Browsing: Park Slope

History Photo by The Brooklyn Eagle, via Brooklyn Visual Heritage
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Today’s dreary weather has us daydreaming about spring in Prospect Park — the picnics, the lazing about, the dogs and children and frisbee tossing! To remind us all what’s just around the corner (we hope), we’ve gathered some great old photos from Brooklyn Visual Heritage. 1. Blossoms! Just remember your allergy meds, last year was…

Events Photo by rpavich
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It’s time to dance, dance, dance, and eat chili! We’ve got some fun events that will get you moving and grooving and noshing this weekend around the neighborhood — see all the details below. Looking for something fun to do with the kids? Check out our children’s events listing! Kings Of Karaoke When: Thursday, March 26, 10:30pm…

Business don chingon, 216 flatbush ave
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In Park Slope, 2015 is quickly becoming the year of the Mexican restaurant, with several new spots opening or coming soon — including Don Chingon, which opened Wednesday on Flatbush Avenue, where Fish & Sip closed this past fall. The space, located at 216 Flatbush Avenue near Bergen, has gotten a bit of a makeover, including…

News yes painting by steve powers
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Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all the 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: • Coming soon to…

Real Estate Photo via Halstead
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Looks like one of the priciest homes in Park Slope is off the market, as the Tracy Mansion is in contract after being listed for sale for several years. Brownstoner recently followed up on a tip and found that the sale of the 10,000-square-foot mansion at 105 8th Avenue, between President and Carroll, closed earlier this…

News chairs trash
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Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all the 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: • Local schools protest…

Events Photo via The Pre-War Ponies
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Spring is in the air (despite this brush with winter today), and we’ve got some fun events coming up in the neighborhood this weekend so you can get out and about. From live music to a free dance lesson, from a morbid market to a reading of Beckett, there’s plenty to do nearby. Details on…

Animals Photo by Peter Hay
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Not enough snow for you this winter? Tonight, we’d like you to meet a canine after your own heart — Maggie, the darling of 5th Avenue, who’s been introduced to us by neighbor/her person Peter Hay. If you’d like us to feature your dog on the site, whether it’s a proud purebred, a lovable whosawhatsit, or…

Business Image via Google Maps
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The 5th Avenue location of the Indian restaurant mini-chain Baluchi’s has closed, and it looks like, as is an increasingly common story in our area, higher rent was to blame. Blauchi’s, which has four other locations around the city, has closed its space at 310 5th Avenue, between 2nd and 3rd Streets, and we’ve heard…

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Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all the 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: • Another snow storm,…

Events (crop) dr dread
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Hello, March! Looking for a good way to start the new month off right? From trivia to live music, from stories about science to the tale of how a white, American Jewish guy became a successful reggae producer, we’ve got a bunch of great events in the area this week, and here are the details: Can’t Stand…

Business rachel's tortillas coming soon
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Fans of Rachel’s Taqueria (408 5th Avenue, between 7th and 8th Streets) will be excited to learn they’re expanding to another space down the block, where they’ll be cooking up fresh tortillas and serving up “truly traditional Mexican from Tijuana, B.C.” The new space, according to a sign posted in the window and the neon…

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Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all the 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: • A person was…

Art & Music Photo by Acme Hall Studios
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A husband-and-wife team with local roots and a whole lot of experience in the music world have opened a new recording studio and lesson space, and it seems destined to bring a lot of song to 9th Street. Rebecca Pronsky, a Park Slope native, and Rich Bennett, who grew up in Staten Island, recently celebrated…

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