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0 Photo Of The Day: Frozen Spring
Spotted on Fuller Place by neighbor Sonia Ajwani. The next couple of days are still going to be a bit chilly, but we should hit 60 again by Saturday. Snap any South Slope photos lately? Share them with us! Add them to our Flickr group, tag them #southslope on Instagram, or email them to us at, and we’ll post them on the
Food & Drink
0 Afternoon Bite: Lunch Special At Mariella
Walking along 6th Avenue on Monday, we spotted a $10.95 lunch special at Mariella (492 6th Ave, between 12th and 13th) that was too good to pass up. The weather was still appropriately spring-like (curse you and your blasted snow, Mother Nature), so we snagged a spot on the patio and got ready to eat.
Art & Music
0 Design The New Park Slope 5th Avenue BID Logo And Win $5,000
Calling all artists! The Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District, which covers the area between Dean and 18th Streets, announced a contest on Wednesday that will award the winning designer of the BID’s new logo $5,000. Here’s what they’re looking for: A new logo that reflects the Park Slope Fifth Avenue area — a
Art & Music
0 Slope Kids Rocking NYC As Blue Lightning
It’s not often we get to spend the afternoon with an actual garage band, especially one whose members are ages nine to eleven, but the kids of Blue Lightning are quickly making a name for themselves around Brooklyn, and after a much talked about PS 295 Brooklyn Boogie Brunch performance, we wanted to learn a
0 Fireworks With A Side Of Snow
Good morning, South Slope. Did you have a restful night? No? You thought World War III was exploding over the neighborhood? You weren’t alone: Are the soviet missiles falling? #Parkslope — Evan Morgenstern (@evanjm02) April 16, 2014 Did #parkslope just get bombed or did a meth lab blow up? — Ryan Cox (@drunken7s) April 16,
0 Photo Of The Day: What Happened?
Neighbor Dianna D’Amico sent a photo of this “ageless beauty pondering where spring went” in Green-Wood today. Things won’t be as wet over the next few days, but temperatures will definitely be cooler than they have been. Hope you didn’t pack up those jackets yet. Snap any South Slope photos lately? Share them with us! Add
0 Neighborhood Corners Are Some Of Brooklyn’s Best
Last week, L Magazine released their list of the 50 best street corners in Brooklyn, and if you’re looking for a place to make a dramatic exit, or show a corporate giant who’s boss, you’re in the right neighborhood. Has somebody gotten on your last nerve, and you’re itching to “storm off in a huff?”
0 Hip Tot Returns To Greenwood Park April 27
Hip Tot Family Day makes its 2014 debut at Greenwood Park (555 7th Avenue, between 19th and 20th Streets) on Sunday, April 27, and brings along a stellar lineup that is sure to have you and the kids dancing around the beer garden. From noon to 3pm, enjoy arts and crafts, games, a sing-a-long with Rolie Polie
0 Bishop Ford High School Closing Its Doors In June
After 52 years on 19th Street, Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School will close at the end of the current school year. Principal Thomas Arria posted an open letter to parents after the conclusion of an emergency meeting by the school’s board of directors. “In its decision,” Arria wrote, “the board of directors cited declining enrollment
0 Muse Cafe & Tea Opens On 6th Avenue
Muse Cafe & Tea (497 6th Avenue at 12th Street) officially opened their doors this past weekend, so we stopped by on Monday afternoon to take a peek. Muse has a bit more seating than Red Horse did, but all of the chairs are stool-style, so it’s probably not going to be quite as comfortable to
0 Photo Of The Day: Monkeying Around
Spotted by writerlharrison. Snap any South Slope photos lately? Share them with us! Add them to our Flickr group, tag them #southslope on Instagram, or email them to us at, and we’ll post them on the blog. Looking for an easy way to stay connected? Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Police & Fire
0 Teenage Boys Attack South Slope Woman Friday Evening
A warm and pleasant evening turned violent after a woman was mugged on the corner of 12th Street and 6th Avenue Friday. According to a neighbor on the scene, the woman was attacked around 7pm on April 11 by four teenage boys. “She screamed and people literally came running from everywhere to help, including my
0 Abandoned South Slope Dog Finds Her Forever Home
We have some fantastic news that is sure to start your Monday off with a smile. Dottie, an abused and abandoned pup that was rescued from the streets in February by neighbors Brett and Ashley Affrunti, has been adopted. The couple posted the following message to Facebook on Monday morning: We have some VERY exciting
0 South Slope Rewind
Keep up to date with the neighborhood all week by subscribing to our newsletter, liking us on Facebook, following us on Twitter and Instagram, joining our Flickr group, and if you have questions or tips, emails us at Now for some of the stories you might have missed: We got to know neighbor Rob Farren, and his South Slope band Isle of
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