News and Stories from DUMBO

Lunar Eclipse coming on January 20, 2019.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend on Sunday, January 20, 2019, beginning at 10:34 p.m. EST, for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. Hope for clear skies and bundle up to watch it.

Legendary Gleason's Gym Debuts in New DUMBO Home
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

Eighty years after it was founded in the heart of the Bronx, The Hub at 149th St. and Third Ave., and three decades after arriving in Brooklyn, Gleason’s Gym is thriving in new quarters in the shadow of the Manhattan Bridge.

The seventh edition of Photoville officially opens to the public today, September 13, 2018
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

The seventh edition of Photoville, which officially opens to the public today, September 13, 2018,  includes some heartrending looks into the Refugee experience and spectacular photography within shipping container galleries under the Brooklyn Bridge.

2018 marks the 14th installation of the acclaimed Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival (BHF)
DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

2018 marks the 14th installation of the acclaimed Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival (BHF), returning July 10th through the 14th with a week of lectures, workshops, exhibitions screenings and of course the world famous Finale concert.

The first trailer for Tim Burton's live action version of DUMBO is out. How about premiering the movie in the archway of the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO?
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

The first trailer for Tim Burton's live action version of DUMBO is out. How about premiering the movie in the archway of the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO? Just saying, it's the coolest place and would give the movie an even bigger public relations bounce

2018 MEN’S WORLD CUP IS COMING TO DUMBO
DUMBO

The DUMBO Improvement District brings back their epic World Cup Viewing Parties to the Dumbo Archway where hundreds of soccer fans filled the space in 2010 and 2014 to cheer on the men, and in 2015 to cheer on the women. Two last games! SEMI FINAL:ENGLAND V CROATIA | JULY 11 @2PM with the FINAL | JULY 15 @2PM

Movies With A View 2018
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO

Movies With A View attracts tens of thousands of people each summer to the waterfront park and Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is excited to announce a new partnership with Smorgasburg to provide food and drink vending at this year’s series.

Mel’s Rink Governors Island
Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

Ice skate in the summer sunshine! Mel’s Rink Governors Island will give New Yorkers the rare opportunity to skate during the summer months and is the first outdoor skating opportunity on Governors Island beginning Saturday, May 26, 2018.

Liquid Assets: New York's Watersheds & Waterways
Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

The Museum of the City of New York in Manhattan looks at water during Liquid Assets: New York's Watersheds & Waterways, a conversation with an esteemed panel of environmentalists discussing what New York can do to protect its drinking and recreational water supply in a changing climate.

High Tech the size of the Empire State Building is coming to the Navy Yard
DUMBO, Beyond South Brooklyn

America may never recover its glory as a manufacturing powerhouse, but the Brooklyn Navy Yard is doing what it can, transforming itself from a 20th-century warship builder to a 21st-century high-tech hub.

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50 years ago, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon.

On July 20, 1969, humans walked on another world for the first time in history, achieving the goal that President John F. Kennedy had set in 1961, before Americans had even orbited the Earth.

The best players in college baseball hone their skills during the summer months in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL).

Vandy Boys. The name is synonymous with college baseball players.

It is baseball in its purest form with athletes who are playing for the love of the game, with the slim possibility of advancing to a Major League Baseball career.