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New community group running errands for neighbors at risk & volunteer opportunities
A group called Brooklyn Mutual Aid is helping to serve high-risk individuals in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, and Columbia Waterfront. They will run errands, do grocery shopping, and practice intense safety procedures to help those who are immunocompromised and housebound. If you need someone to run errands, mail letters, pick ... (read more).
Latest Brooklyn Corona update – playgrounds closed, no spring break, cases by zip code
All playgrounds in Brooklyn will be closed due to non-compliance of social distancing Brooklyn’s parks stay open, keep 6 feet distance at all times New recommendation for face coverage: Cover mouth and nose in public to reduce risk of transmission, use scarf, bandana or piece of clothing (not surgical and N95 masks ... (read more).
11 Hoyt Luxury Condominiums | NYC’s Top-Selling Condo in 2019 (sponsored)
11 Hoyt sets Brooklyn’s new standard for architecture and design. Located at the crossroads of Downtown Brooklyn and brownstone Brooklyn, 11 Hoyt is a collection of studio to four-bedroom luxury condominium residences priced from $715,000 to over $3,500,000. The graceful 57-story tower is an extraordinary work of ... (read more).
Be loyal, buy local! Overview of stores delivering toys, books, wine
Local small businesses including kids stores, book stores, wine stores and kitchen supply shops are heavily affected by the current situation. If we want the toy or book store around the corner to be there when Corona is over, we need to support them now by ordering from them online ... (read more).
Brooklyn Prospect Charter School opens District 15 elementary school
Brooklyn Prospect Charter School will open a new elementary school in District 15 in September 2020. The tuition-free Charter School with an elementary school in Downtown Brooklyn and a middle school in Clinton Hill (District 13) will be located in Windsor Terrace. The school will be ... (read more).
Real estate developer buys theater building in DUMBO
The building at 35 Jay Street that recently housed Gelsey Kirkman Academy of classical ballet and before St’ Ann’s Warehouse Theater has been purchased by a developer for $61.5M according to the Real Deal. Edward J. Minskoff Equities is the new owner of the one-story building that ... (read more).
Virtual Kids Classes Guide by local small businesses and organizations
Many artists and small businesses in Brooklyn who offer kids classes, camps and other physical family programming have switched to virtual programming during the corona crisis. Classes and programs in our guide vary from free, to fee-based to donation-based to support teachers in these challenging times. The guide features music, ... (read more).
Remote classroom learning for public schools starts 3/23
Public schools will switch to a remote learning model for all students except the children of essential workers and the most vulnerable children on Monday 3/23 during the coronavirus outbreak. The Department of Education had one week to prepare the largest school system in the country with 1.1M students in ... (read more).
Brooklyn Bridge Park remains open, certain areas in the park closed
Brooklyn Bridge Park stays open for passive use and solitary recreation only. People are encouraged to walk their dog, go for a run, or just spend a few minutes outside. While in the Park, practice good social distancing, keeping at least 6 feet apart from others. Areas of the Park ... (read more).

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