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
Author Mary Bakija
The Chase bank branch located at 290 Flatbush Avenue, between 7th Avenue and Prospect Place, will close in November and merge with a nearby location. According to a letter we received in the mail from the bank, the branch will consolidate with its sister location a couple blocks up the street at 401 Flatbush Ave
Spotted on Flatbush Avenue. 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 to our daily newsletter!
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
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
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
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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
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
Looks like we may need to update the list of vacant storefronts along 7th Avenue, as the number just continues to grow. The space at 107A 7th Ave on the corner of President has signs in the windows noting it’s for rent. Spectacles of 7th Avenue, which opened in 2012 (though the space has been home
Park Slope pigeons: Right up there with Patrick Stewart sightings. 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 to our daily newsletter!
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
Boing Boing, the mom-centric shop that opened at 204 6th Avenue, on the corner of Union Street, in 1996 will be closing its doors so owner Karen Paperno can focus on a new project. After 18 years — and one recent close-call with shutting down the shop — Karen’s decided to move on and help
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
If you’ll be riding the subway late at night this week, make sure you check out the changes below — the 2, 4, D, N, Q, and R trains are all skipping some stops in the area. Plus, the G continues its service issues involving the tunnel repair. Details on those and other subway changes this week from