Aeriel yoga, yoga with live music and much more at Abhaya Yoga in DUMBO and Gowanus (sponsored)
Abhaya Yoga offers a full spectrum of yoga classes taught in a sacred, community environment in its new studios in DUMBO and Gowanus. $25 for an unlimited week of yoga across locations for new students. Abhaya Gowanus is a 5300-square foot facility for yoga located steps from the Smith-9th [...]
Possible Brooklyn Heights Promenade closure for 6 years during BQE repairs
The Department of Transportation has unveiled two possible proposals for the rehabilitation of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway from Atlantic Avenue to Sands Street. In what the agency has billed the “innovative” scenario, the revamp would be completed in six years at a cost of $3.2–$3.6 billion, with numerous community benefits (including improved pedestrian access from Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park, [...]
Alice’s Tea Cup opening in Brooklyn Heights
Alice’s Tea Cup with two locations in Manhattan will be opening a 400 sq ft cafe at 43 Hicks Street in late October. Opening hours will be 7 am to 6 pm. They will be offering a wide variety of freshly baked pastries (scones, muffins, cookies) and handcrafted cakes. They will have a well curated selection of tea (and [...]
Annual Transit Museum bus festival in DUMBO 10/7
Brooklyn Bridge Park will host the 25th Annual Bus Festival of the Transit Museum at Brooklyn Bridge Plaza on October 7th from 10 am to 4 pm. Step aboard heir vintage fleet, take photos and meet some of the MTA bus drivers! Free! Comment
You are invited to join the Blue School at an Open House or on a weekly tour this fall (sponsored)
Blue School is a joyful, thoughtful independent school. Whether you are seeking a warm, connected program for your 2, 3 or 4 year old; an inquiry-driven program that provides deep dives into project work for your K-5th grader; or a middle school program that is designed to harness the [...]
A new District 15 middle school admissions process approved
District 15’s schools are among the most socio-economically and racially segregated schools in New York City. District 15 includes Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Boerum Hill, Park Slope, Sunset Park, Red Hook and parts of Downtown Brooklyn. In the fall of 2017, the NYC Department of Education (DOE) initiated a community planning and engagement process, The [...]
City Point’s “Back to School Boogie” this Sunday (sponsored)
Celebrate the start of the school year with the whole family at City Point! Head over on Sunday, 9/16, from 2 to 4PM to boogie down with Vered and the Babes. Then, shimmy over to the Joybird Lounge for snacks and more fun! City Poin​t​ is open for family-friendly shopping from morning to midnight. Here are our shopping highlights for kids: ​ [...]
Affordable housing lottery launched for new Pier 6 tower
The lottery is open for affordable housing at 15 Bridge Park Drive in Brooklyn Bridge Park featuring studios to 3 bedroom apartments. The 15-story building has 100 affordable apartments and 40 market-rate ones which are not listed yet. The affordable apartments are being offered at three different income brands: 80, 130, and 165 percent of the area [...]
Brooklyn Heights food news
A new coffee shop KaigoCoffee is now open at Pier 5 from 7.30 am to 7 pm daily. Tthey offer avocado toast, smoothes and more apart from coffees and pastries. Blossom Poke Bowl at 15t3 Remsen Street offers seafood, vegetarian and vegan bowls starting at $10.95. It is open 10.30 to 10 pm on weekdays and 11.30 [...]


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