Applications for free universal Pre-K for children born in 2015 open mid February
This year, the Pre-K application will open mid February. Families with children born in 2015 can apply to programs at public zoned schools, public un-zoned schools, public Pre-K centers and Early Education Centers (private preschools and daycares that have been accredited within the UPK program) using a single Pre-K application. You can apply to [...]
Renderings for 85 Jay Street revealed
A teaser website is up for the 85 Jay Street redevelopment called Front And York! The building will feature 728 apartments, approx. 400 will be one- to four-bedroom condos, and over 300 will be rentals. The units will be spread out across two separate 21-story buildings. The mixed use development will have a [...]
COMMIT TO PRACTICE with Abhaya Yoga in 2019! (sponsored)
Abhaya Yoga is a community oriented center that focuses on the individual.  With full spectrum offerings; Vinyasa, Restorative, Alignment, Therapeutic, Meditation, and Sound Healing, the Abhaya Yoga student is encouraged to round out their practice with both challenging and rejuvenating practices.  The teachers at Abhaya are highly experienced (some teaching for 20 years) and help guide the students to greater freedom and strength [...]
Frida Kahlo exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum opening 2/8
Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving is the largest U.S. exhibition in ten years devoted to the iconic painter and the first in the United States to display a collection of her clothing and other personal possessions, which were rediscovered and inventoried in 2004 after being locked away since Kahlo’s death, in 1954. They are displayed alongside [...]
Meet creative DUMBO dad and children’s book author Jonathan Arthur Ashley
Meet Jonathan Arthur Ashley, illustrator and children’s book author, who lives with his family in Dumbo and can be seen at Brooklyn Roasting with his Ipad Pro drawing superheroes and such. Job title: Author/illustrator Your work in one sentence: I’m a writer and artist making stories for kids (and those who think like them). Your child/children: My daughter Dorothy is two. What street [...]
Start the new year off right with STEM at Blue Studios with a FREE Trial Class (sponsored)
Founded by an award-winning former college professor and a former curriculum designer for General Assembly, Blue Studios provides parents with best STEM programs for your kids on your schedule. They have a number of new class offerings in 2019, plus early bird [...]
Free Saturday morning family program at Brooklyn Historical Society in DUMBO
Brooklyn Historical Society is offering a midmorning family programming geared toward children ages 2 and up and their adults twice a month from January 26 to June 29 at Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO. Programs will alternate between storytelling and age appropriate hands-on activities designed for individual or multiple participants. All programs run from 10.30 am to [...]
Brooklyn Navy Yard and Coney Island NYC ferry stops coming
The City is expanding the NYC Ferry service to serve more waterfront communities including the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Coney Island. A new route from Coney Island to Lower Manhattan will be created and a new stop at the Brooklyn Navy Yard will be added to the Astoria Route. Modification of the Astoria Route in May 2019 to [...]
Laying the Foundation for Success from Day One (sponsored)
Students get the best possible start to their education at BASIS Independent Brooklyn, a PreK–grade 12 private school. Our Early Learning Program offers students in PreK and Kindergarten a supportive environment that empowers their natural curiosity through opportunities to question, explore, and create. The Early Learning Program A curriculum that fosters discovery, independence, and a love of learning Students [...]


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