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0 South Slope Rewind
Keep up to date with the neighborhood all week: Subscribe to our newsletter, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, join our Flickr group, and if you have questions or tips, email us at editor@southslopenews.com. Now for some of the stories you might have missed: • New Pre-K spaces open at former
Real Estate
0 South Slope Rental Roundup
In the market for a new rental? We’ve found four gems that boast everything from private backyards to exposed brick and original finishes. Check out the details below: 7th Avenue, between 9th and 10th Streets Price: $1,800 Size: Studio, 1-bath Details: If you’re looking for a studio right smack dab in the middle of everything, check
Events
0 South Slope Weekend Events Spotlight: August 28 – September 1
It’s the long Labor Day weekend, y’all! With everything from historic games to holiday barbecues, you won’t have to go far for fun. Here are some of our favorite events from around the neighborhood: Free Carousel Rides When: Thursday, August 28, 12-6pm Where: Prospect Park What: It’s the last Thursday for free carousel rides in Prospect
Business
0 JuiceLand Makes Its Debut On 9th Street
Calling all juice fans! Austin-based JuiceLand recently opened their first Brooklyn store in the former We Buy Gold space on 9th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues. The bright space is small, with only a few seating options near the back wall, so don’t plan on hanging around for a leisurely morning at the juice
Events
0 South Slope Weekday Events Spotlight: August 25-28
Don’t wait until this weekend for a little neighborhood fun! With everything from stand up comedy to an end-of-summer concert, South Slope is definitely the place to be through Thursday. Dive Comedy When: Monday, August 25, 9pm Where: Freddy’s, 627 5th Avenue, between 17th and 18th Streets What: Nothing beats the Monday blues like a little
Real Estate
0 South Slope Rental Roundup
In the market for a new rental? We’ve found four gems that boast everything from a dangerous proximity to pretzel dumplings to laundry rooms. Check out the details below: 14th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues Price: $1,850 Size: 1-bed, 1-bath Details: First up is a sunny 1-bedroom with high ceilings, two large closets, hardwoods throughout,
Events
0 South Slope Weekday Events Spotlight: August 18-21
Don’t wait until this weekend for a little neighborhood fun! With everything from tween knitting circles to family fishing in Prospect Park, South Slope is definitely the place to be through Thursday. Raphael McGregor When: Monday, August 18, 7pm Where: Barbes, 376 9th Street and 6th Avenue What: Brain Cloud’s lap steel player Raphael McGregor and his
News
0 South Slope Rewind
Keep up to date with the neighborhood all week: Subscribe to our newsletter, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, join our Flickr group, and if you have questions or tips, email us at editor@southslopenews.com. Now for some of the stories you might have missed: • 5th Avenue says goodbye to Lindos, but another
Business
0 Has Beans Says Goodbye After 11 Years On 5th Avenue
Longtime 5th Avenue staple Has Beans has closed its doors. The cafe, located at 620 5th Avenue (between 17th and 18th Streets), posted a sign to the front window on Wednesday: It’s been a difficult week for this stretch of 5th Avenue, with Lindos (5th Avenue, between Prospect Avenue and 17th Street) also saying goodbye.
Real Estate
0 Open House Roundup
Ready for a peek inside some of the open houses that are taking place around the neighborhood this weekend? We’ve found gems in South Slope, Park Slope, and Windsor Terrace that boast everything from secluded backyards and modern red kitchens, to stained glass skylights and jacuzzi tubs. Check out the details below: 427 7th Avenue,
Events
0 South Slope Weekend Events Spotlight: August 14-17
Looking for something to do this weekend? With everything from Saturday Night Fever on wheels to Buddy the T-Rex at Lakeside, you won’t have to go far for fun. Here are some of our favorite events from around the neighborhood: Animal Encounter When: Thursdays and Fridays, 3-4pm Where: Audubon Center, Prospect Park What: Want to learn more
Business
0 Bright Kids NYC Opening 6th Avenue Park Slope Center
Looking to give the kids an academic boost for the coming school year? Bright Kids NYC is opening a new center at 438 6th Avenue (between 9th and 10th Streets), most recently occupied by Juguemos a Cantar. Like their three Manhattan locations, Bright Kids Park Slope will offer everything from test prep and academic assessments
Food & Drink
0 7th Avenue Snack Break: Apple Turnover From Espresso 77
Earlier this week we spotted an Instagram picture from neighbor deuceindc showing off a tasty looking cronut from Espresso 77 (410 7th Avenue, between 13th and 14th Streets). We’ve been itching to stop by for one of our own, but when we finally made our way to the cafe this morning, there were no cronuts to be
Greenmarket & CSA
0 PS 295 Market Closed Until September 11
Heads up if you were planning a visit to the PS 295 Market on Thursday. Parent coordinator Amy Janzen tells us the market is taking a summer breather so that they can help get the kids ready for a new school year. They’ll reopen on Thursday, September 11 with all sorts of late-summer goodies. In
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