Monday, February 8, 2016

Happy Lunar New Year!


We hope you enjoy the day!

- Public Schools are closed

- Alternate side parking is suspended, meter rules are in effect

- Garbage, recycling and organics collection is delayed due to snow

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Super Bowl Sunday fun on #theother5th



It's not too late to find your spot on 5th Avenue for some fun tonight. Your favorite pubs, bars and restaurants are having viewing parties and many are catering as well. Give them a call and reserve your spot and order those wings!

Prospect Bar and Grill - Fundraiser for Team Jamie with wings, Brooklyn Beer and fun raffle.

Bonnie's Grill - Order your Buffalo wings before it's too late.

Pork Slope - All you can eat and drink for $50!

Jake's handcrafted - Catering specials which includes sausages, potato salad, coleslaw dips and more.

Paddy's of Park Slope - Beer specials and complimentary half time buffet.

Freddy's Backroom and Bar - Super Bowl Party and Free Chili Contest

200 fifth - Lots of screens, drinks and food.

Bogota Latin Bistro - Special catering menu including emapandas, chips, wings and churros.

Perfect Potato - Super Bowl Party Platters with Poutine and Belgian Fries

Friday, February 5, 2016

Brooklyn Pride 20th Anniversary Gala





Celebrating 20 years of Brooklyn Pride with founding members Marty Markowitz, Jerry Allred and Sonia Galarza at the Grand Prospect Hall.

Friday March 18th from 7pm.

Get your tickets here.

The Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID is a supporter of Brooklyn Pride Day and Festival, which is held on #theother5th.


Thursday, February 4, 2016

Super Bowl Fun, Catering and More on #theother5th





Park Slope's Fifth Avenue is your Super Bowl 50 headquarters. It's THE place to pick up the food and drinks you'll need in order to host a party and, of course, you are spoilt for choice as to where to watch the Super Bowl on #theother5th. Here is what we have found, but please check websites and social media to check the up-to-date information and call to reserve a seat. Have fun!

Prospect Bar and Grill - Fundraiser for Team Jamie with wings, Brooklyn Beer and fun raffle.

Bonnie's Grill - Order your Buffalo wings before it's too late.

Pork Slope - All you can eat and drink for $50!

Jake's handcrafted - Catering specials which includes sausages, potato salad, coleslaw dips and more.

Paddy's of Park Slope - Beer specials and complimentary half time buffet.

Freddy's Backroom and Bar - Super Bowl Party and Free Chili Contest

200 fifth - Lots of screens, drinks and food.

Bogota Latin Bistro - Special catering menu including emapandas, chips, wings and churros.

Perfect Potato - Super Bowl Party Platters with Poutine and Belgian Fries.



Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Ida Blue at the Bitter End



The wonderful Ida Blue, who is usually seen at our own Freddy's Bar (in fact tonight) will be playing at the Bitter End in Manhattan on February 12th at 8pm.

Ida is teaming up with friend and blues artist, Binky Griptite. Expect an amazing evening!

For more information check out Ida's Website.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Love on #theother5th - Instagram Contest!



Tag Your Instagram Park Slope Valentine’s Day Photos for a Chance to Win
Two FREE Tickets (worth $110) for 
Park Slope’s Legendary Food Festival, A Taste of Fifth


In addition, prizes for the Valentine’s Day photo contest include seven $25 gift certificates to Park Slope Fifth Avenue businesses.

1.     Snap a photo in any one of the shops and restaurants in the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID, which runs from Dean to18th Street along Fifth Avenue, and side streets like 9th.

2.     Make sure your photo includes the special Valentine’s Day heart lollipops that Fifth Avenue shopkeepers will be distributing.

3.     Hashtag your picture with #theOther5th and post it on Instagram or Twitter for a chance to win Two Tickets to A Taste of Fifth (value $110) or one 7  gift certificate prizes.

We'll let you know if you are a winner just after Valentine's Day! 

Good Luck
#theother5th


Friday, January 29, 2016

Dine for Pride at Bogota Latin Bistro




 Join Brooklyn Pride for a night of eating, drinking and community building at their next Dine with Pride event. 


February 2nd 11am until 11pm
Bogota Latin Bistro
Bogota will donate a portion of their proceeds for lunch or dinner. 

Enjoy amazing Colombian/Pan-Latin food and drinks (who doesn't need a mojito to warm up in February???).

Brooklyn Pride volunteers will also be on hand, so please come say hi and get to know your board of directors. Be sure to mention Brooklyn Pride, Inc. for your special gift!

Bogota Latin Bistro
141 5th Ave