Monthly Archives: November, 2012

Photos Emperor's Collection
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Made from the finest cloth imaginable. The colors and the patterns are extraordinarily beautiful, and in addition, this material has the amazing property that it is invisible to anyone who is incompetent or stupid. Have a neighborhood photo to share? Send it to editor@southslopenews.com or add it to the South Slope News Flickr Group, and we’ll post
Shopping buy the bag 3
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An exciting new retail destination is on the horizon. If you’re an adventurous shopper, Buy the Bag has your name written all over it. Housing Works, a nonprofit organization benefiting homelessness and those living with HIV/AIDS, opens their newest charity shop, Buy the Bag, at 159 28th Street on Saturday at noon. Don’t expect racks of
Holidays Santa by Jessica Wilson on Flickr
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Have you always dreamed of playing one of the most important roles that December calls for? Here’s your chance! The Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID is looking for someone to play “Santa” at a couple of events: Dec. 15th in the South Slope & Dec. 22 in the North Slope. Interested? Email them info@parkslopefifthavenuebid.com! Real
Business Powerhouse 2
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POWERHOUSE on 8th, located in the old Reel Life space at 1111 8th Avenue, opened last Wednesday, so we decided to stop by this morning and check it out. For this book junkie, it was love at first sight. The little sister to Dumbo’s POWERHOUSE Arena, which faced significant damage in the wake of Sandy,
Photos Cat Hula Girl Shell
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A cat, a hula girl and a shell walk into a bar…. Have a neighborhood photo to share? Send it to editor@southslopenews.com or add it to the South Slope News Flickr Group, and we’ll post it to the site.
Events Hootenanny
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From holiday art sales to free yoga, there’s plenty to do around South Slope this weekend, and these are our top picks. Thursday, November 29 Thursday through Sunday, 440 Gallery will be hosting a holiday art sale, featuring original works by local artists. The best part is that, with items ranging from $4.40 to $440, there
Art & Music Open Source Soup Kitchen
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Are you an artist who can also whip up an impressive one-pot meal? If so, be sure to sign up for Open Source Gallery’s fifth annual soup kitchen. Starting December 8 and continuing throughout the month for as many days as they have volunteers, the nonprofit community art house will invite “neighbors, artists, and others who
Art & Music virtue
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The most traveled statue in NYC will soon be settling down in Green-Wood Cemetery. Designed in 1920 by Frederick MacMonnies as an allegory of virtue over vice, the statue, which made its debut at City Hall during the height of the women’s suffrage movement, faced criticism from day one. Depicted as two female serpents, Vice winds
Art & Music virtue
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The most traveled statue in NYC will soon be settling down in Green-Wood Cemetery. Designed in 1920 by Frederick MacMonnies as an allegory of virtue over vice, the statue, which made its debut at City Hall during the height of the women’s suffrage movement, faced criticism from day one. Depicted as two female serpents, Vice winds
Art & Music virtue
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The most traveled statue in NYC will soon be settling down in Green-Wood Cemetery. Designed in 1920 by Frederick MacMonnies as an allegory of virtue over vice, the statue, which made its debut at City Hall during the height of the women’s suffrage movement, faced criticism from day one. Depicted as two female serpents, Vice winds
Health Neil Jaffee
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Heroes come in many shapes and sizes. You don’t need x-ray vision or a flowing cape to save a life, just a sense of humanity and, at times, a great deal of courage. Neil Jaffee is looking for just such a hero. A member of the Park Slope Jewish Center, Neil is facing end-stage kidney
Photos Cow 1
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A few days ago, we snapped a shot of the Flipster’s Cow grazing in front of their restaurant on 7th Avenue and 9th Street. I’ve obviously been spending too much time with our elf on the shelf, because I noticed this morning that the bovine has moo-ved (sorry, couldn’t resist). Have a neighborhood photo to share?
Holidays Bathroom Pine Cones
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There is nothing better than the welcoming scent of Christmas wafting through your home. While favorite seasonal smells obviously vary from person to person, our home has always been sentimental for a spicy, cinnamon essence. The best way that we’ve found to keep that aroma lingering is with scented pine cones. It is easy, albeit
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