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Real Estate
0 South Slope 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 that boast everything from park views and chef’s kitchens, to walk-in closets and a spot in the Ansonia. Check out the details below: 16 Prospect Park Southwest, between Prospect Park West and
Events
0 South Slope Weekend Events Spotlight: September 18-21
Looking for something to do this weekend? With everything from cult movie trivia to football in the pub, you won’t have to go far for fun. Here’s some of our favorite events from around the neighborhood through Sunday: Free Public Rowing When: Thursday, September 18, 4-7pm Where: Boat ramp on Well House Drive, Prospect Park
Events
0 South Slope Weekday Events Spotlight: September 15-18
Don’t wait until this weekend for a little neighborhood fun! With everything from toddlers on roller skates to a sea shanties, the Slope is definitely the place to be through Thursday. Here’s some of our favorite events from around the area: Toddler Tuesday When: Every Tuesday, 9:30am-12pm Where: Prospect Park, LeFrak Center at Lakeside What: Hit the
Art & Music
0 Spielberg’s “St. James Place” Filming In The Area On Friday
Ready for a little star spotting? Steven Spielberg’s St. James Place, starring Tom Hanks, Amy Ryan, Eve Hewson, and Alan Alda, is scheduled to film in the neighborhood on Friday, September 19, from 6am to 10pm. The spy drama, which spent the last few weeks in Dumbo, is based on the life of James Donovan (Hanks), who according to
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: • Bumps, bruises, brilliant vehicles, and lots of
Real Estate
0 South Slope Rental Roundup
In the market for a new rental? We’ve got four gems that boast everything from budget basement finds to renovated studios across from the park. Check out the details below: 7th Avenue and 20th Street Price: $1,400 Size: 1-bed, 1-bath Details: First up is a budget friendly basement apartment on Craigslist. The 400-square-foot unit features an open living and
Business
0 Sparkling Wine Restaurant Sekt Closes Its Doors
The small plate and sparkling wine restaurant Sekt, opened by Korzo owner Otto Zizak in the El Rincon Familiar space at 651 5th Avenue (between 18th and 19th Street), appears to have closed, as many neighbors recently pointed out after we gave it a brief mention in a post about new businesses on this stretch
Business
0 Beva Moves To Larger 7th Avenue Storefront
Children’s clothing and accessories store Beva, which opened at the corner of 14th Street and 7th Avenue in November of 2013, recently moved to larger storefront at 340 7th Avenue (between 9th and 10th Streets). The new space is definitely less stifling than its 300-square-foot predecessor, giving shop owners Betty and Eva a lot more
Events
0 South Slope Weekend Events Spotlight: September 11-14
Looking for something to do this weekend? With everything from a songwriter deathmatch to a community showcase with the local NYPD, you won’t have to go far for fun. Here’s some of our favorite events from around the neighborhood through Sunday: Free Public Rowing When: Thursday, September 11, 4-7pm Where: Boat ramp on Well House Drive, Prospect
Business
0 Men’s Clothing Store Coming To 5th Avenue Dreamy’s Space
Dreamy’s mattress store (480 5th Avenue at 11th Street), which was reportedly for lease in May of this year, has closed its doors, and it looks like we’ve got a men’s clothing store ready to take its pace. When we walked passed the building on Tuesday, an open door revealed rows and rows of men’s suits and shirts hanging
Business
0 Pitas & Sticks Brings Greek Delights To 9th Street
Pitas & Sticks, located in the former Atomic Wings space at 321 9th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), officially opened their doors to the public on September 5, and employees tell us that business over the last few days has been hopping. The interior is nice and crisp, with an industrial mix of metal, brick,
Events
0 South Slope Weekday Events Spotlight: September 8-11
Don’t wait until this weekend for a little neighborhood fun! With everything from a moonlight walking tour of Green-Wood to a new dance fitness class in Prospect Park, the Slope is definitely the place to be through Thursday. Here’s some of our favorite events from around the area: Brain Cloud When: Monday, September 8, 7pm Where:
Real Estate
0 South Slope 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 that boast everything from gigantic decks and industrial designs, to town homes and a spot in the Ansonia. Check out the details below: 155 15th Street, between 4th and 5th Avenues
Business
0 Pitas & Sticks Set To Open On 9th Street
If you’ve had a hankering for some Greek cuisine, we bring good news from 9th Street. Pitas & Sticks owner John Stamos tells us that the new restaurant, taking over the Atomic Wings space at 321 9th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), is scheduled to open sometime this week. The menu, which you can
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