Back on Tuesday we took a look at all the Park Slope businesses that shuttered within the past year. Below is its better half, a list of every new business that opened in the neighborhood in 2011.
It's been a hell of a year, especially if you're a foodie. You know what? I'd go so far as to say that 2011 has been the best year in the history of Park Slope dining. And in a year in which the fear of encroachment by national chains continued to creep further into the conversation, only five found their way into the neighborhood: Cheeburger Cheeburger, Petco, Goorin Hats, Five Guys, and Dunkin' Donuts. In fact, 17 of the 67 new businesses are honest-to-goodness mom and pop shops.
Which of this year's openings were you the most excited about?
Here's the full list: