BQE vision statement by neighboring communities published
The Brooklyn Heights Association working with A Better Way, the Cobble Hill Association, the DUMBO Action Committee and eight other neighborhood organizations has drafted a unified vision statement and sent it to the Mayor’s BQE Panel as well as to elected officials. Key elements of the statement: “The end result of the ... (read more).
The Pierrepont Collection in Brooklyn Heights – Two Months Free (sponsored)
Brooklyn Heights’ new, rental residential building, The Pierrepont, boasts expansive 1-to-3-bedroom homes and a collection of amenities including a fitness center, children’s indoor and outdoor play area, rooftop and Zen garden.  New for residents – Children’s Lego, Music Classes, Yogie Land and Treasure Trunk Theater! A carefully curated ... (read more).
Holiday markets in our neighborhood
Holiday markets and winter fairs are coming up in Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, the Navy Yard and Downtown Brooklyn. Grace Church School Book Fair | Brooklyn Heights | 12/5 & 12/6 Grace Church School is hosting an open to the public book and toy fair. The event will take place on Thursday ... (read more).
Brooklyn Detention Complex on Atlantic Avenue closing in January
The Brooklyn Detention Complex will be closed in January 2020. The Brooklyn jail which has been at 275 Atlantic Avenue since 1957 is outmoded by modern prison standards. It has a capacity of 759 inmates but only houses 350 to 400 currently for those waiting for their bail hearing or trial. ... (read more).
City and Country School Application Deadline: 11/29/19 (sponsored)
City and Country School is currently accepting applications for Fall 2020 for its 2s–8th Grade program. C&C is located in the West Village, less than two blocks from the 14th Street transportation hub that includes the 1/2/3, L, F/M, A/C/E, and PATH trains. Apply today and ... (read more).
CAMP family experience store opening at City Point
CAMP family experience store is opening on Black Friday at City Point mall in Downtown Brooklyn. The CAMP store will include a canteen (café), a magic door that leads to an interactive space for play and shopping, and a theatre for activities and programming for kids of ages 1 to ... (read more).
Holiday tree lightings and Santa visits in Brooklyn
Free Holiday tree lighting events and Santa visits are coming up in various neighborhoods including DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn, Fort Greene, Park Slope and Gowanus. Park Slope Tree Lighting | 11/30 Santa, glitter tattoos, treats, Santa and live music during the tree lighting ceremony at 5th Avenue and 4th Street in Park Slope ... (read more).
Preschool is a Gift! (sponsored)
Fall has finally arrived and the team at Building Bridges Preschool is excited to welcome so many local parents at our school tours! We still have a few tour dates available for booking on our website and look forward to welcoming families into our beautiful classrooms and to discuss our ... (read more).
Signs of success for District 15’s middle school admissions changes
District 15’s schools have been among the most socio-economically and racially segregated schools in New York City. District 15 includes Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Boerum Hill, Park Slope, Sunset Park, Red Hook and parts of Downtown Brooklyn. In the new admissions plan that was implemented this school year 2019/2020, Fifth Grade families ... (read more).


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