Brooklyn Prospect Charter School opening new middle school in Gowanus
Brooklyn Prospect Charter School will construct a new home for its first middle school at 160 17th Street in Gowanus – moving the existing middle school from its current co-location with the Brooklyn Prospect High School to a ground-up, fully dedicated facility designed exclusively for its middle school program. The move is currently scheduled for the [...]
Pier 2 roller skating rink open for the season
The roller rink at Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park is now open for the season seven days a week. Admissions are $3 to $9 per person depending on the day and time. Sundays from 10 am to 12 pm, as well as Mondays from 3 to 6 pm are always free.  Skate Rental is $6 during [...]
New massive Downtown Brooklyn project to include two schools
Various news outlets are reporting about the new two-tower mixed-use development with 900 residential units proposed by DUMBO-based Alloy Development. The project 80 Flatbush is expected to include 200,000 square feet of office space, 900 residential units, two schools, 40,000 square feet of retail and another 15,000 square feet set aside for a [...]
Kids activities during Brooklyn Folk Festival April 28 – 30
The annual Brooklyn Folk Festival will be held April 28th to 30th at St. Ann’s and the Holy Trinity Church in Brooklyn Heights. It will feature Sunday afternoon kids performances on the Parish Hall Stage and activities for children all weekend. Children age five and under get in free. Saturday April 29th Noon – Main Stage – Jalopy [...]
South Brooklyn Ferry launching June 1st
The South Brooklyn Ferry route launching June 1 will connect Bay Ridge, Brooklyn Army Terminal, Red Hook, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 and Pier 1, and Wall Street. A trip from Pier 6 to Wall Street is estimated to be 14 minutes. The ferry will arrive every 20 to 25 minutes during peak travel times. Tickets for the [...]
A look inside AltSchool Brooklyn Heights (sponsored)
AltSchool, a network of private Pre-K through 8th grade schools, delivers a whole-child, personalized approach to education throughout New York City. They opened the Brooklyn Heights lower school in 2015, the East Village lower school in 2016, and will be opening a dedicated Union Square middle school this fall. AltSchool [...]
Register for the DODGE YMCA summer camp (sponsored)
The Dodge YMCA Summer Camp at PS 261 features Kinder Camp, Day Camp, Teen Camp, Science Camp, Sports Camp and Swim Camp for ages 4 to 16. Kids enjoy water slides, pony rides, camp BBQ and weekly trips! Camp costs $550+ for 2 weeks and sibling discounts are available. New for 2017: Science Camp & [...]
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