This Week on the Stoop

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Well, it’s been an exciting weekend for the Stoop. We made it to 400 likes (and then some!). We touched on this earlier this week, but these moments are great because they allow us to reflect on and acknowledge how wonderful and helpful our readers are. So a big, hearty thank you to you all! Keep spreading the word, and so will we.

Make sure to keep up with Park Slope news all week by signing up for our daily newsletter, following us on Twitter and Facebook, and emailing us with questions, news tips, ideas, or anything at editor@parkslopestoop.com.

Here’s what you may have missed this week:

•  DNAinfo’s ranking of elementary schools based on ELA scores is helpful and at times surprising.

•  Less surprising: the dating scene for women in Park Slope is a bit dismal.

•  Terroir wants to school you in wine every Saturday.

•  No sign of life at Fornino, but SHAKE SHACK IS COMING!

•  DOT wants your input on 4th Avenue improvement, and their new online tool makes it super easy…

…and 7th Avenue wants your support for a BID.

•  Mid-winter recess starts tomorrow! Let your kids get creative.

•  The Central Library is offering free tax assistance and filing if you make under $49,000.

•  If you’ve always wanted to sit around a card table with Ira Glass, David Cross, or Michael Ian Black, here’s your shot.

•  Part 2 completes our Go-To Guide to Park Slope Coffeehouses.

•  We found out which country shares our homicide rate.

•  Neighbors Farid Ali-Lancheros and Justin Bazan made the news for their skills (and quirks) as business owners.

•  Barbès released the lineup for their very exciting monthly film series.

•  We got the scoop on sewer maintenance by chatting with an expert.

•  Local author Yona McDonough chatted about her work and her experiences living in Park Slope.

•  NYC needs blood!

•  We delivered a love note to our Valentines– you guys.

•  And, finally, there have been no updates on missing teen Miguel Lugo. Please keep an eye out, and contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) with any information.

Photo via Jennifer Helm

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