10/31/14 12:01pm

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The DUMBO Improvement District is sponsoring their 7th storefront trick-or-treating for kids in our community today. Children dressed in costume are welcomed into shops throughout the neighborhood with no purchase necessary.

Dumbo’s “official” hours for treats are Friday, October 31 from 4 – 7PM. Hours at each individual business may vary based their hours of operation; look for the official “Welcome Trick-or-Treaters” sign in shop windows.

Participating retailers in Dumbo:

  • Aegir Boardworks, 99 Washington Street
  • Almar, 111 Front Street
  • Almondine Bakery, 85 Water Street
  • Berl’s Poetry Shop, 126 Front Street
  • Blanc & Rouge, 81 Washington Street
  • Bo Concept, 79 Front Street
  • Bridgestone Cleaners, 109 Front Street
  • Brooklyn Industries, 70 Front Street
  • Brooklyn Roasting Company, 25 Jay Street
  • Dabney Lee, 45 Washington Street
  • Dewey’s Candy, 141 Front Street
  • DUMBO Kitchen, 108 Jay Street
  • Eyedrop Optique, 84 Front Street
  • Fitness Guru, 215 Water Street
  • Foragers Market, 56 Adams Street
  • Front Street Pizza, 80 Front Street
  • Gramercy Park Flowers, 32 Adams Street
  • Gran Electrica, 5 Front Street
  • Half Pint Citizens, 41 Washington Street
  • Jacques Torres, 66 Water Street
  • Jane’s Carousel, Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry
  • Journey, 72 Front Street
  • Juliana’s, 19 Old Fulton Street
  • Modern Anthology, 68 Jay Street
  • NOS Boutique, 81 Front Street
  • One Girl Cookies, 33 Main Street
  • powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street
  • P.S. Bookshop, 76 Front Street
  • Recycle-a-Bicycle, 35 Pearl Street
  • Redbeard Bikes, 69 Jay Street
  • Shake Shack, 1 Old Fulton Street
  • Singularity & Co, 18 Bridge Street
  • Smack Mellon, 92 Plymouth Street
  • St. Ann’s Warehouse, 29 Jay Street
  • Stewart/Stand, 141 Front Street
  • The Archway (Water Street at Anchorage Place) *plus FREE photobooth + FREE hands-on craft activities with Creatively Wild Art Studio
  • The Bridges, 66 Water Street
  • Trunk, 68 Jay Street
  • Two Kids and a Dog, 65 Pearl Street
  • West Elm, 75 Front Street
  • West Elm Market, 50 Washington Street

For more info, go to: www.dumbo.is

10/29/14 5:00pm

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According to Streeteasy.com, there are 8 listings for 3 bedroom condos in Dumbo with a median value of $4,475,000. If you follow real estate in Dumbo, 3+ bedrooms don’t come on the market that often. The ones that do are either new development or the $18Million 1 Main Street Penthouse (on the market since August 2009). Here’s a for sale by owner listing for a 3 bedroom loft at 70 Washington Street. Per Streeteasy, there’s an open house on Saturday, November 1 from 11am-1pm and on Sunday, November 2nd from 11am – 1pm.

Description:

Super sunny and spacious corner 3 bedroom/3 bath condo. A long foyer entry has multiple closets and laundry room with Bosch washer/dryer and extra cabinet storage. All windows are CitiQuiet windows for supurb sound proofing. Master bathroom has double sinks, a glass enclosed shower and a separate jacuzzi tub. The open kitchen features top-of-the-line appliances including SubZero fridge, Viking range, Thermador oven, Bosch dishwasher, and U-line wine fridge. Dornbracht fixtures, high baseboards, solid core natural wood doors, original concrete beams/columns, and lofty 12 foot ceilings add to the appeal. The building features 24-hour concierge, roof deck, and gym.

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2nd Bedroom

10/28/14 11:00am

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Sponsored By car2go.

car2go will get you to where you need to be: just take it, drive it, park it. It's fun, saves money and helps the environment.

Created By BlankSlate

Some day your grandkids will ask you where you were when car2go first arrived in Brooklyn, and you’ll be able to tell them you exactly where you were: In one of the cars, taking it for a spin.

The wait is over: car2go is now in Brooklyn, waiting for you to drive them. If you’ve already signed up for a car2go membership, got your card in the mail, and downloaded the free app for iOS and Android devices, you’re ready to go. Just use the app to find a car near you, drive it where you want to go, and leave it in a legal parking space anywhere in your Brooklyn home area. You just pay by the minute —no reservations needed, no monthly or yearly fees, no paying for gas or insurance.

If you haven’t signed up yet, you might want to hurry…for a limited time registration is free, and you get 30 free minutes of driving. That’s 30 free minutes of drive time you can use to run an errand, commute, or visit that friend who lives off the G line, a ten-minute walk away from the station. (She’ll be so happy to see you!)

Check out car2go’s website for FAQs on signing up, driving, and parking. Sign up now while it’s still free (Promo code: BKLYN), and get 30 minutes of free drive time!

 

10/23/14 11:00am

Red-Antler-Dumbo-view-1312View from a Red Antler conference room, 20 Jay Street

Sponsored By Two Trees Commercial Management.

Two Trees has made Dumbo one of the most sought-after commercial and residential neighborhoods in NYC.

Created By BlankSlate

We all know the story of how Dumbo transformed over the years from a center of Brooklyn industry, to a mecca for artists looking for cheap real estate, to the headquarters for creative businesses it is today. Tech start-ups, design firms, photographers, and sound studios all take advantage of the neighborhood’s abundant warehouse space, perfect for modern, open-plan office layouts.

Dumbo has a lot to offer this new breed of creative innovators — outstanding views, bars, restaurants, shopping, a brand-new park, and a vibrant technology and design community who inspire, challenge and support each other. If you’re wondering what it’s like to work in Dumbo today, here’s an inside look at what’s going down at three of the coolest offices in Dumbo.

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