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Photos Clouds over Gowanus, End Stop & Frisk graffiti building
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April showers bring May flowers, right? Take any photos in Park Slope recently? Send them to editor@parkslopestoop.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 to our daily newsletter!
Police & Fire 651-14 78 PCT ASSAULT 3
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Police have arrested a man for the attack on an elderly woman on the 4th Avenue/9th Street R train platform that occurred last month. They NYPD reports they’ve arrested 54-year-old James Showell of Bedford-Stuyvesant and have charged him with assault following the attack on 70-year-old Judith Maroney, who was hit in the head while sitting on a bench
Kids & Family Junior Volunteer Corps at Prospect Park via FB
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Are you hanging out with the kids in Brooklyn during spring break this week, and looking for some fun events to enjoy together? Give back to the community by volunteering to spruce up Prospect Park, enjoy a puppet show, hear stories and make crafts, and more good stuff is coming up in the neighborhood. Details
Business Ume Ume music class via FB
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A brother and sister with backgrounds in music and arts are hoping to inspire those passions in neighborhood kids with their new children’s enrichment program at Ume Ume Music & Arts, which recently opened at 319 4th Avenue, just off 3rd Street. Sotiria and Christos Stavropoulos, the siblings and co-founders, have both had a love of music
Real Estate 215 Flatbush Ave, Former Bergen Tile
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The former Bergen Tile building at 215 Flatbush Avenue on the corner of Dean Street has been completely demolished, to make room for an apartment building. Everything has been torn out, down to the foundation. The most recent plans for the building that’s supposed to go up in its place are from 2012, and show a
Photos Prospect Park Boathouse by Kate Eardley
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What a gorgeous few days we’ve had, as this photo neighbor Kate Eardley shot over the weekend in Prospect Park shows. Hope you’ve made the most of them, as the rain in moving in late tonight. Don’t forget an umbrella tomorrow! Take any photos in Park Slope recently? Send them to editor@parkslopestoop.com, add them to the Park
Events Old Fashioned, by hellabella on Flickr
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The weather is going to be a bit up and down over the next few days, but don’t let that hold you back from enjoying some of the great events coming up in the neighborhood this week! From a workshop for authors of children’s fiction, to a classic cocktails course, to a TV trivia night,
Business El Gran Castillo De Jagua coming soon to 355 Flatbush
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El Gran Castillo De Jagua, the Dominican restaurant that’s been on the corner of Park Place and Flatbush Avenue for nearly 40 years, is getting closer to moving around the corner to a new space at 355 Flatbush Avenue. We’ve seen work going on inside lately in the new space that was most recently home
Transportation Drive Like Your Kids Live Here sign on 4th Avenue
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Join the Park Slope Street Safety Partnership and Councilmember Brad Lander for a Vision Zero Town Hall Meeting on Monday, April 21 at 6pm at PS 321 at 180 7th Avenue, between 1st and 2nd Streets. If you’ve got questions or concerns about traffic calming measures in our neighborhood and around the city, you’ll have the opportunity to
Transportation Subways: G Train
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Local subway lines don’t look too bad this week, with just a few changes that include familiar long waits overnight for the G train and a few hours over a single night where the 4 train will be a hassle to ride. Details on those changes and more from the MTA: 4 service operates in
Events Fireworks by Jeremy Zilar on Flickr
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The last time we sat on a Park Slope rooftop and watched the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks show over the East River was in 2008, but we can get ready for the return of the summertime tradition as Mayor de Blasio and Macy’s are expected to announce their return to our side of Manhattan
Photos Prospect Park, Early Spring, Longmeadow, dog
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Here’s to more and more days spent in Prospect Park! Take any photos in Park Slope recently? Send them to editor@parkslopestoop.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 to our daily newsletter!
News Magnolia tree blooming on Garfield Place
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Keep up with neighborhood news 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 editor@parkslopestoop.com. Here’s a look back at some stories you might have missed this week: • Here’s where to get the biggest pizza
Photos Behind Marco's Bar
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The view from behind the bar at Marco’s. Take any photos in Park Slope recently? Send them to editor@parkslopestoop.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 to our daily newsletter!
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