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It’s Good Friday, so more people are out on the sidewalk than usual in lovely Park Slope. The moody teen, woman with a dog, and striped shirt with meathook could be anywhere. But unless you know the Smiling Pizza corner, you might need a key: there’s a police van parked across from the ice cream shop (blue awning) and stationer. The nearby crepe store has good coffee, because this is neighborhood that knows and cares about caffeine.

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To my mind, matching footwear shows as much of a commitment as a band of gold on a finger. Or am I assuming too much to think that the guy wears his clogs out of the house when he’s not with her?

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The guy darts between cars and up on the sidewalk. One hand holds a bag, the other steers. For protection, he’s got a flimsy vest and a Phillies baseball hat. If the food is coming to your place, tip him well.

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There are two knitted scarf trends this year: the eternal scarf, and the long, long scarf, like this one. The wearer needs to take care so it doesn’t get tangled in anyone’s feet.

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You never know when a cold breeze is going to come down from the park… or up from the water.

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We like NY, but we love the I heart NY shopping bag.

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There may have been miniature whitecaps on the canal, that’s how windy it was on the Ninth Street drawbridge. It’s time to get out the gloves and other cold weather gear.

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A relic, in the autumn of its years. Seriously, did owners of this phone think someone was going to take it? The garbage can is only a few more steps away.

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Weekends end up being a time to catch up on grocery and other shopping. The man on the right has been to the liquor store. Nothing discreet about those bags.

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St. Thomas Aquinas church, built in 1884, at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Ninth Street, is an enormous building. It was recently repainted brick color, but before that, for several years, it was light tan all over, which never looked quite right.

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