Neighbor Dianna shares this photo she shot one morning over the weekend on 3rd Avenue at President Street. “I opened my window to be hit with the scent of summers passed,” she says. “Some things never change.” Take any photos in Park Slope recently? Send them to email@example.com, add them to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group,
It’s a gorgeous night for a jog, and there’s help if you’re not a runner! From that Couch to 5k program in the park, to Arrested Development trivia, to a storytelling series about how people have learned to live in New York, there’s a lot of fun stuff to do in the area this week.
Robert Sirota has been named Composer-in-Residence of the Concerts on the Slope series for the 2014-2015 season. Over the past four decades, Robert Sirota has developed a distinctive voice across a range of work, including symphonic, choral, stage, and chamber music. The New York Times has described his style as, “fashioned with the clean, angular
This week, we’ve got the first weekdays without G train tunnel service, some FasTrack work ends B service early, the 2 and the 4 are skipping some local stops in one direction, and more. Details from the MTA: Flatbush Av-bound 2 trains run via the 4 after Chambers St to Franklin Av Late nights, 11:45pm
Get to know our local officers when the 78th Precinct hosts their 2014 National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 5 at Grand Army Plaza from 5-8pm. Developed in 1984, National Night Out began as an effort to “promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and to send a message to criminals letting them know
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Here’s a look back at some stories you might have missed this week: • Jackie’s 5th
That was some great sunset last night, and it’s looking like tonight will be the same. Enjoy that and the weekend, everyone! 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
Looking for a new place to call home? From a 3-family brownstone with an owner’s duplex to a 1-bedroom with a little bonus room, we’ve rounded up a few places for sale that are hosting open houses this weekend and have broken down the offerings below. What do you think? 427 6th Street Open House: Sunday,
Rare Earth, the new restaurant from the owners of Melt, which previously occupied the same space at 440 Bergen Street, is officially open, though the menu is light right now and will be filled out in the next week or so. The space — which was renovated, but pretty much has the same layout as
In the middle of a hot July day, we can understand wanting to do whatever it takes to cool down — just don’t waste water! The New York City Department of Environmental Protection just launched their 2014 Hydrant Education Action Team (HEAT) program to remind people about the dangers of illegally opening fire hydrants —
Photographer heartashion shares a somewhat ironic sentiment from the bathroom at Tea Lounge. 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!
Hello Thursday! Unlike last night and all that rain, it’s really nice out tonight, so get a head start on the weekend with some fun events today — including Nickel Creek playing in Prospect Park — and then get ready for more block parties, a performance of Hair, and so many other cool things. Details
Looks like Citi Bike may be coming into tens of millions of dollars soon — which apparently could result in more docks in our area. The bike sharing program, which launched in certain parts of the city last year, could be getting the previously reported help of REQX Ventures, a business run by people affiliated with
In this neighborhood, there always seems to be a pretty active rate of turnover — though some businesses manage to stick around for years, if not decades, others don’t quite make it that long. But this summer has been a sad one for several local favorites, and unfortunately, the list keeps growing: M&S Prime Meats, 312
Using the G train to get to Greenpoint and Long Island City might not be your best bet for the next couple months, as the tunnel shutdown for Sandy repairs begins this Friday night. Details on that and more to look out for this weekend via the MTA: No G trains between Nassau Av and Court