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2012 Guide

All About


Park Slope, Brooklyn

Welcome Welcome to Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue, my

six solar powered receptacles to help keep

Table of Contents

home town!

our streets cleaner. We plan dozens of pro-

Park Slope is our small town and Fifth

motional and marketing events throughout



Avenue is our Main Street! One of the

the year such as Dancing Under the Stars,

About Park Slope


reasons folks love it here is that they can

movie nights, scavenger hunts and special

easily walk to hundreds of unique shops,

sale days.

Historic Park Slope


restaurants, bars and services along Fifth.

Many of our merchants live here and are

what our small town has to offer. With

Come down to Fifth Avenue and see

People in the Neighborhood


active members in the community. It is a

over 150 restaurants, bars and cafes, and

Calendar of Events


real neighborhood where folks interact

hundreds of retail locations from Antiques



and know one another.

& Collectibles to ZuZu’s Petals, our Avenue

The Park Slope Fifth Avenue Busi-

is sure to delight you. Stroll through our

ness Improvement District is dedicated to

shady streets, pop into a boutique, enjoy

Bars and Cafes




making Fifth Avenue and its surrounding

a leisurely cup of coffee, sip a cocktail and

Neighborhood Map


streets better for the businesses, landlords

savor fabulous fare. Visit the Old Stone

Antiques and Vintage on Fifth


and residents of the area. The BID currently

House, the principal site of the Battle of

provides supplemental sanitation services

Brooklyn, the first major battle of the Revo-

Fifth Avenue Online


five days a week. Last year we purchased

lutionary War. Come and share our small

Fifth Avenue Business Directory


Address Locator


Local Numbers


town and our history with us. Sincerely,

Irene Lo Re Executive Director Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID


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About Park Slope

Historic Park Slope

Then & Now

Park Slope is a popular residential neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY. While its boundaries have expanded over the years, many fix its border at Prospect Park West and

It has been said “the more things change, the more they stay the

Fourth Avenue along the east-west line

same.” More than 60 years separate the photos, from left to right, and

and from Flatbush Avenue to the Prospect

yet they look remarkably similar. That is the charm of Brooklyn.

Expressway, along its north to south.

Park Slope’s historic character accounts

ing the largest landmark district in Brooklyn and enjoys quiet, tree-lined streets with wide architectural variety.

With its obvious local charm and inti-

It is also home to a thriving locally-

mate feel, this close knit neighborhood has

owned business community. In fact, many

become an enclave for families and is rich

of the business owners live in the neigh-

in resources for children of all ages.

borhood and enrich it with their commu-

The neighborhood is equally well known

nity involvement. Park Slope’s commercial

for its diversity of families and residents.

corridors are second to none and feature

and boasts the second highest gay, lesbian,

a number of excellent restaurants, bars,

bisexual and transgender (GLBT) population

coffee houses, sidewalk cafes and shops

in the City. Long known as an activist com-

that draw people from around the City.

munity, Park Slope has achieved national

recognition as a place with a rich public

many cultural institutions, with close access

life. The neighborhood, for instance, is the

to Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Academy of

“Recycling Capital” of New York City with

Music, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the

voluntary recycling programs an ongoing

Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Conserva-

part of neighborhood life since the 1970’s.

tory of Music, and the Central Library.


The neighborhood is also known for its

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5th Ave. & 3rd St.

the neighborhood is distinguished for hav-

5th Ave. & Baltic St.

Replete with row houses and brownstones,

Vintage photos courtesy of Bob & Judi’s Coolectibles and

for a strong measure of its lasting appeal.

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People in the Neighborhood

Judi Pheiffer

Craig Hammerman

Karen Geer

Zully Rolan

Founding Member

District Manager

Executive Director

Director of Asset & Property Management

Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID

Community Board 6

Brooklyn-Queens Conservatory of Music

Fifth Avenue Committee

Judi Pheiffer opened Bob & Judi’s Coolectibles

Craig Hammerman has been the District

Karen Geer joined the Brooklyn-Queens

Zully Rolan is the Director of Asset & Property

with her husband Bob 14 years ago on a Fifth

Manager of Brooklyn Community Board 6

Conservatory of Music as Executive Director

Management for Fifth Avenue Committee, a

Avenue that barely resembled the current re-

since February 1993. His district includes

in January 2011. Located in Park Slope, the

nationally recognized non-profit community

vitalized street. Drawing on her previous work

the “Brownstone Brooklyn” neighborhoods

Conservatory has been serving the New York

development corporation. Zully oversees a

as a community activist, she banded together

of Carroll Gardens/South Brooklyn, Cobble

musical community for over a century. BQCM

portfolio of nearly 600 units of housing and

with other new business owners and formed

Hill, the Columbia Street District, Gowanus,

offers a wide range of exciting program-

over 20 commercial rentals. When Zully fin-

the Fifth Avenue Merchants Association with

Park Slope and Red Hook.

ming, including private instruction, group

ishes work at FAC; she relaxes as the chair

Judi as their President.

classes, ensembles, and choral opportuni-

of the Brooklyn Pride Inc (BP) organization,

Working together they raised funds to put

and efficient delivery of municipal services

ties for people of all ages and skill levels.

a nonprofit group that produces the annual

out a shopping guide and map, decorated

by coordinating, engaging and successfully

Before joining the Conservatory, Karen

Brooklyn LGBT Celebration. You can often

the avenue with holiday lights and got elect-

advocating for the resources necessary

was the Interim Executive Director of Opus

find Zully either in a planning meeting for

ed officials to fund historic street lights and

to serve his district. Craig is a third gen-

118 Harlem School of Music, served as a

Brooklyn Pride or driving along Fifth Avenue

tree plantings. Judi became involved with

eration Brooklynite, and lives with his wife

lawyer at Harris Beach LLP and taught gen-

making sure that the curb appeal of the

the formation of the Fifth Avenue BID and

Elizabeth and son Jared in Park Slope.

eral, vocal, and instrumental music at the

properties she manages is reflective of the

Ethical Culture School in Manhattan.

mission of the Fifth Avenue Committee.

