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Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg Offers UPK

Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg Offers UPK

Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg now offers Universal Pre-K. The North Williamsburg UPK is a free full-day program as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's initiative to enroll 50,000 new children in preschool.

Pediatric Dental Office Opens in Greenpoint

Pediatric Dental Office Opens in Greenpoint

North Brooklyn Pediatric Dentistry, a pediatric dental office, recently opened in Greenpoint. The Greenpoint pediatric dentist offers an open-concept floor plan that allows parents to observe their children's dental visits.

Day Care and Enrichment Center Opens in Dyker Heights

Day Care and Enrichment Center Opens in Dyker Heights

Bunny Hill Daycare & Learning Center recently opened in Dyker Heights. The center offers daycare services, as well as an after-school program for kids.

Runnin’ Wild Kids Shoes Owner Opens Toy Store

Runnin’ Wild Kids Shoes Owner Opens Toy Store

Stacey Fauci, owner of Runnin' Wild Kids Shoes, recently opened an independent toy store in Carroll Gardens: Runnin' Wild Toys. The toy store in Brooklyn offers brands such as Lego and Pokémon, and offers music and art classes.

Williamsburg Kids’ Salon Offers More Than Cute Cuts

Williamsburg Kids’ Salon Offers More Than Cute Cuts

Edamama Cute Cuts and More, a hair salon for kids, recently opened in Williamsburg. The salon, which also acts as a birthday party location, has an in-store children's bookstore and café.

Brooklyn Language Learning Center Offers Preschool Alternative

Brooklyn Language Learning Center Offers Preschool Alternative

Lango Kids, a secondary language learning center in Brooklyn, recently began offering a preschool alternative in Boerum Hill. Lango also offers French, Spanish, and Mandarin after-school classes for kids in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Teen Awarded for Leadership in Climate Justice

Brooklyn Teen Awarded for Leadership in Climate Justice

Jonathan Ferrer, a teen from Sunset Park, Brooklyn, has been awarded the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes for his work in environmental and climate justice in his neighborhood and beyond.

Math-Only Learning Center to Open in Bath Beach/Bensonhurst

Math-Only Learning Center to Open in Bath Beach/Bensonhurst

Russian School of Mathematics, an after-school math-only learning center, plans to open in Bath Beach/Bensonhurst. The Brooklyn learning center for math focuses on one topic for a few months to ensure the students really understand the math concepts before moving onto the next topic.

Entrepreneurship Program Opens Location in Lower Manhattan

Entrepreneurship Program Opens Location in Lower Manhattan

8andUp is a group of business professionals who are committed to teaching children about entrepreneurship. The entrepreneurship classes offered for kids teach children about building businesses and web coding.

Kids’ Salon and Spa Opens in Clinton Hill

Kids’ Salon and Spa Opens in Clinton Hill

A Kid's Dream Hair Salon and Spa, a salon and spa for children in Brooklyn, recently opened in Clinton Hill. The salon hosts spa birthday parties for girls.

Bumblebees R Us Opens Park Slope Location

Bumblebees R Us Opens Park Slope Location

Bumblebees R Us, an educational child care facility, recently opened its Park Slope location. The Park Slope child care center aims to help children progress in all developmental areas.

Math Tutoring Center Opens in Park Slope

Math Tutoring Center Opens in Park Slope

Mathnasium, a math-only learning center, recently opened in Park Slope. The math tutors in Brooklyn utilize the Mathnasium Method to help student catch up, keep up, and get ahead in math.

2014 Free Summer Meals Program Kicks Off in New York City

2014 Free Summer Meals Program Kicks Off in New York City

The No Kid Hungry Campaign, NYC Department of Education, and the NBA teamed up to kick off the 2014 Free Summer Meals program in NYC, which provides millions of free meals to kids and teens during summer school vacation.

Families Celebrate the 110th Birthday of the NYC Subway at Brooklyn's NY Transit Museum

Families Celebrate the 110th Birthday of the NYC Subway at Brooklyn's NY Transit Museum

On June 14, the New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn Heights celebrated the NYC subway system's 110th birthday with a party for families where kids rode historic trains, enjoyed live music by The Deedle Deedle Dees, and sang "Happy Birthday" to the subway.

Lefferts Gardens Welcomes Montessori Elementary School

Lefferts Gardens Welcomes Montessori Elementary School

Lefferts Gardens Montessori, a Montessori school that focuses on a child-centered education, is set to open its elementary school in Brooklyn in the fall.

Fusion Academy Brings Personalized Education to Brooklyn

Fusion Academy Brings Personalized Education to Brooklyn

Fusion Academy, a private school of the Fusion Education Group, is scheduled to open in late June. The Downtown Brooklyn school offers students a personalized education in a one-on-one learning atmosphere.

Kids Re-Design Board Games in After-School Program

Kids Re-Design Board Games in After-School Program

Brooklyn Game Lab, a facility where kids can play board games, recently opened and is now offering an after-school board game program for kids in Brooklyn. The Park Slope after-school program has kids re-design popular board games to create a new game.

Brooklyn PS 107 Students Publish Book About a Special Rhinoceros Named Andatu

Brooklyn PS 107 Students Publish Book About a Special Rhinoceros Named Andatu

Fifth-grade students from PS 107 in Brooklyn are speaking up for the endangered Sumatran rhinoceros through a book they recently published called "One Special Rhino: The Story of Andatu." Proceeds benefit the International Rhino Foundation.

Baby Boom at New York City Zoos

Baby Boom at New York City Zoos

NYC zoos welcomed several newborn baby animals this spring, including baby baboons in Brooklyn, a pair of gorilla babies and four lion cubs in the Bronx, a tiny pudu in Queens, and snow leopards and a white-necked crane chick in Central Park Zoo.

Prospect Park Zoo Wins an IKEA Makeover

Prospect Park Zoo Wins an IKEA Makeover

The Wildlife Conservation Society's Prospect Park Zoo in Brooklyn is the winner of the 2014 IKEA Life Improvement Co-worker Challenge. The zoo will receive a new teen-designated laboratory and classroom space furnished by the IKEA Brooklyn store.

Matchpoint NYC Opens in South Brooklyn

Matchpoint NYC Opens in South Brooklyn

Matchpoint Sports Complex, a family fitness center, recently opened in South Brooklyn. The athletic center offers activities for the whole family, as well as tennis, gymnastics, and swim camps for kids.

Staten Island Kids Art Studio Opens in Park Slope

Staten Island Kids Art Studio Opens in Park Slope

Staten Island kids art studio, Splats & Squiggles, recently opened a Brooklyn location. The creative studio in Park Slope offers mommy and me art classes.

Poetry, Playwright, Drama Camps Now Offered in Brooklyn

Poetry, Playwright, Drama Camps Now Offered in Brooklyn

Choice Scholars, a preschool in Crown Heights, now offers three creative summer camp options for children in Brooklyn: a playwright summer camp, a poetry summer camp, and a drama summer camp.

Brooklyn Kids Can Learn to Rock

Brooklyn Kids Can Learn to Rock

School of Rock, an international music school, recently opened its Brooklyn location. The Gowanus music school, which also offers summer camps, aims to prepare children to confidently take their music to the stage.

Fidelis Care Opens Ridgewood Community Office

Fidelis Care Opens Ridgewood Community Office

New York state health insurance provider Fidelis Care recently opened a community office in Ridgewood. Fidelis Care aims to make its services accessible to the communities it serves.




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