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Week in Review: Snow Covers Park Slope

The top headlines from the week that was.

Photo by njhamann
Photo by njhamann

Chocolate Room Closes Shop This Weekend, Sets Up For Big Move

The Chocolate Room is staying in Park Slope, but this is the last weekend fans will be able to go to the popular shop at its original location at 86 5th Ave.

That shop will be closed for good at 11 p.m. Sunday as it transitions for a move to 51 5th Ave. The new shop will open in the coming weeks, but Park Slope chocolate lovers will be happy to hear that during the move there will be a place to get your fix.

MLB Pitcher and Park Slope Native Adam Ottavino Visits PS39

PS39's Wellness Committee kicked off a fitness program on Jan. 17 with a visit from Major League Baseball pitcher and Park Slope native Adam Ottavino.

With the help of a grant from the Department of Education, the 10 week fitness program focuses on the impact of moderate exercise before school on ability to focus, process information. The program brings parents and kids together in organized sports before school starts on Fridays. 

Park Slope Snaps in the Snow

Park Slope got another big snow Tuesday and many were sure to take their cameras and phones on their snowy adventures.

Click through the collection for photos from around a snow-filled Park Slope.

Brooklyn Blanketed With Up to 10 Inches of Snow, Frigid Temps Linger

Brooklynites woke up to anywhere from seven to 11 inches of snow on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Center, and that total is expected to increase.

A trained spotter for the National Weather Service measured 10.5 inches in the southern parts of Brooklyn and anywhere from seven to nine inches.

Park Slope's Gear to Go Turns to Grassroots Crowdfunding for Expansion

Gear to Go Outfitters in Park Slope is looking to grow into a larger shop in April and is turning to the community for support.

Rather than use sites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo, the business, which has been open for five years is hoping its established relationships in the community will help support a grassroots campaign.

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