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Food & Drink Hamantaschen from D'vine Taste

Purim, the festive holiday that commemorates the time when the Jewish people living in Persia were saved from extermination, is a time for costumes, celebration, and of course, hamantaschen. This year, Purim is March 15-16, and if you’re looking for some of the tasty, buttery, jam-filled cookies, D’Vine Taste (150 7th Avenue) will be baking up batches throughout
Events St Patrick's Day Window at Pork Slope

St. Patrick’s Day is on Monday, March 17, but you can get a head start on the celebration this weekend in the neighborhood. The annual parade will be marching through on Sunday, and there are plenty of places to eat, dance, and yes, drink, before and after. Here’s a look at some of the things
Holiday Snow and Trees by henrylif_photography on Instagram

Today we honor our the birthdays of our forefathers, as well as their contributions to this country. We hope you enjoy some relaxation, recreation, and/or family time today, and be sure to keep in mind these holiday changes around our area: Government Offices, Parking, and Sanitation (via Presidents’ Day is a local, state, and federal holiday
Holiday Shop Local 5th Ave Button via groundfloorbk on Instagram

Whether you’re looking for gift for your sweetheart, or perhaps a little deal on something for yourself, the Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District is hoping you’ll “Love, Shop, Eat, and Drink Local” this Valentine’s Day. They’ve organized a Valentine’s Week celebration — starting today, Monday, February 10, just look for red tinsel hearts on the
Holiday Screen Shot 2014-02-07 at 3.01.51 PM

Presidents’ week mid-winter recess is fast approaching. We’ve found 14 Brooklyn camps that still have spots available and are sure to be tons of fun. Arts Barking Cat Studio 216 Greenwood Avenue, Windsor Terrace, 718-686-1132 Ages 5-10 Artists use the city as inspiration. In the afternoon artists rejoin at the studio to relax with yoga. Brooklyn
Events Valentine via riptheskull on Flickr

This Valentine’s Day, whether you’re looking for something more than a nice dinner for you and your date, or you’d prefer to play up the glory of being single, there’s plenty to do in our area: Dinner & a Movie: The Lady Eve When: Friday, February 14, 6:30pm & 8:45pm Where: BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave What: See
Food & Drink Dinner via Convivium Osteria

Are you looking for a Valentine’s Day splurge? How about a little table in a cozy restaurant? Or simply a good meal without bells and whistles? We’ve curated a list of Valentine’s Day restaurants, including both extravagant and stand-bys. Whether you’d prefer someplace within walking distance, or you’re hoping to have a romantic meal at
Business Venelle Valentine 2014

Venelle Salon and Spa has some Valentine’s Day specials for the neighborhood, and is offering them now through end of February. Call them to make your appointment, and follow them on Twitter and like their Facebook page to get exclusive deals and specials. Day of Romance 60-minute couple’s massage with two Hungarian organic facials - $310 (regularly $365)
Holiday Martin Luther King Jr via Wiki

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, which is observed today, Monday, January 20, is intended to be a day of service and peace. Federal and state offices are closed so people can get out and volunteer. If you’re still looking for a way to give back, check out, which serves as, among other things, a curator of
Holiday 2014 glasses

Have a fun, joyous, and safe New Year’s Eve everybody! And when you wake up tomorrow hoping for a big plate of pancakes, a bottle of painkillers, or your mail to be delivered, here’s what you’ll need to know about what’s open, closed, or running on a different schedule: Government Offices, Parking, and Sanitation Government
Holiday MulchFest at Prospect Park

Though Christmas was only a couple days ago, if you want to start planning what to do with that lovely tree, here are some options. Please note, you must remove all decorations from your tree before disposing of it at these events! MulchFest Gowanus When: Sunday, January 5, 11am-3pm Where: The Salt Lot, 2 2nd Avenue
Holiday Kwanzaa by chiboogey on Instagram

Happy Kwanzaa! Today is the first day of of the holiday, which neighbors around the borough are celebrating through New Year’s Day. Looking for some family-friendly ways to enjoy it in the area? Here are a few events happening nearby: Zawadi Fun Friday, December 27, 11:30am & 2:30pm Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Avenue Explore the
Events Fireworks by martymarkowitz on Flickr

Friends and neighbors, there’s no need to crowd into Times Square to watch a ball drop! Go Brooklyn this New Year’s Eve and make your way to Prospect Park for their annual fireworks display. Starting at 11pm, there will be hot chocolate and music at Grand Army Plaza, and before the clock strikes midnight, Brooklyn Borough