New adventure park and water ride coming to Coney Island
The NYC Economic Development Corporation and Parks Department announced plans for what they call a “new large-scale water ride, adventure park, and public plaza with open-air food options and an arcade,” using 150,000 square feet of city-owned land. The area, which will be operated by Luna Park, is next to the Thunderbolt rollercoaster. The adventure area will debut [...]
Update on the planned public middle school in the Pacific Park project in Downtown Bklyn
District 13 will get a new middle school which might be called M.S. One Brooklyn. Construction of the 640-seat school at the formerly Atlantic Yards now called Pacific Park at 664 Pacific Street could start in 2019 and finish in June 2021, despite a history of delays. A recent post on the web site [...]
Super Duper Tennis Fall Classes in Brooklyn Heights (sponsored)
Super Duper Tennis returns this FALL to Squibb Park in Brooklyn Heights to serve up another exciting season of fun-filled tennis classes. Offering outdoor classes on sized-down portable courts with equipment fit for your Aces – 3 – 9 years old on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons and Saturdays mornings. Fall season kicks off September 13. Can’t find [...]
Preschool info session “Intro to Preschool & Daycare” hosted by Brooklyn Bridge Parents & Quay Tower 9/25
In this info session for families considering preschool and daycare in Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Cobble Hill and Downtown Brooklyn we will cover everything you need to know about local preschools, daycare options, programs, application details and deadlines, waitlists, free universal Pre-K options, languages and more. This event is geared towards parents with children born in 2016 [...]
New bakery, new restaurant and new salad bar
Butler bake shop and Espresso bar has  opened a 1200 sq ft bakery at 60 Water Street in DUMBO. For breakfast they offer petite French toast, breakfast empanada, Ricotta toast and more. The lunch menu features items such as mushroom tartine, sausage roll and kale salad. For bread lovers they are introducing [...]
Open house at Downtown Brooklyn’s new daycare 9/18
A brand new 8,000 sq ft daycare Changing Tomorrow Academy is coming to 257 Gold Street in Downtown Brooklyn offering a Montessori-based curriculum. The new center with indoor playroom and full time nurse onsite has capacity for 200 students from 2 months to 5 years old. Children can also experience tuition-based Pre-K and Kindergarten at the day care [...]
Want to know how to spend more time soaking in the last days of summer and less time chasing down back-to-school essentials? Two words…City Point, located at 445 Albee Square West in Downtown Brooklyn. Easy, convenient and yes, cool, it’s everything, and we mean EVERYTHING, you need to start the school [...]
Survey for the new pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park
A permanent pool is coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park!  The location of the future pool will be Squibb Park, which sits above Pier 1. They want to learn more about your experience with the park and the pop-up pool, and your ideas and concerns about the new permanent pool. You can help filling out this anonymous short survey. The information [...]
Did You Know One of the World’s Top Academic Programs is Right in Your Neighborhood? (sponsored)
At BASIS Independent Brooklyn, a PreK–12 private school in Red Hook, students are inspired to learn at the highest international levels in a liberal arts and sciences curriculum consistently recognized as one of the top academic programs in the U.S. Through robust courses that challenge students to do more [...]


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