Author Mary Bakija

Photos free burger by jesuis_khryssy on Instagram
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Slightly used, though. Photo by jesuis_khryssy. 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!
Events Prospect Park, fall leaves on trees
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Summer is on its way out, but there are still a tong of great things to do throughout Prospect Park — whether you’d like to learn about birds on a walk, take an after-hours tour that culminates with cocoa, or give back to our great, big backyard on one of its volunteer days, there’s something
Kids & Family (crop) Blue Lightning show flyer
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The weather is getting a bit cooler, so there are more and more events for families taking place indoors — like a workshop with the artist-in-residence at the Central Library or a storytime featuring none other than the Cat in the Hat in person — but there’s still some fun stuff happening outdoors, like taking
Health West Nile Spraying map via DOH
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The Department of Health says it will be spraying pesticides to reduce mosquito activity and the risk of the West Nile virus in Prospect Park, Green-Wood Cemetery, and surrounding areas tonight, Tuesday, September 16 between 8pm and 6am. If this morning’s rain continues, the spraying will be postponed until tomorrow, Wednesday, September 17. However, the
Photos September stoop pumpkins
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Woah sorry, maybe we’re getting a little ahead of ourselves there. But we, like these neighbors who already have some pumpkins on their stoop, are pretty excited for the season! 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
Events dog beer by Nina Matthews Photography on Flickr
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There’s plenty to enjoy around the neighborhood this week, from Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend events, to a philosophical talk on street art, to a chance to drink with some dogs while helping a rescue organization in the process. Details on those events and more below. Slam, Bam, Thank You Ma’am. When: Monday, September 15, 7pm
Art & Music The Intern filming
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The film The Intern, which is directed by Nancy Meyers (Father of the Bride, It’s Complicated) and features Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway, will be back to shoot in our area later this week. When they were here back in June, they took over much of 7th Avenue, and a few neighbors spotted De Niro as he made his way down the
Business Closing: Met Food, 185 7th Avenue
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The commercial real estate situation on 7th Avenue continues to grow more and more bleak, with additional vacancies and no signs of new businesses coming in to replace the old. This week: The owners of the Met at 185 7th Avenue, between 1st and 2nd Streets, have announced they will close the market in October.
News pig graffiti
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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 editor@parkslopestoop.com. Here’s a look back at some stories you might have missed this week: • Video Gallery, Park
News sky lines
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After a busy week, here’s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! We’ve pulled together some of our favorite recent stories from our sister sites, as well as some other fascinating pieces that are worth a read this weekend: Clinton Hill is getting a new flea market
Real Estate 401 4th Ave #1 via Nestseekers
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Looking for a new place to call home? From places with outdoor space to ones with dishwashers, we’ve rounded up a bunch of one-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! 427 8th
History Parade by David Oppenheim
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“What is it that we all like about a parade?” asks neighbor David Oppenheim, a former public school teacher who, after retiring, recently returned to his former passion of photography, publishing a catalog of work on his website StockOPP. Though not originally from Brooklyn, David has lived in Park Slope for 32 years, and one
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