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Haves and Have Nots: Elite Brooklyn Private Schools Rake in Millions in Federal Paycheck Aid-DOE Budgets Slashed

Gothamist reports elite Brooklyn Heights private schools are among institutions that received millions from the Federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Private schools are eligible for PPP because they are considered non-profit businesses. According to data released by the Small Business Association, St. Ann’s, Packer Collegiate, Brooklyn Friends, and Brooklyn Heights Montessori all received loans. This money is in […]

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Lena Dunham’s Love Letter to Sammy of Pet’s Emporium

It’s been a while since we’ve posted a “People in Your Neighborhood” story. So this  adorable missive, written by our celebrity neighbor Lena Dunham is worth a re-post. Sammy at Pet’s Emporium on Montague Street appeared in the October 24th edition of New York Magazine’s The Cut. Enjoy!  

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St. Ann’s & The Holy Trinity Hosts ‘Spirits Of Heights’ Restoration Gala

A celebration of “neighborhood greats” will take place Friday, October 19, 2012, from 6-9:30 p.m., at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague Street. Featured at the “Spirits of Brooklyn Heights” gala are composer/lyricist Robert Lopez (“The Book of Mormon,” “Avenue Q”) and Harry Chapin’s daughter, urban/folk/soul singer Jen Chapin, who will perform […]

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NY Times Covers Yin and Yang of St. Ann’s Leadership

Today’s New York Times features the story of vastly different leaders of St. Ann’s School—outspoken founder Stanley Bosworth, and the reliable yet low-key Larry Weiss. Bosworth is lauded for his vision; Weiss for his stability. Now with Weiss moving on, there’s a new leader in town. The school ended up choosing Vincent Tompkins, a deputy […]

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Get Inspired at This Weekend’s BKLYN DESIGNS Show

Brooklyn-born and bred designers will be showing off their work at St. Ann’s Warehouse during this weekend’s BKLYN DESIGNS show. Benches, lamps, throw pillows—everything in the realm of furniture and accessories will be on display, all with their own unique look, and some that display their Brooklynese with pride.

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NYT on St. Ann’s Probie Office Dustup

More on the St. Ann’s/Probation office controversy from today’s NY Times: New York Times: Private School…: “If you did the opposite and said, ‘Let’s put a school full of small children by a probation office,’ I don’t think anyone would ever say that’s a good idea,” said Therese Feng, whose 7-year-old daughter attends the school. […]

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