It snowed! Did you have fun in it? Did you hate it? Did you just like seeing it? However you found it, we can all agree that this week was incredibly cold, at times almost absurdly so, and we got through it. Good for us! Now can we just bring on the warm weather?
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Here’s what you may have missed this week:
• The biting new web comedy F to 7th premiered, and creator Ingrid Jungermann answered some of our questions.
• One comedian was a little fly on the wall of the Food Coop.
• The Amy Winehouse Foundation gave a big donation to our very own Brooklyn Conservatory of Music.
• Vegan chefs should apply for the skint’s Vegan Bake-Off; everyone else should just go and enjoy.
• We imagined what a “Crazy Blind Date” in Park Slope could really look like.
• Vacant real estate on and near Flatbush is making our imagination run wild.
• We got some flu advice from A Child Grows in Brooklyn and Dr. Hugh Gilgoff…
…and some staying-warm advice from the FDNY.
• The BPL started their Original Gangsters film series for all the bad boys and girls in the neighborhood.
• Local chefs and restaurateurs added their names to a city-wide petition to ban fracking.
• Hip Tot Music Fest announced special guest Father Goose for the next show– exciting news for parents and kids.
• PS 124 finally got their new and improved bathrooms, and Councilmember Brad Lander helped them celebrate.
• We found out where you can go to eat gluten-free in Park Slope without feeling like you’re sacrificing.
• We’re getting some new celebs in the neighborhood…
…and one of our favorites will be on Broadway with Ian McKellen this fall.
• We’re waiting patiently but excitedly for the February opening of Duke of Montrose.
• We’re still waiting on confirmation of the sale of the notorious building at 7th Avenue and 2nd Street.
• Parents and new principal Elizabeth Garraway are hopeful for the future of PS 118.
• We learned everything (or, most things) you’d want to know about dogs in living in Park Slope, in two very informative interactive maps.
• We found some mysterious new residents in Prospect Park.
• We scoped out the best fireplaces to help you escape the cold.
• And finally, we are still broken up about the dolphin who lost the fight against the Gowanus Canal.
Photo by Meghan Corridan.