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Business Photo by Area Yoga
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Start stretching, 5th Avenue, as a new yoga studio is opening close to the Barclays Center end of the street this weekend. The third outpost of Area Yoga hosts its first class tonight, Friday, April 18, at 45 5th Avenue, on the corner of Bergen, in the space previously home to its sister operation, Area Kids. They’re launching with a…

Business Spring on 5th Avenue at Carroll Street
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Curious about the state of business along 5th Avenue? Own a local business on the street and want to learn how you can become more engaged with the community? Then save the date for a meeting of the Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District Board of Directors. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, April…

Business Union Beauty exterior
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After almost two years in the neighborhood, Union Beauty is nearly busting at the seams — but not for long, as they begin work today to expand the beauty salon space. Owner Angela Taormino, who opened the self-described “petit” salon at 849a Union Street in the summer of 2013 after working for a decade at spaces in Manhattan,…

Business Photo via Baba's Pierogies
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If you’ve been sad about how lacking our area is in the wonderful Eastern European dumplings know as pierogies, your life (and your belly) is about to get so much more full, as a new restaurant preps to open on 3rd Avenue. As we first noted back in the fall, Baba’s Pierogies has been transforming the long-vacant space…

Business Lisa Polansky at 121 7th Avenue in Park Slope is closed
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The clothing and shoe store Lisa Polansky, located at 121 7th Avenue between Carroll and President, is now closed after 40 years in business. Owner Lisa announced the impending closure this past fall, saying that, after so many decades, she was ready to move on to something new. Signs are currently hung in the windows reading,…

Business the estaminet at 107A 7th Avenue in park slope
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The first new coffee shop coming to 7th Avenue this year has opened, and it’s differentiating itself with crepes. The Estaminet opened recently at 107A 7th Avenue, on the corner of President Street, in the space that was previously home to Spectacles. As first noted on Here’s Park Slope, this small new cafe is serving up…

Business Cemita, photo via Papi's Grill
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We’re inching closer to tortas on 7th Avenue, as a new Mexican restaurant approaches its opening. Signage recently went up for Papi’s Grill at 161 7th Avenue, between Garfield and 1st, and it’s looking like work is finishing up at the space, which was originally announced back in February as the second outpost of a Sunset Park…

Business h&l nail spa in park slope is closed
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After several new nail salons openings in the past year, Park Slope may have reached the saturation point, as one of the existing salons has now closed. H&L Nail Spa closed its space at 244A 5th Avenue, between President and Carroll, after about six years of offering manicures, pedicures, and more. “Thank you for supporting…

Business new apple tree on 7th avenue in park slope
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A new grocery and flower shop has opened on the corner of 7th Avenue and Garfield, where a string of similar businesses have operated for years. New Apple Tree and the adjacent New Apple Tree Flowers opened recently at 156 7th Avenue, calling back the name of the business that was there one iteration back…

Business dimbulla tea shop coming to park slope
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The corner of 5th Avenue and 6th Street didn’t stay empty too long. Two adjacent businesses, Corner Burger and Chip Shop, both closed in December, and those spaces are already looking alive again. A sign recently went up in the window of 381 5th Avenue announcing Dimbulla Tea Shop will open there in May, taking over the space…

Business bakery delicias urbanas coming to 86 5th avenue
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Fifth Avenue is about to get another new bakery and cafe. The little storefront at 86 5th Avenue, between St Marks and Warren, will soon be getting a bakery called Delicias Urbanas, according to a banner posted outside. Tipster J pointed us to this quick change — car service company Arecibo had only recently opened a second office here,…

Business open & closed
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It’s been a busy few weeks for businesses in the neighborhood, with several new openings, closures, changes in ownership, and spaces moving to new locations. Here’s a look back on what’s happened in over the past month: NOW OPEN: Buttermilk Bakeshop 260 5th Avenue, between Garfield and Carroll Chef Katie Rosenhouse has introduced her second area bakery (the first opened…

Business don chingon, 216 flatbush ave
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In Park Slope, 2015 is quickly becoming the year of the Mexican restaurant, with several new spots opening or coming soon — including Don Chingon, which opened Wednesday on Flatbush Avenue, where Fish & Sip closed this past fall. The space, located at 216 Flatbush Avenue near Bergen, has gotten a bit of a makeover, including…

Business Rendering by New Amsterdam Design Associates, via Corcoran
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While much of the commercial landscape of 7th Avenue will be changing over the next year, possibly none moreso than the stretch between 1st and 2nd Streets — and one new opening will be a big part of that. As work continues on 187 7th Avenue, the long-vacant building that is now being developed into multi-million-dollar condos,…

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