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Court denies Brooklyn Heights Association request for emergency halt to Pier 6 construction
At the July 20th hearing, NYS Supreme Court Justice Billings did not grant the Brooklyn Heights Association’s emergency request to halt the construction that began the same day at Pier 6. However, between now and the final argument set for August 4th, she stated that if the developers continue to engage in construction activities before she has ruled on the BHA’s [...]
Dumbo Baby @ Trunk is having a secret sale for Brooklyn Bridge Parents (sponsored)
Dumbo Baby is the younger set’s concept store inside of neighborhood stalwart Trunk.  Check out the latest looks for kids and babies newborn to six years, with an emphasis on organic and heritage textiles, small independent designers and standout style. Browse the selection of beautiful European toys, including irresistible wooden animals, [...]
Intro to Pre-K and Kindergarten in our neighborhood 9/18
We are hosting an info session for families considering Pre-K and Kindergarten in public, private and Charter schools in Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn and BoCoCa. We will cover everything you need to about local zoned schools, un-zoned schools, Charter and private school options, application details and deadlines, waitlists, free [...]
Neighborhood party at DUMBO’s Pearl Street Triangle 8/10
The Pearl Street Triangle turns *ten* on August 10th! Join the community to celebrate this major milestone at a party in the plaza. There will be free treats from local businesses on the Triangle and all your favorite childhood party games (think: Pin-The-Bistro-Chair-On-PST, a PST themed piñata and more!) —  and the chance to win Triangle-tastic [...]
Free kayaking this summer in Red Hook and Brooklyn Bridge Park
You can take the kids kayaking in Red Hook and Brooklyn Bridge Park this summer – for free. Red Hook The Red Hook Boaters operate from the New York City Louis Valentino Jr. Pier Park at the end of Coffey Street in Red Hook Brooklyn.  For minors to paddle a legal guardian must be present. Sundays 1:00 PM – [...]
Rooftop gardens at Two Trees office buildings in DUMBO open
Two Trees has added 10,000-square-foot rooftop gardens to its Dumbo office buildings this summer including 45 Main Street, 55 Washington Street and 20 Jay Street. James Corner Field Operations, the lead designer of the High Line Park, executed the project for $4 million according to the Commercial Observer. Employees at all three locations [...]
Open seats for dual language programs at un-zoned public school PS 133
PS 133 located at 610 Baltic Street in Gowanus is a public un-zoned “choice” elementary school that draws 1/3 of its students from District 13 and 2/3 from District 15. The school that moved to a brand new building in 2013 offers French and Spanish [...]
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