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Open Streets Montague, Saturday, July 9

Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague Street BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, returns this Saturday, June 25 from noon to 7:00 PM. All parked cars must be moved from Montague before then; an emergency lane will be open during the event. There will be music, games and activities for kids, and the grand opening […]

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Champions Martial Arts Grand Opening on Montague St.

A martial arts studio is now open at 151 Montague St. (previously occupied by Plaza Nails). Led by Master Jay Park, with years of Tae Kwon Do training under his Black belt, Champions Martial Arts offers classes for tots as young as 3 to teens and older. For more information or a free trial class, email cgmasterjaypark@gmail.com.

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Lots of Open Streets Activity Saturday

There will be another Open Streets Montague, sponsored by Montague BID and the Brooklyn Heights Association, this Saturday, this time with an encouraging weather forecast. There’s a schedule of activities here. They include music, raffles, lots of activities and stories for kids, from 12:30 to 2:30 PM an opportunity to learn about composting with Big […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Today, April 22 is Earth Day, but this Saturday, April 24, Brooklyn Bridge Park will celebrate with a full list of activities for adults and kids. They include a meditative nature walk, a scavenger hunt, family fitness, an Earth Day storytime, Yoga, and opportunities to volunteer for cleanup of the park and shoreline. Here’s a […]

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Xtend Barre Goes Outdoors To Support Black-Owned Businesses

For the last several months, Xtend Barre on Remsen Street has been highlighting local black-owned businesses through its online classes, and now the studio is bringing the two together. For August, Xtend Barre is partnering with String Thing Studio in north Park Slope to offer outdoor classes on the knitting store’s private patio. After each […]

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Xtend Barre And Black-Owned Businesses: Teaming Up

In response to the recent incidents of police brutality and nationwide protests, Xtend Barre on Remsen Street is encouraging our community to take a step further and support local black-owned businesses. In an e-mail to members, Xtend’s owner Kristine Storie and the rest of the team wrote, The road to meaningful and lasting change is paved with […]

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Setting–And Reaching–A High Barre

For the second time in four years, Xtend Barre BK is saving my life. OK, that’s hyperbole. But it’s not an exaggeration to say that the exercise studio on Remsen Street has saved my sanity and my soul during two life-threatening crises. In the autumn of 2017, I was coming off six months of chemotherapy […]

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Stretching & Snuggling With The Cat Café

While the good folks at the Brooklyn Cat Café have continued to rescue and care for animals over the last month, it has, like so many other neighborhood businesses, been closed to the public and suspended its popular classes. But no more! In partnership with AirBNB Experience, the Café will begin offering its popular Stretch and Snuggle […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park During PAUSE

Brooklyn Bridge Park President Eric Landau has issued the following guidance for use of the park while New York is on PAUSE: The health and safety of our staff, visitors, and community is our top priority. While the Park is open, please note that it is open for passive use and solitary recreation only. We encourage people to […]

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Cadman Park Cleanup Sunday

UPDATE: This event has been postponed as the park is too wet due to the snow.  It will be rescheduled for December.  Stay tuned! The Cadman Park Conservancy invites all who wish to help to come to the circle garden between Tillary Street and the Astroturf field this Sunday, November 18 between 11:00 AM and 2:00 […]

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