Monday, November 24, 2014

This Week: Small Business Saturday and Tree Lighting!

This Saturday, November 29th is Small Business Saturday, the big day to #shopsmall for the holiday season!

The Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District (Dean - 18th Street) is the place to be, with over 500 small stores, bars and restaurants to explore!  The Daily News agrees! Come on down to Fifth and support our local businesses!

Make sure to join us for a special tree lighting ceremony at the corner of 5th Avenue and 3rd Street (S'Nice). The event starts at 6:30 and includes, music, treats, crafts and more!

  • Hot Chocolate from S'Nice 
  • Cookies donated by Tabeel 
  • Marshmallows from Du Jour Bakery 
  • Songs by Amy Miles and Caroling by Opera on Tap 
  • Puppet performances and activities by Puppetry Arts 
  • Ornament making with NY Kids Club 
  • Popcorn by Popcorn Love 
  • Belgian Mini-Brownies from Le Pain Quotidien 
  • Plus a special visit from Santa Claus and Frosty!

Check out the video that American Express created about last year's events:

Friday, November 21, 2014

News Round-Up

Aperitivo Closes, Henri on Fifth Moving In [Here's Park Slope]

NuNu Chocolates Cafe Tap Room Now Open on 5th Avenue [Park Slope Stoop]

4th - 9th Subway Station Pop-Up Installation Moved Because Scaffolding is Coming Down [South Slope News]

Tree Lighting Announcement [NY Daily News]

Just over a week until the 5th Avenue Tree Lighting ceremony!

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Pies at Freddy's?

What's Thanksgiving without pie, right? If you eat gluten-free, this Thanksgiving you'll have lots of tasty pie choices, thanks to Levine's General Store, Krumville Bakeshop and Freddy's Bar!

Choices include:

*Maple Pumpkin Pie
*Apple Cranberry Pie
*The Chana Chickpea & Curry Yum Pie appetizer empanadas
*The Knishka Potato & Kale Yum Pie appetizer empanadas
Gluten-Free. Taste-Full.

Order online by Friday, November 21, 2014 and pick up your pies Tues. Nov. 25 or Wed. Nov. 26 at Freddy's Bar (627 5th Avenue), Storefront below Idlewild Books (12 West 19th Street Manhattan) or Espresso 77 Cafe (410 7th Avenue Park Slope Brooklyn)!

Interested? Hurry and order your gluten-free pies here.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Reminder: Holiday Tree Lighting November 29th!

Join us for a special tree lighting ceremony at the corner of 5th Avenue and 3rd Street (S'Nice). The event starts at 6:30 and includes, music, treats, crafts and more!
Hot Chocolate from S'Nice
Cookies donated by Tabeel
Marshmallows from Du Jour Bakery
Songs by Amy Miles and Caroling by Opera on Tap
Puppet performances by Puppetry Arts
Activities by NY Kids Club
Popcorn by Popcorn Love
Plus a special visit from Santa Claus and Frosty!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Tonight: Businesses meeting Business Services

Tonight (Tuesday 18th November 2014 6.30-9:00pm) at The Old Stone House, the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID, NYC Business Solutions and Park Slope Parents will be bringing local store, bar and restaurant owners and Park Slope service-providers such as lawyers, website designers, graphic designers, social media services for a social event! Exchange cards and find new ways to collaborate! Interested? RSVP Now!

Monday, November 17, 2014

Holiday Trunk Show at Pink Olive

This Saturday, don't miss the Tane Organics Holiday Trunk Show at Pink Olive (167 5th Avenue)! They'll have a gorgeous selection of Tane Organics products and the designer will be on hand to answer questions. Guests will receive 15% off their Tane purchases and the first 10 people to RSVP and arrive between 12 and 1 will receive a FREE GIFT!

Friday, November 14, 2014

News Round-Up

Open For Business: Nuteria, 82 5th Avenue [Here's Park Slope]

New Dry Cleaner Opens in Former Cozbi Space [Park Slope Stoop]

South Slope Weekend Events Spotlight: November 13-16 [South Slope News]

The Brooklyn effect: Cities around the world eager to be crowned the newest hipster paradise [Daily News]

Don't forget: Small Business Saturday and Fifth Avenue's Annual tree lighting ceremony take place on Saturday, November 29th. Just two weeks away!