Hanukkah celebrations for kids in our neighborhood
Our overview of upcoming child-friendly Hanukkah events: Chabad of Brooklyn Heights Children’s Hanukkah Party | 12/13 Children’s Hanukkah party on Wednesday 12/13 starting at 5 pm outside the Supreme Court (Montague and Court Street) with choir performance, entertainment by uncle Moishy, donuts and Chanukah gifts. More information here. Congregation Mount Sinai Hanukah Breakfast [...]
Winter Soccer Shots classes coming to Brooklyn Heights (sponsored)
Soccer Shots is launching an indoor soccer program this Winter! They will offer a 15-week season on Saturdays and Sundays for children ages 2-5. Classes are already filling up, so enroll today! FREE trial classes are available on Saturday December 2nd & Sunday December 3rd. Reserve your spot [...]
New Jiu-Jitsu center for kids and grown-ups open at Pier 5
Gregor Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is now open on the waterfront at 1 Brooklyn Bridge Drive in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Open to total beginners or the advanced martial artist, they have classes 7 days a week, from 7am until 8:30pm, see their schedule at They offer a safe and supportive space where children and adults can benefit from [...]
Apple store in Downtown Brooklyn opening
The new Apple store at 123 Flatbush Avenue will open on Saturday 12/2 at 10 am. The new location is situated on the ground floor of the 35-story Two Trees Management building called 300 Ashland. Store hours will be Monday to Saturday 10 am to 9 pm and Sundays 11 am to 7 pm.   [...]
Pop-up installation about sugar coming to Pier 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park
A free immersive installation that explores sugar’s role in everything from agricultural systems and cooking, to its physiological impact on the brain, to the politics of sugar manufacturing and obesity will take place at One Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 5 this weekend Friday 12/1 to Sunday 12/3 from 11 am to 7 pm. Sweet Shoppe may [...]
New condo building coming to Livingston Street in Brooklyn Heights
The website is live for 67 Livingston Street in Brooklyn Heights, a new development that will feature 22 apartments spanning 29 floors, including 21 full-floor, two- to four-bedroom units and a duplex penthouse. The residences will range from approximately 1,700 square feet to more than 3,400 square feet and feature direct elevator access, harbor views and outdoor [...]
BASIS Independent Brooklyn: Curious Students. Expert Teachers. Endless Potential. (sponsored)
As children enter grade school, they gain an awareness of their personal interests and goals—one might be a voracious reader and another a skilled mathematician. Whatever their passions may be, in order for students to most effectively develop, learn, and thrive, the classroom must be a place of stimulation, inquiry, and wonder. At [...]


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