Author Mary Bakija

Transportation Trains: Subway at 7th Avenue
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The G train continues experiencing disruptions because of work on the tunnel, you’ll want to watch out along the D train if you’re heading someplace on the way to Coney Island, plus some more changes this weekend to our local subway lines. Details from the MTA: Coney Island-bound D trains run via the N from 36 St to Stillwell
Photos Catskill Water Manhole Cover, Flatbush Ave
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Spotted on Flatbush Avenue. 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!
Food & Drink Bella Gioia heirloom tomato salad
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If you’re looking for a way to savor the last days of summer in a few bites, you should head down to 4th Avenue’s Sicilian restaurant, Bella Gioia, and order yourself the heirloom tomato salad. Opened in April, the restaurant serves up chef and owner Nico Daniele’s updated version of his Italian family’s specialties, hoping to “bring Sicily
Business Terroir
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Terroir’s Park Slope location at 284 5th Avenue, on the corner of 1st Street, which we all knew would be shuttered eventually after they announced they’d be closing up and finding new tenants for the space back in May, is finally no more. Eater is reporting that they closed for good after dinner service last
Business Sanskriti closed for renovations
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The windows are papered over at Sanskriti, the Indian restaurant at 54 7th Avenue, between St Johns and Lincoln, which opened just over nine months ago, the newest in a series of Indian restaurants in that space. Apparently it won’t be closed for long, as the writing on the paper reads: Closed due to renovation
Photos Sinking Feeling by itinplace on Instagram
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Photo by itinplace. 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!
Kids & Family (crop) summer strolls rock climbing
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Looking for something fun to do with the whole family this week? See cookies multiply at a magic show, enjoy a sing-along with puppets, or learn to fish in Prospect Park! Details on those and more upcoming kid-friendly events: Yellow Sneaker Sing-Along When: Wednesday, August 19, 10am Where: Tea Lounge, 837 Union Street What: A 45-minute interactive singalong with
Events 5th avenue summer strolls
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Tons of neighbors and visitors were out on 5th Avenue between Dean and Sterling this past Friday for one of the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID’s Summer Strolls, where the street is shut down to vehicular traffic and games, food, entertainment, and more take over. This year, South Brooklyn Shakespeare brought Romeo & Juliet to the street, as
Photos Pigeon Paparazzi
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Park Slope pigeons: Right up there with Patrick Stewart sightings. 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 Scott Reeves Jazz Orchestra via Size Matters
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From a 17-piece orchestra playing a couple sets, to a figure drawing session, to a walking tour of important sites from the Battle of Brooklyn, there are a lot of interesting things to do in the neighborhood this week. Details on those events and more: Size Matters: Scott Reeves Jazz Orchestra When: Monday, August 18, 8:30pm
Transportation Rough Road Ahead: Milling & Paving
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Keep an eye out for no parking signs if you park on the street — the Department of Transportation’s milling and paving work schedule says they’ll be hitting Prospect Park West this week. Crews will be milling the street (so expect more parking and driving restrictions when they return to pave in the future), but
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