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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Top Five Reasons to Kick Off Summer at the Y!

Two Park Slope Locations The Summer Fun pass gives you access to all 22 YMCA locations in NYC, including the Prospect Park Y and Park Slope Armory. Free Child Watch The YMCA provides...

Cinnamon Girl Brings Vegan & Gluten-Free Treats To Park Slope

PARK SLOPE - A third outpost of Cinnamon Girl has opened at 80 6th Avenue in the storefront that previously housed Muscle Maker Grill, Fiat Café, and Cubana Café. The bake shop/café/grocer debuted at 277...

Pokéworks Street Seats Debut On 7th Avenue

PARK SLOPE - Residents and workers along 7th Avenue have a new outdoor spot to sit and relax. A Street Seats station debuted in front of Pokéworks at 258 7th Avenue on Monday. Back in...
Park Slope Food Coop

Park Slope Food Coop Employees Looking To Unionize

PARK SLOPE - Approximately 75 full-time employees of the Park Slope Food Coop (782 Union Street) are working towards organizing a union, the New York Post reported on Monday. The staff members of the food...

12-Story Building Planned For Old KFC Site On 4th Ave

BOERUM HILL/PARK SLOPE - Work is currently underway for a new mixed-use building spanning several lots on 4th Avenue between Warren Street and Saint Marks Place. Development firm Level One Holdings filed plans earlier this...

Neighbors Seek Answers On 4th Avenue Homeless Shelters

PARK SLOPE - Following a heated meeting on two homeless shelters planned for 535 and 555 4th Avenue, a group of neighbors has united in an effort to get answers from the city. "We care...

Food News: SkyIce Opens New Location, KBH and Gristmill Close & More

PARK SLOPE - There are more changes happening along 5th Avenue in Park Slope. See the list below of some new additions to the corridor and a couple of closings. SkyIce, 437 5th Avenue (between...

The Future of Housing Affordability in New York City

Like many other regions across the United States, New York City is in the midst of a housing crisis, in which one-third of the city’s residents spend more than half of their income on...

Fundraiser Launched For Locked Out Key Food Employees

PARK SLOPE - A GoFundMe campaign was recently launched to help Key Food meat department employees who have been locked out of their jobs for more than a month. Created on May 3rd, the campaign...

Spoke The Hub Celebrates 40 Years In Gowanus & Park Slope

GOWANUS/PARK SLOPE - Spoke the Hub celebrates 40 years of bringing community dance classes, performances, and flash mob routines to Park Slope and Gowanus. Founded in 1979 by Elise Long, Spoke the Hub's first home...

60th Annual Park Slope House Tour: Sunday, May 19

PARK SLOPE - The 60th Annual Park Slope House Tour, scheduled for Sunday, May 19, invites attendees to take self-guided tours of historic brownstones throughout the neighborhood. Advance tickets can be purchased for $25 online...

Police Search For 5 Suspects In String Of Prospect Park Robberies

PROSPECT PARK - The NYPD is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the male seen below in connection with a series of recent robberies in Prospect Park. Police say the suspect is one of...

Neighbors Have Heated Meeting About Two 4th Avenue Homeless Shelters

PARK SLOPE - The John Jay auditorium was packed Wednesday evening with locals eager to learn about the two homeless shelters coming to 535 and 555 4th Avenue. The two facilities, opening this fall, will...

How Hungryroot Helps New York’s Busy Creatives Eat Healthy

Surviving in New York isn’t easy, especially if you have a career in the arts. Emily Cordes, a 32-year-old resident of Ditmas Park and an actress, can attest to this. Along with auditioning and...

Work Begins On 4th Avenue Bike Lane In Park Slope

PARK SLOPE - The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) announced last week that work has begun on the Park Slope portion of the 4th Avenue protected bike lane. DOT crews kicked off work last week...
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