Taro's Origami Studio is a magical place. Taro's offers drop-in visits and "try out corners" for those intrigued by this curious workshop, as well as classes, summer camp, and party space rentals. Kids (and adults) of all ages can scan a wall full of colored paper and learn how to fold from personal tablets installed with software that demonstrates step-by-step folding techniques. After you choose what you want to make and learn how to fold it, you can decorate your origami creation with stickers, stamps, and markers.

$10 for 30 minutes and unlimited paper.

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11:00AM on 03/02/2013

As long as it’s October, let Oktoberfest reign! Even when it’s not October, let Oktoberfest reign. At Park Slope eatery Der Kommissar, start with crispy pretzel roll dipped in Liptauer ($5), a spicy cheese spread, or perhaps a hearty beer and onion soup ($5). For meats, we tried the mild Weisswurst ($6) and thick, fried slices of Leberkäse ($5.50), Germany’s much more delicious answer to Bologna.

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03:00PM on 10/15/2012

We have to say, the idea of a wedding as a backdrop for a day of drama is pure genius. So we cannot wait to read A Wedding in Great Neck, by Brooklyn author Yona Zeldis McDonough, in which two families, each with their own sorrows and quirks, collide. The book debuts October 2nd; order your copy in advance right here

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03:00PM on 09/28/2012

This just in at vintage boutique Two Lovers in Park Slope: fall clothing and accessories in fabrics like velvet, cashmere, suede, lace, and more. 

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10:31AM on 09/11/2012

Put it in neutral! With these outfits from resale boutique Two Lovers in Park Slope, it's all about texture and detail. Browse their beautiful grey, brown, black, white and cream clothing.

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11:25AM on 08/29/2012
These large swirl color compacts ($40) from this Park Slope makeup studio will liven up your face in no time. Use as a blush or even an eyeshadow. The light pastel compact is perfect for summer!
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10:30AM on 07/20/2012
With the release of naughty novels like Fifty Shade of Grey, sex toy sales are skyrocketing everywhere. But we're still a little, err, intimidated by some of the hardcore shops found in NYC. Which is why we LOVE Babeland, the most non-intimidating, friendly, and non-sex-toy-like sex store. Ever. Psst...check out what our Managing Editor, Jennifer Einhorn, had to say about Babeland in her article for Time Out New York!
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08:00AM on 07/12/2012
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Contrary to popular belief, rock climbing doesn't require superhuman upper body strength. In fact, it's more about figuring out how to haul yourself up and across the wall. At Brooklyn Boulders in Park Slope, you can challenge yourself to rock climbing even in the city. Sign up now and pay only $20.12 for your first month with a $0 registration fee!

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03:00PM on 01/14/2013

Artists in Gowanus have a habit of inviting the public into their studios to see art in action: for the 16th year, artists participating in Gowanus Open Studios open their doors so that art-lovers can step inside.  Studios will be open this weekend, October 13-14, noon -6pm.

Don't miss artist Thya Merz, who created the gorgeous Prairie Fire above, at Second Avenue Studios, 112 Second Avenue between 9th & 10th Sts in Brooklyn.

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01:56PM on 10/12/2012

Check out the stunning new fall arrivals at Park Slope vintage boutique Two Lovers. This just in: Tribal-patterned frock in blue (pictured). 

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03:12PM on 09/26/2012

1,700 artists will open their studio doors this weekend in Brooklyn, and here's hoping lots of art lovers come flooding in.

No matter how large your art appetite, you cannot see them all, so create your target list by neighborhood, medium or other categories with this helpful tool on the Go Brooklyn Art website. And you can use the organization's app to vote for your favorite artists; winners are featured at an exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum.  Saturday & Sunday, 11a to 7p.

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11:55AM on 09/07/2012

Women's and girls' summer stock is 30%-50% off at fabulous resale boutique Two Lovers in Park Slope. Find sleeveless and short sleeved tops, skirts, casual and formal dresses, and more! While there, peruse their new collection of killer-cute fall threads.

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02:53PM on 08/21/2012
Meet the real pop stars of summer! This East Village stand turnsfresh fruit from local NY farms into frozen treats. The seasonal menu boasts delish Popsicle flavors like raspberry basil, blueberry apricot, and coffee + cream ($3.50 each). This week, Shave ice (pictured) comes in red plumb and rhubarb ($2.50). Visit their other locations on the High Line and Brooklyn for more icy treats. [more info]
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09:30AM on 07/20/2012
Listen up, sun bunnies! Hit the beach in style with a multi-colored straw tote and yellow Chanel sandals from this vintage boutique in Park Slope.
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09:30AM on 07/10/2012

We found this handsome vintage deer necklace at resale boutique Two Lovers in Park Slope. Pop in and check out their latest arrivals! 

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10:00AM on 10/17/2012
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Outerwear is here! Vintage boutique Two Lovers in Park Slope has an array of great jackets and coats for fall.
 
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11:25AM on 10/01/2012

Ten bucks says there is a special occasion in your future this fall. Don't be the last to the party when it comes to dress shopping: find an LBD or other flattering frock for a big night out at resale boutique Two Lovers in Park Slope. 

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02:32PM on 09/18/2012

This asymmetrical tunic dress from vintage boutique Two Lovers in Park Slope has a really fun graphic print. Set on a charcoal background, it's a great way to add some pop to your late summer/early fall wardrobe. 

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11:45AM on 09/04/2012
Ladies, head to this Park Slope resale boutique for fabulous threads like this strappy silk number.
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09:30AM on 08/14/2012
Ladies, listen up! This Park Slope vintage boutique carries stunning numbers like this Loft turquoise silk dress ($68). Perfect for a summer soiree!
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09:30AM on 07/17/2012

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