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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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0 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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0 What Do You Think About The New Mural Outside Douglas Elliman?
A new mural recently went up on the Garfield Place side wall of the Douglas Elliman real estate office located at 154 7th Avenue, and apparently some neighbors aren’t too excited about it. Brownstoner posted photos of some signs that were hung nearby, notes from neighbors who don’t like the commercial nature of the mural.
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0 Gymboree Play & Music To Open On 4th Avenue Next Year
Gymboree Play & Music, the early child-development program that got its start in 1976, will be opening a location in the Landmark Park Slope, the rental building at 267 6th Street, on the corner of 4th Avenue, that opened last year. According to a release by the building’s developer, The Naftali Group, the Gymboree signed a long-term lease
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0 Nutelleria Coming To 5th Avenue
Attention all chocolate-hazelnut spread fans: a Nutella-themed shop is opening soon on 5th Avenue! Nutelleria NY, which, according to its website, is a business that’s independently owned by self-described “Nutella enthusiasts” who have no relation to the Ferrero brand, just installed its sign over 82 5th Avenue, between St Marks and Warren. The space has a bit of
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0 Photo Of The Day: The Office Assistant
He might not be as good at filing as he claimed to be on his resume. Photo at the Prospect Park Animal Clinic by thedogmatchmaker. 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
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0 Weekday Fun: The Best Events August 25-27
It’s the last week of summer, and the city is more or less a ghost town. Our suggestion? Sneak out of work early, enjoy a local happy hour, then feast on some comedy, hear a talk about soda, and find out if your ancestors fought in the Revolutionary War. Details on those events and more:
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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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Park Slope Planner: The Best Events August 28-September 1

As a lot of people head out of town for the long weekend, you might start to feel like you’ve got the whole city to yourself — so why not make the most of it! If you’re looking for something to do, you’ll find plenty nearby, from an art opening, to a unicycle ride, to
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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 Open House Picks: Outdoor Space Edition

Looking for a new place to call home, but hoping for some extra space where you can enjoy the outdoors? From a space with a brightly colored kitchen and a private garden to a co-op with a little balcony to call your own, we’ve rounded up a few places for sale that have outdoor space
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What To Look Out For On Local Subway Lines This Long Weekend

Ready for the long weekend? If you’re looking to get around town by subway, things aren’t looking too bad — just remember that on Labor Day, Monday, September 1, subways and buses will operate on a Sunday schedule. As for our local lines, here’s what to look out for via the MTA: Church Av 2 Station is closed
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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,