DUMBO has been its own district since long before anyone called it DUMBO. Since before there was even a bridge. From its manufacturing roots to its resurgence as a hotbed of culture and creativity, DUMBO has always gone its own way. Today, it’s a welcoming, sociable neighborhood: the best of Manhattan, the best of Brooklyn – and a dash of pure DUMBO.
DUMBO Heights (2015)
This cluster of buildings on the south side of DUMBO will soon be a new urban neighborhood, with creative office spaces, a gourmet market, bars, and restaurants.
Spring features beautifully designed housewares, including custom silhouette portraits by Brooklyn artist Molly Dilworth, alongside Artecnica glass and tableware made from hand-cut recycled wine and beer bottles.
A hidden gem, serving sustainable, seasonal, organic produce almost entirely from local markets.
Structured on four principal shows a year, The Spring Gallery work with a pool of talented guest artists, designers and curators to create cohesive, informative, and above all, interesting exhibits.
A boutique with the simple aim “to serve the residents, commuters, and visitors of DUMBO by offering affordable fashion and accessories for men and women by designers they want and know.”
Offering a mix of vintage industrial and contemporary home furnishings and accessories, the Brooklyn native owner, Pamela, hand selects the best pieces and objects, often from her trips to India.
Carriage House Social Club
This boutique loose leaf tea company specializes in delicately crafted artisan blends.
Deemed the “sweetest spot in DUMBO”, Dewey’s is the place to go for all of your favorite childhood, nostalgic and retro candy.
Stewart / Stand
Here you’ll find a curated collection of inspiring contemporary design and stationery gifts from both local and global designers.
What began as a weekend hobby for family and friends has become DUMBO’s celebrated new cupcake shop ‘Brooklyn Cupcake’, founded by sisters Carmen Rodriguez and Gina Madera.
68 Jay St Bar
Boasting a relaxed, country atmosphere, the 68 Jay St Bar proudly offers more than a dozen wines by the glass and fruity sangria with a kick.
Situated within a welcoming industrial space, collections featured at TRUNK include distinctive women’s wear, jewelry, accessories, art, and furniture, all created, designed and manufactured locally.
Imaginatively curated new and vintage furnishings, accessories and clothing for style-savvy men.
The Fitness Guru
The Fitness Guru is dedicated, first and foremost, to putting fun back into health and fitness.
The Hudson Company
The Hudson Company create custom exterior and interior surfaces from reclaimed and select harvest wood and stone, that would otherwise be discarded or wasted.
Collectors flock to this design-based bookshop for the expansive array of rare Japanese toys, magazines, and gifts. However, the largest selection can be found on the book-shelves, which span the entire store.
Conceived by the accomplished designer and master craftsman, Jonah Zuckerman, the City Joinery is based on a simple premise: to build contemporary furniture using traditional techniques.
Baxter & Liebchen
With a focus on vintage modern design, Baxter & Liebchen offers a range of furnishings, ideal for maximizing functionality in a minimum amount of space.
St. Ann's Warehouse
This famous venue - 'the intersection of theater and rock & roll' - recently moved to 29 Jay Street.
Singularity & Co
As NYC’s only vintage sci-fi, fantasy and pulp bookshop, Singularity & Co are working to ensure that the great classics are preserved for generations to come.
Brooklyn Roasting Company
Terrific independent coffee that's also Fair Trade, Rainforest Alliance, and Organic certified.
Jay Street Plaza (2014)
Coming soon: a new pedestrian plaza that will link historic Jay Street to the stunning Brooklyn Bridge Park.
The classes and training sessions at the Abhaya Yoga School are based upon the Abhaya Method, created by Tara Glazier, which is drawn from Eastern healing modalities and Western therapy techniques.
John Street Park (2015)
This residential development will offer a cultural space, occupied by the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, providing cultural, environmental and educational programmes for children and families.
Green Stone Spa
The Green Stone Spa, a physical and mental retreat, combines a variety of the very best massage techniques to treat injuries, relieve pain, and ease stress-induced symptoms.
Tempting fresh meats and groceries - stop in for one thing, come out with ten.
111 Front Street Art Galleries
More than 10 galleries and ateliers in a converted DUMBO factory: there's always something new.
