Friday, May 22, 2015

The Who at Barclays Center!

The Who turns 50 (as a band) this year and they'll be celebrating with their fans at the Barclays Center next Tuesday, May 26th with special guest Joan Jett &The Blackhearts! Sounds like a great show!

Don't get fooled again, Who fans, Park Slope's Fifth Avenue is THE place to be before and after the show! We'll see you there!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Salamander Sauce Spicy Cocktail Competition

Did you know that Salamander Sauce, one of the best and most flavorful hot sauce lines we have ever tried, got their start in the restaurant kitchens of Park Slope's Fifth Avenue? On Sunday, May 31st, they return to #theother5th for their Third Salamander Sauce Spicy Cocktail competition at Loki sponsored by Fords Gin. Six bartenders will compete to see who can make the best spicy cocktail using one of four sauces and Fords Gin. Samples will be available for tasting!

Locally made hot sauce, cocktails and competition. How can you possibly lose? RSVP via Facebook.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Vote For Lullaby Baby!

Every year, Chase runs a grant competition for small businesses, known as the Main Streets Grant, to help fund plans for expansion and growth for the lucky winners. This year, one of Fifth Avenue’s own, Lullaby Baby (488 Fifth Avenue) is in the running, but they need your help! Click here to cast your vote and support their effort to open a 2nd store location!

Lullaby Baby is a modern baby store with old fashioned values, that celebrates the gift of little folks. Our intimate industry knowledge and the sensible practicality of our quality mom & baby products have established us as a great community resource and top destination for better baby shopping.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tonight: Alternative Lending Course!

Tonight, join the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID, NYC Business Solutions and Park Slope Parents for their next small business course:

Alternative Lending: A Guide to Investors, Equity and Crowd Funding 
Tuesday May 19th 6.30 - 8.30pm Old Stone House

Taking out a line-of-credit or term loan for your business may not be right for your business. Find out what types of alternative lending options are available to business owners as well as how to find them. Learning what types of investors are out there can help you make informative decisions about partnerships and business growth. Choosing an alternative lending solution for your business needs will keep your cash flow current without cutting into your bottom line. In this course, attendees will learn about various financing options, seizing the opportunity, as well as rules for building healthy financing relationships. You will learn about:
  • The different types of investors: Angel, Venture Capitalist, Private 
  • How to approach investors and what they look for where choosing to invest 
  • What is a pitch? 
  • Different equity options when working with partners and investors 
  • Using crowdfunding as a source to fund projects or fill a funding gap 
  • The science to a successful crowdfunding campaign 

Monday, May 18, 2015

Thank You!

Thank you all for attending The Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair! We had great weather and a HUGE crowd. Check out the photos on Flickr and  Instagram! We'll see you again next year!

Up next:

Brooklyn Pride Festival and Parade: June 13th

Make Music NY 2015: More than 20 local music acts playing along Fifth Avenue on June 21st

Sunday, May 17, 2015

TODAY! The Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair!

It looks like today's weather is going to be as fabulous as the fair, itself!

Come on down and support your LOCAL street fair, Park Slope! We'll be waiting for you!

The Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair
Sunday, May 17th
12-6 PM
Sterling Place to 12th Street