Just our annual tribute to the Park Slope Copy Center feline work crew. Photo of the lazy employees (they are always sleeping on the job) by cmizer88. Take any photos in Park Slope recently? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org, add them to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag them #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post them here. Also, follow
Looking for a furry young pal? Leia is a three-month-old, 14-pound lab mix puppy currently in foster care in Park Slope and looking for a forever home. Foster Dogs NYC describes the sweet little dog: Leia is a high energy little bundle of love. She is very smart, has already learned to sit, and will
Now that the snow is melting, it’s causing even more problems than manhole fires. Con Edison is dealing with reports of stray voltage all over the city, and there’s at least one area to be cautious around in our neighborhood. If you notice an area with Con Ed cones and a car with a cone
Ever wonder what happens to shelter animals after they’re lucky enough to find a loving, adoptive home? Suzanna Schumacher, a neighbor who has two adopted dogs of her own, recently started a new project called The Sidekick Series to tell some of the stories of how homeless pets find their owners, and what their life in NYC is like now.
The 17th annual Great Backyard Bird Count takes place from February 14 to 17, giving citizen scientists a chance to help researchers learn how birds are affected by environmental changes. So get the family together, and participate: 1. Pick a spot — any spot — where there are birds. Your yard, a playground, a schoolyard, Prospect Park, etc.
The Prospect Park Zoo continues its streak of cute new baby animals (see: red pandas, baboons) by welcoming a pair of young twin Geoffroy’s marmosets, the first to be born at the zoo. First-time parents Gordon, a 2-year-old male, and Xing, a 3-year-old female, welcomed the infants in November. Apparently, twins are pretty common in this
“Canine Postmaster General, at your service,” says photographer fosterdogsnyc. Take any photos in Park Slope recently?
Thinking about adding a furry new friend to your life? Meet Stewie Gus, an 8-month-old cat who was found on Garfield Place, and is now looking for a home through rescue group K9Kastle. Stewie is a resilient guy — he was found with a colony of cats who all died mysteriously, but Stewie managed to
Imagine how surprised the employees of Finest Towing and Autobody were when they stepped out of their shop, noticed some bags were moving next to a dumpster, and discovered three large boa constrictors inside! (Note to self: never peek through those boxes marked “free” on area stoops so casually ever again, just to be safe.) Well,
Way back in May 2013, Grand Army Greenmarket vendors Blue Moon Fish sent out word that their cat Rosie had escaped from their truck at the market, and was nowhere to be found. Now, nearly eight months later, she has turned up — and just across the street from where she’d disappeared! Turns out she’s
Alexis Toriello knows about dogs and international conflict resolution in equal measure. Though the career she was in previously didn’t lead directly into our Park Slope neighbor’s current life as a dog trainer, Alexis says there’s at least one thing the two fields have in common: communication. In that spirit, we were pleased to speak
The main reason we love Mission Dolores (249 4th Avenue) is that they share our love for two of the best things in the world: beer and dogs. And this weekend, they’re hosting a fun event to celebrate both those things, and there will be presents! On Sunday, January 12 from 2-7pm, stop by the
Neighbor John Casson captured these photos of a hawk enjoying a snack on Friday in a Berkeley Place backyard. Anyone know what kind of hawk it is? Take any photos in Park Slope recently? Send them to email@example.com, add them to the Park Slope Stoop Flickr group, or tag them #parkslope on Instagram, and we’ll post them here.