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Business Photo by Pure Barre
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Pure Barre, a fitness studio chain focused on the trend of using a ballet barre in a workout, held its grand opening over the weekend at 178 5th Avenue, between Sackett and Degraw, in the space that was most recently home to Guvnor’s, the vintage shop that closed last year. According to its site, workouts “utilize the ballet barre…

Events Photo by get directly down
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Children up to age 16 can get a free dental screening on Friday, February 6 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…

Business Area Yoga, 45 5th Avenue
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The north end of 5th Avenue is getting a new yoga studio this spring. Area Kids, the children’s clothing and toy store with several locations in the area, has closed its shop at 45 5th Avenue, on the corner of Bergen, and the writing on the window says the space will be converted into one…

Development New York Methodist Hospital
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Following a legal challenge by neighborhood group Preserve Park Slope, New York Methodist Hospital’s proposed new Center for Community Health will be built, but will be significantly different than planned. This morning the two parties announced the settlement of litigation brought on by Preserve Park Slope following the approval of variances by New York City’s Board of Standards…

Health (crop) bkfit
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The Brooklyn Chamber’s week-long wellness initiative is underway, and there’s still time to take advantage of a deal at a local gym. Through November 16, you’ll have the chance to check out a number of fitness spaces across Brooklyn, and by mentioning “BK Fit” at participating venues, you can get a sweet discount to kick-start a…

Business Coming Soon: Pure Barre, 178 5th Avenue
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Pure Barre, a fitness studio chain focused on the trend of using a ballet barre in a workout, will take over the space at 178 5th Avenue, between Sackett and Degraw, that was most recently home to Guvnor’s, the vintage shop that closed earlier this year. Though there’s no indication of the incoming studio at…

Health West Nile Spraying map via DOH
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The Department of Health says it will be spraying pesticides to reduce mosquito activity and the risk of the West Nile virus in Prospect Park, Green-Wood Cemetery, and surrounding areas tonight, Tuesday, September 16 between 8pm and 6am. If this morning’s rain continues, the spraying will be postponed until tomorrow, Wednesday, September 17. However, the…

Business Clear Choice Dental
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Just a few months after starting construction, a new dental office has opened on 5th Avenue, next door to the urgent care center (which, incidentally, is now branded CityMD, though that’s still Premier). Clear Choice Dental Group, which also has a location in Lynbrook, Long Island, held its grand opening on Saturday at 422 5th Avenue,…

Health Sprinklers at JJ Byrne Playground
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In their battle against weeds and vermin, the New York City Parks Department is using a common pesticide that a new study suggests is associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and breast cancer. The new concerns arise out of a study published in April by the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health that found that…

Health N Train
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It looks like straphangers made a mistake when they named the Q train the dirtiest of the lot. Bed bugs have now been found on at least three subway trains on the N line. The Daily News reports that two trains were removed from service on Sunday and sent to the Coney Island yards for…

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