Nancy Webster, executive director of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, will hold a discussion on her new book, A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park, on Monday, October 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. at powerHouse Books in Dumbo. (more…)
The highly anticipated spinoff of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum will debut Saturday in Dumbo at 1 John Street in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The annex, called Spark, is the 117-year-old Crown Heights institution’s first permanent presence outside its original location. (more…)
The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday next week with a blowout at Brooklyn Bridge Park, to be hosted by Centennial Ambassador Bill Nye the Science Guy and include an activity where attendees can change the color of One World Trade Center’s spire.
Dumbo-based home furnishings company West Elm will be the first tenant to open in the massive and neighborhood-changing 146-year-old coffee warehouse-turned-retail hub Empire Stores.
The grand opening of its new flagship is set for August 18 at 8 a.m., the retailer revealed in an email Wednesday. West Elm is leasing a third of the historic building and will also have its offices there. (more…)
Ever notice the blue cliffs rising in Brooklyn Bridge Park? They’ll soon make up North America’s largest outdoor bouldering facility. (more…)
The Environmental Education Center at the Brooklyn Bridge Park in Dumbo opened last week, along with the park area along the river between Jay Street and Main Street in Dumbo. The Environmental Education Center broke ground in September 2014. The center will provide environmental education programs, community meeting space, and free public restrooms. Around the center includes stone seating, a bouldering wall, a new dog run, and expanded lawn space. (more…)