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0 Illegal Donation Bin Spotting: Baltic & 5th
While we wait for City Council to help eliminate clothing donation bins from being repeatedly, illegally placed on public sidewalks, our neighborhood continues to be a target for them, and for the mess they attract. The bin pictured above has been in front of an empty lot on Baltic, just off 5th Avenue, for a
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0 Mathnasium Learning Center Coming To 5th Avenue
Mathnasium, a learning center founded in 2002 to tutor kids in math, is opening up a Park Slope location just in time for the new school year. They’re moving into the storefront at 361 5th Avenue, between 5th and 6th Streets, in a space that was most recently home to Park Slope Chiropractic & Wellness (which is
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0 Photo Of The Day: Lost Your Head
“Should I rescue him?” asks photographer dukemarr. When it comes to Mr. Potato Head, we think the answer is always yes. Take any photos in Park Slope recently? Send them to editor@parkslopestoop.com, add them to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag them #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post them here. Also, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and subscribe to
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0 Nunu Chocolates Cafe & Tap Room Coming To 5th Avenue This Fall
With The Chocolate Room reopening soon, a Nutella-tastic shop coming in the next few weeks, and now news that Nunu Chocolates, the small-batch chocolatier with a flagship store on Atlantic Avenue, is taking over a storefront in the neighborhood, chocoholics are going to be spending a lot more time on 5th Avenue soon. According to
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0 Now Open On 9th Street: JuiceLand
Calling all juice fans! Austin-based JuiceLand recently opened their first Brooklyn store in the former We Buy Gold space on 9th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues. The bright space is small, with only a few seating options near the back wall, so don’t plan on hanging around for a leisurely morning at the juice bar. The selection is
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0 Flushing Tea Shop Teaus Adding Park Slope Location
A lot is changing on one block of 5th Avenue. Three adjacent storefronts on the stretch between St Marks and Warren will soon see a new car service office, a Nutella-themed space, and now, in the former home of The Chocolate Room, a new tea shop is coming soon. Teaus, which opened a shop in
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0 Photo Of The Day: You Never Know
Spotted on 9th Street. Take any photos in Park Slope recently? Send them to editor@parkslopestoop.com, add them to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag them #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post them here. Also, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and subscribe to our daily newsletter!
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0 Cynthia King Dance Studios Accepting New Students
This week and next, Cynthia King Dance Studio (CKDS) welcomes you to tour the two studio spaces, meet the teachers, enjoy a demo class, and learn about their renowned program. The studio is now accepting students for full school year and seasonal classes. A vital part of Brooklyn’s rich dance culture, the school promotes traditional
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Now Open On 9th Street: JuiceLand

Calling all juice fans! Austin-based JuiceLand recently opened their first Brooklyn store in the former We Buy Gold space on 9th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues. The bright space is small, with only a few seating options near the back wall, so don’t plan on hanging around for a leisurely morning at the juice bar. The selection is
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Playtime In Park Slope: Upcoming Children’s Events

As summer winds to a close, be sure to embrace all you can outdoors with the whole family this week! It’s the kids’ last chance to ride the Prospect Park Carousel for free, Rolie Polie Guacamole are rocking out, and there are historic games to play. Details on those and more upcoming kid-friendly events: Game
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NYPD Launches Two-Week Bike Safety Enforcement Initiative

The NYPD has announced a two-week bicycle safety enforcement initiative called Operation Safe Cycle, which begins today, Wednesday, August 13 and continues through Tuesday, August 26. They say they’ll be targeting cyclists who fail to stop at red lights, disobey traffic signals or signs, ride the wrong direction against traffic, ride on the sidewalk, and
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See The Kentile Floors Sign Come Down In A Time Lapse Video

Well, the Kentile Floors sign has been completely removed, and while the Gowanus Alliance figures out what to do with it next, Vine user Martin Pavely created a pretty awesome, if a little depressing, time lapse of it coming down. But hey, like we said, it’s not all sad — check out this neat, up-close
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The Chocolate Room Gets Closer To Opening, Is Hiring

The Chocolate Room looks like it’s just putting in the finishing touches on its new space at 51 5th Avenue, between Bergen and St Marks. A note on their website says they’ll be opening in August, and since we’re just a few days away from September, we’d say keep an eye on the space in
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Park Slope Rental Roundup: $2,300 & Under

Looking for a new place to call home? We’ve rounded up a bunch of one-bedroom apartments — and some that are technically studios, but have enough space to make them feel like one-bedrooms — that are currently available to rent in the neighborhood. Take a look at the details, and let us know what you
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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,