Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Give Pure Essentials a Try!

Pure Essentials, a new family owned and operated health and beauty store on Fifth Avenue, has actually been a part of the Park Slope community for years with their 7th Avenue location (189 7th Avenue). If you haven't dropped by their Fifth Avenue outpost yet, they have great everyday products for children and adults, organic hair and skin care lines, as well as some surprises sprinkled throughout! 

Come down to their 234 Fifth Avenue shop (Between Carroll and President) and mention this post and you will receive 10% off your purchase!

Monday, July 28, 2014

Photos from South Slope Summer Strolls, Part 2

Wow, we sure are getting lucky with the weather for Summer Strolls! Lots of folks came out on Friday night to celebrate summer and to take in some free, outdoor Shakespeare. Check out the photos by Erika Clark here.

Summer Strolls will be taking a couple of weeks off while we prepare to move it to the North Slope, between Sterling and Dean Streets. Mark your calendars for August 15th and 22nd, 5-9 pm!

Friday, July 25, 2014

Staycation Alert: Summer Strolls and Garden Movies!

If you are stuck in town this weekend, enjoy your staycation the right way by joining us on Fifth Avenue!


Summer Strolls returns to the South Slope at 5:00 pm with:

 -A live performance of Romeo and Juliet by South Brooklyn Shakespeare at 7 pm between 17th and 18th Streets (bring a blanket or a chair)
- Music by Molly Tigre in front of Camelia (12th St)
-Street Chess
-Amusements by Puppetry Arts 
-Face Painting and kids games and activities
 -Rock Climbing Wall by Brooklyn Boulders
-Wet fun with an open hydrant at Prospect and Fifth
-Vintage Cars
-and much much more!

Saturday Night:

A series two outdoor movies at the GreenSpace@President Street (located at Fifth Avenue and President Street) begins!

Saturday, July 26
Tarzan Triumphs

Saturday, August 16
A Pain in the Ass

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

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Welcome Ocean Fish Market!

Park Slope's Fifth Avenue is happy to welcome Ocean Fish Market, formerly of 7th Avenue and 3rd Street (where it had a very dedicated following)! The new shop, which is located at 413 5th Avenue, just opened this week and will have an official Grand Opening on Saturday, July 26th with special discounts all day.

Ocean Fish Market will be open Monday - Saturday, 8:30am-7:30pm and Sunday 9:00am-6:30pm, making it the perfect spot to pick up sushi lunch and fresh fish for dinner!

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

This Friday: South Slope Summer Strolls Part II

Summer Strolls returns to the South Slope on Friday night and it's going to be even bigger and better!

-Music by Molly Tigre at Camelia (12th St)
-Street Chess
-Amusements by Puppetry Arts
-Face Painting and kids games and activities
-Rock Climbing Wall by Brooklyn Boulders
-Wet fun with an open hydrant at Prospect and Fifth
-Vintage Cars
-and much much more!

Don't miss the amazing live performance of Romeo and Juliet by South Brooklyn Shakespeare. It will take place at 7 pm (note the earlier start time) between 17th and 18th Streets. Bring a chair, a blanket and don't forget to grab a beverage and a little snack at one of Fifth Avenue's local stores, bars and restaurants before settling in for the show! 

See you there!


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Summer Silliness Week

Our friends at Backyard (388 Fifth Avenue) are turning up the silliness this summer, which is a good thing for those of us in town for staycation.

-Five days of five drafts for $5 (on Fifth Avenue) of Sixpoint beers, plus the launch of Sixpoint's new Tesla brew.

-Find the gnomes hidden in the bar and win a prize!

July 21st - July 25th

- Monday, July 21st 6 pm: Well, since it's Tuesday, you missed the Salamander Sauce Company Cocktail Challenge. For pictures of the event and recipes, check out their Facebook Page.

- Tuesday, July 22nd 4 pm: TONIGHT! A Happy Hour for New Mothers!

- Wednesday, July 23rd 7 pm: Jackrabbit Sports Social Run Happy Hour. Run with Jackrabbit and finish at Backyard!

- Thursday, July 24th  10 pm: Live music from Jeff Winter and Adam Strum

- Friday, July 25th 4 pm: The Grand Silly Finale!

Hey, if you are stuck in town this summer like we are, this sounds like a great way to spend your week!

Monday, July 21, 2014

Photos from Friday's Stroll

In case you missed it, here are some photos of Night One of South Slope Summer Strolls. The weather was perfect on Friday night! The dogs were fashionable (more doggie fashion show photos available here), the circus was eye-popping and kids of all ages had lots of fun!

We'll be putting on night two of Summer Strolls this Friday, featuring a live performance of Romeo and Juliet by South Brooklyn Shakespeare! More details later this week.

Link to Flickr Photo Set: [South Slope Summer Strolls Set 1]