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0 Photo Of The Day: South Slope International Airport?
We’ve got so much plane/helicopter noise already, an airport might not make that big of a difference. Spotted by Brooklyn Makers. Snap any South Slope photos lately? Share them with us! Add them to our Flickr group, tag them #southslope on Instagram, or email them to us at editor@southslopenews.com, and we’ll post them on the blog. Looking for an easy way to
Events
0 South Slope Weekend Events Spotlight: April 17-20
From music with a “Melbournian soul” to drunken bar napkin art, you don’t have to go far for fun this weekend. Check out some of our favorite events from around the neighborhood: Music With Ben R. Mackie When: Thursday, April 17, 8pm Where: The Fifth Estate, 506 5th Avenue, between 12th and 13th Streets What: Australian songwriter
Transportation
0 Watch For Changes On The N And R Lines This Weekend
We know we said this last week, and then the MTA (whose maniacal laughter was heard throughout the five boroughs) changed the schedule at the last minute, but supposedly the F and G trains are stopping at 4th Avenue/9th Street this weekend. We’ll believe it when we see it. There are a handful of posted changes to
Animals
0 Tragic End To South Slope Dog’s Loving Rescue
Just days after reporting the wondrous news of Dottie’s adoption, we’re devastated to share that the sweet dog has suddenly passed away. Neighbors Brett and Ashley Affrunti announced her passing on Facebook Thursday morning. It is with a very heavy heart that we have to inform all of you that Dottie unfortunately passed away last night.
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0 Green-Wood Hosts Talk On Designer David Bates Douglass Saturday
As Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmstead are to Prospect Park, David Bates Douglass is to Green-Wood Cemetery–a visionary who saw his designs down to the last detail and ultimately enhanced the lives of the people of New York City. Neighbors are invited this Saturday, April 19, to experience Douglass’ 1838 marvel with a talk by Green-Wood Superintendent of Grounds Art Presson at
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0 Photo Of The Day: Frozen Spring
Spotted on Fuller Place by neighbor Sonia Ajwani. The next couple of days are still going to be a bit chilly, but we should hit 60 again by Saturday. Snap any South Slope photos lately? Share them with us! Add them to our Flickr group, tag them #southslope on Instagram, or email them to us at editor@southslopenews.com, and we’ll post them on the
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Hip Tot Returns To Greenwood Park April 27

Hip Tot Family Day makes its 2014 debut at Greenwood Park (555 7th Avenue, between 19th and 20th Streets) on Sunday, April 27, and brings along a stellar lineup that is sure to have you and the kids dancing around the beer garden. From noon to 3pm, enjoy arts and crafts, games, a sing-a-long with Rolie Polie
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Afternoon Bite: Lunch Special At Mariella

Walking along 6th Avenue on Monday, we spotted a $10.95 lunch special at Mariella (492 6th Ave, between 12th and 13th) that was too good to pass up. The weather was still appropriately spring-like (curse you and your blasted snow, Mother Nature), so we snagged a spot on the patio and got ready to eat.
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History At Home: Spring In The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

We would just like to take this moment to officially welcome spring to South Slope. It’s a fantastic day, and we hope you’ve been able to spend a good chunk of it outside! In honor of the gorgeous weather, let’s look back at the spring of 1895, when the Brooklyn Daily Eagle sat down with
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Tragic End To South Slope Dog’s Loving Rescue

Just days after reporting the wondrous news of Dottie’s adoption, we’re devastated to share that the sweet dog has suddenly passed away. Neighbors Brett and Ashley Affrunti announced her passing on Facebook Thursday morning. It is with a very heavy heart that we have to inform all of you that Dottie unfortunately passed away last night.
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Make Your Voice Heard With Our New Feature, South Slope Perspective

One of our goals at South Slope News is to represent a wide range of neighbors, interests, and experiences, and we’re inviting those who’d like to share their opinions, tips, and more to let us be their megaphone with our new feature column. South Slope Perspective is designed to present the story straight from the
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Design The New Park Slope 5th Avenue BID Logo And Win $5,000

Calling all artists! The Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District, which covers the area between Dean and 18th Streets, announced a contest on Wednesday that will award the winning designer of the BID’s new logo $5,000. Here’s what they’re looking for: A new logo that reflects the Park Slope Fifth Avenue area — a
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South Slope Weekend Events Spotlight: April 17-20

From music with a “Melbournian soul” to drunken bar napkin art, you don’t have to go far for fun this weekend. Check out some of our favorite events from around the neighborhood: Music With Ben R. Mackie When: Thursday, April 17, 8pm Where: The Fifth Estate, 506 5th Avenue, between 12th and 13th Streets What: Australian songwriter
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South Slope Rental Roundup: $10,000 Homes

Let’s imagine a world where we’ve got enough money to spend $10,000 a month on an apartment. That’s a nice world, isn’t it? Here are three rentals from around the neighborhood that fall within that budget: 1518 10th Avenue, between Prospect Park Southwest and 16th Street Price: $10,000 Size: 4-bed, 3-bath Available: June 15 Details: First up is a
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Man Charged With Assault In Local Attack On A Senior

Police have arrested a man for the attack on an elderly woman on the 4th Avenue/9th Street R train platform that occurred last month. They NYPD reports they’ve arrested 54-year-old James Showell of Bedford-Stuyvesant and have charged him with assault following the attack on 70-year-old Judith Maroney, who was hit in the head while sitting on a bench on the