11/02/18 8:00am

Photo via Dylan Freedom/Unsplash

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]

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…)