Holiday markets and holiday shopping in Brooklyn (virtual and in-person)
Supporting local makers and entrepreneurs during this holiday season is more important than ever. Our overview features virtual and in-person holiday markets where you can shop Brooklyn-made gifts and support local businesses. Meeting Elf and Santa included! “Shop early, shop local”! Brooklyn Navy Yard virtual Holiday Market Check out home goods to ... (read more).
Take a virtual tour at Brooklyn Preschool of Science (sponsored)
Welcome to the Brooklyn Preschool of Science. A place for your child to grow, play, and learn through hands-on, inquiry-based science. We’re big believers that not every childcare is right for every family. This is why before you even apply for your little one to enroll, ... (read more).
The latest on reopening public schools and life in red and orange zones in NYC
New York State has set “Action Levels” for New York City once it becomes an orange or even red zone which the Mayor expects to reach as early as next week with rising COVID infections in the City. Orange Zone (3% positivity rate): Outdoor dining and take-out only with a maximum ... (read more).
Affordable housing coming to our neighborhoods
Affordable housing lotteries are open for new buildings in Vinegar Hill and Prospect Heights. A 950-unit affordable housing building will be built in Gowanus and the former Jehovah’s Witnesses hotel in DUMBO will be turned into affordable and supportive housing. 260 Gold Street in Vinegar Hill This 13-story property is situated in ... (read more).
Watch the recording of our first middle school fair for families in District 13 and 15
Brooklyn Bridge Parents co-hosted a virtual middle school fair with 12 public and private schools in November 2020. Find out about middle school programs, academics, admissions, languages, financial aid and more in local schools in Brooklyn and lower Manhattan. Watch the recording of our middle school fair ... (read more).
NYU College of Dentistry Opens Practice in Downtown Brooklyn
NYU College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) has opened a new dental care practice in Downtown Brooklyn’s City Point. The practice brings low-cost dental care for adults and children to the Brooklyn community offering services at reduced cost and accepting Medicaid. NYU Dentistry Brooklyn Patient Care provides general ... (read more).
“The findings don’t go along with an unzoned Subdistrict” – District 15 rezoning PAR team recommendations
The CEC 15 and Department of Education held another public meeting on 11/17 to update the community on the potential rezoning of 7 public elementary schools. The PAR team presented their findings of the participatory action research (PAR) in affected neighborhoods underrepresented in the education decision making process and made ... (read more).
Apply to the Brooklyn Heights Synagogue Preschool (sponsored)
At BHSPS we know that your child learns best in an environment that is nurturing, caring, and joyful. Children receive ample one to one attention as they become part of a learning community of friends. Our classrooms are designed to embrace exploration with open arms, open-ended activities, and open minds. ... (read more).
The mayor on closing school buildings due to rising COVID cases in the City
The 7-day rolling average test positivity rate has reached 2.6% citywide as of Thursday 11/12. Public schools will get closed if the 7-day average test positivity rate reaches 3%. The latest numbers of testing in public schools going back to mid September show 107,900 test results from students and staff, ... (read more).


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