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0 Photo Of The Day: Tiger Nap
Neighbor Joanne Guralnick shares this photo of our favorite 6th Avenue-area feline, who neighbor Laura previously noted is named Tiger! Take a photo in the neighborhood lately? Share it with us! Add it to our Flickr group, tag it #southslope on Instagram, or email it to editor@southslopenews.com, and we’ll post it on the blog. To to keep up with the site
History
0 Cool, Sad Time Lapse Video Of Kentile Floor Sign Coming Down
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
Real Estate
0 Neighborhood Open House Roundup
It’s time for a peek inside some of the open houses that are taking place in South Slope and Windsor Terrace, and this weekend we’ve got everything from backyard gardens and cafe kitchens, to central AC and spa baths. Check ‘em out and let us know what you think. 500 4th Avenue, between 12th and 13th
Photos
0 Photo Of The Day: Our Favorite Mister
Succumming to his siren song! Photo by tasheffka. Take a photo in the neighborhood lately? Share it with us! Add it to our Flickr group, tag it #southslope on Instagram, or email it to editor@southslopenews.com, and we’ll post it on the blog. To to keep up with the site all week, sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Events
0 South Slope Weekend Events Spotlight: July 31-August 3
Looking for something to do this weekend? With everything from a gangster film version of a Shakespeare play to a free ballet performance in the park, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here are some of our favorite events from around the neighborhood: Animal Encounter When: Thursdays and Fridays, 3-4pm Where: Audubon Center, Prospect Park What:
Food & Drink
0 Stacy Blundell Is Eating & Writing Her Way Through The Slope
Stacy Blundell has been living in South Slope for the past five years. In this time, she has seen many changes within the neighborhood — particularly what’s been occurring in the food scene here. Earlier this summer Blundell launched Savor The Slope, a food blog that explores many of the culinary gems and hidden treasures
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Ask The Fire Department For A Spray Cap, Don’t Just Open Hydrants!

In the middle of a hot July day, we can understand wanting to do whatever it takes to cool down — just don’t waste water! The New York City Department of Environmental Protection just launched their 2014 Hydrant Education Action Team (HEAT) program to remind people about the dangers of illegally opening fire hydrants —
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Stacy Blundell Is Eating & Writing Her Way Through The Slope

Stacy Blundell has been living in South Slope for the past five years. In this time, she has seen many changes within the neighborhood — particularly what’s been occurring in the food scene here. Earlier this summer Blundell launched Savor The Slope, a food blog that explores many of the culinary gems and hidden treasures
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Cool, Sad Time Lapse Video Of Kentile Floor Sign Coming Down

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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Photo Of The Day: Tiger Nap

Neighbor Joanne Guralnick shares this photo of our favorite 6th Avenue-area feline, who neighbor Laura previously noted is named Tiger! Take a photo in the neighborhood lately? Share it with us! Add it to our Flickr group, tag it #southslope on Instagram, or email it to editor@southslopenews.com, and we’ll post it on the blog. To to keep up with the site
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Stacy Blundell Is Eating & Writing Her Way Through The Slope

Stacy Blundell has been living in South Slope for the past five years. In this time, she has seen many changes within the neighborhood — particularly what’s been occurring in the food scene here. Earlier this summer Blundell launched Savor The Slope, a food blog that explores many of the culinary gems and hidden treasures
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Watch Out For No Parking & Closed Roads For August Block Parties

We are in the middle of block party season, which means a lot of fun with your neighbors — but also some hassles for parking and traveling around the area. To give you a heads up, we’ll be rounding up a list of street closures for block parties each month this summer. August isn’t too
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Neighborhood Open House Roundup

It’s time for a peek inside some of the open houses that are taking place in South Slope and Windsor Terrace, and this weekend we’ve got everything from backyard gardens and cafe kitchens, to central AC and spa baths. Check ‘em out and let us know what you think. 500 4th Avenue, between 12th and 13th
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Join The 72nd Precinct For National Night Out Against Crime On August 5

Mark your calendars, because the 72nd Precinct will host their 2014 National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 5 in Sunset Park (44th Street and 6th Avenue entrance) from 4-8pm. Developed in 1984, National Night Out began as an effort to “promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and to send