Meet creative Brooklyn mom and non-profit founder Seema Aghera
Meet Downtown Brooklyn mom and co-founder of Brooklyn Book Bodega Seema Aghera, find out about her non-profit that has distributed over 50,000 books to children in Brooklyn, her work during the pandemic and life in Brooklyn. Your job title: Seema Aghera, Cofounder of Brooklyn Book Bodega Your work in one sentence: ... (read more).
Virtual Preschool Tours at Building Bridges Preschool (sponsored)
Fall has finally arrived and we are excited to invite you to attend one of our Virtual Preschool Tours at Building Bridges Preschool at Cadman Plaza! Please follow this link to sign up on our website! We look forward to welcoming families into our beautiful classrooms ... (read more).
Free virtual middle school fair
We are hosting our first Free Middle School Fair with public and independent middle schools in Brooklyn and lower Manhattan. Find out about many different middle school programs in one evening! Admissions directors and representatives from public and independent schools in Brooklyn and Manhattan will provide information about their middle school ... (read more).
Latest update on COVID-19 cases in our neighborhoods
The 7-day rolling average test positivity rate is over 2.6% citywide as of Tuesday 11/12. The average number of new cases is 870. Public schools will get closed if the 7-day average test positivity rate reaches 3%. The latest numbers of testing in public schools going back to mid September ... (read more).
Local restaurants offering outdoor dining with heaters
Once the City becomes an “orange zone” with a 3% positivity rate according to New York State, only outdoor dining with max. 4 people at a table and take-out will be allowed. Check out our overview of local restaurants offering outdoor dining with heaters in Brooklyn. Boerum Hill ... (read more).
Columbia Street Penthouse in the Sky (sponsored)
This truly extraordinary, triple-mint penthouse in the sky is finally available for purchase. With 1,956 square feet of impeccably designed interior space and a must be seen to be believed 1,000+ square foot roof terrace featuring unobstructed views of Downtown Manhattan, The Statue of Liberty, The ... (read more).
Drop-in indoor activities for kids in Brooklyn
Our annual overview of indoor activities in Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens and Downtown Brooklyn looks different this time due to COVID-19. Many places continue to be closed. However, some have reopened and put safety protocols in place. Our list includes what is open and what is still ... (read more).
Brooklyn Public Library opening new libraries in Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO next summer
The 26,000 square feet Brooklyn Heights Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library will open in summer 2021 at Cadman Plaza West. The new library will have more public space than any other branch in Brooklyn and an open design with flexible spaces for books, programs and technology. Highlights of the new ... (read more).
Boutique Residences in Prime Prospect Heights (sponsored)
Exceptional living at 856 Washington, where oversized condominiums enjoy convenience of living steps away from Prospect Park. The boutique collection of only 26 residences offers a landscaped roof deck with Manhattan skyline views, private courtyard, fitness center and yoga room, library salon with kitchenette, entertainment lounge, bike storage ... (read more).


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