“Park Slope is a perfect storm of stereotypes that provoke
derision. Since Park Slope is the neighborhood most explicitly associated with
urban parenting, it attracts the wrath of people who think parents have
gone way overboard. I imagine there’s some horror fantasy fusion: the
well-off Park Sloper and co-op member who is obsessed with his kids.
Oh, wait, I just described myself.”
–Outside.in founder and writer Steve Johnson, Slope resident, quoted in a NY Times article on the neighborhood others in NYC love to hate..
Susan sez: This the where I lived for much of my life in NYC; amused it is so trendy now.