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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
Health Snowy Run by NYCRUNS
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If cold January temperatures (and possibly snow) don’t faze you when it comes to a run, then you may want to sign up for a new race from NYCRUNS. The Brrr-ooklyn Half Marathon is scheduled for Saturday, January 25 in Prospect Park with an 8am start time.  Once you’re finished with the chilly race, you’ll leave
Business MFC Brooklyn Ad_Park Slope Stoop
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Spence-Chapin Services for Families and Children is pleased to announce the opening of the Modern Family Center at Plaza Wellness. The Modern Family Center is a place for building and strengthening today’s families — adoptive parents, birth parents, and adoptees, as well as LGBT parents, single parents, ART families, and blended families. They offer counseling,
Events Fireworks by martymarkowitz on Flickr
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Friends and neighbors, there’s no need to crowd into Times Square to watch a ball drop! Go Brooklyn this New Year’s Eve and make your way to Prospect Park for their annual fireworks display. Starting at 11pm, there will be hot chocolate and music at Grand Army Plaza, and before the clock strikes midnight, Brooklyn Borough
Health Toxic Sites Map via Property Shark
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If you like cool maps and you’re curious about what potential health hazards might be right below your feet, you’ll love this one of toxic sites by Property Shark, which Gothamist noticed yesterday. It shows where there are fun things like brownfield sites, leaking tanks, gasoline spills, and more things that will make you consider
Health Lung, via Public Domain/Wikimedia
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Meet New York Mets and Yankees legend Lee Mazzilli and Mets prospect L.J. Mazzilli at New York Methodist Hospital‘s Fred L. Mazzilli Lung Cancer Screening Awareness Day on Saturday, November 16 from 11am to 4pm. There will be free health screenings — including spirometry (lung function), blood pressure and blood sugar, and podiatry and dental
Business Natalie Hanukov Park Place Pharmacie
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Many of you will recognize the friendly face of Natalie Hanukov. For over three years, she was your pharmacist at Duane Reade on 7th Ave and Flatbush, right across the street from her new pharmacy. While Natalie enjoyed working at Duane Reade, she always knew that she wanted to run her own business. When the lease
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