city, but now the country, by storm, traveling as part of the Vans Warped Tour, opening for
Neighbor Matt Kaplan shares this photo of Annie’s Garden on Union Street, which is looking very lush these days! Take any photos in Park Slope recently? Send them to email@example.com, add them to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag them #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post them here. Also, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and subscribe
Summer events are in full swing! This weekend you can enjoy all kinds of great, free, fun things outside, from live music and dance performances at Celebrate Brooklyn, to a giant block party on 5th Avenue, to some amazing theater at The Old Stone House. Details on those and more: Writing About Modern Motherhood: A