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Montague Street BID Hosts Sunday Social October 14th

FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! The Montague Street BID is set to host their annual street fair, Sunday Social next Sunday, October 14th from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm between Court and Hicks Streets with Kids Zone sponsored by Brooklyn Bridge Parents. The event features a bouncy house and loads of family/kid friendly activities including a ninja […]

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Heights Kids to Close in July

To the dismay of grandparents, parents and children in the neighborhood, Heights Kids, located on Pineapple Walk, will sell its last toys and shut its doors by the end of July. Owner Darek Cegielski spoke about the situation today. Q.  Why are you closing the business? A.  Well, a number of factors. It’s very tough […]

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Comedy Troupe Dinner For One Hosting Theater Workshop—With Paul Giamatti’s Assistance

Pithy comedy troupe Dinner For One—which readers may recall in January filmed a “Girls” robot parody on the Promenade—is hosting a Brooklyn TV Teen Workshop this summer at PS 261 in Boerum Hill, looking to involve some 45 area teens interested in theater. The group is in the midst of raising funds via Mobcaster.com for […]

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BBP’s Swing Valley Reopens Saturday 4/27 At Pier 6

The Swing Valley play area at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 will re-open Saturday, April 27 by noon. Swing Valley is the last section of the park to re-open since Superstorm Sandy swept through the area, “making the re-opening an important milestone in our storm recovery,” BBP notes. Flooding from Sandy damaged the Swing Valley […]

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‘Brooklyn Heights Parents’ Facebook Page Launches

A new Facebook destination, “Brooklyn Heights Parents,” launched this month to serve as an interactive forum for Brooklyn Heights’ families. facebook.com/BrooklynHeightsParents will “provide updates about the neighborhood, our children’s life and everything noteworthy for grown-ups. We filter local news for busy parents to deliver relevant information.” A sister page was simultaneously launched for DUMBO parents […]

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Open Thread: Best Daycare Center In Brooklyn Heights

Last week’s “Best of the Heights” Open Thread on the ultimate spot to find solace in the neighborhood fostered enough responses to prove that folks would dare to share their favorite “private” spots. This week, we’re inquiring about a different kind of repose. A BHB reader wrote, “My wife and I are expecting our first […]

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Seedlings Playschool Opens On Henry Street October 1

Seedlings Academic Playschool in Brooklyn Heights will open its doors to students this Monday, October 1. The program is geared to ages 2-4 years from 8:15-11:15 a.m. and noon-3 p.m., and expands at 3:30 p.m. to include after-school enrichment for 3-15 year olds. According to A Child Grows in Brooklyn, the school will have a […]

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2012 Montague Street ‘Summer Space’ Launches Sunday, 9/09

Reminder: This Sunday, September 9th, the Montague Street BID launches its annual Summer Space, with a fun-filled day of freebies. Brooklyn Heights’ main thoroughfare will be closed to traffic and re-imagined as a pedestrian oasis from noon to 5 p.m., as restaurants expand outdoor seating, retailers offer special promotions and services, and hundreds of tables […]

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Wednesday, April 4: Mil’s Trills Invites Parents & Their Toddlers

On Wednesday, April 4, Mil’s Trills—an interactive series of live performances for grown-ups with babies & toddlers ages 0-4—will host Ray Belli on the Tabla (a traditional Indian drum) at Vineapple, 71 Pineapple Street (between Henry and Hicks streets). Time is 10 a.m., with $15 admission for adults. Your hosts invite attendees to participate by […]

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Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar: A Place for Kids?

Park Slope has a reputation as a neighborhood that’s almost too family friendly, to the extent that some “grown-up” restaurants have been asked to add a kids’ menu, and parents and their children are now welcome into bars. CNN.com even did a story on it back in March: [A] 14-month-old toddler is the sort of […]

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