If you’re looking for a crazy cute way to show your valentine that you care this week, look no further than the Wildlife Conservation Society. The group has a series of Valentine’s Day cards on their website that you can email to your sweetie. Best of all, they’re free! The Wildlife Conservation Society operates the
Whether you’re looking for gift for your sweetheart, or perhaps a little deal on something for yourself, the Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District is hoping you’ll “Love, Shop, Eat, and Drink Local” this Valentine’s Day. They’ve organized a Valentine’s Week celebration, which started on Monday, February 10. Just look for red tinsel hearts on the doors of some
As we wander about our modern neighborhood, caught up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it’s easy to ignore the long and vibrant history of our community. Let’s remedy that. Every weekend, we’ll take a step back, with the help of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle archives, and explore what was happening around South Slope
Presidents’ week mid-winter recess is fast approaching. We’ve found 14 Brooklyn camps that still have spots available and are sure to be tons of fun. Arts Barking Cat Studio 216 Greenwood Avenue, Windsor Terrace, 718-686-1132 Ages 5-10 Artists use the city as inspiration. In the afternoon artists rejoin at the studio to relax with yoga. Brooklyn
We’ve taken the stress out of finding the perfect Valentine’s Day restaurant. Here is a short list of romantic but casual restaurants perfect for a quiet date. To find these restaurants, I picked the brains of three Park Slope and South Slope neighbors. These ladies travel to the far reaches of Brooklyn chasing restaurant reviews
If you’re looking for a way to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the kids on Monday, January 20, consider visiting Lefferts Historic House for Community Conversations with Kids: A Conversation About Service and the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sponsored by New York Council for the Humanities, and geared toward children in elementary
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Have a fun, joyous, and safe New Year’s Eve everybody! And when you wake up tomorrow hoping for a big plate of pancakes, a bottle of painkillers, or your mail to be delivered, here’s what you’ll need to know about what’s open, closed, or running on a different schedule: Government Offices, Parking, and Sanitation Government
Though Christmas was only a couple days ago, if you want to start planning how to get rid of that lovely tree, here are some options. Please note, you must remove all decorations from your tree before disposing of it at these events! MulchFest at Prospect Park When: Saturday, January 11 and Sunday, January 12, 10am-2pm
If you’re sticking close to home this New Year’s Eve (Tuesday, December 31), our South Slope bars are ready to help you start 2014 off with a bang. All events have free admission, and the bonus of being close enough to home that you may not have to find a cab at the night’s end!
Friends and neighbors, there’s no need to crowd into Times Square to watch a ball drop! Go Brooklyn this New Year’s Eve and make your way to Prospect Park for their annual fireworks display. Starting at 11pm, there will be hot chocolate and music at Grand Army Plaza, and before the clock strikes midnight, Brooklyn
Wishing all of our friends and neighbors a very Merry Christmas. Photo by nmzt
It’s almost time for Santa’s big arrival, and if you’ve decided to stick close to the Slope this Christmas, here’s a breakdown of what’s open, what’s closed, and what’s running on a different schedule. Government Offices, Parking, and Sanitation Government offices, including the Department of Motor Vehicles, are closed. Courts are also closed. There is
Whether you’re looking for a place to bring the whole family, or just looking for a spot to have a quiet meal, several restaurants around the Slope will be open and serving Christmas Eve dinner on Tuesday, December 24. Here are some of the options – but remember, if you’d like to make a reservation,
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