DUMBO, Brooklyn

Riverside Gem

DUMBO, short for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass, is a neighborhood nestled in New York City's Brooklyn borough. Admired for its picturesque waterfront vistas and industrial charm, DUMBO effortlessly combines elements of historic architecture with contemporary ingenuity. This thriving community, inhabited by a diverse array of artists, professionals, and entrepreneurs, provides an enchanting experience with its stunning views of Manhattan and iconic bridges. Moreover, it offers a plethora of activities that engage and delight the senses.




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Brooklyn Bridge and the New York City skyline
Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline
Iconic Brooklyn Bridge from Brooklyn's Dumbo
Brooklyn Bridge
Iconic carousel ride in Brooklyn
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Jane's Carousel
View of Manhattan Bridge from Brooklyn's DUMBO neighborhood
Manhattan Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge Park, featuring the Manhattan skyline and iconic Manhattan Bridge
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Manhattan Bridge and the Manhattan skyline
View of the Manhattan Bridge from Main Street Park in Brooklyn
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Manhattan Bridge
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Things to Do

Iconic carousel ride in Brooklyn
Image: Julienne Schaer

Jane's Carousel

Jane's Carousel is a beloved landmark featuring beautifully restored antique horses. The carousel offers a nostalgic trip back in time, complemented by stunning views of the Manhattan skyline.

Brooklyn Bridge Park underneath the Brooklyn Bridge
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Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park is an expansive urban park located along the Brooklyn waterfront. This remarkable park, which also includes Main Street Park and John Street Park, provides a serene atmosphere, featuring vast green spaces, a captivating waterfront promenade, playgrounds, and recreational facilities. The park also boasts magnificent views of the majestic Manhattan skyline and the iconic Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges, making it a truly enchanting destination.

Time Out Market sign with the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan skyline in the background
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Time Out Market

Time Out Market is a waterfront hangout that offers a curated lineup of local food and drink vendors. It's also an entertainment venue, hosting shows and events that add an extra layer of excitement.

Walking across the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, featuring the Manhattan skyline in the background
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Brooklyn Bridge

Capture the Brooklyn Bridge from different perspectives as you explore the charming parks that adorn DUMBO. Then take a stroll across the marvelous Brooklyn Bridge, filled with architectural grandeur and panoramic views of the city.

View of Manhattan Bridge from Brooklyn's DUMBO neighborhood

Manhattan Bridge

The Manhattan Bridge provides stunning opportunities for photos. Surrounding parks provide striking backdrops to capture the bridge's glory, while the popular spot on Washington St. offers a unique perspective, allowing visitors to frame the bridge perfectly in their shots.

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