Browsing: South Park Slope

Art & Music Alice-Waters-Poster

Looking for a unique night on the town this month? Join P.S. 107 as they welcome chef, cookbook author and local food activist Alice Waters on November  21. The evening begins with Ms. Waters autographing her new cookbook, The Art of Simple Food II: Recipes, Flavor, and inspiration from the New Kitchen Garden, at 5:15pm, followed at 6:15pm with a
Art & Music Elementary Shooting On 13th Street

The television industry sure loves 13th Street. We spotted the CBS drama Elementary, a modern day telling of Sherlock Holmes starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu, over on 13th Street, between 3rd and 4th Avenue (they’ll be there until 10pm tonight if you want to swing by). NBC’s crime drama The Blacklist, starring James Spader, is shooting on 13th
Politics de blasio voting

Friends and neighbors, election day is here, which can only mean one thing. It’s time for the totally (un)official South Slope News voter poll.
History gifts

If you’ve already started your holiday shopping, consider picking up a little something extra for the 26th Annual Community Board 7 Holiday Gift Drive. The group is collecting new toys and clothes for boys & girls ages infant to 12-years-old. Donations can be dropped at the CB7 offices, located at 4201 4th Avenue (entrance on 43rd Street).
Photos Golden fall leaves

It definitely looks like fall, but it felt more like winter out there today. Photo by stevenmatt. Have you snapped 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 a way to keep up with
Events Black Horse Pub Sign

Don’t wait until the weekend for a little neighborhood fun! Here’s a few of  the events that are taking place in our area through Wednesday: Industry Monday at Jeatjet? When: Monday, November 4, 5pm to 4am Where: 685 5th Avenue, between 20th and 21st Street What: Are you one of those fantabulous members of the service industry? Stop
Politics NYC Votes Sticker

Tuesday, November 5 is election day, and polls will be open from 6am to 9pm. Here are some of the things you should know before casting your vote tomorrow: • Find out where your polling site is with this locator. Some sites have relocated or combined, so be sure to double check! • Enter your address to see a sample
Volunteering canned food

The holidays are fast approaching, and if you’re looking for a way to give back, consider dropping off some non-perishable food items at Skylark (477 5th Avenue at 11th Street). Co-owner Julie Dabbs tells us that the bar, which organized a successful drive for WIC families during the recent government shutdown, is collecting food for City
Education Alternate Side Parking Tuesday Friday

Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 5 is election day, so get out there and vote! But keep a couple things about city services in mind: • Alternate side parking suspended; meters remain in effect. • Garbage and recycling collections are suspended. Set out garbage after 5pm on the holiday for collection beginning the next day. Recyclables should
Business kahawa cafe

After two years of openings and closings, it appears that 5th Avenue’s Kahawa Cafe (located at the corner of 15th Street) has served its last cup of joe. An ad posted in the Park Slope Stoop classifieds, which is offering the business for an undisclosed but “very negotiable” amount, says that the “famous spot” has a ten-year,
Transportation D Train

The theme for travel on the B, D and N this week? Give yourself a little extra time. B service ends early Late evenings, Monday, November 4 to Thursday, November 7 The last 145 St-bound B leaves Brighton Beach at 9:06pm; the last Brighton Beach-bound B leaves 145 St at 9:23pm. Take the D or
Photos 2013 Marathon

Congratulations to all of our South Slope runners that participated in the marathon today! Have you snapped 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 a way to keep up with the site all
News Dog in costume

Keep up to date with the neighborhood all week by subscribing to our newsletter, liking us on Facebook, following us on Twitter, joining our Flickr group, and if you have questions or tips, emails us at Now for some of the stories you might have missed: Keep an eye out for Casey, a sweet German Shepherd mix that went missing
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