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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!
It’s time, once again, for a peek inside some of the open houses that are taking place around the neighborhood this weekend. Check ‘em out and let us know what you think. 466 15th Street, between 8th Avenue and Prospect Park West Price: $565,000 ($296 Common Charges, $454 Monthly Taxes) Size: 1-bed, 1-bath Open House: Sunday, December 15,
From art and movies to jingle bells and badass animals, we’ve got a weekend full of spectacular events taking place around the neighborhood: Opening Reception For 9th Annual Small Works Show When: Thursday, December 12, 6pm to 9pm Where: 440 Gallery, 440 6th Avenue, between 9th and 10th Streets What: Great things definitely come in small packages at 440
Still looking for something to do this weekend? Brooklyn Holiday Book Fair When: Saturday, December 7, 11am to 5am Where: Old Stone House, 5th Avenue, between 3rd and 4th Avenue What: If you’ve got a book fan in your life, don’t miss the second annual holiday book fair, featuring rare, vintage, and out-of-print books from independent book sellers
You’ve only got three more weeks to take advantage of the P.S. 295 Farmers Market before they close up shop for the winter. This Thursday, be sure to explore the exotic world of tatsoi, which the market says is like the “kale of bok choy.” Not sure what to do with your newly discovered greens? Give this
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
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
As the growing season winds down this Fall, it’s time to stock up on cauliflower! Cauliflower is rich in vitamin C, contains B-complex groups of vitamins, and is a good source of minerals such as manganese, copper, iron, calcium and potassium. And the freshest cauliflower around these days is grown by local farmers. At the
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.
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).
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 email@example.com and we’ll post them on the blog. Looking for a way to keep up with
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
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
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