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Business Venelle Valentine 2014
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Venelle Salon and Spa has some Valentine’s Day specials for the neighborhood, and is offering them now through end of February. Call them to make your appointment, and follow them on Twitter and like their Facebook page to get exclusive deals and specials. Day of Romance 60-minute couple’s massage with two Hungarian organic facials – $310 (regularly $365)
Holiday Martin Luther King Jr via Wiki
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which is observed today, Monday, January 20, is intended to be a day of service and peace. Federal and state offices are closed so people can get out and volunteer. If you’re still looking for a way to give back, check out MLKDay.org, which serves as, among other things, a curator of
Holiday 2014 glasses
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Have a fun, joyous, and safe New Year’s Eve everybody! And when you wake up tomorrow hoping for a big plate of pancakes, a bottle of painkillers, or your mail to be delivered, here’s what you’ll need to know about what’s open, closed, or running on a different schedule: Government Offices, Parking, and Sanitation Government
Holiday MulchFest at Prospect Park
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Though Christmas was only a couple days ago, if you want to start planning what to do with that lovely tree, here are some options. Please note, you must remove all decorations from your tree before disposing of it at these events! MulchFest Gowanus When: Sunday, January 5, 11am-3pm Where: The Salt Lot, 2 2nd Avenue
Holiday Kwanzaa by chiboogey on Instagram
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Happy Kwanzaa! Today is the first day of of the holiday, which neighbors around the borough are celebrating through New Year’s Day. Looking for some family-friendly ways to enjoy it in the area? Here are a few events happening nearby: Zawadi Fun Friday, December 27, 11:30am & 2:30pm Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Avenue Explore the
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
Holiday Santa Flamingo
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Whatever you’re doing today, we hope all our neighbors have a chance to relax, spend time with family and friends, and enjoy a peaceful day. As a reminder, here’s some of what’s open and closed in the area, and a few places where you still might be able to snag a table for a meal tonight.
Holiday Christmas Trees
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Sticking around Park Slope this week? Here’s a breakdown of what’s open, what’s closed, and what’s running on a different schedule on Christmas Eve and Christmas. Government Offices, Parking, and Sanitation Government offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles, are closed. Courts are also closed. There is no mail delivery. Public schools are closed through
Holiday Starr and Nelson at Taro Origami, photo by Dianna
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Forgot to get a gift for someone on your list, and now you’ve got no time to run out to a store to find something? Not to worry! There are several Park Slope spots that offer gift certificates, classes, subscriptions, and more online, so you can buy it today and look like you’ve been planning
Holiday 9th St Xmas by chieffymac11 on Instagram
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One of the most festive spots in the neighborhood every year, chieffymac11 snapped a shot of this 9th Street home located between 6th and 7th Avenues. Take any photos in Park Slope recently? Send them to editor@parkslopestoop.com, add them to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag them #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post them here. Also, follow
Art & Music Kathy at Video Gallery
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If the festive lights hanging above 5th and 7th Avenues are not enough to inspire the holiday spirit in you, Kathy Smelyansky, owner of Video Gallery at 316 7th Ave, offers some feel-good movie suggestions that will shoo away even the grinchiest of Grinches. “I’m Jewish and I really love Christmas. What’s not to love?” says Kathy, who has
Holiday Christmas Card
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So let’s just say you’ve done a great job crossing all the items off your gift list early this year. What about extra tips for folks who provide services to help your life run smoothly? Maybe that’s not enough to say. Maybe they’ve become, in certain ways, like members of an extended family to you–but in any
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