Advocacy

New Supermarket Developer Says Promises Will Be Kept

New Supermarket Developer Says Promises Will Be Kept The developers of the former Key Food site on 5th Avenue and Sterling Place (pictured here) announced a deal with Lidl, a German supermarket chain, to open an almost 25,000 square foot grocery to replace the Key Food that served the Park Slope, Gowanus and Boerum Hill neighborhoods for nearly 40 years. Lidl is a […] read more >>
  • Oct 13, 2022 by Judy Antell

Dangerous Vehicle Petition

Dangerous Vehicle Petition Please read and sign the petition below. The Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Act must remove dangerous drivers from our streets. “A maniacally reckless driver destroyed the monument at Bartel Pritchard Square this morning,” New York City Comptroller Brad Lander said in a tweet, adding that the “epidemic of reckless driving” had “only gotten worse.” Around 4 […] read more >>
  • May 10, 2022 by Judy Antell

PSCC Requests Meeting with DOT to Discuss Traffic Congestion

PSCC Requests Meeting with DOT to Discuss Traffic Congestion One of the most common problems the Civic Council gets complaints about is traffic. Construction, water main projects, increased car ownership, and more delivery trucks have caused an exponential increase in congestion in and around Park Slope. Several months ago PSCC began talks with the Department of Transportation regarding traffic safety issues at Grand Army […] read more >>
  • Dec 17, 2021 by Stephen Copek

Sign the Petition to Landmark the Pacific Branch Library

Sign the Petition to Landmark the Pacific Branch Library For over a decade, the Park Slope Civic Council and friends have advocated in vain to landmark our beloved Pacific Branch Library. However, two new developments have reopened that possibility. First, the Brooklyn Library has made a commitment to keep the library in place and to search for ways to make capital and program improvements. […] read more >>
  • Jul 17, 2019 by Park Slope Civic Council

May 15: HPD Outreach-Housing Resources In Your Neighborhood

May 15: HPD Outreach-Housing Resources In Your Neighborhood Housing Preservation and Development Outreach Date: Tuesday, May 15 Time: 11:00am to 2:00pm Location: District Office of Assemblymember Carroll 416 7th Avenue between 13th and 14th Streets To RSVP or for more information on this or any other community concern, please call the District Office at (718) 788-7221 or e-mail: carrollr@nyassembly.gov. New York City Department of Housing […] read more >>
  • May 3, 2018 by Darden

We’re All In This Together: PSCC Co-Hosts Long Distance Caregiving Workshop

We’re All In This Together: PSCC Co-Hosts Long Distance Caregiving Workshop Long Distance Caregiving: Caring for Someone Who Lives Far Away A PSCC Collaboration with Heights and Hills: As part of the PSCC project, “We’re All In This Together,” we are pleased to announce the upcoming workshop: Long Distance Caregiving: Caring for Someone Who Lives Far Away DATE:  Monday, April 9th TIME: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM LOCATION:  Park Slope Center […] read more >>
  • Mar 22, 2018 by Darden

A Taste of Fifth 2018

A Taste of Fifth 2018 Park Slope Fifth Avenue BID Presents: A Taste of Fifth 2018! DATE: Tuesday, April 10th, TIME: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, LOCATION: Grand Prospect Hall, 263 Prospect Avenue (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Brooklyn, NY 11215 read more >>
  • Mar 15, 2018 by Darden