06/15/18 7:01pm

Friday 6/15

The Chapin Sisters @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (Granite Terrace, Pier 3), 6pm, FREE, more info

90s Skate Jam @ Brooklyn Bridge Park Roller Skating (150 Furman Street, Pier 2), 7pm, FREE, more info

Saturday 6/16

Rock climbing and Shake Shack with UCLA! @ The Cliffs at DUMBO (99 Plymouth Street), 12-4pm, $10, more info

Monday 6/18

Dumbo Does World Cup @ Sands Street Plaza (77 Sands Street), 11am and 2pm, FREE, more info

Tuesday 6/19

Open Run @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (South side of Fornino, Pier 5) , 6:45pm, FREE, more info

10 Years of Resilience: Honoring Leaders of Today @ The Dumbo Loft (155 Water Street), 7pm, $160+, more info

06/01/18 4:51pm

Saturday 6/2

Brooklyn Bridge and Dumbo neighborhood tour @ Tweed Courthouse (52 Chambers St), 11am, $17, more info

JUMP IN: a Double Dutch networking and meet up event @ Brooklyn Bridge Park, 12-3pm, $16.62, more info

Dumbo food tour @ Washington St & Front St, 12-3 pm, $35+, more info

Big Apple Cityscape Fashion: NYC street style editorial shoot @ Dumbo, 2-6pm, FREE, more info

Stargazing in Brooklyn Bridge Park @ Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 1, 7-11pm, FREE, more info

 

Sunday 6/3

Bargemusic Masterworks series with a string quartet @ Fulton Ferry Landing, 2pm, $20+, more info

The Tempest @ St. Ann’s Warehouse, 8pm, $21, more info

Monday 6/4

Photo walk on the Brooklyn Bridge with Melissa Goodwin of Girl Gotta hike @ Brooklyn Bridge City Hall Station, 6:30-8:30 pm, FREE, more info

Dumbo Lit Book Club: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones @ Powerhouse (28 Adams Street), 7pm, FREE, more info

Dumbo Boulders Night Clinc: Intro to Bouldering @ DUMBO Boulders (99 Plymouth St), 7-9pm, $15, more info

02/15/18 3:00pm

A seal basks in the Sun a Brooklyn Bridge Park. Via patch

Happy Valentines Day, Dumbo! Were you getting cozy in Romantic environs of Brooklyn Bridge this weekend? Well, we’re betting some people did since our very own River Cafe was named one of the most romantic restaurants in the country by Open Table.

But, diners were not the only ones basking in the glory of Brooklyn Bridge Park. In fact, an intrepid seal spent hours catching some rays on Pier Two! 

That’s not the only time Pier Two was in the news recently. On Monday, Brooklyn Bridge Park put out a call for proposals for contracting at the site. A spokesperson for the park explained that the 3.4 acre addition to Brooklyn Bridge Park will feature a large lawn and water garden.  (more…)

02/01/18 11:06pm
Controversial Condos in Brooklyn Bridge Park via Patch

Controversial Condos in Brooklyn Bridge Park via Patch

Hey Dumbo, welcome back to our bi-weekly local news feature, Hometown Headlines! This time around, there’s lots in the press about Real Estate development in our lovely borough. To start, Two Trees, the development firm that has reshaped DUMBO and Williamsburg is now setting its sites on Gowanus, buying up sites along the Gowanus Canal, for over $100 million.

And DUMBO itself is getting a little TLC. Mount Sinai has opened a State of the Art Urgent Care center at 110 York Street.

Meanwhile, The former Watchtower Building will be transformed into a high-end office space and retail complex.   (more…)

02/01/18 3:01pm
First Thursday via Art in Dumbo

First Thursday via Art in Dumbo

It’s that time of the month again, DUMBO! Get psyched for tonight’s First Thursday Gallery Walk. On the first Thursday of every month, Dumbo’s galleries stay open late for openings, artists’ talks and live performances. We’ve got the rundown of highlights and participating spaces.  (more…)

01/18/18 9:32am
Grimaldi's Pizzeria

No Slices. Just mice. Via The New York Post

Welcome back to Hometown Headlines, our bi-weekly local news feature. On January 7th, Grace Church Brooklyn Heights (254 Hicks Street) announced that Rev. Dr. Allen F. Robinson will be its 15th rector — and first African American rector in the parish’s 170-year history. Reverend Robinson will take his post on March 19.

There are also changes afoot at another historic Brooklyn spot — Grimaldi’s Pizza in Dumbo (1 Front Street). The Pizzeria has been shut down by the health department due to violations including mouse droppings. Grimaldi’s is working with the department to fix the infractions and get back up and running.

If you can’t eat at Grimaldi’s at least you can drink at a prime new spot in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The swanky new Brooklyn Heights Social Club inside the 1 Hotel (60 Furman Street) features floor to ceiling windows showcasing iconic views of our glorious bridge and the Manhattan skyline. But with an $18 Gin and Tonic the view won’t come cheap.

But, if the drinks are pricey, Brooklyn made up for it in lower rents in 2017. Buyers and Renters were paying about 4% less across the borough at the end of the year.   (more…)