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DUMBO neighborhood news

New restaurants, infrastructure upgrades, retail news and more for Dumbo!

Food news

  • Tous les Jours bakery is opening next to Devocion coffee shop in the Front & York building offering daily freshly baked breads, cakes, pastries and coffee. No opening date has been set while the space is under construction.
  • ABK Kitchens is rolling out a 300-seat restaurant in the Empire Stores, read more here.
  • Outdoor dining has been added to Nobody Told Me on Front and Bridge and a few other restaurants in DUMBO.
  • Coming soon to 28 Jay Street, Fontainhas, a new Indian-inspired cafe and store offering natural wines, chai tea, coffee, Indian tapas and more.
  • Ippudo V Japanese Ramen in DUMBO Heights seems fully built out, however no opening date has been set.
  • The Sushi restaurant Kinjo opening later this year next to the library is under construction.

Retail news

  • City Chemist on Jay Street is closing at the end of May. They will be missed!
  • The K-9 Butcher offering grass fed pastured and organic raw dog food is opening soon on John Street (corner of Jay)
  • KITH Kids upscale fashion brand will be opening a store in the former JCrew space in the Empire Store


  • DUMBO Family Games are kicking off on car-free Washington Street on Sunday, May 19 for the season. The free event series will be running through September on Sundays from 11 am to 1 pm with free kids activities and a community hang! Curated by the DUMBO BID x Brooklyn Bridge Parents and supported by Leaf Medical & Leaf Dental in DUMBO.

  • The annual DUMBO Drop will take place on Friday, May 31st. All details here!

Infrastructure updates

  • New traffic signage has been implemented on chaotic Prospect Street in Dumbo Heights

  • The expanded Pearl Street Triangle is done and looks stunning

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