Hot Dog Bus giving away free hot dogs in Brooklyn Bridge Park all summer
Starting on June 9, artist Erwin Wurm​ ​invites ​park goers to experience a classic New York food in a surreal way by​ offering free hot dogs from his modified, overstuffed VW Microbus in Brooklyn Bridge Park. This Public Art Fund exhibition merges food with sculpture and invites public participation. The Hot [...]
Free kid-friendly events in April
Lots of free events for children will be taking place this month in Downtown Brooklyn and Brooklyn Heights including free roller skating, tennis, a Stop ‘N’ Swap and Earth Day activities. Grand opening skate party @ Pier 2 | April 13 The grand opening skate party will take place at the Brooklyn Bridge Park roller skating rink at Pier [...]
Brooklyn Folk Festival family events April 6 – 8
The 10th annual Brooklyn Folk Festival at St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights will host a series of Sunday afternoon programs on April 8th. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings artists Elizabeth Mitchell and Suni Paz will perform together Sunday at 2:45pm. Sunday afternoon will also feature performances by the Jalopy Jr. Folk Stringband and Jalopy Jr. Folk Intermediate Ensemble Performance. In addition, there will be two [...]
Summer camp at Building Bridges Preschool at Cadman Plaza (sponsored)
Building Bridges Preschool is a non-denominational preschool offering a robust and fun summer camp for 2018. Our classes are held in our bright, air-conditioned classrooms, overlooking our outdoor garden and play area. Campers will learn about ocean life, artists and art techniques, animals living throughout our extensive planet, our community and the larger world and creative [...]
Brooklyn Flea back in DUMBO on Sundays starting 4/8
Brooklyn Flea is back in DUMBO starting Sunday, April 8th from 10 am to 5 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. [...]
Design Build Victory for the BQE
Last Friday Governor Cuomo announced the passage of a $168.3 billion New York State Budget including the authorization of Design Build on three projects: the reconstruction of the BQE; building new jails to replace the Rikers Island complex; and repairing public housing buildings. Had it not passed now, DOT would have proceeded with a Design-Bid-Build approach, which would have [...]
New French Montessori preschool opening in Carroll Gardens
Elite Minds Montessori is a private preschool opening this summer at 117 Union Street in Carroll Gardens for children ages 2.9 to 6 years old. They will offer a nurturing multilingual (English and French) environment where children can develop their unique skills and potential by engaging their minds in art, music and play in a traditional [...]


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