Craig and his team ensure the effective

today serves as its co-president. 5

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Calendar of Events




Farmers Market open every Sunday year-round

30th: Kids Music On Fifth 31st: Halloween Parade

9 &10: Fifth Avenue Fall Fest

December 3rd: 20th-28th: 25th: Thursdays:

Fifth Avenue Tree Lighting (Washington Park @ 3rd Street) Hanukkah Christmas Snowflake Sales & Specials


Farmers Market open every Sunday year-round

January 1st: New Year’s Day 6th: The Great Fifth Avenue Giveaway Valentine’s Raffle begins


14th: Valentine’s Day Raffle Drawing


17th: St. Patrick’s Day 24th: Electronics Recycling


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6th-14th: 8th: 22nd: tba: tba:

May 5th: 13th: 20th: 31st: June

Passover Easter Earth Day Scavenger Hunt Family Fun Festival

Cinco de Mayo Salsa In The Streets Mother’s Day Fabulous Fifth Avenue Street Fair Memorial Day

17th: Father’s Day 21st & 22nd: Make Music Park Slope Fifth Avenue tba: Brookyln Pride Parade


4th: Independence Day Tuesday eves.: Dancing Under The Stars (adults) Wednesday eves.: Kids Music & Dance


Tuesday eves.: Dancing Under The Stars (adults) Wednesday eves.: Kids Music & Dance


1st-3rd: Labor Day Weekend tba: Back To School tba: Taste Of Fifth Avenue

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Restaurants Blue Ribbon

Photo: Steve Hill

280 Fifth Ave. (between Garfield Pl. & 1st St.) 718-840-0408

Der Kommissar Brooklyn’s Blue Ribbon is a warm, comfort-

This small, 20-seat restaurant is easy to

able bistro that will satisfy anyone’s desire

miss on the street but we think you’ll agree

for a sizzling steak and a great glass of wine.

that the food is hard to forget. Once you

Seafood is also popular here, with crab, clams,

stumble into their space, you’ll find that Der

lobster and raw oysters available year-round!

Kommissar serves Austrian meals with a

While this location is a part of the

Brooklyn twist. Delicious draft beers, frank-

Bromberg Bros. restaurant empire, stretch-

furters (hot dogs) and sausages are the

ing from NYC to Las Vegas, you’ll find that it

popular dishes here. Regulars swear that

feels more like a slice of Park Slope than a

the pretzels and kasekrainer, a cheese-

national chain. It is highly regarded by locals

infused kielbasa, are must haves—but

and visitors, alike, and a frequent destina-

there’s no shortage of favorites. Drop by for

tion for those celebrating a special occasion.

a meal and a drink and catch a ball game

Drop by and see what the buzz is all about!

on the tube.

Tired of Italian and Asian for lunch or

This restaurant, on the northernmost end

dinner? Coco Roco is Park Slope’s go-to

of the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID, is nearly

spot for delicious and authentic Peruvian

impossible to miss, as it takes up most

faire. The fabulous rotisserie Chicken is the

of the block between Dean and Bergen

most well-known meal here but there is

Streets. El Viejo Yayo has been an institu-

plenty more to try.

tion on the avenue for more than 42 years,

Fried plaintains, anticuchos (grilled and

serving authentic latin cuisine in a comfort-

seasoned beef heart skewers) and pulpo

able atmosphere at a reasonable price.

al olivo (rosemary octopus in olive sauce)

Perfect for large groups or even take-out

make for a unique, satisfying dining expe-

to your nearby home or hotel room. Free

rience that you won’t soon forget. In fact,

delivery and free parking (they have their

you’ll likely be back for more!

own parking lot).

Coco Roco 392 Fifth Ave. (between 6th & 7th Sts.) 718-965-3376


559 Fifth Ave. (near 15th St.) 718-788-0789

El Viejo Yayo

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36 Fifth Ave. (between Dean & Bergen Sts.) 718-622-8922

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Bars and Cafes Melt


440 Bergen St. (between Fifth & Flatbush Aves.) 718-230-5925

We have to admit, the first time we heard the

South is the type of small, comfortable bar

name of this restaurant we thought “sand-

that you find yourself visiting again and

wiches.” But don’t let the name fool you. Here

again. It is not surprising that it has become

it means “a feeling when you enjoy life, good

a favorite local watering hole. Sit down and

food, great drinks and the people around

the bar’s owners and staff will quickly make

you.” We agree!

you feel at home. Come for one of 6 beers

This is a great spot for a quiet dinner date

on tap or 50 beers in bottle. Enjoy a hot

or a meal with old friends. The food is Classic

grilled cheese sandwich, Keilbasa, grilled

American with a modern twist: brown sugar

PB & J and more. Or, just drop by for a glass

rubbed pork, Turkish pepper crusted beef

of wine, some free popcorn and a video

tenderloin and even a Melt burger made with

game with a friend! During warm spring and

grass-fed beef. Be sure to try brunch, avail-

summer months, don’t forget to check out

able Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 am - 4 pm.

their backyard. Cocktails under the stars!

