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0 Photo Of The Day: Sunset On Auto
We’ve had some excellent sunsets recently — hope you’re all seeing them in person! But if not, here’s a wonderful substitute, photographed on 15th St and 4th Avenue last night by neighbor Marianne Miller. 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
Politics
0 Local Leaders Push For Plastic Bag Surcharge During BYOBag Week
Council Member Brad Lander is one of several NYC council members supporting a bill that would put a 10-cent fee on disposable plastic and paper bags at grocery stores and more, and has been out trying to gain public support during BYOBag Week. During rush hour yesterday evening, Lander joined Council Members Laurie Cumbo  and Stephen Levin
Events
0 Things To Do In Prospect Park This Fall
Summer is on its way out, but there are still a tong of great things to do throughout Prospect Park — whether you’d like to learn about birds on a walk, take an after-hours tour that culminates with cocoa, or give back to our great, big backyard on one of its volunteer days, there’s something
Business
0 Clover Barber Shop Sign Now Gone From 7th Avenue
All remnants of the Clover Barber Shop at 389 7th Avenue, on the corner of 12th Street, are now gone, as a new tenant continues preparations to move in. The shop was run by Ercole Riccardelli, who closed the space in 2008 and then passed away in 2013. Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York did a nice
Photos
0 Photo Of The Day: Overcast
Gorgeous shot of one of the best views in the neighborhood by photographer Timothy Appnel. 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
Business
0 Bombay Grill: Closed, On Vacation, Or…?
Last week, neighbor Jordan asked us via Twitter if we knew whether or not Bombay Grill, the Indian restaurant at 351 7th Avenue near 10th Street, had closed. And because we’re not sure what’s up, we’re hoping someone out there knows. We’ve called the restaurant a few times since Jordan mentioned it on Friday, but
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Bombay Grill: Closed, On Vacation, Or…?

Last week, neighbor Jordan asked us via Twitter if we knew whether or not Bombay Grill, the Indian restaurant at 351 7th Avenue near 10th Street, had closed. And because we’re not sure what’s up, we’re hoping someone out there knows. We’ve called the restaurant a few times since Jordan mentioned it on Friday, but
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Clover Barber Shop Sign Now Gone From 7th Avenue

All remnants of the Clover Barber Shop at 389 7th Avenue, on the corner of 12th Street, are now gone, as a new tenant continues preparations to move in. The shop was run by Ercole Riccardelli, who closed the space in 2008 and then passed away in 2013. Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York did a nice
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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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Clover Barber Shop Sign Now Gone From 7th Avenue

All remnants of the Clover Barber Shop at 389 7th Avenue, on the corner of 12th Street, are now gone, as a new tenant continues preparations to move in. The shop was run by Ercole Riccardelli, who closed the space in 2008 and then passed away in 2013. Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York did a nice
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Things To Do In Prospect Park This Fall

Summer is on its way out, but there are still a tong of great things to do throughout Prospect Park — whether you’d like to learn about birds on a walk, take an after-hours tour that culminates with cocoa, or give back to our great, big backyard on one of its volunteer days, there’s something
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South Slope Rental Roundup

In the market for a new rental? We’ve got four gems that boast everything from budget basement finds to renovated studios across from the park. Check out the details below: 7th Avenue and 20th Street Price: $1,400 Size: 1-bed, 1-bath Details: First up is a budget friendly basement apartment on Craigslist. The 400-square-foot unit features an open living and
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City Still Paying Guards To Watch Largely Vacant De Blasio Home

The mayor and his family may have moved to Gracie Mansion over the summer, but their 11th Street home is still guarded 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at the taxpayers’ expense. Though Mayor Bill de Blasio is still occasionally seen around the neighborhood — the Wall Street Journal recently said he’s still