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What’s Happening in Brooklyn This Weekend!

The holidays are upon us! If you have some family visiting, want to spend some quality time with the kids out of the house, or just want a break from shopping, Brooklyn has tons of fun things happening this weekend! Here are a few of our favorites! Hounds of Love…

Labor Day Weekend: What Are Your Plans?

Labor Day weekend is finally upon us! What are in your plans for the weekend? Worried you have no fun plans to celebrate? No worries! Check out some of these awesome local events!   Down to Earth Park Slope Farmer’s Market: Shop for a wide selection of local fruits, vegetables, flowers, foods…

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Citi Bikes Coming to Bay Ridge?

Citi Bike may be coming to Bay Ridge. A non-profit bicycle advocacy group has gathered more than 700 signatures on a petition to bring the Citi Bike bicycle-rental program to Sunset Park and Bay Ridge. And the petition drive is well past the halfway mark toward the tipping point, which…

Happy Amelia Earhart Day

Each year on July 24, it is National Amelia Earhart Day.  This day honors the famous aviation pioneer, Amelia Earhart and celebrates her birth. Author and American aviation pioneer, Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897.  Earhart was the first female pilot (aviatrix) to fly solo across the…

Drink Up! New Starkbucks Coming on 4th Avenue!

A spokesman for Starbucks confirmed to Patch that the national coffee giant is opening a location on Fourth Avenue. It will the the third location in the Park Slope-Gowanus-area, joining two spots on Seventh Avenue. The spokesman, in an email to Patch, said the Fourth Avenue coffee shop will open…

The Rock Shop Bar Closing at End of the Month

The Rock Shop, a neighborhood sports bar on Fourth Avenue and President Street, will close at the end of the month. Brendan Niles, the bar’s general manager, told Patch the bar is closing because the “Rent’s too high. Taxes are too high. Too much development happening on Fourth Avenue.” It’s…

Where to go on a Tank of Gas in Your New Volvo

What a better time to pack the whole family in your new Volvo and go on an adventure than the summer! Check out some of these awesome places near you to visit and enjoy with the whole family in your new Volvo! Narrows Botanical Gardens– One of the most overlooked green…

Hump Day Treats!

The best kind of news is often food related. So why don’t you check out this great hump day treat at the local cupcake shop, Little Cupcake Bakeshop. Now this bakery isn’t just in the news for no reason, they recently reinvented the Good Humor strawberry shortcake bar into a…