200 Fifth is a Park Slope institution, having

Freddy’s Bar is a legend in Brooklyn. Once

served residents for more than 20 years. It is

located in Prospect Heights around the cor-

both a restaurant and a sports bar. On one

ner from the Atlantic Yards arena project,

side you can try sophisticated bar bites like

this bar served as a central spot for orga-

wild mushroom flatbread with goat cheese

nizers who were concerned about the size

or truffle blue cheese fries. Or enjoy a satis-

and scope of the proposed development.

fying meal like Jack Daniels smothered pork

chops or mustard crusted salmon filet.

Fifth Avenue near 18th Street, at the southern

200 Fifth Avenue 200 Fifth Avenue (between Union & Sackett Sts.) 718-638-2925


629 Fifth Ave. (between 17th & 18th Sts.) 718-832-4720


In February 2011, Freddy’s opened on

On the other side you can order a cold

end of the BID. With the same bar as its origi-

brew and watch your favorite sporting event

nal location and large booths, it is well worth

on one of 70 televisions. If there is a big game

a visit to experience the warm community

taking place somewhere around the world,

spirit, eclectic film loops, unique music, com-

someone is watching it at 200 Fifth.

edy acts—and, of course, the beer.

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Black Horse Pub 568 Fifth Ave. (between 15th & 16th Sts.) 718-788-1975

Cafe Martin The Black Horse is a little bit of English Pub

Sometimes, you just need a good cup of

in the heart of Brooklyn. Stop in for a pint of

coffee or a cappuccino to pick you up after

your favorite brew and grab some pub grub,

a day of strolling along Fifth Avenue. Enter

including American (burgers, wings and

this cozy little spot and you’ll be instantly

sandwiches) and English (bangers and mash,

transported to a cafe in Europe. It has been

shepherd’s pie and “chips”) dishes. The Black

said that Cafe Martin boasts the “best

Horse Pub opens early on Saturday and

barista in town,” and who are we to dis-

Sunday to serve a full English Breakfast.

agree? This unassuming place has some

The Black Horse space is large, by NYC

of the best coffee in Brooklyn. Each cup

standards, and the high ceiling and abun-

is carefully and lovingly made, just for you,

dance of light through the windows along

which is enough to make you want to come

this corner spot make it feel much less claus-

back for more. Bring a paper or your laptop

trophobic than the average watering hole.

and you’ll be in heaven.

Culture has been a hot spot in the neighbor-

The name says it all. Walk through the front

hood since it’s doors opened in early 2011.

door and enter into a room filled with choc-

Serving rich, creamy organic whole-milk yo-

olate. From the bite size to the full plate,

gurt with a fresh assortment of homemade

everything is chocolate, decadent, and

toppings and featured flavors—this is a great

simple. Buy handmade, delicious pieces

place to beat the heat in summer or fill your

from artisan chocolatier Knipschildt. Or, sit

tummy with something satisfying during the

down with glass of wine, coffee or tea and

colder months. You won’t find boring flavors

enjoy a brownie, a slice of cake or a sundae

here. Fans come for unique tastes and adult

made with homemade ice cream. Perfect

toppings like maple syrup, raw honey and

for gifts, treats, dates or an end to a night

fresh fruit. Regulars say the place is a game

out on the town. Or, for just a quick pick-

changer—a whole new yogurt experience

me-up on your stroll along Fifth Avenue.

Culture 331 Fifth Ave. (between 3rd & 4th Sts.) 718-499-0207

355 Fifth Avenue (between 3rd & 4th Sts.)

The Chocolate Room 86 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. Marks Ave. & Warren St.) 718-783-2900

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Shops Diana Kane 229b Fifth Ave. (btwn Carroll & President Sts.) 718-638-6520

Teddy Diana Kane is a must-stop on Fifth Avenue.

Founded in 2004 by Lucy and Ted Dalton

Owner Diana English, a long-time Park Slope

(who also own Lucia at 275 Fifth Avenue),

resident, opened her shop in 2002 as a place

Teddy is a Brooklyn-based retail business

to create and sell her own line of jewelry.

that has expanded beyond the borough to

Since then, the shop has blossomed into a

Manhattan, Newport, Rhode Island and on-

boutique featuring stylish women’s clothing

line at

and accessories. The emphasis is on sus-

tainable collections, handmade items, the

clothing, jewelry, bags and accessories.

unusual and the beautiful. Featuring Aki Kano

Prints and color dominate their collection,

bags, Prairie Underground dresses—and

but fans really love their reasonable prices.

much more—its a great place to browse on

Go ahead and pick out the latest fashion

a Saturday or Sunday afternoon and a key

without emptying your pocketbook.

89 Fifth Ave. (between Warren St. & Park Pl.) 718-623-0500

Teddy is all about affordable women’s

spot for picking up a beautiful gift. Park Slope Eye 682 Union St. (between 4th & 5th Aves.) 347-560-8393


St. Kilda Dr. Justin Bazan has proven that strong,

Walking through the front door of St. Kilda’s

caring customer service and innovative

Fifth Avenue shop is an experience. The

use of technology and social media tools

floors are lined with exotic rugs. And the

are key to succeeding as a small retail

bookshelves, art and homey furniture make

shop in the 21st Century. Browse through

it feel more like a hip apartment than a

their top brand, high-quality frames, have

showroom for jewelry.

a photo taken with the frames on or just

drop by for a cup of coffee and free wifi.

