Tag Archives: DUMBO

[VIDEO] Doggy daycare in DUMBO

In DUMBO, Brooklyn, Chelle Carlisle operates Cheeky Dog, a daycare for canines. After opening the small business 7 years ago, her business has expanded significantly. DUMBO’s dog population has increased significantly as well over the past few years with the influx of new residents, and the pet-friendly neighborhood, which includes regular dog-runs and spacious parks nearby.

Decision-making Power over Real Money

For the first time, local residents of Brooklyn Heights and surrounding neighborhoods in Brooklyn’s 33rd District, and have real decision-making power, through Participatory Budgeting, a program in which residents vote directly to decide how to spend up to $1 million of their council member’s discretionary funding.