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0 What’s Open, Closed & Operating Different Hours This Labor Day
We hope all our neighbors are enjoying a final summer sendoff this Labor Day.  We’ll be taking a break today,  but we wanted to let you know that if you’re sticking around the area, here’s some information from the city on what’s open, what’s closed, and what’s running on a different schedule: • Government offices
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0 Bicycle Stolen On East 4th Street
Neighbor Katie let us know her bicycle was stolen on East 4th Street sometime between last night and this morning. If anyone has information, saw anything, or has noticed this bicycle around the neighborhood, you can let Katie know on Facebook. Or, you can email us at editor@kensingtonbk.com, and we can pass on the information
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Bite Of The Day: Dinner & Dessert At Coney Island Avenue’s MashAllah

With the recent massive celebrations happening on Coney Island Avenue to celebrate Pakistan’s independence, we thought it would be a good time to check out a place we’d routinely passed by but had yet to go into – MashAllah Sweets & Restaurant. And we’re gonna go ahead and give ourselves a pat on the back for
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Catch The NYC Unicycle Festival On Ocean Parkway Around 5 Tonight

Looking for something fun and quirky to do tonight? You’ll be able to catch a glimpse of the NYC Unicycle Festival as it reaches the bicycle path at Ocean Parkway around 5pm – when the cyclists, often decked out in all kinds of colorful attire, will be turning onto the roadway from Park Circle. The 13-mile

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Little Nest Preschool’s Kensington Site Awarded 18 Pre-K Seats – Apply Now

We’ve just learned that Little Nest Preschool’s Kensington location (511 Church Avenue) has been awarded 18 full-day universal pre-kindergarten seats. The pre-school received final confirmation yesterday about the seats. Placement is first come, first served – and you can apply online here. Photo via Little Nest Preschool.
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This Weekend’s F & G Subway Changes

Happy Labor Day weekend! Remember, because of the holiday, the subways and buses are operating on a Sunday schedule on Monday, September, 1. Other than that, it’s the last weekend we won’t have the G north of Nassau Avenue, and the F is looking blissfully change-free in our area – though, watch out, there are scheduled changes
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Commemorate The Battle Of Brooklyn At Green-Wood On August 24

The Green-Wood Historic Fund will commemorate the Battle of Brooklyn with a day of family-friendly events on Sunday, August 24. Fought on August 27, 1776 across Brooklyn, including land that is now Green-Wood Cemetery, it was the largest battle of the American Revolution, and the first to be waged after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Here’s what you can
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Little Nest Preschool’s Kensington Site Awarded 18 Pre-K Seats – Apply Now

We’ve just learned that Little Nest Preschool’s Kensington location (511 Church Avenue) has been awarded 18 full-day universal pre-kindergarten seats. The pre-school received final confirmation yesterday about the seats. Placement is first come, first served – and you can apply online here. Photo via Little Nest Preschool.