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Sweet Genius Shares His Secrets

Sweet Genius Shares His Secrets

Celebrity chef Ron Ben-Israel partnered with City Harvest to bring his "Sweet Genius" to an elementary school in Brooklyn's Bed-Stuy neighborhood and teach kids how to make healthy desserts.

Brooklyn Public Library Asks Patrons to 'Support Our Shelves'

Brooklyn Public Library Asks Patrons to 'Support Our Shelves'

Want to help Brooklyn Public Library upgrade its materials? Find out how to contribute to the library's Support Our Shelves fundraising campaign.

Thousands of Parents Rally to Support Their Child's School

Thousands of Parents Rally to Support Their Child's School

From public and private schools in Queens and the Bronx to those in Westchester, Long Island, Rockland County, and beyond, parents stand up to help stock dwindling school libraries with new books by voting for their child's school in the Books 4 Our School challenge.

LeAp Celebrates 34 Years of Arts Education on 'LeAp Day'

LeAp Celebrates 34 Years of Arts Education on 'LeAp Day'

Mayor Bloomberg proclaimed Feb. 29 "LeAp Day" in honor of Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program, which provides arts-based after-school programs to NYC public schools.

Dr. Christine Uzoigwe Brings Love and Health to Brooklyn

Dr. Christine Uzoigwe Brings Love and Health to Brooklyn

Divine Love Medical Services opened its doors on Brooklyn soil in August and the founder, Christine Uzoigwe, M.D., says she is here to help kids stay well. After working for another practice on Long Island, Dr. Uzoigwe made the move to Brooklyn because she says she saw a greater demand for pediatrics in this location.

Little Rockers Bring Rockin' Music Classes to NYC Kids

Little Rockers Bring Rockin' Music Classes to NYC Kids

“Brown Eyed Girl” and “Yellow Submarine” are not just classics of yesteryear anymore. The founders of Little Rockers – Cool Kid’s Music Classes teach these tunes and more at classes in New York City where they educate and rock out with kids and parents.

Stork Opens in Crown Heights, Sells Local Designers

Stork Opens in Crown Heights, Sells Local Designers

Spring is here and so is Stork, a new local clothing and gift store for children 6 and younger. Located just a few blocks north of the Franklin Avenue 4-train stop in Crown Heights, Stork’s mission is to provide families with clothing, shoes, and gifts that are affordable, high-quality, eclectic, and (almost always) designed by people who live nearby, says owner Eyana Carballo.

A New Children's Book with a Secret Ingredient: Love

A New Children's Book with a Secret Ingredient: Love

"Grandma's Chocolate Cake," a new picture book for kids written by NYC teacher Kimberly Wallace, uses a sweet treat to teach young readers about the importance of family traditions.

Get Inspired with Art in the City

Get Inspired with Art in the City

This summer Barking Cat Studio presents its first summer day camp, Art in the City.

Candy Boutique Opens in Fort Greene

Candy Boutique Opens in Fort Greene

Identical twin sisters Diane and Janice Huey love the sweeter things in life and are coming together to open Huey’s Chueys, a candy boutique that aims to delight both kids and their parents.

Learning by Doing at Brainy Academy

Learning by Doing at Brainy Academy

Brainy Academy opened on March 1. The Academy offers Brainy Montessori, Brainy Builders, and Brainy Tutoring, as well as a birthday party program called Awesome Birthdays.

Calling All Shorts!

Calling All Shorts!

The Second Annual Student Film Festival is now accepting short film submissions from students throughout New York City. The winning films will be shown at a special screening this summer.

Brooklyn's Robo Kids

Brooklyn's Robo Kids

Brooklyn's FIRST LEGO League qualifier, which was filled to capacity with more than 400 students competing, advanced 22 teams to the NYC-wide regional robotics challenge.

Students Salute Servicemen

Students Salute Servicemen

Young students at P.S. 84 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn met and thanked local military officers at a special event organized by Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program (LeAp)'s after-school program.

Local Students Attend Unveiling of a Rare Copy of the Thirteenth Amendment

Local Students Attend Unveiling of a Rare Copy of the Thirteenth Amendment

On Feb. 1, the New-York Historical Society unveiled a rare handwritten copy of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution signed by Abraham Lincoln. The Thirteenth Amendment will on display at New-York Historical through April 1.

Learning Social Skills with a Smile

Learning Social Skills with a Smile

socialsklz:-) is offering a new program called CLUBsocialsklz:-) that will be offered both in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Uproar Brings Art to Schools

Uproar Brings Art to Schools

Uproar Art, an all-purpose Brooklyn-based nonprofit art program for kids and teens, is launching a visiting artists program in schools this spring.

Balloon Twisting Takes on a New Shape

Balloon Twisting Takes on a New Shape

Robert Moy started Brooklyn Balloon Company in October 2011. He offers party packages with themes ranging from Fairy to Superhero to Bugs, and travels to Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

Sonic Soccer Kicks Off Winter Sessions

Sonic Soccer Kicks Off Winter Sessions

Sonic Soccer, an indoor soccer program run by Park Slope Day Camp Sports Academy, kicked off its first session in December 2011. There next session will start at the beginning of February 2012.

Beth Elohim’s Summer Dual Language Program

Beth Elohim’s Summer Dual Language Program

This summer Congregation Beth Elohim is offering a dual language group at their summer camp, CBE Kids Summer Day Camp. “The dual language program will warm the heart of kids’ parents and grandparents across the generations,” says Senior Rabbi Andy Bachman.

Pet Paradise

Pet Paradise

PetSmart® opened new stores in Boerum Hill and Canarsie that feature PetSmart Charities Adoption Centers. PetSmart Charities work with local animal welfare organizations such as Brooklyn Animal Foster Network to help find lifelong homes for homeless pets.

Kids, Meet Billy

Kids, Meet Billy

Inside Broadway celebrated its 30th anniversary with an interactive "Creating the Magic" workshop that introduced the magic of "Billy Elliot the Musical" to 1,000 NYC public school students.

New Organization Will Bring More Books to Brooklyn

New Organization Will Bring More Books to Brooklyn

First Book - Brooklyn, a local branch of a nationwide initiative, launched with the mission to provide books to disadvantaged children and organizations that serve low-income families in Brooklyn, aiming to decrease illiteracy and improve reading levels in the borough.

Crucial Tourette Syndrome Counseling Program Forced to Shut Down Due to Drastic New York State Budget Cuts

New York State budget cuts effective in the new year will take critical funding away from the New York City Tourette Syndrome Counseling Program and force it to shut down.

Little Hands & Feet Daycare Center Opens in Bay Ridge

Little Hands & Feet Daycare Center Opens in Bay Ridge

A new daycare center in Bay Ridge offers flexible schedules to accommodate schedules of working parents and focuses on providing a structured environment for its tiny-tot students.




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