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September 24, 2020
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Author Archives: Lisa M. Collins


1970s Carroll Gardens

By photographer Peter Ballamy


Brooklyn Bridge Park

Schedule of free programming

New Yorker: School of Rock Opens on Douglass St.

The national franchise, The School of Rock, rock-based music lessons for kids, opened on Douglass St. in the Gowanus. Read this profile in The New


The Gowanusian Ball

Meet the Merman of the Gowanus


Book Reading/Painting Class

@Hiho Batik. Local artist. Free.


Clothing, Electronics Recycling

Saturday, @P.S. 29 on Henry St.


Court St. Festival

Sunday, noon to 6 p.m., meet your neighbors, from the old-timers, here since this was Brooklyn's Little Italy, to the nuevo French and beyond.


One Fine Julep: Derby Day

MikNic on Columbia St. Amazing DJ.

Met Foods on Smith For Sale

Dirty store gets $20M offers. Cue luxe condos


Rob Fischer: Good Weather

Carroll Gardens sculptor's large-scale installation. Derek Eller Gallery till April 19

Park Slope Principal

Questions the recent ELA test in NYT

Tour a Tricked Out Designer Home in Cobble Hill

CBS News featured a video tour of a totally insanely tricked out designer home in Cobble Hill, featuring a multi-story living wall of plants next

Ideal Properties Profiles Buyers in Brownstone Brooklyn for early 2014

Ideal Properties real estate group has released its first analysis of buyers in brownstone Brooklyn. The report looks at the first quarter of 2014, and

Parents Can Be Their Child’s Academic “Coach,” Studying Like a Sport

Jennifer Arrow, a stay-at-home mom and freelance writer who blogs about preschooling, afterschooling and children’s literature at Post-Apocalyptic Homeschool, has an article in The New York Times

Post Partum Depression

Experts and providers hold forum

Anti-Test Movement

Park Slope principal protests ELA test


Goldilocks Reading and Songs

at BookCourt on Sunday April 6


Sit Outside for Brunch

Dumbo's Gran Electrica. Farm-to-table Mexican.


Hiho Batik in Park Slope

Turn drawings into shirts, bags, keepsakes.


Puppet Theater & Carnival

Special theater show and carnival. Saturday.