Daily Archives: December 5, 2012

Holidays 14th Street Lights
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You can’t go wrong with penguins and Peanuts. Christmas display spotted on 14th Street between 4th and 5th Ave. 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.
Food & Drink Good Fork TN
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If you haven’t had a chance to stop by Skylark (477 5th Avenue) recently, now is definitely the time. The Good Fork, whose Red Hook restaurant sustained severe damage at the hands of Sandy, has been operating out of Skylark since early November. Although they’re not offering a full menu, with choices like maple bacon deviled
Events Christmas Comes But Once a Year on YouTube
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Get in the holiday spirit with some old Christmas cartoons tonight at Freddy’s, where they’ll be screened on 16mm film. Walter Taylor, a film archivist, is hosting a night of vintage Christmas animation and musical shorts from the 1930s. It starts at 8pm in the Backroom of the bar at 627 5th Ave, between 17th and 18th Streets.
Food & Drink Darling Clementines
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It might not feel like it, but winter has arrived in South Slope. How do we know? The clementines are here. A variety of mandarin orange, clementines are easy to peel, super sweet and smell amazing. We snagged our first bag at Steve’s C-Town (329 9th Street) yesterday morning and have already eaten enough for
Food & Drink Toby's
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How could Toby’s Public House get any better? By adding mimosas to the menu: Hey everyone! After enough of you asked about it, we decided to make a change. Sooooo, now we will be serving Mimosas!!! At $5.00 a pop. Not just during happy hour, but all the time. We will be working on a special
Food & Drink Crespella Tomato, Mozzarella and Pesto
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Lunchtime is here, but the weather is far too beautiful to order in. Head over to Crespella on 8th, and give one of their new panini a spin. We tried the tomato, mozzarella, and pesto ($8) yesterday, and will definitely be back for more. Crespella Caffe is located at 1658 8th Avenue. Hours are 7am-8pm,
Events Wikimedia Commons
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Hanukkah begins the evening of Saturday, December 8, and to help get everyone in the holiday spirit, we thought it would be fun to explore some traditional foods served around the festival of lights. If you weren’t hungry before, you will be after reading this post. Familiar with sufganyiot? We weren’t either, until Park Slope
History via Mr. Breakfast
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Ah, Grape Nuts. You can eat them cold, hot, dry, in a smoothie….it’s quite the Renaissance cereal. Did you know, though, that the tiny whole-grain nuggets also have mystical healing powers? According to an ad published in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle on this day in 1902, the cereal is a miracle cure for whooping cough.