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  • Online Resources for Brooklyn Parents | Clinton Hill Blog
    to read feedback about doctors and midwives you might be considering for your birth or to give anonymous feedback if you ve had a baby recently Still Hip our local shop for used kids clothing and gear also has classes for example baby wearing infant CPR and cloth diapering as well as playgroups and activities Visit www stillhipbrooklyn com for details and scheduling For parents of school age children www insideschools org has a ton of useful information to help you navigate the maze that is the NYC public school system You can find comprehensive information about gifted and talented programs school choice ESL programs how to apply to kindergarten and lots more The reviews of individual schools are helpful as a jumping off point too The New York City Parks Department has a user friendly website with a ton of helpful information for families There are listings of pools basketball courts nature centers playgrounds zoos and aquariums ice skating rinks and more It is possible to search by location or use a calendar to find upcoming events You may go to the site to find things in our own neighborhood but you ll probably also come away with some nice ideas for daytrips to other parts of the city Check out www nycgovparks org In a similar vein the Brooklyn Public Library has a site at www brooklynpubliclibrary org where you can do things like order a library card online get help with homework and search a database designed for kids Some additional websites and blogs Go City Kids at http gocitykids parentsconnect com region new york ny usa Time Out New York Kids at www timeout com newyork kids www mommypoppins com www mysidewalkchalk blogspot com Since there are so many websites for NY parents this is just the tip of the iceberg What online parenting resources can t you live without This entry was posted in kids on February 25 2009 by lesterhead Post navigation Garden District Now Online Teen Challenge House on the Market 3 thoughts on Online Resources for Brooklyn Parents KS February 27 2009 at 7 37 pm Don t forget about the park slope parents listserve and classifieds It s a great place to buy and sell used baby kid stuff Log in to Reply darren February 27 2009 at 9 12 pm http www eensies com is a great blog for parents run by a local clinton hill mom teacher it s filled with amazing tips about what to do at home to promote learning i recommend checking it out Log in to Reply marilyn ng a qui February 28 2009 at 11 28 am Hi there I live in the nabe and have a small business making children s and women s clothing and fabric goods for the home I ve done custom work for many Fort Green Clinton Hill residents Please visit my shop at vyphuisdesigns etsy com Marilyn vyphuisdesigns 917 549 7361 Log in to Reply Leave a Reply

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  • Garden District Now Online | Clinton Hill Blog
    a typo Once the additional http is removed the site is accessible Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts A Fresh Look Comments Closed What s New Clinton Hill Lost Cat on St James Place Free Trees Recent Comments B E on Call to Prayer Too Loud Maggie Tobin on Call to Prayer Too Loud charlie on What s New Clinton Hill How Cheesy Is This The Life and Times of the Anxious Freelancer on Lunchtime With Tillie Anima Round 2 Weird Things that I Do Killing Superwoman on Pleasant Stay Hotel Archives April 2013 May 2012 April 2011 January 2011 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007

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  • A TALE OF FOUR STREETS, A TALE OF FOUR SOLDIERS | Clinton Hill Blog
    who d been coming to join the fight the Continental army was dealing with hundreds of other French glory seekers mercenaries or other soldiers will little more than just zeal to recommend them Congress dragged its feet about assigning DeKalb and Lafayette roles at first Lafayette was finally made George Washington s aide de camp in August of 1777 DeKalb however was holding out for a role as Major General a position the Continental Army was reluctant to bestow upon a foreign officer DeKalb very nearly gave up and returned to France before the Continental Congress made him a Major General that September At about this time another ambitious general was on the rise but we ll meet him and our fourth soldier next week This entry was posted in Uncategorized on February 23 2009 by lesterhead Post navigation Friday Photo Garden District Now Online 6 thoughts on A TALE OF FOUR STREETS A TALE OF FOUR SOLDIERS CDawgg February 23 2009 at 4 59 pm Thanks Kim Very interesting I can t wait to read about Gates since I live on it Log in to Reply Ben February 23 2009 at 7 01 pm This is fantastic I want more of this Log in to Reply Brien Foy aka brewPez February 23 2009 at 11 37 pm Great info I love local history like this hope all who live in it s shadow learn about it Here is a good link to more info http battleofcamden org whitfield htm Log in to Reply Kath February 24 2009 at 12 53 pm Fascinating Thanks for the history lesson can t wait to hear more Log in to Reply Heather Ahrens February 25 2009 at 5 08 pm I always wondering about the names of the streets Thanks so much for

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  • Friday Photo | Clinton Hill Blog
    reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts A Fresh Look Comments Closed What s New Clinton Hill Lost Cat on St James Place Free Trees Recent Comments B E on Call to Prayer Too Loud Maggie Tobin on Call to Prayer Too Loud charlie on What s New Clinton Hill How Cheesy Is This The Life and Times of the Anxious Freelancer on Lunchtime With Tillie Anima Round 2 Weird Things that I Do Killing Superwoman on Pleasant Stay Hotel Archives April 2013 May 2012 April 2011 January 2011 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 August 2006 July 2006

