Halloween Guide 2019 (all events are free)
Our annual Halloween guide for families in Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn, Fort Greene, Park Slope and BoCoCa features all free and spooky events in Brooklyn. The Halloween Guide 2019 is powered by ENT & Allergy – Adult and Pediatric Ear, Nose, Throat, Allergy and Audiology Care ... (read more).
So much fun at our second Bklyn Indoor Block Party
We had a blast playing with Brooklyn families during our Bklyn Indoor Block Party at City Point on Sunday 10/6. Thank you to all the families coming out, thank you to our vendors providing these great activities – Basis Independent Brooklyn, ... (read more).
Brooklyn Independent: New Middle School Opens in the Heart of Fort Greene (sponsored)
Brooklyn Independent, located at 38 Lafayette Avenue in the heart of Fort Greene, believes the right middle school can unlock the potential in every child. Our sliding scale tuition model brings together students from across the borough for an unparalleled education built on academic rigor, experiential learning, and inclusion. At Brooklyn ... (read more).
Real estate links covering the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Downtown Brooklyn and DUMBO
The Brooklyn Navy Yard gets ready for its close-up. The historic shipyard is moving into its next, more public phase with food halls, creative office space, and more. Read more here. Affordable housing for higher earners is coming to the new residential building under construction on the LIU Brooklyn campus at ... (read more).
DUMBO Dance Festival with kids programming 10/10 – 10/13
White Wave presents the 2019 DUMBO Dance Festival with 70 modern dance companies from New York and around the world from October 10 to 13 at Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center at 29 Jay Street in DUMBO. October 10th 7pm: Opening Gala October 11th – 13th: Festival Performances October 13th ... (read more).
Experience Park Slope from a Fresh Perspective at the Bentyn (sponsored)
The Bentyn at 488 4th Ave is uniquely situated where the vibrant community of Gowanus and the clastic beauty of Park Slope converge. It marries clean contemporary aesthetics and curated finishes with thoughtfully proportioned rooms and flexible layouts. These expansive, two and three bedroom full-floor residences feature a private keyed elevator ... (read more).
Free kid-friendly events in October in Brooklyn
Our overview of free kid-friendly events in Downtown Brooklyn, DUMBO, Brooklyn Heights and beyond includes an Oktoberfest with live music and kids activities, a Bklyn Indoor Block Party, a story time about the Brooklyn Bridge, harvest festivals and more. Read our Halloween Guide for all free Halloween events ... (read more).
Pre-2s programs at local preschools this school year
Some preschools are running partial separation programs for children under the age of 2 before the can officially start preschool in the Fall of 2020. For most preschools, students have to be 2 years old by September 1st of the year they enter the 2’s program. Pre-2s programs are a ... (read more).
Draft maps for PS 32 and sub-district rezoning presented
Over the last 6 months, District 15 school community members and representatives from the Department of Education (DOE) have been discussing potential rezoning and admission changes for 7 elementary schools: PS 15, PS 29, PS 32, PS 38, PS 58, PS 261 and PS 676. This conversation was prompted by ... (read more).


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