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Target Presents Kids’ Event at Brooklyn Bridge Park Sunday

This Sunday, July 24 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Target will hold an event at Pier 6, the pier nearest to the Atlantic Avenue entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park, to introduce Cat & Jack, their new line of children’s and infants’ clothing. According to the Observer kids can play on the “larger than life […]

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“Bridge Grooves” at Brooklyn Bridge Park this Wednesday and Next

This Wednesday evening, July 20, and the following, July 27, starting at 7:00 on the Harbor View Lawn at Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, and Brooklyn Bodega will present “Bridge Grooves”, two free concerts featuring “some of New York’s most exciting musicians”. This Wednesday’s event features the PitchBlak Brass Band […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Goats Working Well

Your correspondent spotted three of the goats leased by Brooklyn Bridge Park to clear weeds from the sound attenuating berm that parallels Furman Street just inside the park roughly from below Pierrepont Street to below Clark Street. The trained weed eaters seemed to be doing their job with gusto. So far, the goats have been […]

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Hip Hop Festival Finale Tomorrow Under Brooklyn Bridge

Tomorrow (Saturday, July 16) the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival will conclude with a final performance in the Brooklyn Bridge Park space under the Brooklyn Bridge on Water Street in the Fulton Ferry Historic District. The show will run from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. and feature performances by Nas, with special guests The Soul Rebels; Fabulous; […]

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Times: Squibb Park Pedestrian Bridge Will Be Fixed

The “bouncy” pedestrian bridge connecting Squibb Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park, closed for the past two years because it bounced and swayed too much, “should reopen next spring” according to “[p]ark officials” quoted in this New York Times story. According to Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation President Regina Myer the bridge will be less bouncy–an engineer […]

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Presents “The Awesome Oyster” Wednesday Evening

Someone once said, “It was a brave person who ate the first oyster”, or something like that. No oysters will be eaten at “The Awesome Oyster”, this week’s adventure in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s series of Wednesday Night Tours, but Isa Del Bello, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy’s Director of Education, will tell you about the […]

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BHA Files Suit to Stop Pier 6 Towers

The Brooklyn Heights Association announced on its website today that, as previously indicated was their intention, they have fled suit to prevent the construction of two residential towers near the park’s Atlantic Avenue entrance and Pier 6. The suit names as defendants the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation, other government entities involved, and the developers of […]

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Rolling Stone Publisher May Move To DUMBO

Bloomberg reports that ” a person with knowledge of the negotiations said” Wenner Media LLC, publisher of Rolling Stone, along with Men’s Journal and US Weekly, is considering moving its offices from 1290 Avenue of the Americas, in midtown Manhattan, to the Empire Stores (see rendering) near the Brooklyn Bridge Park waterfront in DUMBO. Bloomberg […]

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Movies With A View Begins Tomorrow; Other Events Coming Up At Brooklyn Bridge Park

This summer’s run of free Movies With A View begins tomorrow (Thursday, July 7) evening on the Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1, with the Gene Kelly/Donald O’Connor/Debbie Reynolds classic Singin’ in the Rain (the weather forecast gives a ten percent chance of rain tomorrow). The show begins at 6:00 with sounds by DJ Emch Subatomic, […]

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Starwood Puts Pierhouse Hotel Up For Sale

Update: The Eagle now reports that someone “familiar with the issue” has said that Starwood has told Brooklyn Bridge Park “that it is not actively marketing the property at this time”. The Eagle has asked Starwood to comment, but has not yet heard back. The Real Deal reports that Starwood Capital Group has put up […]

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