Park Slope

This Week On The Stoop


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

• A man was shot in the leg on 6th Avenue in broad daylight.

• Our thoughts are with the family and friends of a man who apparently committed suicide in Prospect Park.

• A tree stopped traffic when it was uprooted from a 5th Avenue sidewalk.

• Neighbor Keith Williams talks traffic safety, running, and Jeopardy.

Methodist’s construction variance goes to BSA this week.

• Most of you seem to think 4th Avenue is getting too expensive.

• A fire broke out in an apartment on 4th Street.

• Some romantic (and tasty!) Valentine’s Day restaurant ideas

• …and some fun things to do before or after (or instead of) dinner.

A’Putia, the new Sicilian cafe on 5th, has added brunch.

• Learn how to make Ghenet’s doro wat (aka “chicken sauce”) at home.

• All the snow and salt led to some manhole issues.

• Need to get rid of some books?

• The Prospect Park Zoo has two new adorable, identical furry babies.

Several camps still have openings for kids over mid-winter recess.

• Ask Brad Lander anything.

• Finally, it snowed yet again, which made for at least one cute ride!

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