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 [...]
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 [...]
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 – [...]
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 [...]
Kids tennis camp in August in Brooklyn Heights – few spots left! (sponsored)
This August, Super Duper Tennis is offering a one week summer mini camp from 8/28 – 9/1, 9 am to 12.30 pm for kids 4 – 9 years old in Brooklyn Heights! Great opportunity to have your Aces get a taste of the Super Duper Tennis experience before our registering for their Fall [...]
Spend your summer with The Park Slope Day Camp! (sponsored)
Active, experiential, cultured, and kind, Park Slope Day Camp combines the best of traditional camp activities with sports, arts, science and trips to create a camp experience like no other. “Our focus is on the social and emotional growth of each camper,” said camp founder Ronny Schindler. “We [...]
Pier 5 uplands in Brooklyn Bridge Park open
Brooklyn Bridge Park has opened 3.4 acres of new parkland at the Pier 5 uplands bringing the Park’s construction to over 80% complete.  The Pier 5 uplands expands the Park’s green space east of the Picnic Peninsula, adding sloped and terraced lawns, a grove with a flexible seating area, and a sound attenuating berm to reduce traffic [...]
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