Cafe Gitane opening outpost in Vinegar Hill
Cafe Gitane on Mott Street in Nolita is expanding to Vinegar Hill. They have signed a lease for the former Hillside Cafe space next to Vinegar Hill House on the corner of Water Street and Hudson Avenue. They announced the news on Instagram recently! Check out their Mott Street [...]
DUMBO retail & food news
Glam & Go, a new blow-out salon, has opened at 135 Plymouth Street. They are open Monday to Saturday and blow-outs cost $45. SweetGreen fresh salad chain will open at 45 Main Street in the former West Elm Market. They offer a big selection of locally sourced salads and warm bowls. Check out their menu [...]
Construction begins at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 3
The de Blasio Administration and Brooklyn Bridge Park broke ground on Pier 3 on October 19, the final pier to be converted to parkland at the 85-acre park. Expected to be completed in Spring 2018, the five-acre Pier 3 will include a central lawn, a flexible hardscape area for recreation and programming, and a play labyrinth [...]
Pediatric dentist, Dr. Samuel now at Leaf Dental in DUMBO (sponsored)
Dr. Samuel is a gifted pediatric dentist with a love of treating children. After graduating dental school, he decided to pursue additional training at Methodist hospital where his passion for treating children matured. He then went on to complete his pediatric specialty residency at Staten [...]
Permits for Pier 6 towers have been filed (without a Pre-K center)
ODA Architecture, which is designing the two towers at Pier 6, has filed plans for the developments at 15 and 50 Bridge Park Drive in Brooklyn Bridge Park. According to the permits, 50 Bridge Park Drive will be 30 stories in height with 126 residential units. 15 Bridge Park Drive will be 16 stories with 140 units [...]
Open houses at local elementary schools (public & Charter schools)
Open houses are coming up for families with children born in 2012 and 2013 who are looking into Pre-K and Kindergarten for their children at local public elementary schools as well as Charter schools (admission-free schools). To find out which school you are zoned for, click here. Brooklyn New [...]
Open House Nursery School is open for tours (sponsored)
It’s never been a better time to visit Open House Nursery School in Cobble Hill, now taking requests for tours for 2017/18 admissions.  Families who request a tour before November 15 will be given a tour date.  After November 15, tours [...]
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