03/13/14 2:32pm


The Lower East Side Ecology Center with Dumbo Improvement District is hosting an e-waste event on Saturday, March 22. Drop off your unwanted or broken electronics during their spring e-waste collection event at the Pearl Street Triangle in Dumbo.

They will accept working & non-working computers, monitors, printers, scanners, keyboards, mice, cables, TV’s, VCR’s, DVD players, phones, audio/visual equipment, cell phones, and video gaming equipment. They do not accept any household appliances including microwaves and other kitchen appliances.

For more program and data security information, please check the Ecology Center’s FAQs. If you have additional questions, please email or call (212) 477-4022.

The spring e-waste collection events are sponsored by Tekserve.


Saturday March 22, 2014, 10am-4pm (rain or shine)
Pearl Street Triangle, Pearl Street between Front Street and Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

03/11/14 1:06pm


Kirkland Academy is an independent Mind Brain Education school scheduled to open in Dumbo for the fall of 2015. They are holding an information session to present The Kirkman Academy’s vision, philosophy and plans to open a neighborhood school.

When: 7pm on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Dabney Lee (dabneylee.com)
45 Washington St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Presentation By:
Elizabeth Frank, Head of School
Christopher Frank, President of the Board
Dr. Paul Yellin, MD, FAAP

Please RSVP by emailing info@thekirkmanacademy.com

03/07/14 1:29pm


Journey Home, the vintage industrial home furnishing store in Dumbo is having a special on BDI furniture, a contemporary home theater furniture maker, between March 7 to 23, 2014 (take $200 off). If you haven’t stopped by the store lately, they have a big selection of furniture that goes well for your loft apartment or office.


Journey Home (journeydumbo.com)
72 Front Street, Brooklyn NY 11201 (between Main and Washington Streets)
tel: 718-797-9277

03/04/14 5:00am

60 Collective from Blue Barn Pictures, Inc. on Vimeo.

On Thursday, March 6, 2014, Curator Frankie Velez and The Walk Way Director, Craig Anthony Miller, will produce the second installment of “60 • The Collective”. For the second time together, they invited 60 of today’s talented artists to create one of a kind works on a 12″ x 12″ format. Artists range from fine, contemporary, street art, graffitti, and photography.

Another 60 amazing artist coming together this Thursday to celebrate art.”“60 • The Collective Part2″.

Date/Time: Thursday March 6th 2014, Opening reception 6pm-10pm
Location: The WalkWay located in reBar (147 Front Street, Dumbo Brooklyn)
Facebook event page

03/03/14 10:33pm

We were informed about an incident that occurred in Vinegar Hill on Sunday from Vinegar Hill residents. We hope that residents of Dumbo and surrounding areas will also be aware as many walk their dogs in Vinegar Hill.

Here is what was posted on a group listserv today:

“At 12:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon in broad daylight a woman who was walking her dog on Water St. between Hudson and Gold was attacked by 4 teenagers.”

A resident who lives on Gold St. was walking her dog and got attacked by 4 teenage kids. They hid behind cars and surprised her, punching her in the face and back of the head.

The kids ran into the projects after being chased.

The police have taken a report and say they probably will catch them.

The kids were not id’d.

This is part of the knockout game that has been happening all over the city for months .

I suggest everyone becomes a little more aware of things after this. It is disgusting and scary that this could have been anyone of us.

Gothamist reported that the four assailants appeared to be between 12 and 17-years-old.

Please be on the lookout for suspicious activity and call the 84th Precinct (718-875-6811 (store this number in your cell phone)) or 911 if you witness any crimes.