Daily Archives: January 4, 2013

Photos Security

Somebody saw Dude, Where’s my Car one too many times…. Have a neighborhood photo to share? Send it to editor@southslopenews.com, add it to the South Slope News Flickr Group, or tag it #southslope on Instagram, and we’ll post it to the site. Photo via Carryboo
Real Estate 715 5th Ave

In the market for a new rental? You’re in luck, because we’ve put together some of our favorite listings from the neighborhood for the week. Check ‘em out and let us know what you think: 16th Street at 7th Ave If you’ve been dreaming of a private home, this 3-bed, 2-bath, 1875 carriage house on
Transportation B69 Bus Sign via themechanism on Flickr

The MTA is restoring a number of bus services that were cut in 2010, including the weekend service of the B69, which runs through our area. According to Gothamist, the restoration of a number of lines starts this weekend. The B69 runs along McDonald Ave in Kensington up through Windsor Terrace, then turns along 7th Avenue, then heads through
Kids & Family Spellbound Storytime

We’ve got a new storytime coming to South Slope. Starting on January 7, Spellbound Theatre will be offering a weekly drop-in storytime at Crespella Cafe (1658 8th Avenue). The group, who has another storytime on Wednesdays at The Birth Day Presence Studio, blends music, stories, nursery rhymes, and puppets into an interactive program for kids
Health Armory YMCA Baby Boot Camp

It is that time of the year when it is too cold outside to linger at the playground, running is relegated to the hard core, and exercise options move indoors. We are lucky to have two Y’s within a few blocks of each other, the Prospect Park branch at 357 9th Street, and the Armory
History Minerva

This year marks the 175 birthday of our beloved Green-Wood. To celebrate, the cemetery has created a special anniversary calendar on their website. Historian, Jeff Richmond, discussed the calendar in a recent blog entry: Each day: a sentence or two and an image. Some of those entries will be dates pertaining to Green-Wood, others will