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Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all week — follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter. And if you ever have any news tips, story ideas, questions, or anything, email us at editor@parkslopestoop.com. Here’s a look back at some stories you might have missed this week: • Paul Smith’s College has…

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After a busy week, here’s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! We’ve pulled together some of the most interesting recent stories from our sister sites that are worth a read this weekend: Community Board 6 held a public hearing on Thursday to discuss the Pavilion Theater project. [South…

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Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all week — follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter. And if you ever have any news tips, story ideas, questions, or anything, email us at editor@parkslopestoop.com. Here’s a look back at some stories you might have missed this week: • Watch out for these…

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After a busy week, here’s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! We’ve pulled together some of the most interesting recent stories from our sister sites that are worth a read this weekend: What can be done to curb the wave of violence plaguing Ditmas Park? [Ditmas…

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Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all week — follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter. And if you ever have any news tips, story ideas, questions, or anything, email us at editor@parkslopestoop.com. Here’s a look back at some stories you might have missed this week: • You too can canoe…

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After a busy week, here’s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! We’ve pulled together some of the most interesting recent stories from our sister sites that are worth a read this weekend: A mother and toddler went missing from Dyker Height on July 4. [Bensonhurst Bean]…

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The Landmarks Preservation Commission has finally released a plan to deal with the backlog of properties, after the Commission withdrew their plan to remove 98 properties awaiting landmark status from their list — including St. Augustine’s Church on 6th Avenue, Green-Wood Cemetery and Lady Moody’s House in Gravesend — in December. The Commission will hold four special hearings this fall for…

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For the first time in New York City’s history, the Rent Guidelines Board voted Monday night to green-light a rent freeze for the city’s approximate two million residents living in rent-stabilized homes, eliciting cheers of approval from elected officials and neighbors who have long called for relief for tenants. The board, which regulates rent for…

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Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all week — follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter. And if you ever have any news tips, story ideas, questions, or anything, email us at editor@parkslopestoop.com. Here’s a look back at some stories you might have missed this week: • Help police track down this…

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After a busy week, here’s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! We’ve pulled together some of the most interesting recent stories from our sister sites that are worth a read this weekend: Fort Greene’s favorite sandwich shop gets The New York Times Magazine spotlight. [Fort Greene…

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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…

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Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced Tuesday that New York City will become the second major urban school district in the nation, after San Francisco, to close on Lunar New Year in the official school calendar. In the upcoming 2015-16 school year, schools will close on February 8 for the Lunar…

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We all know how hard it can be to park in the neighborhood, but a new app called SpotPog, which launched on Monday, hopes to make the struggle a bit easier. SpotPog is launching in Park Slope, Boerum Hill, and Fort Greene to start. Drivers in these neighborhoods will be the first to be able…

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The New York Times has discovered Park Slope again. This time for their Block By Block Real Estate videos. The Times shows the requisite images of Prospect Park, brownstones, the Park Slope Food Co-op and moms pushing strollers. The video also mentions the nickname, “No Park Slope,” and points out some of the more obvious…

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