The Park Slope Day Camp Promise (sponsored)
At Park Slope Day Camp, we speak in actions. We play outdoors because 21st century children need to be exposed to the joy of the natural world. We jam-pack our schedules because we know the limitless energy children possess. We create safe, kind, and caring communities because we’re camp professionals.  At the Park Slope Day Camp, [...]
Fewer Kindergarten wait lists at elementary schools in our neighborhood
The Department of Education has sent out Kindergarten offer letters for children born in 2013. Families can log-in to their account online to see their child’s placement. Just 590 kindergarten applicants in New York City were placed on waitlists this year, compared to 1,083 a year ago according to Chalkbeat. City [...]
DUMBO real estate news
More residential buildings are coming to DUMBO including new buildings on Adams Street and on John Street as well as the mega project 85 Jay Street by the president’s son-in-law and his partners. 74-80 Adams Street residential building  A new 10-story, 165-unit residential building will rise at 74-80 Adams Street in DUMBO where a single-story vehicle-repair garage is [...]
New swim and dance camps at the Y this summer (sponsored)
The Dodge YMCA Summer Camp at PS 261 will feature additionally to their classic day camps new swim and dance camps this summer. NEW Swim Camp for ages 7-12 Our Swim Camp helps youth develop valuable skills, including safety and responsibility while swimming, and a lifetime love of the water. Campers will [...]
International book fair for children at PS 133 in Gowanus 3/24
PS 133 located at 610 Baltic Street in Gowanus is a public un-zoned “choice” elementary school that draws students from District 13 and District 15. The school offers French and Spanish Dual Language Programs. They follow the 50/50 model of instruction, where children receive 50% of instruction [...]
Pigeonholed Theater offers children’s after school acting classes this Spring in DUMBO! (sponsored)
Pigeonholed, a nonprofit New York City-based theater company, offers classes this spring in improvisation and story building, and scene study and acting technique for ages 7 to 14. Classes will be held at Chaos Studios at 247 Water Street, Suite 202 in DUMBO. Pigeonholed’s belief is that children learn and grow [...]
DUMBO food news – new restaurant, new bar, new deal & new kid-friendly dinner hours
Seamore’s restaurant opening | 66 Water Street Seafood restaurant Seamore’s is now open in DUMBO offering Harissa Watermelon Tuna Poke with tuna, Seamore’s house made harissa, candied cashews, avocado and watermelon, Scallop Poke with scallop, papaya, mango, jicama, red and yellow bell peppers, white soy yuzu and scallions, Dumbo Gumbo Tostada, a brand new brunch item with fried corn tortilla topped with Seamore’s Seafood [...]


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