Michael and Alice Halkias. (Photo: Pamela Wong/Bklyner)PARK SLOPE – Michael Halkias, a Brooklyn legend and the owner of the Grand Prospect Hall, died yesterday afternoon. He was 82. Halkias, described as a philanthropist and a “lover of Greek letters and culture,” was fighting the coronavirus at Lenox Hill Hospital
PARK SLOPE – Officials took a grilling from Park Slope residents at a Community Board 7 [https://www1.nyc.gov/site/brooklyncb7/index.page] meeting Tuesday regarding two homeless shelters planned for 4th Avenue [/city-will-pay-over-261m-for-two-4th-avenue-family-shelters/]. Christine Quinn at the Community Board 7 meeting on the two planned 4th Avenue shelters (Photo:
More than 50 Park Slope restaurants and watering holes will convene April 10th at the Grand Prospect Hall for the legendary food-and-drink festival A TASTE OF FIFTH [https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4095710]. The list of neighborhood hot spots participating runs the gamut from 12 new establishments (including Dram Shop,
PARK SLOPE – Community backlash has convinced the owner of Grand Prospect Hall [/grand-prospect-hall-photos-dreams-come-true/] to cancel an NRA fundraiser scheduled to take place at the venue after Gargiulo’s Restaurant backed out of hosting the event [/nra-hold-fundraiser-gargiulos-coney-island/]. Grand Prospect Hall (Photo: Pamela Wong/BKLYNER)The second annual Brooklyn Friends of the
Photo by Erika ClarkThe Grand Prospect Hall [http://www.grandprospect.com/] (263 Prospect Avenue) was packed Wednesday night with hungry and thirsty neighbors ready to sample the food and drink from the expansive and eclectic 5th Avenue. The 5th Annual Taste of Fifth was sponsored by the extremely active Park
Via Brooklyn Daily EagleYou’ve seen the beloved commercials [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JC6AzmXrNbU] , “We make your dreams come true. The Grand Prospect Hall [http://www.grandprospect.com/].” Did you know, though, that the hall standing today is not the original? The original — called Prospect Hall — was built
Brooklyn Bavarian Biergarten at Grand Prospect HallThe historic Grand Prospect Hall [http://www.grandprospect.com/], on Prospect Avenue between 5th and 6th Avenues, is opening a biergarten, dubbed Brooklyn Bavarian Biergarten [http://www.brooklynbavarianbiergarten.com/], in the enclosed outdoor space next to the hall on Friday. Honoring its New York
Image via Flame Con [https://www.facebook.com/flamecon?fref=ts]Exciting news! Kensington’s own Jennifer Camper [http://www.jennifercamper.com/home/], a cartoonist and graphic artist, will be one of the artists featured at Flame Con, the city’s first queer comic convention [http://www.flamecon.org/] at
Sign for the Oak Room at the Grand Prospect Hall [http://www.grandprospect.com/] . Photo by Christine Bush. Snap any neighborhood photos lately? Share them with us! Add them to our Flickr [http://www.flickr.com/groups/southslope] group, tag them #southslope on Instagram, or email them to editor@bklyner.
Hope everyone who took their teaching certification tests at The Grand Prospect Hall [http://www.grandprospect.com] (263 Prospect Avenue, between 5th and 6th Avenue) today knocked it out of the park! Photo by terracewindsor [http://snapwidget.com/view/?id=473911549695646305_401391045#.UbPWIJUbHap]. Find us on Facebook [https://www.facebook.
Are your taste buds tingling for A Taste of 5th Avenue [http://parkslopefifthavenuebid.com/events/tasteoffifthcal] yet? The food event of the year is scheduled for 6:30pm on Wednesday, April 10, at The Grand Prospect Hall [http://www.grandprospect.com/] (263 Prospect Avenue). Tickets, which are available online [http: