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0 Photo Of The Day: Everything Under The Sunflower
The sunflowers are looking terrific in one of our favorite tree pits in the neighborhood, on 5th Avenue between Bergen and St Marks. 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,
Business
0 El Pollito Mexicano Adds More Space Next Door
El Pollito Mexicano, the restaurant at 119 5th Avenue, on the corner of Sterling, that’s been serving up guacamole and margaritas by the pitcher since 2009, has expanded into the adjacent space next door on Sterling. The restaurant, which always seems to draw a crowd to its sidewalk seating, adds about 30 seats with this
Art & Music
0 Free Movie Screenings For Seniors At BAM Through December
BAM’s Senior Cinema program is back for 2014! Movie lovers 65 and older are invited to enjoy free admission, plus soda and popcorn on the house at the following 10am screenings through the end of the year: Friday, August 15: Little Fugitive (1953) Friday, September 19: Lady Sings the Blues (1972) Friday, October 17: The Lady Vanishes (1938) Friday, November 2o: In the Heat
Business
0 Ocean Fish Market Now Open On 5th Avenue
Fifth Avenue is getting more and more fishy — first Grand Central Oyster Bar Brooklyn, then word of Luke’s Lobster coming soon, and now Ocean Fish Market has made its move from 7th Avenue to the former Park Slope Veterinary Care space at 413 5th Avenue. They opened last week, relocating from their former space on
Photos
0 Photo Of The Day: 5th Ave Flamingo
A little slice of suburbia on one of our main drags. 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!
Events
0 Weekday Fun: The Best Events July 21-23
It’s warming up again this week, but don’t let a little bit of heat keep you inside — there’s plenty of hot stuff to check out in the neighborhood! From a spicy cocktail competition to the blazin’ work of some young filmmakers, you’ll find it’s worth venturing out of the air conditioning. Details on those
Transportation
0 G Train Tunnel Shutdown Starts This Friday
Beginning at 10:30pm this Friday, July 25 until 5am on Tuesday, September 2, G trains will run only between Church and Nassau Avenues to allow for thorough reconstruction of tunnels damaged during Hurricane Sandy. This means that at all times, trains will not be running to or from Greenpoint, 21st Street, and Court Square in Long Island
Events
0 Enjoy Movies Outdoors At The GreenSpace @ President Street
Another great, free, local summer activity is coming up at the GreenSpace @ President Street (on the corner of 5th Ave and President) when they fire up the projector to present two nights of movies in the garden. Cartoons start at sundown, followed by the feature presentations. Bring your own chairs! Saturday, July 26: Tarzan Triumphs
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2 Duck Goose Is Bringing Modern Cantonese Cooking To 4th Avenue

As development continues to add height to buildings along 4th Avenue, it has also been adding some new interest for restaurants to the busy stretch of road, attracting businesses that didn’t use to mingle between the repair shops and car washes. And the newest venture hitting the street may be one of the most exciting
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Park Slope Planner: The Best Events July 24-27

Hello Thursday! Unlike last night and all that rain, it’s really nice out tonight, so get a head start on the weekend with some fun events today — including Nickel Creek playing in Prospect Park — and then get ready for more block parties, a performance of Hair, and so many other cool things. Details
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Playtime In Park Slope: Upcoming Children’s Events

Things are heating up this summer, but there are a lot of fun ways for you and the kids to cool off! Celebrate 75 years of Batman with crafts and trivia, take a boat for a ride in Prospect Park, and splash and play on local streets during giant block parties. Details on those and
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78th Precinct Commanding Officer Leaving For Highway Patrol

Deputy Inspector Michael Ameri, who’s been the Commanding Officer at our 78th Precinct since December 2011, is leaving the position to head up the NYPD’s Highway Patrol Unit. DI Ameri’s move, as reported by the Daily News, comes after a busy year with a big focus on street safety. They took on drivers who failed
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Kentile Floors Sign Coming Down, Letters Going To Gowanus Alliance

About a week after scaffolding began going up around the iconic Kentile Floors sign, the owner of the building that it sits on has confirmed it is indeed coming down. However, the letters will live on at another location after they’re donated to the Gowanus Alliance. Council Member Brad Lander and the Gowanus Alliance announced an
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Park Slope Rental Roundup: 2-Bedroom Apartments Under $3,000

Looking for a new place to call home? We’ve rounded up a bunch of 2-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! 315 4th Avenue, #3R (Sponsored Listing) Price: $2,850 Available: Immediately Details: You’re going to
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Could An Influx Of Cash Add More Citi Bikes To Park Slope?

Looks like Citi Bike may be coming into tens of millions of dollars soon — which apparently could result in more docks in our area. The bike sharing program, which launched in certain parts of the city last year, could be getting the previously reported help of REQX Ventures, a business run by people affiliated with
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Park Slope Stoop Sales: June 28-29

It’s stoop sale season! With a nice 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 to find some bargains in the neighborhood. Here are a few that are coming up: Where: 55 Montgomery Place, between 8th Ave &