Daily Archives: January 11, 2013

Photos Flowers at RTS

Flowers placed outside the door of Ramirez Travel this morning. 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.
Events Polar Bear Morning

Looking for a not-to-miss family activity this Sunday? Powerhouse on 8th (1111 8th Ave) will be hosting a weekly children’s story time, starting this Sunday, January 13, at 11:30am. New York Times bestselling author, Lauren Thompson, and illustrator, Stephen Savage, both of Brooklyn, will read from their book Polar Bear Morning, a brightly colored tale of
Health flubug

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced today that this year’s flu levels have reached epidemic proportions here in the United States, with NYC included in a list of 24 states that are currently experiencing high levels of flu activity. First of all, don’t panic. We’re not about to reenact a scene from Outbreak
Events 4th Ave Safety Visioning Workshop

Forth on Fourth Avenue (FOFA), a committee of the Park Slope Civic Council working towards creating a safe, multiuse, clean, and green Fourth Avenue, is opening the conversation to the community on January 23, at their Community Meeting on Fourth Avenue Traffic Issues. FOFA will provide maps and other resources to support identification of problem areas, and to inspire
Real Estate Garden 17th Street btwn 5th and 6th 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 this week. Check ‘em out and let us know what you think: 17th Street between 5th and 6th Ave Hello tree-filled, private garden (shown above). We’d probably take this just for the outdoor
Food & Drink Jubilat

Did you catch our very own Jubilat Provisions (606 5th Ave) in the New York Times yesterday? The Polish meat market, owned by Krzysztof Kuna, and his brother-in-law Stanley Myjak, just celebrated its 22 anniversary in November 2012, and is a staple for those who love Eastern European goodies. I’ll never forget the time I was desperately
Police & Fire Morales Reward Poster

Police are offering a $12,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the death of Jesse Morales, who was attacked during an apparent robbery on Wednesday night on 18th Street. If you know anything, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS, and refer to poster number BK2414. The public