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Sports prospect park lake
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Always wanted to try your hand at rowing in the Prospect Park Lake? In the coming months, the Prospect Park Alliance and the Village Community Boathouse are teaming up to make rowing accessible to all. From 12-4pm on the following Saturdays, rowing in the park is completely free: June 14, 21, and 28 July 12, 19, and 26 August
Events Dodgers (crop)
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Happy baseball season! If your heart still aches for “Dem Bums” the Brooklyn Dodgers, make your way to The Park Slope Library on Thursday, April 3, for The Brooklyn Dodgers: An American Tradition. Following the film, fans can look forward to a discussion session, so bring your favorite memories and get ready to reminisce. The
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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
Events camba run
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Because we at South Slope News believe in CAMBA‘s mission, we have partnered with them to help raise awareness and funds to support their amazing work right here in our community and beyond. May 4 is just about 12 weeks away, and with it CAMBA’s 2nd Annual Healthy Way 5k Run/Walk in Prospect Park. Registration is open for the 9am
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Looking to watch the big game on Sunday with friends and beers? Our South Slope watering holes have you covered. We’ve got your breakdown of who’s showing the game, who has specials, and where you can even score some free food and prizes. Black Horse Pub, 568 5th Avenue (corner of 16th Street) Black Horse will
Kids & Family baseball
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The current weather may be more conducive to ice skating than baseball, but travel team tryouts are happening now. The three main travel baseball teams in this section of Brooklyn are the SFX Huskies, the Brooklyn Bonnies, and the 78th Precinct Bulldogs. SFX and 78th Precinct also have house teams (registration is open now). Ball players must be four
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With the $74 million Lakeside project in Prospect Park set to open in just a few weeks, the Prospect Park Alliance and the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation have announced prices, hours, and more details about the Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Center. The two rinks feature more than 31,000 square feet of total surface (a 5,000-square-foot covered rink
Sports NYC Snow Bus
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If you liked being able to catch a bus to the beach directly from Park Slope over the summer, you might be interested in hopping on one that will take you to the snowy hills this winter. NYC Beach Bus is running as NYC Snow Bus starting on December 13, with four pick-up locations (including the Barclays Center
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Looking for a way to show some love for Prospect Park and enjoy a little Brooklyn Cyclones baseball? Don’t miss the Prospect Park Alliance’s Night Out at the Ballpark, scheduled for Thursday, July 18 at 7pm. Tickets are $16, and since it’s community night, $6 from every ticket will go straight to Prospect Park. All ticket holders
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In the mood for some good old-fashioned summer sportsmanship? If tennis is your game, try your hand at the first ever Battle of the Boroughs Tennis Challenge. It’s a brand new adult recreational tournament taking place in parks from each borough, and all proceeds will support City Parks Tennis, which provides free tennis lessons and activities for
Kids & Family baseball3 TN
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Although winter is making another push this morning, the weather should be beautiful for Saturday’s annual little league parade through Park Slope and Prospect Park. The 10am parade, which features thousands of pint-sized players, their friends, family and community leaders, will kick off at 7th Avenue and 2nd Street, march over to 9th Street, turn
Food & Drink Freddy's Super Bowl TN
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Are you ready for some football? The Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers are going head to head this Sunday at 6:30pm, and South Slope bars are definitely hopping. No surprise here, Freddy’s (627 5th Ave) will be showing the game on their HD big screen. Even if you’re not a big fan of
Kids & Family South Brooklyn Baseball
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The new year is here and it’s getting colder. It may feel strange to start talking baseball but, if you’re going to strap on cleats in warmer weather, it’s time to register. Sign ups for the South Brooklyn Baseball League are now open. The league offers indoor training for softball and baseball on Sundays, January 6 through March
Food & Drink Dram Shuffleboard
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If you’re under the impression that shuffle board is only played by geriatrics on a cruise ship, think again. The table variety is wicked fun, especially when played in a favorite local watering hole, with a beer close at hand. If this sounds like something that’s up your alley, give The Dram Shop (339 9th Street)
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