20 Things We’re Stoked to See in 2020

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The Dumbo Annual Meeting

Featuring the neighborhood's best futurists! March 2. SAVE THE DATE - or register here to attend!

Rent The Runway
Rent the Runway

A fashion feather in Dumbo's tech cap! This "unicorn" company is moving their HQ to 10 Jay this spring.

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Hamlet at St. Ann's

Hamlet, featuring the mesmerizing Ruth Negga, is the latest edition of a fierce female take on Shakespeare. Oh, and ICYMI last year - The Jungle which took Dumbo by storm last fall, returns this spring too.

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Free Events Every Day at DUMBO's New Library

Story hours, crafting, singing - it's time to check out the full schedule of events at the new BPL Annex on John Street.

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Game Lab

Strategic board games, social role-playing and outdoor battling (all sorts of gaming without screens) coming to 52 Bridge St in February. It's the Brooklyn Game Lab, for kids ages 6 to 13 years! Bonus: don't miss their Open House Launch party on Jan 25th!

Bridge Park 2 Design
A new neighborhood park!

Bridge Park Two is still happening! A reminder of what it will look like, here.

Places Dumbo Nyc Massage And Healing 2X

A nice massage to ease the tension as the City continues to buff the Belgian Blocks. (Lots of great options in Dumbo.)

Carnegie Hall takes over the Archway

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Walk over to Water Street + Adams :) We're teaming up with the Hall to celebrate the summer solstice with live music.

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Dumbo Walls

The rumors are true!! A new round of murals will be coming your way in 2020.

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The Hull

Dumbo's newest brewpub from the folks at Blue Point Brewing is coming to Seamore's secret space *any day now*.

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New Public Art in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Davina Semo is bringing a large-scale, participatory installation of bronze bells to Pier 1 on May 5. It's her largest and most ambitious exhibition to date - in partnership with the Park and the Public Art Fund.

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The Kentucky Derby, art style

There’s no better way to take in the action at Churchill Downs than from the comfort of Brooklyn! One ticket admits two to Smack Mellon's annual fête, and guarantees you take home a work of art.

Em Vietnamese
Bensonhurst's best Vietnamese, without the subway ride!

Em's Vietnamese is opening on Front Street in spring 2020.

Dumbo Drop
Flying elephants!

Dropping into Dumbo on September 25. 

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Thrifting on Sundays

Brooklyn's best Flea market returns to Dumbo for a fourth year. Part vintage bazaar, part food extravaganza, the Brooklyn Flea takes over the Dumbo Archway on Sundays April - October

Spaces Coworking Space Dumbo

More ideas being birthed in Dumbo at this new co-working space in Dumbo Heights

Pizza Party

Celebrate back-to-school at our newest annual tradition in partnership with Sixpoint! Pizza, ice cream, beer, face painting and more on the second Friday of September.  Bonus: this year will feature a a new kind of slice. That's right. Spumoni Gardens is bringing their grandma slice to Old Fulton St this summer.


The ninth edition of our favorite photo experience returns to Dumbo this September.

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A brand new F Train entrance!

Hey, we can dream. But real talk: did you sign the petition?