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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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Wellness Happy Hour at Brooklyn Cat Cafe

This Wednesday, May 10th, the Brooklyn Cat Cafe will hold a Spring Wellness and Happy Hour from 7:15 to 10 pm. All proceeds from this event will benefit Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition and their rescue work. Luisa Noelle of New York New You will lead a one-hour Vinyasa yoga class, which will be followed by […]

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Register Now for Eileen Dugan Memorial 5K Run Saturday, April 8

Eileen C. Dugan (1945-1996) represented Brooklyn Heights and nearby neighborhoods in the State Assembly from 1981 until her death. She was instrumental in creating the legal groundwork for the establishment of Brooklyn Bridge Park. For the past eighteen years a five kilometer run, named in her honor, has started and ended in Brooklyn Bridge Park. […]

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Free Meditation and Breathing Sessions At Eastern Athletic’s SciYoga

Hayley Winter’s SciYoga studio at Eastern Athletic is offering free yoga breathing and meditation sessions for the next few weeks. “It is an expression of solidarity to support people with post election anxiety and frustration,” Winter wrote in an e-mail announcing the sessions. Free sessions will take place from 6 – 6:45 pm on Sunday, […]

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Free yoga tonight!

Hayley Winter of Yoga Sports Science at Eastern Athletic is offering a free 45-minute yoga class tonight to help you deal with whatever stress you might be feeling about the election. The yoga/meditation session begins at 6 pm; book your spot by 3 pm today by e-mailing sessions@sciyoga.com. Space is limited. In addition to offering […]

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Breathing and the presidency: Local yoga teacher weighs in

For the last four months, Hayley Winter has been teaching yoga classes at Eastern Athletic Club as part of her Yoga Sports Science Institute. Offering classes in the morning, mid-day, and evening, she focuses on using the science of yoga to eliminate pain and stiffness and increase balance and flexibility, in a departure from traditional yoga […]

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