Nora Kogan. It specializes in wedding and

With fans raving about its friendly, innova-

engagement pieces that are handmade, us-

tive and informed care—Park Slope Eye is

ing recycled metals and conflict-free stones.

truly a unique eye store experience. Don’t

But, you’ll also find a wide array of beautiful,

forget to check in on Foursquare, Yelp or

quirky rings, bracelets, earrings and more


that are sure to put a smile on your face.

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71 Fifth Ave. (btwn St. Marks Ave. & Prospect Pl.) 718-398-4459

St. Kilda was founded in 2004 by designer

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Neighborhood Map Subway schedules: Part time service is in effect on some lines. Please refer to for detailed service information. Scan the QR code on the right to go to directly to the mobile MTA subway service page.

Bus transportation: Park Slope is served by the B41, B61, B63, B65, B67 and B69 lines.

Antiques and Vintage on Fifth It has been said that the one thing you can count on in New York City is change. For example, over the past decade, Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue has quickly morphed into a premier dining and shopping destination in Brooklyn, after years of serving as Park Slope’s “other” commercial district. Recently, we’ve noticed another change along the Avenue—the growth of Antique and Vintage shops. From Dean to 18th Streets, you’ll find shops specializing in vintage clothing, jewelry, tabletop and decorative items and antique furniture. So, take a walk along Fifth Avenue and use this guide to help you find the antique and vintage items you are looking for. Lulu’s Then & Now 75a Fifth Avenue 718.398.LULU C

Cog & Pearl 190 Fifth Avenue 718-623-8200 C R

Beacon’s Closet 92 Fifth Avenue 718-230-1630 C

Bob and Judi’s Coolectibles 217 Fifth Avenue 718-638-5770 F H

Odd Twin 164 Fifth Avenue 718-633-8946 C Yona Lee Vintage & Fifth Eye Optix 172 Fifth Avenue 718-857-3700 C

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Guvnor’s Vintage Thrift 178 Fifth Avenue 718-230-4887 C

Two Lovers Boutique 227 Fifth Avenue 718-734-1206 C R Allure On Fifth 233 Fifth Avenue 718-622-6120 C Housing Works Thrift Shop 266 Fifth Avenue 718-636-2271 C H F

Boutique Thrift 515 Fifth Avenue 718-788-5433 C H F Time Galleries 562 Fifth Avenue 718-788-8300 F Monk’s Vintage Thrift 579 Fifth Avenue 718-788-2950 C H F


Clothing and Accessories Housewares, Decorative and Tabletop

Furniture R Recycled and Reused Goods

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Fifth avenue online To better serve our neighbors, the Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID has made disseminating information on the web a top priority. Below is a brief description of the tools we have created. We hope that you will check them out on a regular basis and learn more about what is happening along the strip!

our Mobile Web app Recently, the BID launched a mobile version of its website, Open the site on your iPhone, Blackberry, Android or Palm device and you will receive easy-to-read information about our

our Website

our Blog

The BID’s website contains information

Since May of 2009, the Park Slope Fifth

about the BID and its work, a calendar

Avenue BID has been keeping the com-

of scheduled BID events and, most im-

munity informed through its blog, All

portantly, a regularly-updated directory

About Fifth (

of businesses located within the BID’s

The site is updated five days a week with

boundaries. Use the website to find

posts about local events and sales and

everything you want and need along

profiles of the avenue’s business owners.

Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue. Visit us at:

Don’t forget to follow @allaboutfifth on

Twitter (


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events and a full directory of our businesses, including phone numbers and addresses. The site was created by

▲ Scan this QR code with

the Park Slope area tech start-up

your smart phone to check out our mobile website now!

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Fifth Avenue Business Directory Restaurants American/British Cuisine 200-5th 200 Fifth 56-5th Alchemy 321-9th Atomic Wings 191-5th Bierkraft 568-5th Black Horse Pub 428-Bergen Black Sheep Pub 280-5th Blue Ribbon 278-5th Bonnie’s Grill 162-5th Brooklyn Fish Camp 383-5th Chip Shop 381-5th Corner Burger 52-5th Cypress Avenue 452-5th Daisy’s Diner 432-5th Fifth Avenue Diner 486-5th Park Slope Restaurant 587-5th Grill’s Delight 77-5th Juice Masters 370-5th Juventino 606-5th Lindo’s Coffee Shop 289-9th St. McDonald’s 50-5th Marine’s Coffee Shop 440-Bergen Melt 365-5th Perch 195-5th Press 195 590-5th Royal Fried Chicken 560-5th Sidecar 324-5th Stone Park Cafe 156-5th The V Spot


Asian Cuisine 278-5th Blue Ribbon Sushi 399-5th C&Y Chinese Restaurant 201-5th Dao Palate 437-5th DiDi Chinese & Mexican 319-9th Empire Express Chinese 296-5th Ginza 349-5th Home 287-5th J-Pan Sushi 388-5th Kappa Sake House 177-5th Kiku 585-5th King Food Restaurant 229-5th Lotus 180-5th Mee Thai Cusine 369-5th Mura 194-5th Nahm Thai Kitchen 155-5th Nana Restaurant & Bar 276-5th Naruto Ramen 140-5th New China Tung 75a-5th Shinju III 295-5th Song 631-5th Suki Sushi 471a-5th Sun Bo Bo 197-5th Sun Luck Rest 386-5th Thai Sky French Cuisine 259-5th A.O.C Bistro 322-5th Belleville 78-5th Canaille Bistro 239-5th Moutarde

