Major street rehabilitation project in DUMBO kicking off 2019
Dumbo will undergo a major capital project to upgrade sewer and water infrastructure, reconstruct the Belgian block streets and build-out the Archway plaza space. The old original stones will be preserved and granite bike lanes will be added. Smooth stones will also be put into crosswalks to ensure ADA accessibility and stroller-friendliness. More stop signs will be [...]
Smorgasburg & Brooklyn Flea opening winter indoor market in Downtown Brooklyn
Smorgasburg and Brooklyn Flea are moving the markets indoors for the winter to the former Office Max at the Atlantic Center mall in Downtown Brooklyn. Beginning November 3rd through March 2019 it will be open Saturdays 11 am to 8 pm and Sundays 12 to 5 pm featuring around 60 vendors. [...]
School info session “Intro to Pre-K & Kindergarten” on 11/13
In this info session for families considering Pre-K and Kindergarten in private, public and Charter schools we cover everything you need to know about local zoned schools, un-zoned schools, Charter and private school options, application details and deadlines, waitlists, free universal Pre-K options, languages and dual language programs, G&T and more. This event is geared towards parents with [...]
BKLYN BOO Prospect Park After Party at CITY POINT 10/27 (sponsored)
Celebrate Halloween at City Point with tricks, treats and family fun! Join the Prospect Park Haunted Walk + Fair then head over to City Point for dancing with DJ Mike Doelo, face painting, nail art, balloon twists, a tarot card reader, puppet station and lots of other ghoulish and ghastly surprises. This [...]
Latest news on the BQE repair project including a proposed highway on the Promenade of Brooklyn Heights
Council member Stephen Levin and the Brooklyn Heights Association have published statements after Mayer de Blasio publicly supported the 6-lane highway at the Promenade as the best approach for reconstructing the BQE. Both, the Council Man and the Brooklyn Heights Association are asking the DOT to assess additional approaches and ideas for the project. Stephen Levin “I would like to take a moment [...]
Brooklyn record home sale at new condo building at Pier 6
The penthouse at Quay Tower in Brooklyn Bridge Park just went into contract for over $20 million, shattering the previous record of $16.645M for Matt Damon’s Brooklyn Heights condo at the Standish. The buyer is combining two penthouses at the top of the 30-story building with architecture by ODA’s Eran Chen to create a five-bedroom [...]
High school STEAM center coming to Brooklyn Navy Yard
The Brooklyn STEAM Center located on the 3rd floor of Building 77 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard will serve as the hub for high-quality Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs for high school students in Brooklyn from eight public high schools. The center, which focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math [...]
Fall & Winter open houses at public schools in our neighborhood
Families who are getting ready to apply for Kindergarten in local public schools with children born in 2014 should mark their calendars for fall open houses at elementary schools in our neighborhood. You can apply to Kindergarten in public schools from late November until January 14, 2019 for children born in 2014  [...]
Visit a Blue School Open House! (sponsored)
Blue School, recently featured in The New York Times and Metropolis Magazine, is an independent school located in Lower Manhattan that provides a joyful, thoughtful environment for students to learn. Whether you are seeking: a hands-on, materials-based program led by a devoted team of teachers for your 2, 3, or 4 [...]


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