DUMBO-based developer buying two buildings in DUMBO
Developer Alloy is purchasing 42 Jay Street and 50 Jay Street from nonprofit Phoenix House which has been offering substance abuse treatment services in DUMBO. According to the Real Deal, it is purchasing two interconnected buildings for more than $50 million. The building at 50 Jay Street stands five stories tall, while [...]
Summer slide, brain drain, learning loss. If you’re like many families across the nation, it’s all too familiar—but there’s another option. (Sponsored)
iD Tech summer programs get students off the couch and engaged in the latest technology, all in an inspiring campus setting, with programs for ages 7-18 held at NYU, NYIT, Stanford, or one of 150 other prestigious locations. Courses are selling out daily, but there may still be space [...]
Squibb Bridge in Brooklyn Bridge Park closed again
The bouncy bridge connecting Brooklyn Heights and Brooklyn Bridge Park is temporarily closed again due to a piece of wood in poor condition, Brooklyn Bridge Park officials announced. “We recently completed a routine inspection of Squibb Bridge, and unfortunately, discovered a piece of wood in poor condition. Out of an abundance of caution, we have temporarily closed the bridge [...]
Free summer yoga at Abhaya’s new studios 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.  Free week of yoga for new students valid until August 31st. Abhaya Gowanus is a 5300-square foot facility for yoga located steps from the Smith-9th Street stop (F/G trains). The [...]
Pier 3 in Brooklyn Bridge Park now open
Five acres of lush open space with around 550 trees are now open at Pier 3 in Brooklyn Bridge Park! Pier 3 features a large central lawn, an exploratory labyrinth, a hardscaped area for small events and performances and more! The labyrinth includes seating, a massive echo game and walk-in kaleidoscope, and historic elements salvaged from the park. Brooklyn [...]
PreK Availability at BASIS Independent Brooklyn (sponsored)
There are just a few PreK seats left for fall 2018! In our Early Learning Program, we believe that creating opportunities for discovery and delight ignites a love of learning that leads to success throughout students’ education and beyond. BASIS Independent Brooklyn’s highly engaging, curiosity-infused classrooms are expertly led by nurturing, passionate teachers [...]
New camping on Governors Island
A new camping site is open on Governors Island offering “Glamping” for 2 to 4 people per tent with stunning Statue of Liberty views, sprawling green space, delicious food and nightly camp fire. Collective Retreats will operate the camp site until October this year and for the next two summer seasons. You can choose [...]


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