DUMBO photographer & mom featured in new book about Brooklyn
Julienne Schaer, DUMBO based photographer and mother of two is featured in the new photo book Brooklyn Photographs Now by Marla Hamburg Kennedy published by Rizzoli. Brooklyn has seen exponential change over the past fifteen years, and this book presents the best work [...]
Celebrate at CITY POINT (sponsored)
Skip the Santa lines and book a virtual reality sleigh ride to the North Pole. The holidays kick off at City Point with a BKLYN ARCTIC ADVENTURE, a VR wonderland. Soar past polar bears, reindeer, flowing rivers and dancing elves on the way to Santa’s Secret workshop–where the magic really [...]
Downtown Brooklyn ranks #1 in StreetEasy’s NYC neighborhoods to watch in 2019
Every year Streeteasy selects the top 10 NYC neighborhoods to watch in the following 12 months. They rank neighborhoods across the city that have seen the highest annual growth in four areas: median asking rent, median sale price, StreetEasy user searches, and new-construction units. They rank [...]
Beyond The Exceptional (sponsored)
Quay Tower is Brooklyn’s most exciting new residential development. Soaring above the Brooklyn Heights waterfront, this full-service condominium offers Brooklyn Bridge Park’s 85 acres right at its doorstep. The building’s interiors, courtesy of Santa Monica-based AD100 design firm Marmol Radziner, frame panoramic city, skyline, [...]
Tickets for BAM’s Teknopolis on sale now
Teknopolis 2019 will take place at the BAM on February 23 and 24; February 28 to March 3 and March 7 to 10. Next year’s program is designed to inspire creativity, connect with the future, and embolden a renewed sense of play. There will be two different Teknopolis experiences—allowing you to choose [...]
2018, what a year for our neighborhood
2018 was another busy year for your neighborhood! We got new parks, new co-working spaces, new restaurants, new preschools and encountered a major infrastructural challenge! In 2019 and 2020, lots of exciting amenities for families are coming to Brooklyn including a new bridge, new public pool, new public library, new [...]
New Laser Tag Studio open in DUMBO
A new laser tag studio called Area 53 is now open at 53 Bridge Street in DUMBO offering laser tag games, parties and events. There is no minimum age, but as the guns weigh around 4 pounds they suggest kids should be over 5 years [...]
Indoor kids gym opening in Cobble Hill
My Gym children’s fitness will be opening in Cobble Hill in May 2019. The team with an existing location in Park Slope has leased a 5,600 sq ft across two floor levels at 209 Smith Street between Baltic and Smith Street. They will offer gym and karate classes for ages 1 months to [...]
Is a local preschool or daycare program licensed?
The New York City Health Department and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services regulate most child care settings. The Health Department inspects and issues permits, licenses and annual reports for New York City sites. The licenses for daycares and preschools regulate below amongst [...]


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