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Real Estate
0 Neighborhood Open House Roundup
It’s time for a peek inside some of the open houses that are taking place in South Slope and Windsor Terrace, and this weekend we’ve got everything from backyard gardens and cafe kitchens, to central AC and spa baths. Check ‘em out and let us know what you think. 500 4th Avenue, between 12th and 13th
Events
0 South Slope Weekday Events Spotlight: July 28-31
Don’t wait until this weekend for a little neighborhood fun! With everything from knitting circles to boot camp, South Slope is definitely the place to be through Thursday. Shape Up NYC: Couch To 5k When: Monday, July 28, 7pm Where: Meets in Prospect Park on the porch of Lefferts Historic House What: Don’t let the summer
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: • A bodacious bulldog took first prize at
Real Estate
0 South Slope Rental Roundup: Under $2,000
On the lookout for a new apartment? You’re in luck, because we’ve rounded up four homes that have recently hit the market and are available to rent. Best of all, they’re all under $2,000 a month. Check out the details below, and let us know what you think. 19th Street, between 4th and 5th Avenues Price:
Events
0 South Slope Weekend Events Spotlight: July 24-27
Looking for something to do this weekend? With everything from the star crossed lovers to creatures of the night, you won’t have to go far for fun. Here’s 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 about
Education
0 Stock Up On Fresh Tomatoes At Thursday’s PS 295 Market
School may be out for the summer, but the PS 295 Farmers Market continues to fill neighborhood bellies with fresh fruit and veg from around the area. The market, run by the teachers, parents, and students of PS 295, was launched in 2013 and offers a vast array of produce grown in the school’s garden,
Business
0 Sweet Charity Alive And Well On The Web
Sweet Charity’s life as a brick and mortar store (located at 411 7th Avenue, between 13th and 14th Streets) has officially come to an end. The shop’s manager, Alison, confirmed the news via email on Monday. “Due to high overhead costs,” she explained, “and the fact that the retail model is changing so drastically for businesses,
Events
0 South Slope Weekday Events Spotlight: July 21-24
Don’t wait until this weekend for a little neighborhood fun! With everything from Rally Caps, Rain Delays, and Racing Sausages to a musical journey at Freddy’s, South Slope is definitely the place to be through Thursday. Shape Up NYC: Couch To 5k When: Monday, July 21, 7pm Where: Meets in Prospect Park on the porch of
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: • We discovered karate, community, and hope
Volunteering
0 Volunteer Alert: Help Beautify Joseph Mayrose Park Saturday
Looking for a fun way to give back to the community this weekend? Join neighbors from PS 295, MS 88, and the Gowanus Canal Conservancy on Saturday, July 19, from 11am to 3pm, as they weed Detective Joseph Mayrose Park (17th Street at the Prospect Expressway) and plant native wildflowers. The resulting pollinator garden will be
Real Estate
0 South Slope Open House Roundup
It’s time once again for a peek inside some of the open houses that are taking place around the neighborhood, and this weekend, we’ve got everything from incredible rooftop views and washing machines, to central AC and bike storage. Check ‘em out and let us know what you think. 481 12th Street, between 8th Avenue and Prospect
Business
0 Sweet Charity Closes 7th Avenue Store
Neighbor Leslie Albrecht sent word last week that gift and home goods store Sweet Charity (411 7th Avenue, between 13th and 14th Streets) would soon be closing its doors, and when we peeked through the window on Wednesday, a large portion of the space was already cleared out. While signage above the business still says Sweet
Events
0 South Slope Weekend Events Spotlight: July 17-20
Looking for something to do this weekend? With everything from the return of South Slope Summer Strolls, to science projects at the library, you won’t have to go far for fun. Here’s some of our favorite events from around the neighborhood: Animal Encounter When: Thursdays and Fridays, 3-4pm Where: Audubon Center, Prospect Park What: Want
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