Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Laugh and Drink for Dogs

Get yourself down to The Room at Dizzy's this Saturday and enjoy a fantastic night of laughing and drinking, all to benefit Sean Casey Animal Rescue.

Jokes from Adrienne Lapalucci, Lynn Bixenspan, Phil Gable and Jake Vevera. Hosted by Caitlin McKee.

Saturday October 10th doors open at 7.30pm. Tickets on Sale now.

The Room at Dizzy's on 5th 
230 5th Ave corner of President

Monday, October 5, 2015

Miti Miti hosts LGBT Mixer

Join Miti Miti, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and the LGBT Business Committee next Tuesday, October 13th from 6pm - 8pm for an LGBT Mixer !

There will be Cocktails and hor d'oeuvres served at this after-work networking series for the Brooklyn LGBT community, along with a side dish of mixing and mingling. Don't miss it!

138 5th Ave
Park Slope

Friday, October 2, 2015

Grand Opening at Private Picassos Walk in Art Studio

Private Picassos joined us last year as a pop up shop on the #theother5th. We are so pleased to have them back, but this time they will be joining us permanently! 
Come celebrate with Valeen and her team at their Grand Opening on Saturday October 17th from 10am until 6pm.
Build a papier mache sculpture, try their larger-than-life painting palette or make the stuffed animal of your child’s dreams! Get messy and creative with your child, have fun and check out all the Picassos have to offer.

Private Picassos also hosts all inclusive Art Birthday Parties for kids and Special Workshops for adults. They will also have unique retail items for sale, including children’s books from local authors and publishers, specialty kids’ toys that promote creativity and experimentation and art supplies from other small businesses around the country.
Welcome to Park Slope's Fifth Avenue (#theother5th) Private Picassos!

Monday - Friday 10am-6pm; Saturday & Sunday 12-6pm
Saturday & Sunday 9am-11:30am open for private events
Private Picassos 
237 5th Avenue
(718) 215-0589

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Civic Council Fall Sweep

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Make a clean sweep of our beautiful neighborhood by joining the Park Slope Civic Council at its annual fall beautification, recycling and clean-up event

  Fall Civic Sweep on Sunday, October 25, 2015

Put on your old clothes and come to the sidewalk in front of Old Stone House/JJ Byrne Playground, 5th Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets from 10 am to 2 pm (rain or shine). 

Join other volunteers in:
  • weeding and mulching street trees
  • picking up litter on sidewalks
  • painting out graffiti on lampposts (must be supervised by adults) 

  • free daffodil bulbs for planting in public areas.
  • refreshments! 
  • All tools and supplies are provided and volunteers will leave wearing “I Made Park Slope Cleaner Today” stickers.  
  • Community Service vouchers will be available.  
  • Bluegrass by The Handsome Hearts!

Bring your unwanted electronics (TVs, computers, and home entertainment equipment) for recycling by the Lower East Side Ecology Center.  Please, no home appliances including microwaves, air conditioners, refrigerators, or smoke/carbon monoxide detectors.  For questions about electronic waste recycling, call (212) 477-4022.

See you there!

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

It's Oktoberfest All Over #theother5th

Oktoberfest Celebrations are breaking out all over Park Slope's Fifth Avenue! Grab a stein and let's go!

South (629 5th Ave): Sunday, October 4th join South in their Stein Holding Contest from 6pm. To win, just fill a stein and hold it in front of you. Hold it! Come on, you can do it!

Munch through some Beer Brats from 5-8pm!

Brooklyn's Bavarian Biergarten (263 Prospect Avenue):  This Friday, October 2 at 7:30 (recommended to come by 7:00) join in their Stein Holding Contest.

1. 21 and over
2. Participants identify themselves to the bartenders that they want to participate.
3. All participants buy a liter and keep the stein. They will be given gold beads to be identified as participants.
4. At 7:30 the contest begins.
5. The person whom holds the stein the longest with a straight arm wins!

Sponsored by: Radeburger
Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places

Pre-register on their FB page.

Blue Ribbon (280 5th Avenue): Brooklyn Blue Ribbon is celebrating Oktoberfest now through the end of October with Bratwurst, Pretzels, Beer and more of your favorites! Check out the menu, above, for more! Don't miss the celebration!

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

V Spot Comedy Night

The first Thursday of every month is Stand Up Comedy at the V Spot, hosted by owner Alex Carabino starting at 10pm. Yup, that's this week (Thursday, October 1st).

Not only have a good laugh, but enjoy V Spot's unique menu of latin inspired vegan dishes and a full drinks menu to complete a wonderful evening.

Check out V Spot's menu here.

V Spot
156 5th Ave
(718) 928-8778

Monday, September 28, 2015

Food for Thought!

Join restaurants from all over Park Slope including many favorites from #theother5th, and raise money for the Park Slope's Civic Council's College Scholarship fund!

Wednesday October 21st 6.30pm - 9.00pm at the Prospect Park Picnic House

Enjoy cocktails, drinks and hors d'oeuvres from all of your favourite local eateries and watering holes.

The BID would particularly like to thank Freddy's Bar, Benchmark, Stone Park Cafe, Bricolage, Oyster Bar Brooklyn, Backyard and TD Bank for supporting this event.

Purchase tickets here.
For more information go to the Park Slope Civic Council website.