German/Austrian Cuisine 559-5th Der Kommissar Indian Cuisine 310-5th Baluchis 473-5th Kinara Indian Restaurant Italian Cuisine 248-5th Al Di La Trattoria 412-5th Albanese Pizza & Restaurant 279-5th Aperitivo 247-5th Aunt Suzie’s Restaurant 187-5th Campo de’Fiori 68-5th Convivium Osteria 554-5th Domino’s 483-5th Joe’s Pizza 349-5th Joe’s Pizza 261-5th La Villa Pizzeria & Restaurant 594-5th Lenny’s Pizza 72-5th Peperoncino 469-5th Peppino’s 289-5th Pete’s Pizzeria 357-3rd Pizza Rustica 535-5th Princess Pizza 133-5th Trattoria Mulino 85-5th V & M Pizza Town Mediterranean/Middle Eastern Cuisine 165-5th Babouche 310-9th Filfila Falafel Restaurant 79-5th Miriam Restaurant & Wine Bar

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Mexican/Latin Cuisine 141-5th Bogota Latin Bistro 392-5th Coco Roco 376-5th Colombia in Park Slope 230-5th Comida 437-5th DiDi Chinese & Mexican 119-5th El Pollito Mexicano 291-5th El Pollo 341-5th El Sitio Boriquen 36-5th El Viejo Yayo 317-9th El Viejo Yayo Restaurant 188-5th Lobo 148-5th Los Pollitos Mexican II 223-5th Mezcal’s Mexican Restaurant 396-5th Mezcal’s Mexican Restaurant 499-5th Piramide 408-5th Rachel’s Taqueria 351-5th Surfish Bistro 489-5th Tacos Nuevo Mexico Antiques 217-5th Bob and Judi’s Coolectibles 562-5th Time Galleries Art/Handcrafts/Galleries 421-5th Brooklyn Arts Exchange 285-5th Jonathan Blum Portraits 688-President Prophesies Gallery Bagels/Delis/Bodegas 242-5th 5th Ave Bageltique Cafe

270-5th 5th Avenue Gourmet Delight 520-5th 7-Eleven 55-5th A.R.E.A Bagels & Bialys 29-5th A&R Coffee & Bagels 599-5th Baba’s Deli 612-5th Bagel Factory 339-5th Bagel World 523-5th Bagels & Wraps 606a-5th Energy Fuel 185-5th Fifth Avenue Market 513-5th My Favorite Deli-Grocery 555-5th Park Slope Gourmet Deli 302-9th S & P Newsstand 402-5th Salem Deli 357-5th Stop & Fifth Deli 423-5th Subway Banks/Financial Institutions 340-9th Accounting 459-5th Astoria Federal Savings & Loans 534-5th Bank of America 108-Garfield Business Sanity 516-5th Capital One Bank 159-5th Chase 444-5th Chase 533-5th Chase 205-5th Checks & More 420-5th Citibank 566-5th H&R Block 326-9th H&R Block 325-9th HSBC 561-5th La Nacional Money Orders 478-5th New York Commercial Bank

269-5th TD Bank Bars (No Food) 375-5th Bar Reis 196-5th Blueprint Wine Bar 577-5th Buttermilk Bar 497-5th Commonwealth Bar 390-5th Excelsior 506-5th The Fifth Estate 627-5th Freddy’s 363-5th Ginger’s Bar 284-5th Great Lakes 243-5th High Dive Pub 406-5th Jackie’s 5th Amendment 304-5th Loki 273-13th Lucky 13 Saloon 39-5th O’Connor’s 440-5th Smith’s Tavern 629-5th South 321-5th The Gate 477-5th Timboo’s 58-5th Uncle Barry’s 702-Union Union Hall 138-5th Voodoo Lounge 74-5th Wolf & Deer Bicycles 375-9th 9th Street Cycles 476-5th Bicycle Habitat 105-5th R & A Cycles Botanicas/Churches 175-5th Iglesia Pentecostal Jesus Christos 376-5th Johnny’s Universal Botanica & Mystical Shop

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Cafes/Bakeries 53-5th Blue Sky Bakery 384-5th Brooklyn Bread 162-5th Brooklyn Venticinque 355-5th Cafe Martin 318a-11th Café Regular 448-5th Dunkin Donuts & Baskin Robbins 97-5th Gorilla Coffee 620-5th Has Beans 186-5th Konditori Cafe 59-5th Luscious Foods 249-5th Ozzie’s Coffee 368-5th PS Coffee Tea & Spices 326-6th Postmark Coffee Shop 315-5th s’Nice 577-5th Sandy’s Internet Cafe 86-5th The Chocolate Room 588-5th Three Star Bakery 260-5th Trois Pommes Patisserie Car Services 170-5th Arecibo 313-9th Continental Car Service 224-15th Eastern Car Service 475-5th Express II Cards/Gifts/Party Supplies 176-5th Chair-Man Gift & Home 268-14th Fama Party Center 232-5th Scaredy Kat 76-5th Tabeel Gifts & Salon 436-5th Tip Top Gift Clothing/Accessories/ Jewelry 525-5th 5th Avenue Jewelry 152-5th A.Cheng


