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Photos
0 Photo Of The Day: What Happened?
Neighbor Dianna D’Amico sent a photo of this “ageless beauty pondering where spring went” in Green-Wood today. Things won’t be as wet over the next few days, but temperatures will definitely be cooler than they have been. Hope you didn’t pack up those jackets yet. Snap any South Slope photos lately? Share them with us! Add
Police & Fire
0 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
Neighbors
0 Neighborhood Corners Are Some Of Brooklyn’s Best
Last week, L Magazine released their list of the 50 best street corners in Brooklyn, and if you’re looking for a place to make a dramatic exit, or show a corporate giant who’s boss, you’re in the right neighborhood. Has somebody gotten on your last nerve, and you’re itching to “storm off in a huff?”
Events
0 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
Education
0 Bishop Ford High School Closing Its Doors In June
After 52 years on 19th Street, Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School will close at the end of the current school year. Principal Thomas Arria posted an open letter to parents after the conclusion of an emergency meeting by the school’s board of directors. “In its decision,” Arria wrote, “the board of directors cited declining enrollment
Business
0 Muse Cafe & Tea Opens On 6th Avenue
Muse Cafe & Tea (497 6th Avenue at 12th Street) officially opened their doors this past weekend, so we stopped by on Monday afternoon to take a peek. Muse has a bit more seating than Red Horse did, but all of the chairs are stool-style, so it’s probably not going to be quite as comfortable to
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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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Neighborhood Restaurants Shine During A Taste Of Fifth 2014

The restaurants and bars of 5th Avenue brought their A game to A Taste of Fifth 2014 from the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID on Wednesday night, and as a sold out crowd descended on The Grand Prospect Hall, it quickly became apparent that organizers knocked this year’s event out of the park. We spent the evening
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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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Abandoned South Slope Dog Finds Her Forever Home

We have some fantastic news that is sure to start your Monday off with a smile. Dottie, an abused and abandoned pup that was rescued from the streets in February by neighbors Brett and Ashley Affrunti, has been adopted. The couple posted the following message to Facebook on Monday morning: We have some VERY exciting
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Neighborhood Corners Are Some Of Brooklyn’s Best

Last week, L Magazine released their list of the 50 best street corners in Brooklyn, and if you’re looking for a place to make a dramatic exit, or show a corporate giant who’s boss, you’re in the right neighborhood. Has somebody gotten on your last nerve, and you’re itching to “storm off in a huff?”
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Muse Cafe & Tea Opens On 6th Avenue

Muse Cafe & Tea (497 6th Avenue at 12th Street) officially opened their doors this past weekend, so we stopped by on Monday afternoon to take a peek. Muse has a bit more seating than Red Horse did, but all of the chairs are stool-style, so it’s probably not going to be quite as comfortable to
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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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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