Browsing: Neighbors

Animals Smoke the cat
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If you’ve ever lost a pet, you probably had feeling of panic and loss. We’re asking the Park Slope community to help Jim Greene find Smoke the cat. On July 27, Smoke the cat went missing from Sackett Street between 4th and 5th Avenues. Since then, Jim has been hard at work searching for him.…

Neighbors Don and Ledell Mulvaney
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On Saturday, August 15 the Park Slope community suffered a great loss, when three members of the Mulvaney family — Ledell, 61, Donald, 63, and their daughter Katherine (Kat), 31 — were in a car crash while returning from a United Church of Christ event at the Silver Lake Camp and Conference Center in Connecticut.…

Art & Music Park Slope director Alex Ross Perry
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzPgN8eEI-c Park Slope resident Alex Ross Perry has quite a one-two punch of film projects at the moment. His newest film, Queen of Earth, will be opening this Wednesday, August 26. Mad Men’s Elisabeth Moss stars as Catherine, a woman who is dealing with the loss of her father. As she heads to a lake…

Events Photo by Jamie Courville for Aptsandlofts.com
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Neighbor Jamie Courville has always been interested in storytelling, particularly in the stories that don’t often get told. But working in commercial film often didn’t allow her to tell those stories, so she started looking for other ways to work in storytelling. After a film collective creating short films based on the Magnetic Fields’ 69…

Events IMG_1616 use
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Tuesday morning, 20 people from 17 different countries became American citizens during the first ever naturalization ceremony at the Old Stone House in Washington Park. The proceedings were presided over by Magistrate Judge Steven Locke, the keynote speaker was U.S. Congresswoman Nydia Velasquez, and New York State Assemblywoman Jo Ann Simon led everyone in the Pledge of…

Neighbors Christina Summers
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Dolce Vite owner Christina Summers, also known as Princess Chocolatto, is selling her late grandmother’s home in Maryland for $100 and a winning chocolate recipe. Christina says her grandmother was an excellent cook and that they used to make all kinds of homemade chocolate desserts together. Her grandmother is the reason Christina started Dolce Vite Chocolatto and…

Art & Music Jonathan Blum
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Local artist Jonathan Blum is turning 50 and to celebrate he’s hosting is own retrospective at ShapeShifter Lab at 18 Whitewell Place between 1st and Carroll streets. “I’ve always sold my art directly to the public — I’ve never really done many gallery shows — so it makes sense to do my own retrospective,” explains…

Neighbors This year's Brooklyn Pride Parade
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In honor of Pride Month New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer has released his office’s 2015 issue of the “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Guide of Services & Resources,” and an accompanying website. The guide is a comprehensive resource including contact and background information for nearly 600 programs and non-profits serving the city’s…

Neighbors Sammy Cohen Eckstein memorial by Right of Way
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Sammy Cohen-Eckstein, the 12-year-old boy who was hit by a car and killed in 2013, will get a permanent memorial bench near the spot where he was killed. A spokeswoman told DNAinfo that the Parks Department and Prospect Park Alliance “worked closely with the family to determine a more permanent way of memorializing their son. As…

Art & Music dizzys_june
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On Saturday, June 20th, BossB!tch Productions presents the premier of “The FRIZZY DIZZY Comedy Show” at The Room @ Dizzy’s (http://dizzys.com/) on 5th in Park Slope. The new monthly stand-up show features some of New York’s best up-and-comers as well as seasoned pros. The Park Slope based production company puts on weekly open mic nights as well as the popular…

Neighbors George Constantinou and Farid Ali, the co-owners of Bogota Latin Bistro
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Spouses Farid Ali and George Constantinou are delighted to celebrate their decade-long ownership of one of Park Slope’s most praised restaurants—Bogota Latin Bistro. Ali and Constantinou are also well-known community leaders, dedicated to serving the growth and prosperity of the greater Park Slope area. Their community involvement, coupled with their steadfast dedication to gay rights…

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