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Entries in weekly round-up (49)

Friday
Jul272012

FIPS JUICY: BEST STORIES OF THE WEEK

We surived last night's Ghostbuster sky, you guys! Time to catch up on all the FiPS news you missed out on this past week: 

 * The Park slope salad bar you may not have known about: So, OK, it's in a hospital. But STILL -- it's the only real salad bar we've got!

* A fips guide to the 5 best getaways within an hour from the slope: FiPS writer Chinae has recommends for outdoorsy-types, artsy-types, shopping-types, surfer-types and all you American History nerds.

* American Gypsies invade Park Slope: AND IT'S ON TV.

* Macy's Might move its july 4th fireworks back to the east river because of all our bitching (YAY)!: Seriously, if I have to go another year BARELY seeing the fireworks over all of those tall Manhattan buildings, I'm going to be forced to move to the Dirty Jerse. 

Friday
Jul202012

FIPS JUICY: BEST STORIES OF THE WEEK

In case you've spent most of the week lying perfectly still in front of an air-conditioning unit in an attempt to make your ass stop sweating, here are a few stories that graced the pages of the FiPS blog this past week:

* Brooklyn Brine: Welcome to the hood!: We got a great tour of Brooklyn Brine's Park Slope pickle palace! 

* I guess it's ok to care about thet nets now: FiPS writer Shawn breaks down all of the great things the Nets have going for them so far (even though he's a die-hard Celtics fan at heart). 

* Louis C.K. Does Park Slope (on TV)!: The newest season of Louis C.K.'s Emmy-nominated series Louis was shot in a few notable Park Slope locations, thus greatly elevating the coolness factor of our 'hood.

* An Oddist Shackled a burned-out skeleton to a tree on 4th ave... and how's your morning?: It's as weird as it sounds.

* Well done, people: we've saved the G train extension!: That's right, MTA -- straphangers are not to be fucked with. 

* Who Gives a shit: what's your go-to icy treat in Park Slope?: If you have yet to find your favorite, take a peek in the comments for some fab recommendations!  

Friday
Jul062012

FIPS JUICY: BEST STORIES OF THE WEEK

In case you've spent the better part of this week preparing for and recovering from July 4th's festivities or watching this amazing video of a filmmaker being interviewed by his 12 year-old self, here are some of the stories that recently graced the pages of the FiPS blog:

 * Breeder Hall of Shame: Not So Smiling Pizza: A FiPS reader had an explosive run-in with a Park Slope dad, leading FiPS writer Chinae to ignite a Breeder VS. Baller showdown in the comments section.

* Pinkberry to open in Park Slope on July 20th: FiPS writer (and snack guru) Shawn spoke with a Pinkberry rep to get the deets on their invasion into the Slope.

* The Amish Are Trying to Kill Our Children: Not really (but sort of).

* Will a Park Slope Joint win Time out NY's best burger showdown?: Choose your favorite burger from over 100 restaurants, which includes a few Park Slope joints!

* Local Man Claims he was arrested after speaking out against cops in South Slope groping incident: If local resident Donald Harrington’s accusation is correct, you’re more likely to get arrested in this neighborhood for speaking up against the cops than for groping women. 

Friday
Jun152012

FIPS JUICY: BEST STORIES OF THE WEEK

In case you've spent the week catching the finales of your favorite shows, here's a quick wrap-up of juicy FiPS news that has recently graced the pages of our blog:

* 50 shades of grey boosts sales in local hardware stores: (and check out the script of an imagined convo between a Park Slope couple that fab FiPS writer Jess has penned for our pleasure).

* Will the former landmark pub ever be restored?: The Magic 8 Ball here at FiPS headquarters just laughed and self-destructed.

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Thursday
Jun072012

FIPS JUICY: BEST STORIES OF THE WEEK

 

In case you've spent the week wishing death upon HBO or wondering if goofy goggles will indeed make you eat less, here's a quick wrap-up of juicy FiPS news that has recently graced the pages of our blog:

* Hands up if you've ever had dirty nasty freaky monkey sex behind the 5th avenue key food!: This shit has gotten so outta control that someone has gone and started a blog about it.

* Park Slope Eatery Store For Rent: Commenters don't seem to be too sad about this one.

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