April 16 – 18: Weekend Links for Brooklyn Mamas

Breakfast at Tom's Restaurant

Weekend breakfast at Tom's Restaurant in Prospect Heights.

Yo, mama — weekend fun at the Y at the Park Slope Armory, great local food shops, yummy pies, a free Saturday arts activity, where to get your Earth Day groove on, and more. Check it out!

YMCA Healthy Kids Day at the Y at the Park Slope Armory — Y locations around the city are hosting special free events tomorrow, but the Armory is blowing it out with bouncy castles and slides, a pretend “camp” with campfire, live music, yoga, and more (note: you need to print out a family ticket). — TimeOut New York Kids

Great Brooklyn gourmet food shopsBrooklyn Based

BRIC Arts/Media Family Day – Puppet Time: Create and Play (Saturday, free!) — BRIC

Mindless TV — addiction or necessary evil? — ad hoc MOM

Four & Twenty Blackbirds pie shop opens on Third Avenue. Yummy sweet pies now (we can vouch for the lemon chess and salted caramel apple), savory pies and sandwiches to come soon — Brownstoner

Love Lisa Belkin: Sure, you may be at home more, but are you actually spending more time with the kids?Motherlode

We love our CSA (community supported agriculture). Now’s the time to sign up for the upcoming season, so find your local Brooklyn CSA (or come join ours here in Greenwood Heights!) — Brokelyn

Earth Day turns 40 this year (jeez, who knew?) Here are 30 ways to celebrate in NYC with your kidsMommy Poppins

A drool-worthy Hamptons vacation house available for July and August — A Child Grows in Brooklyn

Happy weekend!

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3 Responses to “April 16 – 18: Weekend Links for Brooklyn Mamas”


  1. 1 Amy W April 16, 2010 at 10:25 am

    Salted caramel apple??? Are you kidding me??? Yum!

    Cutest photo of Nola btw lookin’ all retro in her cat-eye glasses.

  2. 2 Melisa April 16, 2010 at 11:59 am

    Aww, thanks Amy! And I know, right? The pie? Lemon chess is more up my alley but, I have to say, the apple was divine. I was telling someone about the new pie place yesterday and she said, wow, that’s a long way to go for pie. But it was worth it!


  1. 1 Mmm, pie. Four & Twenty Blackbirds « Shiny Brite Trackback on October 22, 2010 at 2:17 pm

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