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Friday
Nov042011

FIPS JUICY: BEST STORIES OF THE WEEK

In case you've spent all week recovering from Halloween weekend or watching early stand-up vids of Zach Galifianakishere's a quick wrap-up of juicy FiPS news that graced the pages of our blog this week:

* Cool Or Not Cool: Letting your dog pee in the street?: A FiPS reader sent us an account of a run-in that he had with some neighbors over where his dog peed in the street. We posed the question: where is it cool to let your dog pee? And you guys went NUTS in the comments.

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Friday
Nov042011

[My Favorite Park Slope...]: Place to Party and Peep Free Art

If you're having "one of those weeks" this week -- the one where you have to go to the TD Bank Penny Arcade to cash in all of your loose change to get beer money -- you might be looking for something to do this weekend that's super cheap but still really fun. This FIPS post is your official reminder that Saturday, November 5th, is the First Saturday party at the Brooklyn Museum.

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Friday
Nov042011

Brokelyn Gives Us the Best Places To Watch The NYC Marathon Go By

The ING New York City Marathon is this Sunday, and our friends at Brokelyn have made a great list of places in Brooklyn to watch all 47,000 runners pass by (side note: you know how LOTS of runners eat bananas during the race? Ever see someone slip on a peel? That HAS to have happened before, right?) 

 

 

 

Friday
Nov042011

FiPS Hero: Subway Grope Victim Beats Shit Out Of Attacker

Shyane DeJesus / Photo via NY Post

I’ve never been inappropriately groped on the subway before. Never witnessed some dude touching himself while watching me read The Hunger Games. Never had someone “accidentally” grab on to my crotch instead of the pole when the train stops short. Never had some creep try and take pictures of me with his camera phone. As a dude, these things just don’t tend to happen to me.

But for you ladies out there, I realize that these sorts of things happen to you all the time, which is why we should all take a moment to give 22-year-old Shyane DeJesus a goddamned standing ovation. 

 

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Friday
Nov042011

City Might Offer Barclay Center Victims Parking Permits. 

photo by Park Slope Lens

Parking in the slope is already a bitch, yet some fear that with Bruce Ratner's revenge the Barclay Center on it's way to completion, shit will get a whole lot worse. The city projects that the new arena, with more than 200 events planned a year, will bring in about 5,000 additional cars into the area. And they're all going to want to park somewhere for free. 

FIPS has obtained an exclusive look into what the future of parking in Park Slope area will look like. It ain't pretty.

 

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