Park Slope

This Week on the Stoop


sunday morning snow via drunkbrunch

The snow continues, and for all of its annoyances it certainly makes for a lovely view. Hope you are all keeping warm and cozy and eating all the chips and dip you could ask for on this Super Bowl Sunday.

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Here’s what you may have missed this week:

•  Neighbor Julianna Forlano is taking on the absurdities of modern living one webisode at a time.

•  Park Slope is getting a new, loftily-titled preschool.

•  South Slope’s Bill de Blasio is officially stepping up in the race for mayor

…and Bruce Ratner is stepping down as Forest City Ratner CEO.

•  Ulla and Linus showed off their mother and son styles.

•  PS 321 held its Summer Camp and Afterschool Expo. If you missed it, we’ve got the full list of attendees and their websites.

•  We joined local artist Mike Wolf in saying farewell to his street art creature.

•  The Gowanus Canal’s name was cleared in the sad case of the stranded dolphin’s death.

•  We’re preparing ourselves for the possible loss of our Barnes & Noble.

•  The BK Gateway Vision Plan will deal with Flatbush Avenue traffic concerns…

… and the Citywide Neighborhood Entrepreneurship Project will help revitalize Fourth Avenue businesses.

•  We delved into the overwhelming world of Park Slope coffee houses with part one of our comprehensive guide.

•  Brooklyn Conservatory of Music promises to take the kids on an international adventure of food and music while staying right here…

… and two new music weekly music programs just started up.

•  Brooklyn Rock is selling quirky, hand-made, and Brooklyn-centric apparel.

•   Get your gourmet goodies any hour of the night!

•   Want to learn how to write? Or want to improve upon an already present skill? Take a creative nonfiction class with local author A.N. Devers.

•   The Brokelyn Beer Books have sold out, but you can still put your name on a waiting list. Fingers crossed!

•   We honored the late former Mayor Ed Koch.

•   And, finally, do you know where you’re watching the game?

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