11/08/18 8:00am

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Thursday 11/8
Red Ink Series — Hosted by Michele Filgate @ powerHouse Arena, 7pm, FREE, more info

Ed Center Open Hours @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 3-5pm, FREE, more info

Friday 11/9
Oklahoma! @ St. Ann’s Warehouse, 7:30pm, $41, more info

Saturday 11/10
Ed Center Open Hours @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 11am-3pm, FREE, more info

Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo walking tour @ New York Broadway Tours, 4:30pm, $35, more info

Sunday 11/11
The Haggard Kings @ Superfine, 12pm, FREE, more info

Monday 11/12
Rox’s Secret Code Book Launch! @ powerHouse Arena, 7pm, FREE, more info

Tuesday 11/13
Book Launch: Limetown by Zack Akers & Skip Bronkie w/ Cote Smith @ powerHouse Arena, 7pm, FREE, more info

Ed Center Open Hours @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 3-5pm, FREE, more info

NYRR Open Run @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 6:45pm, FREE, more info

Wednesday 11/14
Prelude 4 Launch @ Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop, 7pm, FREE, more info

Thursday 11/15
Book Launch: How to Get Rid of a President by David Priess @ powerHouse Arena, 7pm, FREE, more info

11/07/18 8:00am

Trying to eat a little healthier and a little cleaner this fall and winter? Well, we got you covered. The Brooklyn Bridge CSA is still accepting sign ups for their winter shares. Today is the deadline, folks. Don’t delay and act fast.

So, what’s in the box? The vegetables are a mix of cool weather field harvested vegetables, greenhouse vegetables, and storage vegetables.  The items per week may include: brussels sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, beets, sweet potatoes, potatoes, rutabaga, turnips, kohlrabi, lettuce heads, bok choy, herbs, spinach, kale, and radishes. You can find last year’s full share contents here.

Plus, Brooklyn Bridge CSA is offering the 5 week winter share at full or partial memberships. The full share is expected to include 9-11 items and the partial share will consist of 6-8 of those same items. There are also shares available for cheese, soup, and winter fruit! Note: you must be signed up for a winter share in order to purchase one or all of the other three supplemental winter food shares.

Partial shares start at $126 and full shares start at $157.

Delivery days are on Tuesdays (see below) for 5 consecutive weeks, pick up in DUMBO. Register for a winter share membership here.

11/06/18 8:00am

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Table Hopping: DUMBO House [Hospitality Design]
NYC said to be among finalists for Amazon’s HQ2 [Curbed NY]
Race spotlight: Brian Kavanagh vs. Anthony Arias vs. Stuart Avrick [Brooklyn Paper]
Taco Dumbo to open new location [Eater NY]
Pier 3 and Pier 5 lawns temporarily closed for maintenance [Brooklyn Bridge Park Alerts]
Where’s the midterm elections party? [Greenpointers]
Brooklyn voter guide for midterm elections [Free Williamsburg]

11/02/18 8:00am

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Beer and wine ice cream floats are coming to Dumbo [Brooklyn Patch]
Poetry isn’t dead in Dumbo [Brooklyn Daily Eagle]
A look inside BK’s best boutique hotels [Newsday]
Dumbo residents at odds with influx of film shoots, tourists [NY1]
New restaurant from Founder of River Cafe coming to Dumbo [Brownstoner]
26-story condo will rise near the Brooklyn Bridge [Curbed NY]
$200K income needed for waterfront affordable housing [Brooklyn Patch]
Dumbo will get a public library branch in 2020 [Bklyner]
Levin introduces bill to expand opioid treatment to homeless shelters [Kings County Politics]
A new Gleason’s gym debuts in Dumbo [South Brooklyn Network]

11/01/18 3:25pm

Thursday 11/1
Concurrence art show @ Empire Stores (55 Water St), 6-9pm, FREE, see flyer above

DUMBO First Thursday Gallery Walk @ Dumbo, Brooklyn, 6-8pm, FREE, more info

Book Launch: 30 Before 30 by Marina Shifrin @ powerHouse Arena (28 Adams St), 7-9pm, FREE, more info

Friday 11/2
Poetry Book Launch: Two Hunters by Marina Blitshteyn @ powerHouse Arena (28 Adams St), 7-9pm, FREE, more info

Oklahoma! @ St. Ann’s Warehouse (45 Water St), 7:30pm, $20, more info

ACAW Open Studios – Satya Hinduja @ 215 Water Street #215, 7-8pm, FREE, more info

Saturday 11/3
Ed Center Open Hours @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 11am-3pm, FREE, more info

Show Up for Shabbat @ Chabad of Dumbo (205 Plymouth St), 10:30am, more info

Sunday 11/4
Ed Center Open Hours @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 11am-3pm, FREE, more info

ClimbingCrew #36 – Fall Hoorah @ Dumbo Boulders (99 Plymouth St), 4-6pm, FREE, more info

Monday 11/5
Last Day: Christina Rizzo: Doll Parts @ Superfine! (126 Front St), 6-9pm, FREE, more info

NYRR Open Run @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier 6), 6:45-8pm, FREE, more info

Tuesday 11/6

Ed Center Open Hours @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 3-5pm, FREE, more info

Wednesday 11/7
Book Launch with Julia Young and Matt Harkins @ powerHouse Arena (28 Adams St), 7-9pm, FREE, more info

Oklahoma! @ St. Ann’s Warehouse (45 Water St), 7:30pm, $20, more info

10/29/18 3:17pm


Hello artists! Don’t let this deadline slip you: Smack Mellon, the cool DUMBO-based art gallery, is accepting applications for their artist program until November 2.

What is the program? And, what do you get? The program provides six eligible artists working in all visual arts media a free private studio space accessible 24/7 and a fellowship (dependent on funding). The program runs for an eleven-month period from June to May. Artists also have access to shared facilities that include: a state-of-the-art digital production lab, MAC work stations, scanners, photo printers, wi-fi, a fabrication shop and tools, hand tools, welding equipment, and more.

Note: Artists who are accepted into the program must be prepared to actively use their studio a minimum of 50 hours a month or they will lose it.

Deadline: 11/2

Apply here.