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0 Drink Your Way Through The Battle Of Brooklyn
In addition to the family-friendly events taking place at Green-Wood Cemetery this weekend to honor the Battle of Brooklyn, there’s another event planned for the area that will give you a taste of history — but also a taste of beer. Historian Connor Gaudet will be leading the 1st Annual Battle of Brooklyn Pub Crawl on Saturday,
Business
0 Windsor Terrace Walgreens Gets Closer To Opening, Is Hiring
It looks like we’re actually, at long last, getting closer to the opening of the Windsor Terrace Walgreens, located on Prospect Avenue at 11th Avenue — though it seems like we’ll still have to wait a while for the Key Food. Opening dates for the Walgreens have come and gone — first they said spring, then
Transportation
0 Weekend Changes To Local Subway Lines
The G train continues experiencing disruptions because of work on the tunnel, you’ll want to watch out along the D train if you’re heading someplace on the way to Coney Island, plus some more changes this weekend to our local subway lines. Details from the MTA: Coney Island-bound D trains run via the N from 36 St to Stillwell
Photos
0 Photo Of The Day: Bird Of Play
One of the animals on the fence overlooking the Prospect Expressway in the playground on 17th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. 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
Animals
0 Meet The New Applewood Piglets!
In too-cute-to-resist news, Applewood Farm, the two-acre farm in East Chatham, NY, run by Applewood restaurant owners Dave and Laura Shea, today welcomed a new litter of piglets! Dave and Laura had to miss the birth, as they left on a previously-booked vacation, which, they learned too late, was not well timed. They explained that
Food & Drink
0 Afternoon Bite: Sausage Specials At Der Kommissar
If you love sausage and you haven’t been to Der Kommissar, you’re doing yourself a disservice. The bar and restaurant, which opened more than three years ago at 559 5th Avenue, between 15th and 16th Streets, serves up some of the most delicious artisanal Austrian-style sausages in town. And while their regular menu, featuring many traditional
Art & Music
0 Food As Art At Exhibit Opening Thursday At 440 Gallery
As summer winds down, 440 Gallery has a great exhibition to keep the fun of the season (okay, and a bit of “metaphysical starvation”) going for a bit longer! Their annual summer theme show, Food for Thought, rounds up food-inspired work by 26 artists, and it’s not to be missed. Here’s how they describe the
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Bright Kids NYC Opening 6th Avenue Park Slope Center

Looking to give the kids an academic boost for the coming school year? Bright Kids NYC is opening a new center at 438 6th Avenue (between 9th and 10th Streets), most recently occupied by Juguemos a Cantar. Like their three Manhattan locations, Bright Kids Park Slope will offer everything from test prep and academic assessments
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Afternoon Bite: Sausage Specials At Der Kommissar

If you love sausage and you haven’t been to Der Kommissar, you’re doing yourself a disservice. The bar and restaurant, which opened more than three years ago at 559 5th Avenue, between 15th and 16th Streets, serves up some of the most delicious artisanal Austrian-style sausages in town. And while their regular menu, featuring many traditional
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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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Meet The New Applewood Piglets!

In too-cute-to-resist news, Applewood Farm, the two-acre farm in East Chatham, NY, run by Applewood restaurant owners Dave and Laura Shea, today welcomed a new litter of piglets! Dave and Laura had to miss the birth, as they left on a previously-booked vacation, which, they learned too late, was not well timed. They explained that
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Windsor Terrace Walgreens Gets Closer To Opening, Is Hiring

It looks like we’re actually, at long last, getting closer to the opening of the Windsor Terrace Walgreens, located on Prospect Avenue at 11th Avenue — though it seems like we’ll still have to wait a while for the Key Food. Opening dates for the Walgreens have come and gone — first they said spring, then
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Drink Your Way Through The Battle Of Brooklyn

In addition to the family-friendly events taking place at Green-Wood Cemetery this weekend to honor the Battle of Brooklyn, there’s another event planned for the area that will give you a taste of history — but also a taste of beer. Historian Connor Gaudet will be leading the 1st Annual Battle of Brooklyn Pub Crawl on Saturday,
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Open House Roundup

Ready for a peek inside some of the open houses that are taking place around the neighborhood this weekend? We’ve found gems in South Slope, Park Slope, and Windsor Terrace that boast everything from secluded backyards and modern red kitchens, to stained glass skylights and jacuzzi tubs. Check out the details below: 427 7th Avenue,
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Cyclists (And Bike Lane Blockers) Target Of New NYPD Sting

The NYPD has announced a two-week bicycle safety enforcement initiative called Operation Safe Cycle, which begins today, Wednesday, August 13 and continues through Tuesday, August 26. They say they’ll be targeting cyclists who fail to stop at red lights, disobey traffic signals or signs, ride the wrong direction against traffic, ride on the sidewalk, and