04/02/14 12:34pm


Style Reboot Pop Up Shop opens in Dumbo on Thursday, April 3, 2014. WorkShopStyle.com is hosting the pop up shop in conjunction with Dumbo based EHVonnae, Glamsquad.com, and Kookopa.com. This limited time event ends on Sunday, April 6, 2014.

Style Reboot’s mission is to bring the best online fashion and beauty – offline – for one weekend.

Location: 145 Front Street, Brooklyn NY 11201
Thursday, April 3, 6-8pm
Friday-Sunday, April 4-6, 12-8pm

03/27/14 4:40pm


As part of the Kunsthalle’s Invitational, Zhe Zhe will will screen “Zhemale Trouble” on Thursday, April 3 (as part of Dumbo First Thursdays) at 8pm at the Kunsthalle, with a live performance to follow at 9 pm.

“While Zhe Zhe may be a band best known for their shocking stage theatrics and radical gender politics, beneath all the glitter and rhetoric are two people, singer Mona DeLiza and virtuoso guitarist Jean D’Arc, who through their perfectly crafted “Post P(Op)” anthems are giving the world the soul reassignment surgery we so desperately need.”
- “Uncle” Fester Bangs

Catch Zhe Zhe live April 3rd at Kunsthalle Galapagos after a short introductory film “Zhemale Trouble”. Screening at 8pm, show at 9 pm.

Kunsthalle Galapagos (kunsthallegalapagos.com
16 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

03/26/14 1:02pm

Bklyn Designs 2014

BKLYN DESIGNS is New York’s annual exhibition of Brooklyn based designers, presented by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, May 9-11, at St. Ann’s Warehouse.

Explore a multitude of cutting-edge innovations in furnishings, lighting and home accessories hand-crafted by Brooklyn-based designers. Leading industry experts from New York Magazine, Remodelista and Interior Design Magazine have juried-in the best and brightest of Brooklyn’s design talent.

Main exhibition space:

St. Ann’s Warehouse, 29 Jay Street (between John and Plymouth Street)
Mark Jupiter, 191 Plymouth Street (between Jay and Bridge Street)

and other design venues throughout Dumbo:

Betsey Lee, 26 Jay Street (and Plymouth Street)
Baxter & Liebchen, 33 Jay Street (and Plymouth Street)
Brooklyn Roasting Company, 25 Jay Street (and John Street)
Made in NY Media Center, 30 John Street (between Pearl and Jay Street)

Don’t miss:
* A Conversation with Cliff Kuang, senior editor of WIRED
* A panel discussion moderated by New York Magazine’s Wendy Goodman, co-presented by Pratt Institute and desigNYC

Jay Street will be open to pedestrians only, don’t miss weekend long street activities:
* Behind-the-scenes tours of the soon to be opened John Street section of Brooklyn Bridge Park
* Kidville Brooklyn’s Outdoor Play Lounge on Jay Street
* Recreate the DUMBO landscape with Creatively Wild’s object art
* Find your zen with outdoor yoga classes for all ages by Abhaya Yoga
* Learn to Double Dutch the Brooklyn way with University Settlement
* Assorted Brooklyn food trucks: BKLYN BITES ON JAY ST

Tickets are $15 online (in advance) or $20 at the door.

Dates and Times:
Friday May 9, 2014 10am – 8pm Opening Party at 8pm
Saturday May 10, 2014 10am – 7pm
Sunday May 11, 2014 11am – 6pm (Mothers’ Day)

For more information, please visit www.bklyndesigns.com.

03/26/14 12:42pm

Pierhouse, the 108 apartment unit development at Pier 1 of Brooklyn Bridge Park released their new website and three new floorplans this week for sale:

  • Residence N-115, 3 Bed, 2.5 Bath, 2511sf ($1334/sf), $3,350,000
  • Residence N-206, 1 Bed, 1.5 Bath, 1792sf ($1450/sf), $2,600,000
  • Residence N-534, 1 Bed, 1.5 Bath, 999sf ($1051/sf), $1,050,000

As expected, the condos are priced over $1000 per square feet. Based on recent recorded sales in Dumbo, the Pierhouse asking is within the market range. (Pierhouse is technically in Brooklyn Heights.) Toll House representatives tell us that the interest has been “overwhelming”.

Floorplan images courtesy of pier house.com

Floorplan images courtesy of pierhouse.com

Floorplan images courtesy of pier house.com

Floorplan images courtesy of pierhouse.com

Floorplan images courtesy of pier house.com

Floorplan images courtesy of pierhouse.com

{Pierhouse Pricing Released, 20nov2013}
{Floorplan Revealed for Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 24sept2013}
{Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge Park, 06jun2013}

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