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Public BQE Workshops Tuesday and Thursday; City “Re-Examining” Three Lane Plan

State Senator Andrew Gounardes’ newsletter advises us of two public workshops to discuss plans for the “BQE Central”; i.e. the cantilevered portion of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway that sits below Brooklyn Heights between Atlantic Avenue and Sands Street. On Tuesday, February 28, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM there will be an in-person workshop at Brooklyn Friends […]

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Packer, St. Ann’s Get High Rankings In NYC Private High Schools Survey

In niche.com’s 2018 survey of the best private high schools in New York State, Packer Collegiate Institute (photo) is rated tenth in New York City and fourteenth in the state. It is followed immediately by St. Ann’s School, rated eleventh in the city and fifteenth in the state. They come in just ahead of Manhattan’s […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions

This Saturday, December 1 is a huge day for fairs. P.S. 8, at Hicks and Middagh, will be having its Holiday Craft Fair from noon to 5:00 p.m. The First Unitarian Church (photo), at Pierrepont Street and Monroe Place, will be having its Unifair from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Across the way in Downtown, […]

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Brooklyn Friends School Hosts Annual Winter Festival 12/01

The Brooklyn Friends School Winter Festival is coming up after Thanksgiving, Saturday, 12/1, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Get a jump on holiday shopping and have a blast with your children at the Downtown Brooklyn school’s 33rd annual holiday fundraiser benefiting Horizons at Brooklyn Friends School.” Festivities include a craft fair with 45 local […]

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BBP Fieldhouse Planners Really Want Your Ideas

At yesterday evening’s meeting at St. Francis College, New York City Fieldhouse, Inc.’s Executive Director, Greg Brooks (photo) said the project is in its early planning stage, and that the organization’s goal is to “meet public demand.” He said inquiries had revealed strong demand for indoor recreational facilities from area residents, community groups, and schools […]

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Local Schools Want Pier 5 Bubble

As reported by Kate Briquelet in The Brooklyn Paper, several local private schools–St. Francis College, Brooklyn Friends School, and Packer Collegiate Institute, along with unidentified others–have expressed their desire to see a regulation sized soccer field with a year-round bubble enclosure and accompanying facilities, built on Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park. Ms. Briquelet quotes Doreen […]

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Brooklyn Friends School Winter Festival Saturday, December 4

We’ve just received this advisory: Brooklyn Friends School will be having their hugely popular Winter Festival on Saturday, December 4. Get a jump on holiday shopping and have a blast with your children at this Downtown Brooklyn school’s 31st annual holiday extravaganza. Festivities include an “all by hand” craft fair with 45 local artisans; holiday […]

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Larry Weiss Named Head of School at Brooklyn Friends

Dr. Larry Weiss, most recently Head of School at St. Ann’s,  has been named to that position at Brooklyn Friends School.   In a statement posted on its website, Alice Pope and Karen Robinson co-chairs of the schools Board of Trustees say:

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Brooklyn Friends School Benefit Sunday

From the BHB Inbox: Sing and celebrate on Sunday, April 19 at 2 p.m., when Tony Soll and his musical friends take another turn under the lights for the 22nd Anniversary Concert of Dinosaurs, Dolphins & Friends. An annual fundraiser for curricular enrichment at Brooklyn Friends School, the concert takes place at 375 Pearl Street, […]

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The Brooklyn Friends Winter Crafts Fair

From the BHB Inbox: The annual Brooklyn Friends School Winter Crafts Fair will take place on December 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Downtown Brooklyn, right around the corner from the Marriott Hotel, at 375 Pearl Street.

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