Monday, August 22, 2016

Demystifying Social Media Marketing

The summer is almost over (sorry) so it's time to start thinking about school. School isn't just for kids, though. It's never too late to learn something new! If you aren't versed in Social Media and you own a small or home-based business, we have a great course for you to consider:
Demystifying Social Media Marketing
Presenter: Caleigh Darragh
September 13th 9:30 am
Social media pro Caleigh Darragh is known for taking people and companies to the next level by developing creative social media strategies that significantly increase presence and reach on multiple platforms.
Caleigh is a certified member of Alabaster & Fern, a collective of freelancers and consultants who help build and grow small to mid-sized businesses in New York.
The Presentation will cover:
What is social media marketing?
The how to's of evaluating and implementing an excellent social media strategy
Using social media to gain new customers and access new markets.
Coffee will be provided.
The event is free but you need to reserve your spot.
Click here to reserve a seat!

Thank You!

Thanks for making our Summer Strolls season such a big success! Saturday's event was the largest yet, with a big crowd and two WWE wrestlers in attendance to watch the first annual Artichoke Pizza Eating Contest on Fifth!

Check out all of the photos on Flickr and Instagram. We look forward to another Summer Strolls season next July!

Friday, August 19, 2016

Last Summer Strolls & First Pizza Eating Contest Tomorrow

Saturday, August 20th at North Slope Summer Strolls. 
Kick-off at 6pm outside Artichoke Pizza on #theother5th 
59 5th Avenue between Bergen and St Mark's Ave.

It's almost here! Our contestants have been in training and are ready to show you what they've got. They have 10 minutes to eat as many slices as they can eat!
Although this is the first year of the Artichoke Pizza Eating Contest on Fifth, we have gotten some great publicity so far (see and two WWE wrestlers (Big Show and Alisha Fox) will be on stage to kick off the contest! Fran and Sal from Artichoke Pizza, who also have a show on the Cooking Channel, will be our MC's!
Come on down, cheer on the "athletes" and try to snag a giveaway beach ball from Emcon Pharmacy (the contest sponsor) by visiting their table on the same block.
Don't miss it!

**North Slope Summer Strolls - Part Two**

**Saturday, August 20th 5-9pm **
**Dean to Sterling on #theother5th **
**All activities and shows are FREE**

Pizza Eating Contest not your style? Don't worry, we have you covered! Come and celebrate summer and the last Summer Strolls of 2016! We have another fun packed evening for you, without the extreme heat this time! Your favorites will be there; climbing wall, bouncy house, juggler, face painter, hula hoops, sidewalk chalk, giant chess, board games and vintage cars. If that isn't enough for you we also have:

On the TD Bank Pop Up Park (between Prospect Place and Park Place) 
5:30 Prospect Park YMCA: Zumba! 
6:30 UFC GYM Park Slope: Youth Kick Boxing!

Not to be missed: 
Shipwrecked - Miniature Golf 
BK Bots - Robots 
DJ and dancing at Yayo's Latin Cuisine 
NY Islanders - Hockey Shoot Out
Glitter Tattoos and activities at Lulu's Cuts and Toys

And lots more!

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Dine in Brooklyn Until August 22nd!

$28 Prix Fixe Course Fixed Dinners
$15 Two Course Lunches
$12 Weekend Brunch

Enjoy some of your favorite restaurants all across Brooklyn at these fixed course prices. 

Go to the website to choose a spot closest to you or check out the participating restaurants here and try something new! 

#theother5th has a number of restaurants participating so #eatlocal:

Miti Miti
Bogota Latin Bistro
El Pollito Mexicano
The V Spot
Wasan Brooklyn
Loki Lounge

$28 PRIX FIXE Three Course DINNERS
$15 Two Course LU$28NCHES
$15 Two Course LUNCHES
$15 Two Course LUNCHES

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Celebrate the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn - Starts Today!

Activities and events commemorating the opening chapter in America's drive for independence, marking the 240th Anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn!

August 17 @ 6:00 pm – August 28 @ 2:00 pm

There are so many events and locations, so please check the listing on the website for details.  The week starts off tonight at The Old Stone House & Washington Park with a new exhibit curated by Katherine Gressel (7-9 pm).

Find out more, where to see the shows and exhibits and how to reserve your space for special events, here.

Brooklyn Master Barbershop Cookout and Celebration

Sunday, August 21st 2pm-7pm
Happy 15th Birthday Brooklyn Master Barbershop! Celebrate with them this Sunday at their Back to School Cookout Anniversary Celebration. There's a special BBQ, giveaways, kids haircuts for half price and a chance to win a basket full with school supplies. Team Slope apparel for sale and Inshallah Clothing.
Brooklyn Master Barbershop
393 5th Ave
Between 6th and 7th Streets

Monday, August 15, 2016

Last Summer Strolls Event and Pizza Eating Contest Saturday!

Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
Free fun for all from Dean to Sterling Place from 5pm to 9pm

Rock Wall
Bouncy House
Face Painting
Tables and Chairs to enjoy outdoor dining
Hoola Hoops, chalk, outdoor soccer nets
Vintage cars

Pizza Eating Contest!

August 20th, 6:30 pm
159 5th Avenue

Don't miss the Artichoke Pizza Eating Contest on Fifth at the August 20th Summer Strolls. There will be 9 contestants tasked with eating as much Artichoke pizza as possible in 10 minutes.

The contest will take place on a stage in front of their 59 5th Avenue location and feature owners Francis Garcia and Sal Basille (from the Cooking Channel's Pizza Masters show) and WWE Wrestlers!

Emcon Pharmacy
TD Bank
Aqua Hydrate Water