Ice cream truck wars in the summer; urban farming fisticuffs in the fall—there's neighborhood-based trouble for every month in the Big Apple. The beef of the season in Park Slope is chicken.
A Park Slope dive bar is threatening to secede from the neighborhood that, it feels, fails to appreciate its dive-y charm. What would we do, though, if all of the dive bars left us? The world would be bleak, indeed.
Is it really that easy to get booted from the Park Slope Food Coop?
It's that time of year: The seasonal shots have been fired; dormant for the winter, it's now time for the war against the ice cream man again.
After a dramatic lead-up that included passionate campaigns and weeks of canvassing on both sides from Coop members and local politicians, the members of the Park Slope Food Coop voted down the opportunity to vote on whether or not Israeli products should be banned from the store.
The Park Slope Food Coop is gearing up for a meeting tonight that may be the most talked-about Park Slope Food Coop meeting in history. But do you know what is at stake? The topic is boycotting products from Israel, but there is more: vegan marshmallows! shift credits! parliamentary procedure! We put together a preview.
The Park Slope Food Coop is facing what may be the most troubling problem in their 39-year history: apathy.
One of the most amusing (and enlightening) reads of the day may be senior Reuters Opinion editor Chadwick Matlin's live tweets of Tuesday night's monthly members meeting of the Park Slope Food Co-op.
It seems New Yorkers can't get comfortable in one neighborhood without being told that a new neighborhood is the neighborhood to be in. Or not to be in, as the case may be.
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