The neighborhood is cleaning up after Hurricane Sandy and will be for a while. While many of the buildings and retail shops away from the East River did not sustain major damage from the high winds and rains, some buildings closer to the river are still without power and may need repairs. In some cases, businesses will have to be closed indefinitely until proper assessments are completed. To help Dumbo businesses rebuild, go to The Dumbo Improvement District website to find out more about how you can help.
Ever notice the blue cliffs rising in Brooklyn Bridge Park? They’ll soon make up North America’s largest outdoor bouldering facility.
Dumbo may not be a predictably tranquil neighborhood, per se, but a new exhibit by local artist CAM will bring the peaceful world of asanas to the neighborhood.
Photo by Barbara Eldredge Only longtime Brooklynites will remember the days before this war memorial was closed to the public. After being shuttered for 25 years, Cadman Park’s War Memorial is finally being renovated back to life.
Brooklyn Bridge Park has two messages for New Yorkers: OY! YO!
Last week we reported on WNYC’s coverage of the income disparity between Dumbo and Farragut Houses residents. This week WNYC is back in the nabe, taking a look at the middle school that will be housed in 60 Water Street. Their segment includes interviews with Two Trees’ Jed Walantas — the developer of 60 Water — and the Dumbo…