Daily Archives: January 17, 2013

History My husband
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A fallen marker at Green-Wood Cemetery that was filled with mud and rainwater. 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.
Transportation 18th St and 5th Ave Crossing Signal
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We spotted this tweet earlier in the week from @zealousidler: Just called 311 about the missing pedestrian signal on 18 th and 5th ave. Hope to see a replacement soon. #Southslope#Sandy — Liza (@zealousidler) January 11, 2013 Sure enough: Funny thing is, though, nobody seems to know where the crossing signal, which was damaged during
Art & Music Roots
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Looking for something do to tonight? Roots Cafe (639 5th Ave) is holding a benefit show for Sandy Relief, featuring musical guests, Gypsy George, Bryan Nebel, Greg Cornell, Brother Hamm & Rabbi Darkside, Justin Kilburn, and Ryan Lamm. Photographer Thomas Rupolo will also be there selling and signing copies of his book, Images of Red
History Time Capsule
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Under the category of wicked cool news, staff at Green-Wood Cemetery have discovered a time capsule, which they believe dates back to 1954. Historian Jeff Richmond tells us that the box has been opened, and the contents are in the process of drying. We’ll keep you updated on what they find inside! If we created
Business Leo-Torres-Tattoo
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Torres Tattoos has officially opened in their new space, formerly occupied by the Little Buddy Biscuit Company, at 635 5th Ave. The shop is right down the street from their old address at 643 5th Ave. Owner, Leo Torres, happily told us that a business boom brought about the move. “We just keep getting busier
Events Roller Skates
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From hilarious teen angst to love and plastic surgery, there’s plenty to do around South Slope this weekend. These are our top picks: Thursday, January 17 It’s back! Come Cringe at Freddy’s (627 5th Ave) tonight, as brave souls read from their “teenage diaries, journals, notes, letters, poems, abandoned rock operas, and other general representations of the
Health Olivia Anselmo
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If you’ve always wanted to give yoga a go, or are just looking for a new space to get bendy with it, stop by the Park Slope Academy of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s (518 5th Ave) free yoga seminar, scheduled for Tuesday, January 22, from 7:30pm – 8:30pm. Lead by 12 year veteran, Olivia Anselmo, the seminar will