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Neighbors Park Slope Streets: Rowhouses
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The Park Slope Civic Council is launching the first annual Evelyn and Everett Ortner Park Slope Preservation Awards to celebrate those who have restored, transformed, or built properties that honor the unique, historic characteristics of our neighborhood. The awards are named for Evelyn Ortner (1924-2006) and Everett Ortner (1919-2012), long-time residents of and advocates for
Business (crop) Shira Burstein
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Neighbor Shira Burstein has found a lot to be inspired about in Park Slope, and now she has a chance to give back to the community with her new psychotherapy practice, which she just launched this month at 36 Plaza Street. “I most look forward to developing professional roots, becoming more involved in, and helping
Neighbors Owl Farm Beer
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Are you a woman who was sitting at The Owl Farm (297 9th Street) on Thursday night, reading The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Ritual and Religion while enjoying a beer? If so, you caught the eye of a fellow patron: I crossed the street, went to Fatty Daddy Taco to place an order for
Neighbors (crop) Kens Burns via Twitter
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If you suddenly feel like every time you’re at Grand Army Plaza, a soundtrack starts playing and a mellow narrator begins telling you about its history, that could be the influence of our newest neighbor, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. The Observer reports that the man behind films like The Civil War and The Central Park
Neighbors (crop) Alex Uys of The Park Slope Dispatch
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There are a few advantages to being a 15-year-old reporter at a crime scene. For one thing, the authorities are a little disarmed when you ask them questions. “My age does help a little,” says Alex Uys, the self-proclaimed cub reporter behind The Park Slope Dispatch, a site he launched this month to cover police
Business (crop) rob feingold
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You’ve likely seen Rob Feingold’s handmade t-shirts before. They spill out of the Mailboxes store at 172 5th Avenue, where the Brooklyn native sets up shop daily, and decorate the sidewalk with their simple but striking images: a hopscotch grid, a cassette, Adidas sneakers, Double Dutch, even late rapper Notorious B.I.G., to name just a
Neighbors (crop) no strollers via genn4dy
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Our neighbor Patrick Stewart may love our pizza, but he’s apparently less enthused about all the strollers. The actor recently told to New York’s Daily Intelligencer that he’s had quite enough of them: “I think we are probably the only residents of Park Slope who don’t have a stroller,” said Stewart to Intelligencer on Thursday, at
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
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