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Business A Taste Of Fifth Video Still with Du Jour

The restaurants and bars of 5th Avenue brought their A game to A Taste of Fifth 2014 from the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID on Wednesday night, and as a sold out crowd descended on The Grand Prospect Hall, it quickly became apparent that organizers knocked this year’s event out of the park. We spent the evening catching up
Business Now Closed: Atomic Wings

When one door closes, another door opens. Pitas and Sticks, a “fast casual Greek grill” is on its way to the former Atomic Wings space at 321 9th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues). Owner John Stamos (no, not that one) tells us that, in addition to a selection of draught beers, the new restaurant will feature “a fresh
Events Taste of Fifth 2013, V-Spot

The official Taste of Fifth restaurant list has been released, and Mark Caserta, Executive Director of the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID, tells us that attendees have lots of delicious treats to look forward to, including samples from the recently announced Luke’s Lobster. The 2014 participants are: 200 Fifth ACME Wine and Spirits featuring Brooklyn Republic Vodka Al Di La Aperitivo Backyard
Education pta fun run

The Brooklyn PTA 5k Fun Run, sponsored by Brooklyn PTAs, Council Member Brad Lander, and Council Member Laurie Cumbo, is scheduled for Saturday, May 10, and families are invited to come “run/walk/stroll/toddle” through Prospect Park to raise money for area schools. Participants can chose to race individually, or form a team with others from their school. School teams of 20+ racers will
Events Prospect Park at night by Ahmed ElHusseiny on Flickr

Ever wanted to explore Prospect Park after dark? Now is your chance with this month’s family-friendly Moonlight Walk, scheduled for Thursday, March 20, from 6-8pm, at the Audubon Center. Guests will have the opportunity to participate in both hiking and stargazing, before finishing up the evening with hot chocolate and s’mores. The cash only admission is $10 per person,
Events A Taste Of 5th via 5th Ave BID

If you love food, we bring tidings of great joy. A Taste of Fifth returns to The Grand Prospect Hall on Wednesday, April 9, from 6:30-9:30pm, and tickets are officially on sale. This year’s event has a little something for everyone, with some of the best food offerings in the Slope (a complete list of participating restaurants is coming soon), complementary
Art & Music Fallout shelter symbol

The International Uranium Film Festival will make its NYC debut at The Pavilion (188 Prospect Park West, between 14th and 15th Streets) February 14-19. The festival, originating in Rio de Janeiro, will present more than 60 documentary, sci-fi, and animated films all related to nuclear issues, in an effort to “inform the public, from a neutral position, about nuclear
Weather Ice by Brooklyn Public Library on FB

It’s pretty nasty out this morning, but the precipitation should be over by rush hour tonight. Garbage and recycling collection is delayed on Wednesday, as workers continue snow removal operations around the city. DSNY asks residents to remove any snow from garbage that is already out, and to make sure that bags are placed in a
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