Bouldering facility to open in Spring 2016 in DUMBO
DUMBO Bolders which will be operated by The Cliffs Climbing + Fitness, will open in Spring 2016 and will be North America’s largest outdoor bouldering facility. They will allow kids of any age access to the facility, but with the design of the walls typically kids 6 and older have success.   Day passes will be $9, and DUMBO [...]
Satellite West Middle School in Vinegar Hill to move to “Dock Street” location in DUMBO
Satellite West Middle School M.S. 313, currently located on the 3rd floor of the PS 307 building for 6th to 8th grade, will be moving to the new middle school at 60 Water Street in DUMBO starting in school year 2016/2017. Officials at a public meeting 11/19 unanimously approved the move and re-design of the school. The [...]
Open spots at the DUMBO Cooperative Playschool (sponsored)
Dumbo Cooperative Playgroup is a small home-based playschool. We apply a Reggio Emilia style curriculum; hands-on activities and a strong focus on the exploration of art, science and nature. Lead by a trained teacher and t.a. our programs encourage young children to explore the world of play, collaboration and the art of making friends. Each session [...]
A new update about the rezoning of PS 8 & PS 307
The Panel for Educational Policy voted yes during its November 19 meeting on the proposal to relocate M.S. 313 from 209 York St. to the “Dock Street” location which which will free up the 3rd floor of the PS 307 building at York Street for the elementary school. More info [...]
The Nutcracker – Gelsey Kirkland Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker shines in Brooklyn
The new Gelsey Kirkland Ballet on Jay Street brings their version of the perennial holiday classic to the stage in DUMBO. Set to Tchaikovsky’s iconic and emotional score, The Nutcracker is the classic story about a young girl’s journey through fear and darkness to the [...]
A look inside the STEM Magnet program at P.S. 307
P.S. 307 received a federal Magnet grant of $1.6 million in school year 2013 that will be rolled out over the course of four years. The school’s chosen theme is “STEM” which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. STEM at P.S.307 is all encompassing, every child from Pre-K to Grade 5 is immersed in STEM [...]
New traffic lights and sidewalks in DUMBO
New traffic lights and sidewalks have been installed at Washington and York Streets in DUMBO. The DUMBO Improvement District and Community Board 2 have been pushing for a rehab of this corner for years to make it a safer. Thanks to NYCDOT for a a brand new traffic light and wider sidewalks. And many thanks to the [...]
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