Six projects chosen to improve walkability and safety in Downtown Brooklyn
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced six transformational projects for Downtown Brooklyn as part of the $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative award. With funding from the Downtown Revitalization Initiative, significant projects to improve walkability and safety will better connect Downtown Brooklyn and the Navy Yard to surrounding neighborhoods. The specific projects, which [Read more...]
Amy’s Bread opens second location in Brooklyn Heights
Amy’s Bread bakery has opened a new location at 72 Clark Street between Henry and Hicks in addition to its existing location at Henry Street by Atlantic Avenue. The new cafe has 20 seats offering scones, muffins, sticky buns, croissants, homemade bagels, sandwiches including grilled cheese, roasted turkey, mozzarella pesto [Read more...]
Altschool closed – new Montessori school opening in the space
Altschool, a Zuckerberg-backed start-up running private schools and developing educational software, is closing all its for-profit schools. The Brooklyn Heights campus at 212 Hicks Street is transitioning to become a Guidepost Montessori School starting this school year 2019/20. “Guidepost is an international network of Montessori schools where joyful, self‑directed exploration leads [Read more...]
New children’s fitness center opening in Cobble Hill
My Gym children’s fitness will be opening in Cobble Hill on August 9th. The team with an existing location in Park Slope has leased a 5,600 sq ft across two floor levels at 209 Smith Street between Baltic and Smith Street. They will offer gym and karate classes for ages 1 months to [Read more...]
Free kid-friendly events in August
Kid-friendly concerts, a social justice book festival, the Hindu lamp ceremony, fishing clinics, a back-to-school STEAM bash and more free events are happening in Brooklyn in August. Woke Baby Book Fair | Downtown Brooklyn | 8/3 The first annual Woke Baby Book Festival will focus on social justice-themed children’s books. This event [Read more...]
DUMBO’s one and only kids hair salon (sponsored)
The first Salon for Kids in DUMBO is located inside the Barber on Pearl at 57 Pearl Street. They offer haircuts for boys and girls, manicure, pedicure and up-dos. Kids can sit in little car chairs and watch Netflix while getting a hair cut. Salon hours are Monday to Friday [Read more...]
World’s biggest bouncy house in Brooklyn
The Big Bounce America is bringing the world largest bounce house (Guinness certified!) to Aviator Sports Center at 3159 Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn. It features a 900ft long inflatable obstacle course, a giant maze, slides, ball pits and climbing walls! A 3 hour session ranges from $17 to $30 per person, [Read more...]
Michelin Star chef opens restaurant at Pier 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park
Estuary in the 360 Furman building at Pier 5 is now open offering globally inspired dishes with locally sourced produce, including seafood, meat and vegetables. The menu includes tarts, sandwiches and burgers, seasonal salads and a raw bar, including locally sourced oysters from Long Island’s Peconic Bay. House specialty flat tarts [Read more...]
Limited openings at Brooklyn Preschool of Science for school year 2019/20 (sponsored)
Brooklyn Preschool of Science is a place where a child’s sense of wonder is the star of the show. Our integrated science-based curriculum embraces children’s innate curiosity and provides a foundation for meaningful math, language, and literacy development. We believe in the lifelong benefits of early experiences with STEM, and [Read more...]


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