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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

5 More Yeshivas Allowed Unvaccinated Students Attend Helping Spread Measles

WILLIAMSBURG — The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is naming names. Today it announced five more schools defied its mandate by allowing unvaccinated students to attend school, as the Brooklyn's measles toll climbs...

Tensions Run High Over Proposed Middle School in District 20

BAY RIDGE - About 50 residents of Community Board 10 (CB10) gathered last night at Bay Ridge’s PS 264 auditorium for a presentation of a middle school to be built in school District 20 (D20)....

Fearing Federal Funding Cuts, City Focuses On Counting All Brooklynites In The 2020 Census

BROOKLYN — Five Brooklyn neighborhoods lead the nation in underreported census tracts in 2010, and New York City officials hope they can convince all residents regardless of their status to be counted next year. At stake are...

Mrs. Maisel would approve: A retro bungalow getaway in Westchester

Pine Lake Park summer community offers lakefront tennis, basketball, family entertainment and relaxation under 1 hour from NYC Group tour by appointment March 31, 2019, rain date April 7. If “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” reminded you...

Plan The Ultimate Active Birthday Party At Aviator Sports

Birthdays are funny things. First of all, shouldn’t some of the celebrating be devoted to the person who gave birth (yay, moms!)? And speaking of celebrating, there are so many traditions around the world! https://youtu.be/IWLGvaeDAlU And...

A Purr-fect New Home For Brooklyn Cat Cafe

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - The borough's first feline cafe, Brooklyn Cat Cafe, held an official grand opening on Wednesday at its new home at 76 Montague Street. Having moved in December into the landmarked building that previously housed...

Summer Camps for Brooklyn Kids

It's cold out but we have summer camp on our mind. Our kids are lucky to have so many camp options available in Brooklyn.  Whether they love sports and swimming, STE(A)M, filmmaking or going...

It’s The Dead Of Winter – The Best Time To Tour Aviator Sports’ Summer...

One of the shocks parents experience -- certainly in Brooklyn but most likely all over – is how soon you need to start thinking about summer camp. The holidays are barely over and it’s...

Kids in the Game Summer Camp

An action-packed, classic day-camp experience in four locations throughout the city (UWS, Inwood, Riverdale, and Park Slope), Kids in the Game Camps emphasize enrichment through movement and play. With programming from 9 AM-4 PM (with...

Year Of The Pig: Celebrate The Lunar New Year In Brooklyn

Happy Year of the Pig! February 5 marks the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, a time for celebration, which includes family dinners, dragon and lion dances, lantern festivals, firecrackers, and lucky red...

Why Your Child Needs Camp to Be Successful in the 21st Century

SPONSORED: While camp is about playing sports, making new friends and learning to swim, it’s so much more than that.  Camp allows children to gain important life skills that truly can’t be learned in...
Raynika Trent and Laura Raaen of the Laura M. Tisch Center for Food Education and Policy

Should Nutrition Be A Separate Class In Schools?

BROOKLYN — There's no way to tell if students are getting the right amount of nutrition education in schools and some lawmakers want to change that. Currently, nutrition talk throughout city schools is bundled into...

Bring The Kids To Wednesday’s Civic Engagement Workshop For Families

PARK SLOPE - Elementary school students and their parents are invited to a free, interactive Civic Engagement Workshop at M.S. 51 next Wednesday, January 23, from 4pm to 5:30pm. Hosted by community group Citizen Squirrel and sponsored...

The Kings Theatre Welcomes Royalty from “Swan Lake”

History and the Kings Theatre continue to go hand-in-hand. For one night only, on January 31, the beloved Brooklyn venue welcomes the world-class performance artists of the National Ballet Theatre of Odessa to its...

New Year, New You, New YMCA Membership

Where there’s a Y, there’s a way! Join the Prospect Park Y and Park Slope Armory with a Premium Membership and take advantage of our limited time $0 Joiner’s Fee! From our littlest members to our...