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0 Photo Of The Day: Rose Of Sharon
Also known as Hibiscus syriacus, and plenty in bloom around our area at the moment. 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
Events
0 South Slope Events Spotlight: September 2-7
Mother Nature apparently missed the memo about Labor Day being the end of summer. What a scorcher! If you’re looking to escape this week’s heat, South Slope is overflowing with fun things to do through Sunday. Here’s some of our favorite events from around the neighborhood: Miss Ida Blue When: Tuesday, September 2, 9pm Where: Freddy’s, 627
Business
0 Restaurant At 4th Avenue And 16th Street: Take Three!
Following Boqueroncito, which filled the space after Country Boys closed, yet again a restaurant has set up shop at 568 4th Avenue. Inside it looks pretty much the same, and outside is the same red-and-white awing — but with a new name stenciled on: 2 Brother’s. In fact, there are two brothers running the show:
Transportation
0 This Week’s Local Subway Service Advisories
The G train has resumed service through the tunnel following repairs that were needed following Hurricane Sandy, so no more shuttle buses to get you to Greenpoint or Long Island City and back. However, it may be a slower trip late at night this week even so. Details on that and other subway changes along local lines from
Holidays
0 No Mail, No Alternate Side Parking, And More To Know On Labor Day
We hope all our neighbors are enjoying a final summer sendoff this Labor Day. If you’re sticking around the area, here’s some information from the city on what’s open, what’s closed, and what’s running on a different schedule: • Government offices and courts are closed on Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day. • There is
News
0 South Slope Rewind
Keep up to date with the neighborhood all week: Subscribe to our newsletter, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, join our Flickr group, and if you have questions or tips, email us at editor@southslopenews.com. Now for some of the stories you might have missed: • New Pre-K spaces open at former
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JuiceLand Makes Its Debut On 9th Street

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
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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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Adoptable Pet Of The Week: Baby The Dog

There’s something extra wonderful about adopting an older dog — she’s not going to require the work that a puppy will, and we kind of think she’ll know and appreciate that though many people are on the hunt for a young pup, you were kind enough to give her a chance. And if any dog
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Restaurant At 4th Avenue And 16th Street: Take Three!

Following Boqueroncito, which filled the space after Country Boys closed, yet again a restaurant has set up shop at 568 4th Avenue. Inside it looks pretty much the same, and outside is the same red-and-white awing — but with a new name stenciled on: 2 Brother’s. In fact, there are two brothers running the show:
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South Slope Events Spotlight: September 2-7

Mother Nature apparently missed the memo about Labor Day being the end of summer. What a scorcher! If you’re looking to escape this week’s heat, South Slope is overflowing with fun things to do through Sunday. Here’s some of our favorite events from around the neighborhood: Miss Ida Blue When: Tuesday, September 2, 9pm Where: Freddy’s, 627
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South Slope Rental Roundup

In the market for a new rental? We’ve found four gems that boast everything from private backyards to exposed brick and original finishes. Check out the details below: 7th Avenue, between 9th and 10th Streets Price: $1,800 Size: Studio, 1-bath Details: If you’re looking for a studio right smack dab in the middle of everything, check