Recap from the rezoning implementation meeting 5/5
Around 25 people including the PS 8 and PS 307 principals, the District 13 Superintendent, CEC 13 members, staff from the Department of Education, PS 307 parents as well as prospective parents and writers from local news outlets gathered at the District’s office to discuss the implementation of the PS 307 and PS 8 rezoning on [...]
Free coding for kids coming to NY Media Center in DUMBO
The Made in NY Media Center by IFP has partnered up with Finnish company Reaktor to be home to their hugely successful free Reaktor Code School for kids. Reaktor Code School aims to familiarize 5 to 9 year old children with the basics of programming. No prior experience in [...]
Willowtown Spring Fair on May 14
The Willowtown Association will host its Annual Spring Fair with plant sale, live music, fire engine, face paintings, kids games, races for kids and more on Saturday, May 14th from 12 to 5 pm on Willow Place.     Comment
Stephanie Carroll appointed PS 307 principal
Stephanie Carroll, the interim principal at PS 307 since July last year who has two daughters in New York City public schools and was born and raised in the city, has been appointed PS 307 principal. Her teaching career began in 2001 and she has spent most of her years of teaching working as a 5th and [...]
More Jehovah’s Witnesses real estate news
The investment company Virtu Financial has closed a $105 million deal with the Jehovah’s Witnesses purchasing 124 Columbia Heights, a 10-story dormitory building in Brooklyn Heights. New to the market is their 107 Columbia Heights property — an 11-story residential building with a landscaped courtyard. According to the Commercial Observer, the building could go for more than $154 million and [...]
DUMBO Boulders grand opening 5/7
Head to Main Street section of Brooklyn Bridge Park to celebrate the grand opening of DUMBO Boulders on Saturday May 7th from 8 am to 8 pm. The grand opening will feature free admission, yoga on the Main Street lawn, and more. They will allow kids of any age access to the [...]
Tennis Lessons – Remixed for Kids – in Brooklyn (sponsored)
At Court 16, the first—and only—kids’ tennis club in Brooklyn, they don’t just focus on improving kids’ serves—they take a holistic approach to the sport, connecting mind and body to develop confidence and sportsmanship. Plus, they have a ton of fun along the way! With perfectly kid-sized courts and a modern approach to training, their community [...]
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