Though it’s no secret to DUMBO locals, AlMar has been quietly serving great Italian food since the summer of 2011. The owners, Alfredo and Marcello, describe their cuisine as good, fresh and straight forward.
This boutique design print shop work to create stationery items that can become keepsakes, priding themselves on their professionalism and their dedication to the art of fine letterpress printing.
Half Pint Citizens
Eco-friendly toys and clothes for babies and children - including its own exclusive label.
Blanc & Rouge
Tastings are held at this neighborhood wine bar every Wednesday, but on any given night staff might casually open a bottle to share with customers.
Zoe offers a uniquely mixed collection of designer apparel, ranging from Givenchy to Alexander Wang, Chloe to Diane von Furstenberg, and Lanvin to Rag & Bone.
This cavernous used bookshop houses a terrific selection of children’s books alongside its collection for adults, ranging from a 1932 copy of Pinocchio to Nancy Drew graphic novels.
Salon De Quartier
A talented team of internationally experienced and reputable hair stylists and colorists make up Salon De Quartier (or “Neighborhood Salon”).
NYC Massage & Healing
NYC Massage & Healing strive to keep DUMBO’s inhabitants moving through their daily lives with less aches and pains by offering relaxing, therapeutic, and healing massage treatments.
Located on the waterfront, this contemporary art space is host to a series of special events, from movie screenings, readings, yoga classes and the Brooklyn Creative program of artist workshops.
Smack Mellon is a non-profit arts organization that focuses on nurturing and supporting emerging, under-recognized female artists, by providing exhibition opportunities, studio work spaces, and access to equipment.
West Elm Market
West Elm Market offer a one stop shop for everyday living, with a focus on functional design, local production, and community connections.
The world-famous boxing gym, originally founded in the Bronx in 1937.
With a particular focus on Pilates, The Lab are a community of people who believe that smart, innovative exercise is the key to happiness.
A gallery, bookstore, boutique, performance and events space - all in one.
Miso Sushi offer a takeout service, as well as an eat-in dining room, so that customers can enjoy their high quality, affordable sushi wherever they wish.
Jacques Torres Chocolate
Jacques makes a promise to all that every product on offer is hand-crafted using the finest ingredients – from the marzipan and the marshmallows, to the peanut butter and the cookie dough.
New York magazine's 'Best Bakery' - irresistibly delicious breads, pastries and cakes.
Taking the German idea of “Kunsthalle,” utilizing art spaces within a community, and applying it to DUMBO, this gallery aims to bring a relevant “visual culture” to a space that is accessible.
One Girl Cookies
A charming independent bakery, where the amazing hand-made cookies are just the beginning.
Deliciously fresh food, market-driven cuisine with a European flavor.
Empire Stores (2015)
This famous old coffee warehouse will soon be buzzing again, with new offices, restaurants, stores, event and exhibition spaces, and a stunning rooftop hangout.
St. Ann's Warehouse (2015)
This legendary venue - 'the intersection of theater and rock & roll' - will soon have a permanent home in Brooklyn Bridge Park, minutes from 51 Jay.
Delicious, authentic Mexican food - from hand-pressed tortillas to house-made spicy chorizo.
This lively pizzeria has been serving exceptional coal-oven pies for over a decade.
By presenting a definitive view into the field of world art history, this gallery hopes to broaden the exchange of ideas through exhibitions, publications, symposiums, lectures, and charitable events.
Classic neighborhood pizza, from the couple who founded the legendary Grimaldi's on this very spot.
7 Old Fulton
7 Old Fulton offers an inspired selection of international cuisine, ranging from French to Italian, Spanish, and classic American. This spot has a little bit of everything.
Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory
The Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory offers simple, pure, and delicious ice cream treats at the highest level – syrups, sundaes, banana splits, milkshakes and more.
Deemed “New York City’s floating concert hall” and moored just under the Brooklyn Bridge, Bargemusic houses great music up to five days a week, every week of the year.
The River Cafe
Enjoy fantastic food and one of the most spectacular river views of Manhattan anywhere.
1 Hotel at Brooklyn Bridge Park (2015)
This development complex will feature design innovation that allows every resident to experience unparalleled views of the New York harbor.
Ride the 48 exquisitely carved horses on this lovingly restored 1920s carousel.