All About Fifth

In early 2009, the Park Slope Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District launched a blog at You can read the latest news from our blog here, or check out the site, directly! 

Uke Night!

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Freddy's Bar (627 Fifth Avenue) will be filled with the peppy sound of ukuleles tonight, starting at 8:00 with a Uke jam (dust yours off and come on down) and then a performance by the Ukeladies: "...a perpetually-touring, twin-sister, aunt, and one tap-dancing-cousin act from Regina, Canada with a lust for life and its idle curiosities."

Here's a sample:

MS 51 Bike to School Day

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Fifth Avenue's MS 51 will be celebrating Bike Month today with a special "Bike to School Day" in partnership with Bicycle Habitat. Drivers, please remain alert when driving near the school (5th Avenue and 4th Street) or along the above highlighted route. 

Interested in celebrating Bike Month before it's over? Check out the events calendar at

Puppetry Arts Festival of Brooklyn

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Coming June 2nd to 4th Street and Fifth Avenue: our neighbors at Puppetry Arts will be hosting a free festival featuring live puppet performances, Star Wars characters, live music, snacks, a bounce house and more.

The event is rain or shine and runs from 11-5. Hopefully, the weather will be better than it has been over the past 24 hours or there will be a lot of soggy puppets on Fifth Avenue.

Photos From the Fair

Monday, May 21, 2012
Wow, perfect weather at The Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair, yesterday. Here are some photos that we managed to take along the streets and in the very crowded (and newly renovated) JJ Byrne Playground.