What parents are saying about the DUMBO Gan Preschool (sponsored)
The DUMBO Gan preschool with 2 locations in DUMBO has limited open spots for ages 12 months to 4 years for the upcoming school year 2018/2019. At the DUMBO Gan, children learn through play in a home away from home. What parents are saying: Our four-year-old daughter has attended the Gan since she turned two, and she [...]
New climbing gym opening in Gowanus
The Cliffs Climbing + Fitness, which has an outpost in Dumbo in Brooklyn Bridge Park is opening a 40,000-plus-square-foot climbing, yoga, and fitness facility in Gowanus. The new gym, at 233 Nevins Street, will include 36,000 square feet of climbing terrain, two dedicated floors of bouldering, roped climbing with 40-foot high walls, and a 4,400-square-foot outdoor terrace [...]
Science, Language and Arts International School leases building in Downtown Brooklyn
The Science, Language and Arts International School (SLA) has signed a 10-year lease earlier this month for 9 Hanover Place between Fulton and Livingston Streets in Downtown Brooklyn. This location will house Pre-K through 6th (eventually 8th).Their Carroll Gardens location (132 Fourth Place) houses early childhood ages 2 to 4. Science, Language & [...]
Cafe Gitane opening soon in Vinegar Hill
Cafe Gitane on Mott Street in Nolita is finally expanding to Vinegar Hill, the interior has been set up. They are opening soon in the former Hillside Cafe space next to Vinegar Hill House on the corner of Water Street and Hudson Avenue. Check out their Mott Street menu here. Stay tuned for the [...]
Top 10 activities with kids this summer in Brooklyn
Visit the world’s biggest rooftop farm, explore new parks in Brooklyn, go to the movies for $5, see local sharks, or visit one of Brooklyn’s museums for free. We have put together an overview of ten, kid-friendly activities in Brooklyn this summer. 1. New Domino Park in Williamsburg A new waterfront park featuring 6-acres of public open space is [...]
DUMBO-based developer buying two buildings in DUMBO
Developer Alloy is purchasing 42 Jay Street and 50 Jay Street from nonprofit Phoenix House which has been offering substance abuse treatment services in DUMBO. According to the Real Deal, it is purchasing two interconnected buildings for more than $50 million. The building at 50 Jay Street stands five stories tall, while [...]
Summer slide, brain drain, learning loss. If you’re like many families across the nation, it’s all too familiar—but there’s another option. (Sponsored)
iD Tech summer programs get students off the couch and engaged in the latest technology, all in an inspiring campus setting, with programs for ages 7-18 held at NYU, NYIT, Stanford, or one of 150 other prestigious locations. Courses are selling out daily, but there may still be space [...]


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