Well, this is it. The Christmas season is coming to a close. May everyone continue to enjoy this long weekend with friends and loved ones, whether it’s spent celebrating the holiday or just enjoying the fact that the rest of the world is pretty much shut down. And, hey, let’s make a date to go see Les Miz. Yes? Great. I’m so excited!
We’ll be updating here and there through Tuesday, so check in for news on what will be open and for general well-wishing.
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Here’s what you may have missed this week:
Speaking of schools, no news yet of how PS/MS 282 fared in the Power a Bright Future contest.
Crowds came out to support Sandy victims at Pork Slope with some famous friends.
…and CBE is still looking for volunteers for Sandy relief.
Duke of Montrose will have some authentic Scottish art, but mostly we’re excited for the scotch.
Local bakeries tempted us with their desserts.
Sean Casey Animal Rescue’s Facebook wall is seasonal and adorable.
Actually, by the time it opens, you’ll be paying more to use it.
Park Slopers filled the streets with music.
Northside Film Festival is looking for original films for their DIY competition.
Maybe Scaredy Kat should submit their awesome holiday music videos?
Prospect Park Residence is facing a class action suit…
…and the debate about the PPW bikes lanes goes back to court.
We got pumped for NYE fireworks at Grand Army Plaza…
…and we’re trying to figure out how to squeeze every one of these Park Slope NYE events into just the one night.
We shopped on Fifth Avenue and picked out some fun & affordable presents…
…and Film Biz Recycling taught people how to make fun & affordable presents.
Crab Spot is open and serving fresh, delicious seafood. Stop in and say hello to Allen!
Barclays might have the most expensive beer in the city.
The world didn’t end. Guess I won’t need all that mayo!
The former Father Dempsey Center will be torn down to make room for new townhouses.
Park Slope made some noise in 2012.
Senator Adams is organizing a public response to Sandy Hook Elementary at the Brooklyn Bridge.
Finally, we reached 300 likes on Facebook (and counting!), and we couldn’t be happier. You guys are what this site is all about, so thank you. And keep the comments, suggestions, and conversation coming!
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