233-5th Allure On Fifth 325-7th AnG Designer Apparel 87-5th Animated Closet 500-5th Azena Jewelry 92-5th Beacon’s Closet 316-5th Bird 508-5th Bobby Sportswear 206-5th Brooklyn Industries 190-5th Cog & Pearl 351-5th Cozbi 229b-5th Diana Kane 140-5th E-Lingerie 233-5th Eidolon 93-5th Flirt 538-5th G&M Men’s Suit Outlet 219-5th Goldy + Mac 195-5th Goorin Brothers 178-5th Guvnor’s Vintage Thrift 526-5th H & A Jewelry & Elec. 511-5th Halik Sportswear 406-5th J.C. Penny Catalog Merchant 272-5th La Rosa 43-5th La Vedette 461-5th Lily’s Gift Shop 75a-5th LuLu’s Then & Now 272-5th Lucia 503-5th Mandee 579-5th Monk’s Vintage Thrift 164-5th Odd Twin Trading Co. 69-5th Pony 347b-5th Premium Goods Sneakers & Sportswear 530-5th Rainbow Plus 329-5th Razor & Serene Rose 208 5th Something Else 426-5th Square Stores: Big Man Headquarters 71-5th St. Kilda Jewelry

89-5th Teddy 227-5th Two Lovers 343-5th Urban Alchemist 276b-12th Zeconette Accessories Dancewear/Hosiery 272-5th La Rosa Day Care 147-5th Eladia’s Child Care 323-5th Kids On Fifth Electronics/Cell Phones 452-5th 5th Ave Phone Card 463a-5th Boost Mobile 577-5th Computer Repair 171-5th Dr Brendan Mac Repair 526-5th H & A Jewelry & Electronics 146-5th Luis TV Repair 450-5th Mamco Electronics 274-5th Metro PCS 479-5th Metro PCS 337-9th PC-Tech Computer Services 475-5th Prospect Wireless 528-5th Radio Shack 397-5th Sprint Store 460-5th T-Mobile 315-9th Verizon Wireless 82-5th Virgin Mobile Event and Music Venues 416-5th Fifth Avenue Hall Corp. 506-5th The Fifth Estate 627-5th Freddy’s Bar 125-5th Southpaw

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263-Prospect The Grand Prospect Hall 263-Prospect The Oak Room 702-Union Union Hall Eyeglass Stores 332 9th 9th Street Optical 537-5th Brooklyn Eyeworks Optical 83-5th Milan Optique 490-5th Optical Illusion 682-Union Park Slope Eye 519-5th Park Slope Family Eye Care 30-5th Victory Vision Center 172-5th Yona Lee Vintage & Fifth Eye Optix

120-5th 434-5th 312-5th 595-5th 65-5th 41-5th 61-5th 329-9th

Key Food Kim’s Family Farm M&S Prime Meats Met Foodmarkets New Star Tobacco Paul’s Fruit and Vegetables Slope Natural Foods Steve’s C-Town

Framing/Stained Glass 142-5th Brooklyn Frameworks 310-4th Prints Charming 300-5th Stained Glass Store

Fitness/Spas/Health 529-5th Ameri-kick Karate Studio Florists 624-5th Balance Life, Inc. 431-5th Blooms on Fifth 555-5th Bikram Yoga 543-5th Jasmine’s Floral Designs 169-5th Body & Foot Rub 374-5th Zuzu’s Petals 207-5th Body Reserve Gym 150-5th Body Tonic Food/Grocery 274-5th Cyclebar 252-5th 5th Ave Natural 157-5th D’mai Urban Spa Grocery 73-5th Element Beauty 216-5th Associated Lounge Supermarket 374-5th Feldenkrais Center 191-5th Bierkraft of Park Slope 475-5th Candy & Grocery 42-5th Fifth Avenue Fitness 168-5th Degraw Grocery Collective 628-5th Eagle Provisions 382-5th Fitness Together 409-5th Emporium Fresh Market 343-5th Full Spectrum Touch 439-5th Fifth Avenue 325-7th Golden Stone Deli & Smoke Shop 191-15th Harbor Health 326-344-5th Fifth Avenue & Fitness Farmers Market 565-5th Japan Karate 192-5th Fleisher’s Grass-Fed Association of & Organic Meats Brooklyn 199-5th Jany’s Meat Market 324-9th NY Sports Club 608-5th Jubilat Provisions

357-9th Prospect Park YMCA 4-Park Qigong Tuina 91-5th QSpa Nail Salon 405-5th Quantum Cardio Vascular Imaging Center 142-5th Renew & Relax Spa 261-13th Ruyi Health Bodywork 405-5th Sage Spa 285-9th Sunshine Chinese Bodywork 502-5th United Tae Kwon Do Hardware/Contractors 379-5th Aladdin Plumbing 64-5th Brooklyn Hardware 584-5th CNS Family Hardware 295-9th Fifth Avenue Key Corp. 415-5th Leopoldi’s Hardware 377-5th M.R.S. Renovations 593-5th Park Slope Hardware 109-5th R&A Hardware 395-5th Steve Belsito Sons Heating Home Design/Furnishing 564-5th #1 Brooklyn Furniture 335-5th Brooklyn Mercantile Custom Sewing 596-5th Caesar’s Carpet Center 480-5th Dreamy’s Furniture & Mattress 552-5th J & Y Upholstery Workroom 418-5th Jennifer Leather 51-5th Mega Glass & Mirrors 585a-5th NE Stainless Steel Doors 496-5th Sleepy’s 440-Bergen Trade Winds Imports Inc.