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  • Neighbor Interview: Selah Eric Spruiell | Clinton Hill Blog
    P S 11 Park He insists on correcting the false impression people have that Biggie was from Bed Stuy In fact Biggie was from Clinton Hill and grew up on St James Place Bed Stuy s motto is Bed Stuy Do or Die and it probably appealed to Biggie s handlers as a more obvious place for a gangster rapper to hail from Selah believes that youth music culture is still alive and well in the neighborhood it s just become more bohemian and less rough over the last decade or so He wishes that weekly Slams such as The Brooklyn Moon Cafe s Friday Poetry Night would come back Selah says that Brooklyn is a wonderful place and is convinced that Fort Greene and Clinton Hill are way hipper than the Village however he doesn t like the high rents or how housing prices have skyrocketed In his view newcomers unfortunately don t always respect the culture of the people already here As an example he mentions how a few years ago new brownstone owners near Brown Memorial Baptist Church on Washington Avenue complained to the police about noise coming from the church s renowned choir during rehearsals His advice to them would be Don t try to change everything There were people here before you and they have a right to be here as well Finally I asked Selah what some of his favorite places in the neighborhood are While he seldom finds time anymore he enjoys hanging out in the sculpture garden on the Pratt campus and in Fort Greene Park Madiba would definitely be his favorite neighborhood restaurant For entertainment he highly recommends saxophonist Lonnie Youngblood who plays Thursday nights at Frank s Lounge on Fulton Street Youngblood used to be an associate of Jimi Hendrix Before we ordered another drink and chatted further off record Selah insisted You have to check him out This entry was posted in interview on February 18 2009 by lesterhead Post navigation SCH New Comers Party Friday Photo 6 thoughts on Neighbor Interview Selah Eric Spruiell ramona February 18 2009 at 10 10 pm bill lee lives and has always lived on wash park off myrtle cambridge doesn t intersect with dekalb Log in to Reply jj February 19 2009 at 10 27 am Thanks for a great profile of a talented neighbor with history in the neighborhood More of the same please Log in to Reply Selah Eric Spruiell February 20 2009 at 12 19 am Sorry Ramona I always say Cambridge when I mean Cumberland I was under the impression that Bill Lee and his family lived at Cumberland and DeKalb If I m wrong I stand corrected Log in to Reply clintonhillchill February 23 2009 at 9 53 pm To be honest a lot of people that lived on Biggies end of the hood referred to the area as Bed Stuy especially in those times Even the media would label Clinton Hill either Fort Greene or Bed

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  • SCH New Comers Party | Clinton Hill Blog
    by lesterhead Post navigation Collecther Featured on Brooklyn Based Neighbor Interview Selah Eric Spruiell Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts A Fresh Look Comments Closed What s New Clinton Hill Lost Cat on St James Place Free Trees Recent Comments B E on Call to Prayer Too Loud Maggie Tobin on Call to Prayer Too Loud charlie on What s New Clinton Hill How Cheesy Is This The Life and Times of the Anxious Freelancer on Lunchtime With Tillie Anima Round 2 Weird Things that I Do Killing Superwoman on Pleasant Stay Hotel Archives April 2013 May 2012 April 2011 January 2011 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007

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  • February | 2009 | Clinton Hill Blog | Page 2
    long workshops will meet weekly until March at which time rehearsals will require more classes Tuition must be paid in full at time of registration The Brooklyn Music School BMS chartered in 1912 is located in Downtown Brooklyn sharing a city block with BAM Its mission is to serve the community without regard to income age previous experience or professional aspirations Music instruction instrumental Voice ensembles is offered to those ages 6 to Adult BMS also offers Dance ballet pointe jazz modern tap for boys and girls 3 19 years old For more information call Alburtt Rhodes Vocal Music Chair 718 638 5660 e mail contactus brooklynmusicschool org Visit us on the web at www brooklynmusicschool org Music Dance Instruction since 1912 Brooklyn Music School 126 St Felix Street Downtown Brooklyn 718 638 5660 This entry was posted in arts fort greene on February 11 2009 by lesterhead New Gastropub Opening in Fort Greene Brooklyn Public House 44 Replies Soft Opening For the Public on Sunday February 15th from 5pm til Late All are welcome If you ve been wondering what was happening at 247 Dekalb between Vanderbilt and Clermont the answer was worth the wait Brooklyn Public House will offer simple quality pub fare 16 beers on tap and classic cocktails all in the first floor of a beautifully restored brownstone I sat down with business partners Kevin Lunney and Gerry Rooney to learn more about their venture Chris Morgan is also a partner and Chef John Parlatore will be running the kitchen The three partners met while working together in Manhattan Kevin and Chris both live in the Fort Greene area Here s what we talked about Bar restaurant both Both It s a gastropub so the focus is on the food and the beverages The front room is more of a bar area it has a 30 ft bar high tables and two banquets in the windows The back room has a number of cozy booths and wooden tables and will have more of a dining room feel The food Comfort food no pretense just good home style cooking The menu consists of straightforward appetizers sandwiches lots of burgers and toppings entrees and salads such as artichoke dip fish and chips pot pies mac and cheese and cast iron pizzas cooked in cast iron pans The drink They ll have 16 beers on tap including their own brew Brooklyn Public House Ale A note for beer aficionados They ll be using a nitrogen port to carbonate the beer on tap as opposed to CO2 so no flat beer here There will be classic American cocktails and wine as well The décor and some history The main portion of the building dates back to the 1850s most likely around 1858 The building used to be an old candy shop during Prohibition and while renovating Kevin Chris and Gerry found old pulleys used to transport the candy up from the basement They also found old posters and newspapers and

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  • Friday Photo | Clinton Hill Blog
    in to post a comment Search for Recent Posts A Fresh Look Comments Closed What s New Clinton Hill Lost Cat on St James Place Free Trees Recent Comments B E on Call to Prayer Too Loud Maggie Tobin on Call to Prayer Too Loud charlie on What s New Clinton Hill How Cheesy Is This The Life and Times of the Anxious Freelancer on Lunchtime With Tillie Anima Round 2 Weird Things that I Do Killing Superwoman on Pleasant Stay Hotel Archives April 2013 May 2012 April 2011 January 2011 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 April 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 August 2006 July 2006 December 2005 Categories arts atlantic

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