Only three weeks after the Concrete Alchemy collaborative painted the Water Street wall, it was vandalized by presumably a rival person or group. White paint was splashed over the street art with the black spray painted words “Treat others how you want to be treated!” We don’t know the back story, but it’s too bad that this skillful street art is ruined by a few splashes of paint. The paint doesn’t have the characteristic large splatters of the infamous splasher, but who knows.
The organizers for the DUMBO Arts Festival announced yesterday that they have decided to not return (see below for the full announcement or go to dumboartsfestival.com/thank-you-for-18-years). After 18 years, the festival showcased the creative people in the area and grew to attract more than 200,000 visitors to Dumbo, but they felt that the DUMBO Arts […]
(While NYC is bracing for a winter blizzard, ice cream is the last thing on everyone’s minds.) The Dumbo Brooklyn location of Pinkberry (117 Front Street) may be closed for good. We initially thought they closed for the season, but an anonymous source told us that they will close the location. The windows are papered, […]
Peas & Pickles, the 24 hour deli/grocery store in Dumbo Brooklyn closed for interior renovations starting yesterday. A note on their door says that the expected completion date will be sometime in February 2015. We are thrilled to announce that our highly anticipated interior renovation has begun, with the expected completion date of February, 2015. […]
A buyer of a condo unit at 185 York Street reports that the owners have been waiting since mid-2012 to move into the building. The building is being marketed as “City View Condominiums.” The Certificate of Occupancy has not been issued yet, according to the NYC Department of Buildings, which prohibits anyone from occupying the […]