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July 2 – 4: Weekend Links for Brooklyn Mamas

Coney Island via Hipstamatic

I did Coney Island and the new Luna Park with the kids this week — other than a fluke-y visual incident I had happen (more on that maybe never), we had a great time! Luna Park is the amusement area right across the street from the entrance to the Cyclone. Rides are slick and impressive, but there’s not much for younger kids (although a couple of rides seem to be in the works). So don’t forget to stop by the old-school, been-there-forever rides area right on the Boardwalk, a little closer to Nathan’s and Stillwell Avenue. They’re less, um, shiny and bright, but they’ll delight little ones anyway.

While we’re talking Coney Island, and since it’s July 4th weekend, don’t forget:

Friday Night Fireworks on the Boardwalk.

Nathan’s Famous Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest (eeewww!)

Now, on to link-age….

Tara Mandy‘s (the genius behind Stroller Traffic) list of mom must-have’s (love reading what other moms swear by!) — Mom Finds

Free Family Workshops (+ kid classes you pay for, too) all summer at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. — A Child Grows in Brooklyn

Tips on surviving the “terrible two’s.”Mom Delicious

Summer Travel: A cute play yard slipcover. — Cool Mom Picks

A new kids’ clothing resale shop wants to buy your old stuff, AND they’ll come pick it up. Awesome. — Brokelyn

This cocktail is so in our near future. We thought you might like to try it, too.

Salty Dog

A Salty Dog (photo by Tom Schierlitz for the July, 2010 Bon Appetit)

Cheers! Happy 4th, mamas!

Memorial Day: Weekend Links for Brooklyn Mamas

delphinium via Hipstamatic

Our backyard delphinium at dusk, via Hipstamatic.

Hello, summer. We’ve been waiting for you. And we’re doing Memorial Day in the city this year — so bring on the fun.

BKLYN Yard’s weekend triple threat: Gowanus Food Truck Festival (get psyched!), Score Pop-Up Swap Meet, and Sunday Best Dance PartyBrokelyn

Luna Park opens at Coney IslandUSAToday

Make a plan: Vacation ideas galore — Mommy Poppins

The season opens at Victorian Gardens at Wollman Rink in Central Park — Victorian Gardens

Outdoor dining in BrooklynBrooklyn Based

Earlier this week, I found out what the hell Foursquare is. Now here’s a Foursquare Rewards Guide to BrooklynBrokelyn

A new fancy foods shop in Park SlopeOnly the Blog Knows Brooklyn

Sex and the City 2 at BAM

Happy holiday weekend, mamas!

Pancakes, a New Playground, and Painted Stairs: Weekend Links for Brooklyn Mamas

Je t'aime Brooklyn bag

Je t'aime Brooklyn bag from children's goods store Pomme, in DUMBO. $22.

A stalled crafts workshop for moms on Saturday and a FREE pancake breakfast on Sunday for the whole family. — Brooklyn Based

Super-sunny yellow stairs! (We coveted this painted-runner look for our stairs, but it never happened. These make me lust anew!) — design*sponge

Flybaby presents “Cabin Fever,” a disco party. (+ many other weekend picks….) — A Child Grows in Brooklyn

Stories + songs to benefit local Brooklyn schools. — Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn

Hop on the train to check out the cool new playground in Union Square. — Mommy Poppins

Weekend Links for Brooklyn Mamas

Brooklyn coasters from Fishs Eddy

Brooklyn coasters, set of 10 from Fishs Eddy, $4

I’m way too over the snow to post a snowy Brooklyn pic today, thus the Fishs Eddy coasters which, by the way, we have. And they are very cute. So anyway….

Freda Rosenfeld, Brooklyn’s breastfeeding guru. — NY Times (via Brokelyn)

Company coming? Best B&Bs for $150 or less. — Brokelyn

Cute J. Crew finds + more for spring. — Fabulous in Park Slope

Pre-K applications begin March 1 (uh-huh.) — NYC Department of Education

The Park Slope Parents Guide to a Successful Nanny SharePark Slope Parents

12th Annual BAM Kids Film Festival, on this weekend. — BAM

Make a plan to get outta the ‘hood with Maple Sugar Weekend Day Trips. — Mommy Poppins

Can I take my new baby outside? — A Child Grows in Brooklyn

A Park Slope Family Rec Room (major sigh….) — Brownstoner

The Secret Life of the Whole Foods Lot. — Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn

A week of free yoga in Fort Greene. — A Child Grows in Brooklyn

For staying in, Honey Butternut Squash Soup.Not Eating Out in New York

Or, if you get cabin fever…. Treat yourself to lunch-to-go this weekend — a sauteed greens + ricotta sandwich for you, house-made almond butter + strawberry jam for the you-know-who’s. Plus an amazing array of gourmet provisions. — Bklyn Larder

Stay warm out there, mamas!

Valentine’s Day: Weekend Links for Brooklyn Mamas

5th Avenue, Park Slope, Brooklyn

Crayon-a-Thon Coloring Marathon — The fabulous Mommy Poppins

Love Is in the Air aerial circus benefit performance for SLAM Kids in Control program — again, Mommy Poppins

A Quickie Plan for Valentine’s Day with Your Honey (though I take issue with the Sofia Coppola hatred — I like her!) — ad hoc MOM

I’m liking this new real estate feature from ACGIB — Family Flat: Park Slope 2 BR + Nursery and Roof Deck FSBO — A Child Grows in Brooklyn

Williamsburg’s New CupcakelandBrooklyn Paper

Robin Hood: Prince of… MONSTERS!” at the Brooklyn Lyceum & Haiti Relief Sale by the MOMS Club of Park Slope — Brownstoner

The Snow Queen” & “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” now playing  — Puppetworks

Family Mornings at Baco Cafe in DUMBO — TimeOut New York Kids

A Modern-Looking Co-SleeperSwissMiss

Orange Double-Chocolate Chunk Cookies (mmm…) — chowmama

And — New Blue Marble opening Sunday in Cobble Hill, 192 Court Street at Wyckoff, first 50 scoops FREE, starting at noon! (Might be a mob scene, but even if it is, worth sticking around for scoops you have to pay for. Seriously good ice cream.) — @BBDeals

Happy Valentine’s Day!


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