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Free mommy & me yoga at the new Citypoint Mall
In partnership with athletic apparel company lululemon, City Point is offering free yoga classes for kids and parents each Saturday throughout the rest of this year from 10 to 10.45 am. The adventurous session of movement through imaginative storytelling is for parents and children 5 years and up. No need to RSVP, just [...]
John Fluevog shoe store opening in DUMBO
Canadian shoe maker John Fluevog is opening a store in the old PowerhouseArena space on Main Street in DUMBO. The brand offers high-end shoes for women and men. [...]
PS 307 mom & NY Times writer Nikole Hannah-Jones wins MacArthur grant
TheMacArthur Foundation has announced the 24 recipients of its annual fellowship, often called the “genius grant,” which awards $625,000, no strings attached, to “exceptionally creative people” each year. One of them is the NY Times Magazine staff writer and PS 307 parent Nicole Hannah-Jones who wrote an [...]
Celestine, Eastern Mediterranean inspired restaurant, opening in DUMBO
Celestine, the new restaurant with floor-to-ceiling windows, is now open at 1 John Street in Brooklyn Bridge Park. It has 65 seats in the dining room, 8 seats at the bar, and 45 seats on an outdoor terrace (coming soon). The kitchen delivers seasonal, soulful fare, with flavors and influence from Sicily to Beirut and all paths [...]
BASIS Independent Brooklyn: Laying the Foundation for Academic Success from Day One (sponsored)
The classroom becomes your child’s second home from the moment they enter Preschool. It is a place where cognitive and emotional growth take place in leaps and bounds, where problem-solving and critical thinking skills develop, and where a lifetime of success in school takes root. At BASIS Independent Brooklyn, a PreK–grade 12 private school, you get the [...]
New one-on-one school consulting sessions for local parents
We are now offering private sessions for families in Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn, Boerum Hill, Clinton Hill, Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens to provide insight on and answers to all your questions about: Local private preschool options Paid-for and free Pre-K options Insight into your zoned school and the District you are zoned for The difference between private, public and [...]
Fall open houses at public schools in our neighborhood
Families who are getting ready to apply for Pre-K and Kindergarten in local public schools with children born in 2013 or younger should mark their calendars for fall open houses at elementary schools in our neighborhood. You can apply apply to Kindergarten in public schools from November 28, 2017 to January 12, 2018 for children born in [...]
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