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0 South Slope Weekday Events Spotlight: September 22-25
Don’t wait until this weekend for a little neighborhood fun! With everything from toddlers on roller skates to stand-up comedy to a tour of Prospect Park’s ecological restoration, the Slope is definitely the place to be through Thursday. Here’s some of our favorite events from around the area: Dive Comedy When: Monday, September 22, 9pm Where: Freddy’s, 627 5th
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0 Long Meadow Ballfields Closed This Winter For Revitalization
To help renew the fields from heavy use over the past year, Prospect Park will close the Long Meadow Ballfields to the public this winter. Starting this past Friday, September 19, fencing went up around the area to help it recuperate for the spring season. Organized sports on the fields must have permits through November 30, then
Transportation
0 Weekday Subway Service Advisories For Local Lines
This week isn’t looking too bad for those who may be riding our local subway lines late at night — just a couple of things to look out for, via the MTA: G trains run every 30 minutes between Court Sq and Bedford-Nostrand Avs Late nights, 11pm to 5am, Monday to Friday, until September 26 Service
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0 Brooklyn News Roundup
After a busy week, here’s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! We’ve pulled together some of our favorite recent stories from our sister sites, as well as some other fascinating pieces that are worth a read this weekend: The Flatbush Frolic is this Sunday – which
Shopping
0 Weekend Stoop Sales: September 20-21
Looking to do a little bargain hunting this weekend? A few neighbors are hosting stoop sales, so if you’re out and about, you may want to scope out some new-to-you stuff. Here’s where you should be if you’re hoping to find a deal: Where: 12th Street between 8th Avenue & Prospect Park West When: Saturday, September 20, starts at
Business
0 Align Brooklyn Celebrates Grand Opening With Free Event Tonight
Two South Slope neighbors are opening Align Brooklyn, a fitness studio that integrates yoga, Pilates, functional training, chiropractic therapy, and nutritional information, on the second floor of 579 5th Avenue, on the corner of 16th Street, and they’re celebrating tonight, Friday, September 19 from 6-9pm, by welcoming the community to see the new space. It’s
Real Estate
0 South Slope 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 that boast everything from park views and chef’s kitchens, to walk-in closets and a spot in the Ansonia. Check out the details below: 16 Prospect Park Southwest, between Prospect Park West and
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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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“Henrietta’s” Ghost Sign Revealed On 9th Street

The 9st Laundrette Cleaners recently closed at 334 9th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, after nearly 20 years in business, and now that the awning has been removed, it’s revealed an old ghost sign for a long-gone business. The outline of the letters are for Henrietta’s, a bridal gown boutique, which we know was there, but
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Adopt Honeybun, A Pitbull Mix Dumped In Prospect Park

Neighbors, meet Honeybun – an ultra sweet three-year-old Pitbull mix who was dumped in Prospect Park. A good samaritan found Honeybun and brought her to Sean Casey Animal Rescue’s shelter, and the local rescue group (which does all kinds of amazing work in the community) is now looking for a home for her. “Honeybun is a
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Align Brooklyn Celebrates Grand Opening With Free Event Tonight

Two South Slope neighbors are opening Align Brooklyn, a fitness studio that integrates yoga, Pilates, functional training, chiropractic therapy, and nutritional information, on the second floor of 579 5th Avenue, on the corner of 16th Street, and they’re celebrating tonight, Friday, September 19 from 6-9pm, by welcoming the community to see the new space. It’s
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South Slope Weekday Events Spotlight: September 22-25

Don’t wait until this weekend for a little neighborhood fun! With everything from toddlers on roller skates to stand-up comedy to a tour of Prospect Park’s ecological restoration, the Slope is definitely the place to be through Thursday. Here’s some of our favorite events from around the area: Dive Comedy When: Monday, September 22, 9pm Where: Freddy’s, 627 5th
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South Slope 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 that boast everything from park views and chef’s kitchens, to walk-in closets and a spot in the Ansonia. Check out the details below: 16 Prospect Park Southwest, between Prospect Park West 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