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Business Now Open: HIIT BK, 265 Flatbush Ave
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Flatbush Avenue is quickly becoming one of the best places to get a workout. HIIT BK recently opened at 264 Flatbush Ave, between St Marks and Prospect, joining the new cycling and fitness space BYKlyn, which is just a few doors down. HIIT stands for high intensity interval training, which can be a fun and
Health Prospect Park YMCA pool, via Twitter
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After years of delays, the Prospect Park YMCA Aquatics Center is open, bringing a new option to the neighborhood for swimmers looking to do some laps, lessons for kids and adults, and exercise classes. Ground was broken for the space, a former parking lot on 8th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues, back in 2007
Health Prospect Park Grill by Tom Prendergast
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When you head out to enjoy a nice afternoon in Prospect Park, does the smoke from barbecues bother you? For one 14th Street neighbor, it’s been getting to be too much, so she’s started a petition calling for an end to barbecuing in the park by 2015. Neighbor Daz Ryan tells the Daily News that
Animals via Go Fetch Run
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If you’re in Prospect Park this Saturday and you notice a bunch of people doing push-ups while their faithful dogs offer moral support, that’s a fun event called Foster Fitness, which is happening in cooperation with Foster Dogs NYC and Go Fetch Run, a fitness class for dogs and their owners. The event is sold
Business via CKO Kickboxing
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A new studio where you can get in shape while having fun is about to open in the area. CKO Kickboxing, a regional chain, is launching a new space at 102 Flatbush Avenue, just across the street from BAM, this summer, though they’re already offering pre-sale discounts to neighbors who want to get a jump
Health (crop) Derrick Adkins with Nicoletta  and Panagiotis
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As the weather warms up, we’ll see more and more runners enjoying Prospect Park, because as adults, many turn to jogging and running as a form or exercise and fitness. But what if you’d been exposed to running at an earlier age? Say, six years old? Many kids in Park Slope have already felt the
Business Pure Essentials, 234 5th Avenue
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Pure Essentials, a health and beauty shop you may be familiar with from its location on the corner of 7th Avenue and 2nd Street, has just opened a second location at 234 5th Avenue, between President and Carroll, the newly remodeled space that used to be a residential unit. They’ve got nice selection of skin care, hair
Business The Modern Chemist staff
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Neighbors on the growing 4th Avenue now have a pharmacy, as The Modern Chemist opened its new location at the corner of 4th and Sackett this week. It’s been quite a transformation. The folks behind The Modern Chemist, which continues to share its first space at 189 7th Avenue with Pure Essentials (which is also
Events Bike The Branches via Brooklyn Public Library
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Start thinking spring and all the nice, warm-weather bike rides ahead of you, then sign up for the 2nd annual Bike the Branches, a one-day bike ride that lets you discover parts of Brooklyn you may not have seen before while supporting the Brooklyn Public Library. The ride takes place on Saturday, May 17, with a
Health Neon Tooth by get directly down on Flickr
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Children up to age 16 can get a free dental screening on Friday, February 7 from 9am-3pm during Give Kids A Smile Day, sponsored by the Division of Dental Medicine at New York Methodist Hospital and the American Dental Association. All you need to do is stop by the event at the Hospital’s Division of
Events Valentine's Day 5K via Brooklyn Road Runners
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If you enjoy a good run with your love, don’t miss the annual Valentine’s Day 5K, sponsored by Brooklyn Road Runners, and scheduled for Sunday, February 9 in Prospect Park. Runners can register as individuals, or race as a couple and compete for gift certificates to a romantic restaurant in Park Slope. Registration is $25, and the first
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