Friday, August 22, 2014

Fashion Show, Free Photo Booth and More!


Don't forget that tonight is the last night of North Slope Summer Strolls!

Friday, August 22
5-9 pm
Fifth Avenue Between Sterling Place and Dean Street


New tonight:


Fashion Show: Outside Tabeel Aromatherapy Gifts and Salon (76 5th Ave between St Mark's Ave and Prospect Place). The Show will give a snapshot of what you can find along Park Slope's Fifth Avenue (aka The Other Fifth)! Boutiques such Eleven, Petrune, Goorin Brothers, Tabeel and more will be participating.

The show starts at 6:30. Don't miss it!

Free Photo Booth: Get your picture taken in a traditional photo booth right in the middle of Fifth Avenue! It will be located near Sterling Place, in front of Key Food. Bring a friend! Bring a bunch of friends!

Also taking place on Fifth tonight:

- Vintage Cars
- Street Chess
- Amusements by Puppetry Arts
- Rolie Pole Guacamole at LuLu's
- Tumbling with NY Kids Club
- Deep Pockets (jazz band) at Pure Bistro
- Face Painting
- Food and drinks from local bars and restaurants,
- A climbing wall by Brooklyn Boulders and
- much, much more!


Come on down and celebrate the end of summer in the street!

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Spoke The Hub Open House Weekend


September is almost here. Don't pretend it isn't. School will be starting soon and summer camp panic will turn into after-school and extra curricular activity panic.

Don't worry, though, our friends at Spoke the Hub are here to help! They have an Open House Weekend coming up from September 5-7 with scholarship auditions, in-person registration, FREE sample mini-classes and more!!!

Friday, September 5, 2014 4:00-6:00pm SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS
Spoke the Hub’s Space @ Gowanus Arts 295 Douglass St

Scholarships are available for general study and placement in their STH Young Artists Program.

Saturday and Sunday September 6-7, 2014 9:30am-4:30pm FALL OPEN HOUSE and FREE SAMPLE CLASSES

You and your family can dance, sing, sweat and stretch with Spoke the Hub! FREE classes for the whole family from Sing, Dance and Make Believe to Chair Yoga and everything else in between. There is something for everyBODY at Open House Weekend!

 Questions? Maril Ortiz, spoke@spokethehub.org or 718.408.3234

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Friday: Last Summer Stroll !


Wow, this summer is really moving fast! There is just one Summer Strolls event left on Fifth Avenue this season!

Friday, August 22
5-9 pm
Fifth Avenue Between Sterling Place and Dean Street

Featuring:

- Photo Booth (FREE)
- Vintage Cars
- Street Chess
-Amusements by Puppetry Arts
- Rolie Pole Guacamole at LuLu's
- Tumbling with NY Kids Club
- Deep Pockets
- Face Painting
- A fashion show at Tabeel (6:30 pm)
- Food and drinks from local bars and restaurants,
- A climbing wall by Brooklyn Boulders and
- much, much more!

Come on down and celebrate the end of summer in the street!


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Battle Week 2014


It's Battle Week! It's  time to remember one of the key battles in the Revolutionary War, which was fought right here in our neighborhood (The Battle of Brooklyn aka The Battle of Long Island).

As usual, there are a number of interesting events taking place, from a display of Revolutionary War flags to walking tours. For a full schedule of remaining events, go to theoldstonehouse.org.

Also,  this Saturday, come down to the Old Stone House & Washington Park for the Revolutionary Fare! This is an amazing food and drink tasting event inspired by the 18th century, including a roast pig, oysters, a colonial cocktail, delicious baked goods.  great music and more!

August 23, 2014
6 pm - 9 pm

$45 in advance/$50 at the door
Purchase them now via Brownpapertickets.com .

Monday, August 18, 2014

Photos from North Slope Summer Strolls


Well, it looked like it was going to rain and it certainly felt like it was going to rain, but the weather held out for the first-ever North Slope Summer Strolls on Friday. Congratulations to South Brooklyn Shakespeare for another great performance of Romeo and Juliet, right in the middle of the Avenue (photo above shows a battle scene with the Barclays Center in the background).

To see more photos from Friday, check out our Flickr page. North Slope Summer Strolls will return for the final event of summer on Friday, August 22nd.

Friday, August 15, 2014

August Staycation Alert

Lots going on along Park Slope's Fifth Avenue this weekend, if you find yourself staying in town!


This is it! Tonight is the debut of Summer Strolls AND South Brooklyn Shakespeare on the North Side of Fifth Avenue. Details below. We hope to see you there!

Friday, August 15: Dean Street - Sterling Place 5-9 pm

On tap for the 15th:

- Rock climbing wall from Brooklyn Boulders
- Amusements by Puppetry Arts
- Vintage Cars
- Street Chess
- Music by LA Saxy and Deep Pockets
- Tumbling with NY Kids Club
- Face painting and juggling
- Outdoor food and drinks from local bars and restaurants
- A Live performance of Romeo and Juliet, Please note that the performance will start at 7:00pm at 5th Ave and Dean St.
- and more!

Don't miss it!


Saturday Night

The second and final movie at the GreenSpace@President Street (located at Fifth Avenue and President Street) takes place on Saturday, August 16 at dusk. This week's movie: A Pain in the Ass

Bring your own chairs and the movies are cancelled in the case of rain.


Sunday

This is the last weekend to catch the "Staycation" show at Ground Floor Gallery (343 5th Street near 5th Avenue). Don't miss the show before it packs up Sunday evening!



Thursday, August 14, 2014

Tomorrow Night: Romeo and Juliet Live on Fifth!


Don't miss the live performance of Romeo and Juliet by South Brooklyn Shakespeare, tomorrow night at North Slope Summer Strolls!

What: Romeo and Juliet FREE!
Where: Fifth Avenue near Dean Street at North Slope Summer Strolls
When: 7:00 pm

Bring a blanket or chair and grab some food and drinks from one of Fifth Avenue's stores, bars and restaurants. Summer is almost over. Get out and enjoy it!

See you there!