Daily Archives: January 16, 2013

Photos boots

Is anybody else tired of all this rain? Thankfully, the forecast for the next few days is calling for a bit more sun. 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.
Police & Fire Guns

Yesterday Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a sweeping, bi-partisan gun control measure into law, the first in the nation following last month’s horrific school shooting in Newtown, CT. Our local Assemblymembers Joan L. Millman (District 52) and James Brennan (District 44) joined their colleagues in a 104-to-43 vote to pass the measure. An expanded ban on assault rifles went into effect immediately,
Food & Drink white castle

When planning a romantic Valentine’s Day evening, many South Slope restaurants, such as Applewood, Lot2, and Talde, might come to mind. Well, thanks to Gothamist, we’ve discovered what is sure to be the hottest reservation for February 14, 2013: White Castle. That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, White Castle is officially taking Valentine’s Day dinner reservations,
Kids & Family PS Day Camp

It doesn’t seem like it now, but summer will be on us before we know it. In fact, summer camp open houses have begun and will continue through April. We’ve compiled a list of day camps, organized by theme, happening around Brooklyn. Most of the camps provide limited transportation. If your child feels they are
Police & Fire pss_policecar

A violent daytime mugging took place on 8th Avenue and 13th Street this past Sunday, January 13. According to Patch: The 29-year-old victim told police that another woman, whom she has never met before, started a fight with her while standing on the northwest corner of Eighth Avenue and 13th Street at around 12:25 p.m.
News bingo TN

Kickstart the end of the week with a little MotherF**kin Bingo at Bar 4 (444 7th Ave), tonight starting at 8pm. Hosted by Jo Firestone (Punderdome 3000), the weekly event is, “kind of like regular bingo, if regular bingo was a little sassier, and slightly more humiliating.” Bingo. It’s not just for Grandma, anymore. Afterward, belt
Art & Music Peace for Elephants at Jaya

Stay healthy and support a wonderful cause at Jaya Yoga Center (1626 8th Avenue). The school currently has six works of art on display, all by Brooklyn artists, that will be auctioned off this spring (date to be announced) by Peace for Elephants. The local organization, co-foundecd by Meghan and Brad Holland, seeks to raise