Posts Tagged ‘Park Slope people’

Remembering Everett Ortner

Remembering Everett Ortner Everett Ortner, who passed away in May, was one of the most influential leaders of the revival of Park Slope and of older urban areas across the country. His efforts to bring about this dramatic change touched the lives of many. Here we present a few of their memories. read more >>
  • Posted on Jul 13, 2012 by pscc

Preserve and Protect

Preserve and Protect “In my 30 years of living in Park Slope, one of the days I will long remember is April 17, 2012 — the day the Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to add more than 600 buildings in the South Slope to the Park Slope Historic District.” read more >>
  • Posted on Jul 13, 2012 by pscc

Honors for Serving Our Community in Need

Honors for Serving Our Community in Need “I think we are all responsible for each other,” Sister Mary Maloney said recently, “and that we are all our brothers and sisters.” This deeply felt belief has helped Sister Mary lead Park Slope Christian Help — better known as CHIPS — for a quarter-century. read more >>
  • Posted on Jul 13, 2012 by pscc

Ortner, Leading Park Slope Preservationist, Passes Away

Ortner, Leading Park Slope Preservationist, Passes Away Everett Ortner, one of the most influential leaders of the revival of Park Slope since the 1960s to the vibrant community it is today, passed away on May 22. He was 92. read more >>
  • Posted on May 31, 2012 by pscc

Looking Back at 25 Years of Nourishing Park Slope

Looking Back at 25 Years of Nourishing Park Slope When Irene LoRe opened the restaurant Aunt Suzie’s almost three decades ago on Fifth Avenue, the street was not nearly as fashionable as it is today read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by pscc

Strong Bonds, Strong Local Business

Strong Bonds, Strong Local Business One of the most appealing aspects of living in Park Slope is the strong sense of community that exists here — not only among residents but also between residents and our local stores. Mitchell Szpicek of Little Things discusses how to strengthen those connections. read more >>
  • Posted on Dec 14, 2011 by pscc

Good Food, Cooperation, and Community Service

Good Food, Cooperation, and Community Service Cooperation is a quality that the Park Slope Food Coop takes very seriously, and it’s one of the reasons why general manager Joe Holtz received this year’s Lovgren Professional Award for community service. read more >>
  • Posted on Jul 16, 2011 by pscc

Four Decades of Working for A Better Slope

Four Decades of Working for A Better Slope Mort Fleischer has spent more than 40 years helping to make Park Slope a better place to live. In honor of his hard work, he received this year’s George Lovgren Volunteer Award read more >>
  • Posted on Jul 16, 2011 by pscc

A New Leader for Prospect Park

A New Leader for Prospect Park The day after Emily Lloyd moved with her family from Boston to Brooklyn in 1983, she took her two young children to the Third Street playground in Prospect Park. read more >>
  • Posted on Jul 16, 2011 by pscc

Civic Council Awards Honor Food Coop’s Holtz and Past President Fleischer

Civic Council Awards Honor Food Coop’s Holtz and Past President Fleischer The Park Slope Civic Council will be giving its highest honor to two people whose service has helped define Park Slope for both residents and people beyond our neighborhood. read more >>
  • Posted on May 23, 2011 by pscc