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Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt 331-5th Culture Yogurt 448-5th Dunkin Donuts & Baskin Robbins 152-5th Öko Frozen Yogurt & Tea 158-5th Scoopz 63-5th Sky Ice 260-5th Trois Pommes Patisserie 741-Union Uncle Louie G’s 402-5th Uncle Louie G’s 321-9th Wicked Spoon Frozen Yogurt Kids 45-5th Area Kids 347a-5th Bubblez Toy Store 48-5th LuLu’s 75A-5th LuLu’s Then & Now 44-5th LuLu’s for Baby 167-5th Pink Olive 232-5th Scaredy Kat Kitchen & Bath 601-5th Kitchen & Bath Showplace 233-Prospect Park Slope Kitchen Gallery 601-5th Park Slope Plumbing Supply Kitchen & Bath Showroom 379-5th Aladdin Plumbing/ Renovations Unlimited Laundry/Dry Cleaning 334-9th 9th St Laundrette 294-5th Big Apple Dry Cleaners 82-5th Big Apple Cleaners


504-5th Clean n’Green Laundromat 145-5th Custom Tailor Dry Cleaning 401-5th Dun-Rite Cleaners 123-5th Economy Cleaners 622-5th French Cleaners 471-5th H & B Happy & Brite 182-5th Happy Cleaners 565-5th Laundromat 204-5th Laundromat 131-5th Laundromat 269-13th Laundromat 563-5th Pacheco Dry Cleaning 54-5th Rob’s Stop ‘n Wash 369-9th S & S Cleaners 99-5th Superior Suds 309-5th The Klean Machine Laundromat 231-5th Yes Cleaners Medical/Dental 332-9th A-Z Dentistry 581-5th Aqua Physical Therapy 94-5th Bee Healthy 580-5th Brook Medical & Dental 361-5th Chiropractic Center of Park Slope 328-9th Dental Center of Park Slope 398-5th Dental Spa 37-5th Doctor’s Office 217-5th Gentle Dental Associates 326 7th Glowing Results Medical Spa 592-5th Murray Fryd, D.D.S 245-5th Park Slope Family Dentistry

519-5th 557-5th 403-5th 633-5th 338-9th 326-7th 308-5th 463-5th 425-5th

Park Slope Family Eye Care Park Slope Physical Therapy Park Slope Physician Associates Pasha Dental Dr. Mitchell Siegel Foot Care Sleep Center Stand Up MRI Sunrise Medical Laboratories Tribeca Pediatrics

Nonprofit/Gov’t/Education 184-16th AE Tutoring & Test Prep 204-15th Avalon Academy of Park Slope 372-5th Brooklyn Superhero Supply 402-5th Center For Anti Violence Education 503-5th Good Shepard Services 76a-5th Imani House 575-5th Kumon Math and Reading Center 667-President Nurses in the Park 326-344-5th Old Stone House 669-President Parents Helping Parents 98-5th Park Slope Christian Tabernacle 556-5th Park Slope Schoolhouse 275-9th Post Office 222-5th President Street Garden 151-5th Red Hook on the Road

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271-9th Slope Music 238-240-5th Sunflower Academy 436-5th Treblemakers Pet Care 225-5th 5th Avenue Cat Clinic 218-5th NYC Pet 413-5th Park Slope Veterinary Care 410-5th Paws in Paradise 320-5th Pet Boutique 512-5th Petland Discount Pharmacy 582-5th Brook Medical Pharmacy 341-9th CVS 49-5th Emcon Pharmacy 454-5th Neergaard Pharmacy 222-15th Pharmacy 468-5th Rite Aid 406-5th Slope Drugs & Surgical Supply Photo Labs/Printing 524a-5th Accurate 1 Hour Photo 121-5th Graphicolor 169-5th Lugo Photography 610-5th Printutopia Professional Services 285-5th Active Transport Services Inc. 336-9th Allstate 57-5th Amesly Realty Management 268-14th Angelo’s Shoe Repair

211-5th Ardito & Ardito 4798-5th Avon Recruiting & Training 359-5th Bill Vreeland, Tax Prep 71-5th Conservation Plumbing & Heating 32-5th Ferdiand and Associates LLC 231-5th Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair 343-5th Law Office of Tryphena Y. Greene, P.C. 637-5th Law Office 332-9th Law Office 288-8th Law Offices of Michael Schaum 227-5th Leonard Colchamiro, Architect 589-5th Lucky Star Realty 688-Union Map of World Music Office 379-5th Matthew L. Kaplin, Architect 328-9th Park Slope Insurance Agency 235-5th Philip A. Robinson, Electrician 399-5th Psychic Advisor 506-5th Scott H. Gallant & Associates Inc. 627-5th Aaron’s Realty 244-5th Aguayo & Huebener Realty 74-5th B.A. Consultants 322-5th Brenton Realty 276-5th Donawald Realty 241-5th Rita Knox 288-8th Royal Slope Realty 293-5th Sunstar Realty

Salons/Barbers/Nails 591-5th Amy Nails Salon 135-5th Arias 143-5th Benny’s Barber Shop 310-4th Christine’s Hair Care 400-5th Clinton Nail Salon 326-9th Creative Hair Spa 294-5th Dhaga Threading 259-13th Diamond Cuts Inc. 318-11th Dolores & Alex 371-5th Eve’s Unisex 355a-5th Fez Salon 485-5th Five Color Nail 500-5th Frachezka 513-5th Frank’s Unisex Salon 475-5th George’s Barber Shop 78-5th Gomez Hair Stylist 244-5th H&L Nail Salon 487-5th Hair Design by Julie 235-5th Imagen 521-5th Judy Unisex 264-5th Le Chandelier 268-14th Lisa La Bue 90-5th Meura Hair Salon 537-5th Nice Nails Salon 313-5th Pink Nail Spa 117-5th Polish Nail Spa 113-5th Q-Beauty Nails 467-5th Rachel’s Tattoo & Beauty Salon 158-5th Rapunzel Rapunzel 563a-5th Shirly Nails 393-5th Slope Barbershop 285-9th Star Nail 76-5th Tabeel 555-5th Tina Beauty Nails 487-5th Vivi Nail

