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News
0 Brooklyn News Roundup
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 our favorite recent stories from our sister sites, as well as some other fascinating pieces that are worth a read this weekend: Clinton Hill is getting a new flea market
Real Estate
0 Park Slope Rental Roundup: 1-Bedroom Apartments
Looking for a new place to call home? From places with outdoor space to ones with dishwashers, we’ve rounded up a bunch of one-bedroom apartments that are currently available to rent in the neighborhood. Take a look at the details, and let us know what you think. Lots of luck in your search! 427 8th
History
0 I Love A Parade: A Neighbor’s Old Park Slope Photos
“What is it that we all like about a parade?” asks neighbor David Oppenheim, a former public school teacher who, after retiring, recently returned to his former passion of photography, publishing a catalog of work on his website StockOPP. Though not originally from Brooklyn, David has lived in Park Slope for 32 years, and one
Transportation
0 The R Train Will Go Through The Tunnel Starting Monday!
Earlier this week there was a glimmer of hope that the R train would be traveling through the tunnel between Brooklyn and Manhattan sooner than the MTA’s anticipated October re-opening, but now it looks like that day might be very soon: Monday! A transit source told the Daily News that the R will be resuming
Events
0 Celebrate Brooklyn Book Festival With Some Local Bookend Events
The Brooklyn Book Festival, the annual, free, massive literary event that is a must for readers of all ages, is coming up on Sunday, September 21, and will feature a ton of events. But if you just can’t wait, you certainly don’t have to — starting this Monday, numerous Bookend events are scheduled for around
Photos
0 Photo Of The Day: Tribute In Light
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Events
0 Park Slope Planner: The Best Events September 11-14
There are a whole bunch of fun, free events coming up in the neighborhood this weekend for both grown-ups and kids! We’ve got details on a chance to row on the lake in the park, a book launch, an art opening, a dance party, a chamber ensemble performance, and so much more, so get out
Transportation
0 Changes To Local Subway Lines This Weekend
Before you hop on the subway this weekend, you should note changes along the 2, 3, 4, D, G, N, and Q trains that could impact your travel. Details on those issues and more via the MTA: Flatbush Av-bound 2 trains and New Lots Av-bound 3 and 4 trains and skip Bergen St, Grand Army Plaza, and Eastern
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Baba’s Pierogies Coming Soon To 3rd Avenue

If you’re a fan of the wonderful Eastern European dumplings know as pierogies, you’re going to be excited about a new restaurant coming to 295 3rd Avenue, between 1st and Carroll Streets. The awning for Baba’s Pierogies went up recently above the storefront, which has been vacant for some time. Their Facebook page notes their
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Things To Do In Prospect Park This Fall

Summer is on its way out, but there are still a tong of great things to do throughout Prospect Park — whether you’d like to learn about birds on a walk, take an after-hours tour that culminates with cocoa, or give back to our great, big backyard on one of its volunteer days, there’s something
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Playtime In Park Slope: Upcoming Children’s Events

The weather is getting a bit cooler, so there are more and more events for families taking place indoors — like a workshop with the artist-in-residence at the Central Library or a storytime featuring none other than the Cat in the Hat in person — but there’s still some fun stuff happening outdoors, like taking
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FDNY Investigating Mysterious Odor On Sterling Place

UPDATE: After we checked back in, the FDNY tells us they closed this case out, but they were unable to confirm the smell with us, saying it was “just some other kind of odor” and noting they did not investigate it further. EARLIER: The FDNY says it responded to a call about a smell of
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I Love A Parade: A Neighbor’s Old Park Slope Photos

“What is it that we all like about a parade?” asks neighbor David Oppenheim, a former public school teacher who, after retiring, recently returned to his former passion of photography, publishing a catalog of work on his website StockOPP. Though not originally from Brooklyn, David has lived in Park Slope for 32 years, and one
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Met On 7th Avenue To Close

The commercial real estate situation on 7th Avenue continues to grow more and more bleak, with additional vacancies and no signs of new businesses coming in to replace the old. This week: The owners of the Met at 185 7th Avenue, between 1st and 2nd Streets, have announced they will close the market in October.
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Met On 7th Avenue To Close

The commercial real estate situation on 7th Avenue continues to grow more and more bleak, with additional vacancies and no signs of new businesses coming in to replace the old. This week: The owners of the Met at 185 7th Avenue, between 1st and 2nd Streets, have announced they will close the market in October.
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Local Leaders Push MTA To Restore Express F Train Service

Local leaders are putting pressure on the MTA to restore express service on the F train in Brooklyn, last experienced by commuters in 1987, while the MTA remains a bit iffy on the issue. In a letter sent to MTA Chairman Thomas F. Prendergast today, a bipartisan group of 14 city, state, and federal leaders
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Park Slope Stoop Sales: August 23-24

It’s stoop sale season! With a nice, cool weekend ahead of us, and because it’s the end of the month (which means folks moving and looking to unload), this should be a good one take a walk and find some bargains in the neighborhood. Here are a few that are coming up: Where: 853 President Street,