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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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‘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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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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