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Things To Do In Brooklyn - Dumbo


Introduction

This is a small neighborhood in New York, located between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Its name is an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass. This place is great to enjoy a magnificent view of the Brooklyn Bridge and the East River, and it has mouth-watering cuisines, vibrant art scenes, unique galleries, and lots of shopping boutiques.

Top Things To Do in DUMBO

Brooklyn Bridge Park

This is a great place to go if you want to relax, and it features numerous piers where you can just overlook the water. During the summer, the park hosts an outdoor food market that takes place in different locations once a week and where you can try out delicious foods.

The park also hosts movie shows during the summers and features some unique art installations. Some of the top attractions of the Brooklyn Bridge Park are Jane’s Carousel, riverside esplanades, sporting leagues, roller skating, picnics, and so on.

A.I.R. Gallery

DUMBO is popular for its fascinating art scene and one of the best places to go if you are an art lover is the A.I.R. Gallery. It was founded in 1972 and it was the first all-female cooperative gallery in the US. Here you will get to see wonderful exhibits of emerging female artists.


The Powerhouse Arena

Founded in 2006 by PowerHouse Books, this is a gallery, bookshop, boutique, and space for events that attracts creative people from all over the world. While you are here, make sure to visit the Arena Sky Lounge which is a multifunctional gallery, green room, and VIP lounge filled with a wide variety of books.

St. Ann's Warehouse

This is a perfect place to go if you are a theatre lover, as the warehouse offers exciting theatre and music shows. 

Visit the Most Popular Instagram Spot in Brooklyn

While you are in the area, make sure to visit this wonderful place in order to get Instagram-worthy pictures of the Manhattan Bridge, Dumbo’s cobblestone streets, and also the Empire State Building.

Dumbo Brooklyn Restaurants

The two of the best pizzerias in NYC are Grimaldi and Juliana and the best part is that they are just right next to each other. If you want to eat family-pleasing fast food, you can head to ShakeShack which is known for having the best burgers in New York.

If you want to get salads, soups, and fresh lobster rolls, then definitely head to Luke’s Lobster Rolls. And if you’re looking for a good dessert, head to the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory. Other notable Dumbo Brooklyn Restaurants not to miss are The Osprey, The River Café, Atrium DUMBO, and AlMar.

Downtown BrooklynAlthough the area is mainly for business, there are also places where you can relax and enjoy Brooklyn’s culture, arts, and entertainment. The outdoor space of MetroTech Commons is the perfect place to go if you are looking for arts and entertainment, as it hosts performances, exhibits, and various special events. Downtown Brooklyn is also a great place to go if you are looking for low-key restaurants and want to experience nightlife scenes.