Hill Country Food Park now open in Downtown Brooklyn
Hill Country Food Park located at 345 Adams Street in the former Hill Country Barbecue and Chicken spaces is now open. The food hall has six different stalls, including a coffee stand serving doughnuts and ice cream; a Tex-Mex taco stand; a salad and sandwich shop; and a pizza stand. Hill Country’s barbecue and fried chicken [...]
PS 307 receives National Science Foundation Grant for STEM Stories
Teachers College, Columbia University and PS 307 have received a National Science Foundation Grant for STEM Stories that will bring in $375,000 for STEM education at the Magnet school for STEM studies. “Bringing the STEM Stories project to 307 is an incredible opportunity to honor the entire community’s perspectives and deepening understanding of [...]
Celebrate it all at City Point (sponsored)
Skip the Santa lines and book a virtual reality sleigh ride to the North Pole. The holidays kick off at City Point with a BKLYN ARCTIC ADVENTURE, a VR wonderland. Soar past polar bears, reindeer, flowing rivers and dancing elves on the way to Santa’s Secret workshop–where the magic really happens. Created by the experts at [...]
Hanukkah celebrations for kids in our neighborhood
Our overview of upcoming child-friendly Hanukkah events in Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO: Kane Street Synagogue Chanukah Party | 12/2 Crafts, cookie decorating, live music for families with children age 1 to 5. Event will take place on Sunday, December 2, 10:30 am – 12 pm at 236 Kane Street. $20 per family at the door. BIG [...]
School info session “Intro to Pre-K & Kindergarten” on 12/3
In this info session for families considering Pre-K and Kindergarten in private, public and Charter schools we cover everything you need to know about local zoned schools, un-zoned schools, Charter and private school options, application details and deadlines, waitlists, Pre-K options, languages and dual language programs, G&T and more. This event is geared towards parents with children born [...]
The fun starts here! (sponsored)
Building Bridges Preschool at Cadman Plaza West now offers amazing afternoon drop off Enrichment Classes. Please join us this Winter/Spring to learn and explore the Jungle, become your very own Superhero, transform into a Circus performer, dive into the Ocean, become little Architects and Engineers, and learn all about Bugs/Butterflies and more! Classes are open to all children ages 2 to 5!  Please follow  [...]
Holiday markets in our neighborhood
Holiday markets and winter fairs are coming up in Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn. PS8/MS8 Holiday Market | Brooklyn Heights | 12/1 The PS8/MS8 holiday market is a fun event for all ages. There will be crafts, cookie decorating, a holiday-themed photo booth, bake sale & face painting, as well as many local crafters/artisans selling their products. Gift wrapping [...]
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 8AM to 7PM, Saturday 9AM to [...]
A look inside the unzoned elementary and middle school Arts & Letters in Fort Greene
Arts and Letters is a Kindergarten to 8th Grade public school currently co-located with PS 20 in Fort Greene. The school does not have a school zone and draws students by lottery from District 13, prioritizing students that qualify for free lunch. They give siblings priority to students K to 8th Grade. The school which has 520 students enrolled [...]


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