Impressions from our first Moms’ Night Out
Thank you This Is Latin America in DUMBO for hosting our first holidays moms’ night out on 12/1/21 and thank you to the wonderful women for coming out! Stay tuned for our next moms night out in 2022!   ... (read more).
Montague Street in the press and Montague Street news
“The mystery of Montague Street” has been laid out in detail this week in an article on Curbed trying to find answers to the question why Montague Street is perpetually drab. The piece highlights the frustrations of a variety of stakeholders: the small businesses struggling with rising ... (read more).
Kid-friendly events and activities in December
December is packed with events for families in Brooklyn including live ice carvings, light installations, ice skating, Santa visits, concerts, magic shows, Chanukah celebrations, holiday markets and more! Cosmic Camp | Camp Downtown Brooklyn | Starting 12/1 through December Incoming message from Ground Control: Your mission is to answer the call of ... (read more).
Gingerbread House & Chanukah Cookie Decorating at CityPoint with One Girl Cookies
Kids ages 3 to 12 are invited to decorate and design their own gingerbread houses and cookies for the holidays with royal icing colors and decorative elements such as sanding sugar and candy. Participants will be able to take home their creation and One Girl Cookies will be on site ... (read more).
Where to meet Santa and take pictures with Santa in Brooklyn
Santa will show up at various events this holiday season where you can snap photos with him. Our list includes free and ticketed options for Santa appearances and pictures with him in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Downtown Brooklyn, DUMBO and Fort Greene. Carroll Park Holiday Tree Lighting | Carroll ... (read more).
Seeing children as thinkers, creators and contributors in a community of learners at Smith Street Arts et Lettres (sponsored)
Through careful observation and planning, teachers at Smith Street Arts et Lettres create units of study that are multi-layered and integrate language development and modes of art to facilitate deeper retention of academic and life skills. Our teachers are not just sources of information, they are researchers and artists ... (read more).
In Memoriam of DUMBO’s first pediatrician and Brooklyn Heights mom Dr. Stephanie Shaps
With such great sadness we share the passing of DUMBO’s first pediatrician Dr. Stephanie Shaps. She joined Leaf Medical in DUMBO in 2013 and implemented their Pediatrics section. In 2014, I interviewed her about her life in Brooklyn Heights and her work in DUMBO for Brooklyn Bridge ... (read more).
The Ball Keeps Rolling with the Soccer Shots Indoor Season! (sponsored)
For the first time, Soccer Shots is running indoor soccer classes in Brooklyn with 2 seperate winter seasons! Each indoor season is 7 weeks long and costs $231 per child. Classes for ages 2 to 8 years old will take place at the state-of-the-art indoor facility Force ... (read more).
Magic shop offering magic classes and shows now open in Carroll Gardens
Local dad, educator and magician Daniel Apolino has opened the door of Brooklyn Magic Shop on Smith Street offering magic shows and magic classes for children and grown-ups. After school classes for ages 5 to 17 years foster your child’s spatial awareness, enhance their imagination, develop their ... (read more).


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