Park Slope

This Week on the Stoop



It’s Oscars night! Have you filled out your ballots and settled your plans? Ready with a good drinking game? I’m certainly pumped.

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Here’s what you may have missed this week:

•  Cue the montage music: we’re saying goodbye to Urban Alchemist, Noella Brew Bar, Galaxy Comics (on Seventh), Get Reel Video, and El Jalapeño

…but we’ve got a new Just Salad, and we’re looking forward to a Jamaican restaurant. The circle of life.

•  IKEA shoppers can look forward to increased B61 service.

•  Start training now– Prospect Park races are coming up.

•  If you’ve got an idea for a community development project, convince State Farm Neighborhood Assist that it’s worth $25,000.

•  Bloomberg launched a new resource for NY-based startups.

•  Do you know where you’re getting your produce this summer?

•  Looking for work? Can’t beat these commutes.

•  Belleville Bistro is going through some changes.

•  Learn how to make miso soup at home!

•  Littlefield is hosting a benefit for young Ethiopian women aging out of the orphanage system. Great music, awesome cause: don’t miss it.

•  A trapped Park Slope cat named after a Pokémon character was rescued by spelunkers from Long Island, so, you know, same old.

•  Park Slope rent is high!

•  Our most industrious neighbors might actually be these preteens.

•  And, finally, our thoughts remain with the family and friends of Billy Donald Alexis, a man who brightened the lives of countless others.

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