Is the BQE Cantilever the next Surfside Condo?
OpEd by HILARY JAGER, ERIKA BELSEY WORTH and JOSH VOGEL that appeared  in the NEW YORK DAILY NEWS on July 8th: “The catastrophic collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium in Surfside, Fla., should be a serious wake-up call to elected officials who have failed to heed warnings and address our ... (read more).
Mayor announces NYC Academic Recovery Plan for public schools
The NYC Universal Academic Recovery Plan funded by the Federal government has been presented by the Mayor and School Chancellor. To close the Covid achievement gap and prepare students for the future the Department of Education plans to launch a Literacy for All program and a new Universal Mosaic Curriculum ... (read more).
Private School is Possible at Léman – Now with Bus Service From Brooklyn (sponsored)
Looking for a nurturing program for your child and a reliable schedule of in-person school this fall? It’s not too late to join Léman Manhattan Preparatory School for September. Located just over the river in FiDi, Léman offers private bus service from Brooklyn for students age 5 ... (read more).
Empire Fulton Ferry lawn in Brooklyn Bridge Park reopen
The Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn next to the carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park has reopened, a place local families love to hang and have play dates at. This lawn is 44,000 square feet and was completely redesigned and rebuilt as part of the Emily Warren Roebling Plaza construction project, the rest ... (read more).
New York Primary election results for our neighborhoods
We will most likely have a very “Brooklyn” leadership of the City with Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough president as the new Mayor and Brad Lander, Brooklyn City Council Member as the City’s new Comptroller. Eric Adams “I AM YOU” has won the Democratic nomination for mayor of New York City ... (read more).
New bakery opening on Montague Street – Kickstarter campaign for space renovations
L’Appartement 4F, a French baker and his wife baking at home in Cobble Hill currently and fulfilling online orders, plan to open a bakery at 115 Montague Street in the former Emack & Bolios ice cream space this fall. It will be a traditional Artisan French bakery, ... (read more).
The Fun Starts Here…. Building Bridges Preschool – PREK (Older 3’s/Young 4’s)! (sponsored)
Preschool should encourage laughter, fun, and patience while providing a safe and caring environment that stimulates the physical, social, emotional and cognitive development of children. Building Bridges bespoke curriculum provides a blend of academic skills, personal knowledge, and social awareness that enables children to learn to the fullest of their ... (read more).
3K for All offers are out for children born in 2018
33,131 families in NYC have received offers to free, full-day 3-K for All this week. The program will launch for the first time in District 13 and 15 this fall and is planned to run beyond this school year. Families were able to choose from four types of settings for 3K ... (read more).
Free kid-friendly events and activities in July
Kid-friendly concerts, summer readings, free mini golf, capoeira classes, outdoor swimming, basketball clinics and more are happening in Brooklyn in July. Cobble Hill Music in the Park | Cobble Hill Park | 7/6, 7/13 and 7/20 After a one year hiatus, Cobble Hill Music in the Park is back! Come join your ... (read more).


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