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Shoe Stores/Shoe Repair 268-14th Angelo’s Shoe Repair 220-5th DNA Footwear 522-5th Fabco Shoes 231-5th Fifth Avenue Shoe Repair 532-5th Foot Locker 472-5th PayLess Shoes 184-5th Soula Specialty Stores 191-5th Bierkraft 335-5th Brooklyn Mercantile Custom Sewing 171-5th Dr Brendan Mac Repair 429-5th Galaxy Comics 514-5th Game Champ 533-5th Game Stop 172-5th Mailboxes on 5th 494-5th Max Beauty Supplies 550-5th Rent-A-Center 232-5th Scaredy Kat Tattoo 467-5th Rachel’s Tattoo & Beauty Salon 682-Union 3rd Eye Tattoo Travel 325-9th Gheith Donia Travel Variety/99 Cent Stores 484-5th 99¢ Bazar 570-5th 99¢ Plus & Gifts 540-5th 99¢ Toys and Gift 465-5th 99¢ and Up 458-5th The Bargain Stop II


315-9th Brooklyn Wholesale and Retail 445-5th D II 311b-9th Dogomet 99 cent 542-5th G & E 99¢ 421-5th Save on Fifth 555-5th Sky Discounts 482-5th Thrifty Liquidators Video/Record Stores 439-5th Fifth Avenue Record & Tape 70-5th Get Reel Video Vintage 233-5th 92-5th 515-5th 178-5th 266-5th 75a-5th 579-5th 164-5th 227-5th 172-5th

Allure On Fifth Beacon’s Closet Boutique Thrift Guvnor’s Vintage Thrift Housing Works LuLu’s Then & Now Monk’s Vintage Thrift Odd Twin Two Lovers Yona Lee Vintage & Fifth Eye Optix

Wine/Liquor 620-5th Adam’s Wines and Liquors 539-5th Bay River Wines & Liquors 327-5th Picada Y Vino Wine Shop 427-5th Prime Time Liquors 211-5th Red White & Bubbly 67-5th Sip Fine Wine 115-5th Sterling Grapes and Grains

Local Numbers

Address Locator 30 through 50 Fifth Avenue: from Dean thru Bergen Sts. 50 through 100 Fifth Avenue: from Bergen thru Baltic Sts. 100 through 150 Fifth Avenue: from Baltic thru Degraw Sts. 150 through 200 Fifth Avenue: from Douglass thru Union Sts. 200 through 250 Fifth Avenue: from Sackett thru Carroll Sts. 250 through 300 Fifth Avenue: from Carroll thru 2nd Sts. 300 through 350 Fifth Avenue: from 1st thru 4th Sts. 350 through 400 Fifth Avenue: from 4th thru 7th Sts. 400 through 450 Fifth Avenue: from 6th thru 10th Sts. 450 through 500 Fifth Avenue: from 9th thru 12th Sts. 500 through 550 Fifth Avenue: from 12th thru 15th Sts. 550 through 600 Fifth Avenue: from 15th thru Prospect Ave. 600 through 637 Fifth Avenue: from Prospect Ave. thru 18th

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Elected Officials City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg 311 or 212-NEW-YORK Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz 718-802-3700 City Comptroller John C. Liu 212-669-3500 Public Advocate Bill de Blasio 212-669-7200 Council District #33, Stephen Levin 718-875-5200 Council District #38, Sara Gonzalez 718-439-9012 Council District #39, Bradford Lander 718-499-1090 Brooklyn District Attorney Charles J. Hynes 718-250-2000

State State Senate District #18, Velmanette Montgomery State Assembly District #52, Joan L. Millman

718-643-6140 718-246-4889

Federal US Congressional District #11, Yvette D. Clarke US Congressional District #12, Nydia M. Velazquez

718-287-1142 718-599-3658


Community Board #6



Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District 718-369-2008


72nd Precinct 78th Precinct

718-965-6311 718-636-6411


The Old Stone House/Washington Park



New York Methodist Hospital


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Public Hours: Sat/Sun 11 am - 4 pm History & environmental education programs Year-round cultural events Reasonable rates for special events

Why Shop Local?

In M e morium

• More money reinvested in the community

• More donations for local non-profits

• Local businesses are part of our city’s character

Photo: Stefano Giovannini

• Reduced environmental impact

• Local businesses create jobs!

• Better customer service For every $100 spent locally, $68 returns to the community. Shop online and NOTHING comes back!

Greg Murjani Former member of the Board of the Park Slope Fifth Ave BID

Shop local. Shop Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue!

We will miss you. You were one of a kind.

200 Fifth Restaurant & Sports Bar 200 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn, New York An authentic Brooklyn Restaurant & Bar located in the heart of Park Slope. We offer a comfortable environment to enjoy our Chef ’s eclectic and reasonably priced American Bistro cuisine. The Sports Bar boasts over 75 flatscreen televisions and every Sports package. Don’t miss a minute of your favorite team—no matter where you’re from.

Free Delivery Comfortable Atmosphere Full Bar • Reasonably Priced Menu

Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID 247 Fifth Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11215 718-369-2008

All About Fifth Guide 2012  

Guide to Park Slope, Brooklyn's Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District (between Dean and 18th Streets)

All About Fifth Guide 2012  

Guide to Park Slope, Brooklyn's Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District (between Dean and 18th Streets)