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The K-12 school where bright and quirky kids thrive (sponsored)
The Lang School educates and inspires twice-exceptional (2e) children – high potential and gifted students with learning differences – by offering them a progressive, rigorous, classroom-based education with integrated, research-based supports and a robust Talent Development program. Whether your child struggles with planning or writing, is ... (read more).
Brooklyn Corona news – Beach & School update, Open Street news
Brooklyn’s beaches including those at Coney Island and on the Rockaway peninsula will be closed for swimming and without life guards until further notice. No sports, no gatherings and no barbecuing will be allowed and people are encouraged to wear face masks at the beach. Riis Park and Fort Tilden ... (read more).
Few open spots at Building Bridges Preschool for September 2020 (sponsored)
Preschool should encourage laughter, fun and patience while providing a safe and caring environment that stimulates the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development of children. Our bespoke curriculum provides a blend of academic skills, personal knowledge, and social awareness that enables children to learn to the fullest of their abilities, ... (read more).
Public middle school in Fort Greene launches French Dual Language Program in September 2020
Fort Greene Preparatory Academy is launching the first French Dual Language Program in a District 13 middle school this September with one section of 25 students. The new program has specifically been designed to provide continuity for students who are attending French Dual Language Programs at Brooklyn’s elementary schools.  Acceptance into ... (read more).
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO & Cobble Hill neighborhoods emptied out up to 50% since Corona
The New York Times published an article about how rich neighborhoods emptied out since the Coronavirus broke out in the City. “Roughly 5 percent of residents — or about 420,000 people — left the city between March 1 and May 1. In the city’s very wealthiest ... (read more).
More Open Streets in BoCoCa, Brooklyn Heights & Fort Greene
In addition to the Open Streets in Downtown Brooklyn and near Prospect Park that opened last week, the mayor announced that the following streets are becoming pedestrian streets on Thursday 5/14: BoCoCa: 1st Place: Smith Street to Henry Street 2nd Place: Smith Street to Henry Street 4th Place: Smith Street ... (read more).
Rezoning vote for District 15 elementary schools possibly postponed due to Corona
The vote on the District 15 rezoning and admission changes for 7 elementary schools for PS 15, PS 29, PS 32, PS 38, PS 58, PS 261 and PS 676 might get delayed due to the COVID-19 situation in New York City. Before the outbreak of COVID-19, a Participatory Action ... (read more).
Pepper Pantry launches online grocery delivery for families looking to buy from local farms and specialty wholesalers in NYC (sponsored)
For families in the Brooklyn area looking for a grocery delivery alternative, Pepper Pantry is a new online ordering platform where consumers can purchase essential food and home supplies from local farms and specialty wholesalers in the Greater New York area who are struggling to stay afloat during the ... (read more).
Brooklyn Heights’ Iris Cafe reopening in Brooklyn Bridge Park
Iris Café, a beloved Brooklyn Heights establishment, will reopen under its original owner—who will also introduce, within the same waterfront storefront, a new, nearly 8,000-square-foot specialty grocery store called Town Market. Iris Café and Town Market will be joined by the boutique OV Pilates Studio, owned by a local resident. ... (read more).

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