Park Slope

This Week On The Stoop


Walking on 7th Avenue Sidewalk in Winter with Snow

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Here’s a look back at some stories you might have missed this week:

• The 78th Precinct issued a number of summonses in its “failure-to-yield” stings.

• A neighbor is opening Amaro Spirits And Wine to showcase digestifs and aperitifs.

• The day Pete Seeger performed on the sidewalk of Union Street.

Snakes on Baltic Street!

• The city removes illegal clothing donation bins, but will they just keep reappearing?

• Guvnor’s will be closing its 5th Ave shop.

• Ugly Duckling Presse has opened the pop-up bookstore Third Factory.

• An old grocery store sign was revealed during construction on 5th Ave.

• A majority of you think subway platforms need trash cans.

• We were promised a cemiteria on 5th Avenue, and we still want one!

• How long it took for a home on Montgomery to go from $20k to $4M.

• The NYPD thinks you’re worth the wait (to cross the street).

The Chocolate Room is in a temporary space until their big move up the block.

• Stewie, a cat found on Garfield Place, is looking for a new home.


• Vendors at the Park Slope Farmers Market had a tough month, but spirits are high.

• Some ways to pamper your partner this Valentine’s Day.

• Finally, yep, those were fireworks you heard.

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