Open spots in Spanish and French dual language programs at PS 133
PS 133 located at 610 Baltic Street in Gowanus is a public un-zoned “choice” elementary school that draws 1/3 of its students from District 13 and 2/3 from District 15. The school offers French and Spanish Dual Language Programs where they have [Read more...]
Application deadline extended!* Exceptional, free public education in your neighborhood. (sponsored)
Success Academy Cobble Hill is committed to the long-term success of every one of their scholars, from day one through the end of high school and beyond. With an emphasis on collaborative, project-based learning, Success Academy teaches the critical thinking and interpersonal skills scholars need to go further throughout their [Read more...]
An update on the new public middle school coming to Pacific Park
New York Yimby has an update on the construction of the mixed-use building at 664 Pacific in Prospect Heights which states that construction has started. The 343,788-square-foot, mixed-use building will rise 26 stories and bring 323 rental units to the neighborhood. The property sits at the [Read more...]
New oyster bar and ice cream stand proposed for Fulton Ferry Landing in DUMBO
The Fulton Ferry Landing Association has shared proposals for a new ice cream stand and oyster bar at Fulton Ferry Landing which are being presented at the Landmarks Preservation Commission during the next weeks. The owner of the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory, formerly in the Fireboat House at Fulton Ferry Landing, [Read more...]
Brooklyn Baby & Family Expo in Gowanus 4/11 (sponsored)
Come to the Expecting Parents Afterwork Party or Kid’s Afternoon at the Brooklyn Baby and Family Expo on April 11, from 3 to 7:30 p.m. in Gowanus. Dozens of exhibitors, gifts, raffles, demo classes for young kids, a sing-a-long with a Grammy-winning artist, new baby talks, and special experiences for soon-to-be moms. [Read more...]
Brooklyn Flea back in DUMBO starting 4/7
Brooklyn Flea is back in DUMBO starting Sunday, April 7th from 10 am to 6 pm through October. Brooklyn Flea’s Sunday location at the Pearl Street Triangle and under the Archway features 80 vendors. The Flea in DUMBO is part vintage bazaar, part old-fashioned town square, and part food bonanza. [Read more...]
Spring egg hunts and Easter activities for kids in Brooklyn
Our annual overview of Easter egg hunts and kid-friendly Easter events in our neighborhoods: Pierrepont Playground Egg Hunt: The annual Pierrepont Playground Egg Hunt in Brooklyn Heights will take place on Saturday, April 6th from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. Photos with the Easter Bunny @ PetSmart: PetSmart at 238 Atlantic Avenue [Read more...]
Bright Horizons at DUMBO Grand Opening Celebration 4/13 (sponsored)
Enjoy a morning of free family fun! Meet Bright Horizons staff, explore their vibrant classrooms, and celebrate the official opening of the new early education and preschool center in DUMBO. Join the opening celebration at [Read more...]
New expert panel to evaluate reconstruction of BQE
Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced the formation of a new expert panel to evaluate options for the replacement of the aging Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) from the Atlantic Avenue interchange to Sands Street. The new panel will be chaired by Carlo Scissura, President & CEO of The New York Building [Read more...]


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