Open Studios and Karaoke in Dumbo Today.

For those who have the week off but opted for a staycation rather than going away for the 4th of July holiday we’ve got a fun and unique event for you to check out today. Dumbo is always a lovely place to stroll around. There’s Brooklyn Bridge Park, Jacques Torres chocolates and tons of galleries. […]

Spotlight on Brooklyn Historical Society’s Waterfront Exhibit.

The Brooklyn Historical Society’s second location in Dumbo (55 Water Street) recently opened it’s doors again after closing to install their latest long-term exhibit, Waterfront. It’s been open for about a month now and if you haven’t gone over to check it out you should! It’s lovely! It’s described best in this excerpt from their […]

Photoville Opens Today!

The expansive and one-of-a-kind photography exhibit, Photoville, begins today at 4pm in Brooklyn Bridge Plaza.  They could not have asked for better weather for this event.  Peruse dozens of shipping containers through this Sunday or again next weekend until September 24th.  More info from their website is below. Photoville, an immersive photographic village of 55+ shipping […]

Hindu Lamp Ceremony In Brooklyn Saturday.

The Aarti ceremony, a Hindu tradition for peace and harmony, varies from person to person but always has something to do with flames or light.  We found this brief explanation on Wikipedia that seems to summarize the tradition well. “The purpose of performing aarti is the waving of lighted wicks before the deities in a […]

A.I.R. Gallery Event in Dumbo on Sunday

We wanted to inform you about an event at AIR Gallery this Sunday that we are sponsoring! Artist, and former Realty Collective agent, MaryKate Maher will be hosting this “afternoon of readings and performances about identity, language and gender.”  A.I.R stands for Artists in Residence and is located at 155 Plymouth Street in Dumbo.  They […]

Two Trees Artist Subsidy Program by Maryam Daghmoumi

The 2017 awardee’s for Two Trees’ Artist Subsidy Program were just recently announced! Twelve artists and two local art organizations have been selected, based on their commitment to community engagement, social impact and quality of work, to benefit from reduced rents in Dumbo for their studios and work spaces. For those of you who would like […]

Brooklyn Book Clubs.

Book clubs are a wonderful way to meet your neighbors, inspire other aspects of your life and give you a kick in the pants to read more!  We’ve noticed many popping up here and there, such as the Brooklyn Public Library’s 1984 book discussion.  Also, next to our Columbia Street office, the bookstore Freebird has […]

Trump and Kushner’s Dirty Properties.

We’ve blogged in the past about Trump companies and properties around New York city.  These blogs were mainly to share the information for boycotting purposes as many have been doing in the #grabyourwallet movement.  We recently came across an article in NYCurbed that reports on Trump properties for a different reason.  We all know that the […]

Celebrate the Holidays with Bargemusic.

A special Bargemusic performance on Christmas Eve will take place in Dumbo at 1 Water Street.  It is “a concert of Bach’s Goldberg variations” and what a lovely way to celebrate the night before Christmas listening to Bach with the lights of the city and bridge twinkling around you. Tickets are $75 for this event and […]

The Fifth Annual Photoville in DUMBO.

If you love photography then mark your calendars for this event of breathtaking exhibits and thought provoking talks and workshops. Photoville will begin on Wednesday, September 21st 4pm-10pm and will run until Sunday, September 25th.  For times and schedule info click here.  The exhibits look so powerful and engrossing as many tackle current events and […]