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Holiday markets in our neighborhood
Holiday markets and winter fairs are coming up in Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn. PS8/MS8 Holiday Market | Brooklyn Heights | 12/1 The PS8/MS8 holiday market is a fun event for all ages. There will be crafts, cookie decorating, a holiday-themed photo booth, bake sale & face painting, as well as many local crafters/artisans selling their products. Gift wrapping [...]
DUMBO’s one and only kids hair salon (sponsored)
The first Salon for Kids in DUMBO is located inside the Barber on Pearl at 57 Pearl Street. They offer haircuts for boys and girls, manicure, pedicure and up-dos. Kids can sit in little car chairs and watch Netflix while getting a hair cut. Salon hours are Monday to Friday 8AM to 7PM, Saturday 9AM to [...]
A look inside the unzoned elementary and middle school Arts & Letters in Fort Greene
Arts and Letters is a Kindergarten to 8th Grade public school currently co-located with PS 20 in Fort Greene. The school does not have a school zone and draws students by lottery from District 13, prioritizing students that qualify for free lunch. They give siblings priority to students K to 8th Grade. The school which has 520 students enrolled [...]
Holiday tree lightings and Santa visits in Brooklyn
Free tree lighting events with Santa visits are coming up in various neighborhoods including DUMBO, Fort Greene, Park Slope and Gowanus. Downtown Brooklyn gets lit @ Albee Square | 11/19 Downtown Brooklyn Gets Lit: Holiday Lighting Party at Albee Square will take place on Monday, 11/19 starting from 5 to 6.30  pm with free hot chocolate and live music. There [...]
A look inside AltSchool Brooklyn Heights (sponsored)
AltSchool is a network of student-centered lab schools serving pre-K through 8th-grade students throughout New York City. Our personalized, whole-child approach to education prepares students to navigate their way in a rapidly changing world as they develop competency in key academic milestones and social-emotional habits. AltSchool Brooklyn Heights, located [...]
First food vendors for Time Out Market in DUMBO announced
The Time Out Market is set to open in spring 2019 at 55 Water Street in the Empire Stores. The first eleven of twenty-one food vendors have been revealed. The food hall will occupy two floors of the Empire Stores, offering a rooftop and views of the Brooklyn Bridge and lower Manhattan with three bars, a performance [...]
Take a peek into Open House! (sponsored)
It’s never been a better time to visit Open House Nursery School. In keeping with its progressive educational philosophy, Open House Nursery School is an open door to young children (2 to 4) and their families. No screening, interview, or formal application determines admission. All that is required is interest, as [...]
Midterm election results for Brooklyn and New York State
The New York Democratic party won all statewide races and regained control of the State Senate in Tuesday’s election. Democrat Andrew Cuomo wins Governor (59%) Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand wins US Senate (67%) Democrat Thomas DiNapoli wins Comptroller (67%) Democrat Letitia James wins Attorney General (62%) In the U.S. HOUSE DISTRICT 7 which includes the Brooklyn water front Democrat Nydia Velazquez wins (93%) In [...]
Silhouette sessions at Brooklyn Women’s Exchange
The Brooklyn Women’s Exchange in Brooklyn Heights will offer silhouettes made from paper and scissors right before your eyes. Staff will be on hand to help distract toddlers and kids. Frames are available to create an instant gift. Originals are $35, and each copy is $15. Reserve your appointment by calling (718) 624-3435, or email [...]

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