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City Reps Address Community Homeless Shelter Concerns at East Williamsbug Public Meeting

City Reps Address Community Homeless Shelter Concerns at East Williamsbug Public Meeting

Officials met with community members at Varet Street's Green Fitness Studio to discuss plans for the 140 bed shelter slated to open next month.

Start Planning Now: Bushwick's Drunken Debate Watch Parties Are In the Works Already

Start Planning Now: Bushwick's Drunken Debate Watch Parties Are In the Works Already

Because no one is going to want to watch these debates alone or sober.

The State and Local Primary Registration Deadline is Coming—Make Sure You Can Vote in Bushwick!

The State and Local Primary Registration Deadline is Coming—Make Sure You Can Vote in Bushwick!

The registration deadline for the September 13th primaries is the Friday after this coming one, so now's the time to make sure that the Board of Elections will be expecting you at the polls!

Got Ideas on How to Fight Displacement? Bring Them to Mayday Space

Got Ideas on How to Fight Displacement? Bring Them to Mayday Space

The meeting on August 20th is set to bring together individuals and organizations fighting predatory housing practices across the city.

This High Profile Activist Will Speak at Bushwick's Base Next Weekend

This High Profile Activist Will Speak at Bushwick's Base Next Weekend

Eric McDavid has had a turbulent past decade—and his experiences are both riveting and highly topical in the current political climate.

No K2! Bushwick Community and Business Owners Join the Doe Fund March Against the Drug

No K2! Bushwick Community and Business Owners Join the Doe Fund March Against the Drug

The Doe Fund marched against K2 on Tuesday afternoon, making it their second public demonstration against the highly addictive drug.

Exclusive: New York Loft Hostel in East Williamsburg Is Turning Into a 140-Bed Homeless Shelter

Exclusive: New York Loft Hostel in East Williamsburg Is Turning Into a 140-Bed Homeless Shelter

The E Train in East Williamsburg Could Be Our Saving Grace When the L Shuts Down

The E Train in East Williamsburg Could Be Our Saving Grace When the L Shuts Down

Bushwickians could see an easier route from Manhattan into Brooklyn by way of an E train running along the existing G line.

Join the Doe Fund Tuesday for a Community March Against K2

Join the Doe Fund Tuesday for a Community March Against K2

"There was no help for New York's poorest neighborhoods during the crack epidemic in the 1980s. That is no longer the case," said a Doe Fund spokesperson.

For the Next Three Weeks, Bushwick is Without Weeknight L Service

For the Next Three Weeks, Bushwick is Without Weeknight L Service

Don't plan on getting around Bushwick on the L between 10:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. on any weeknights for the next three weeks.

Bushwick's Beloved Neighborhood Vet Is Getting Tech-Savvy Upgrades—and a New Location!

Bushwick's Beloved Neighborhood Vet Is Getting Tech-Savvy Upgrades—and a New Location!

The upgrades at The Neighborhood Vet will make for an overall more efficient and streamlined experience.

Photos: Police Seek Thief Who Snatched a Phone Through a Window in Bushwick

Photos: Police Seek Thief Who Snatched a Phone Through a Window in Bushwick

The suspect was able to reach in through the window by standing on an upturned bucket.

Help Identify an Elderly Man Found Wandering in Bushwick During Saturday's Heat

Help Identify an Elderly Man Found Wandering in Bushwick During Saturday's Heat

The man in question was seen wandering the area surrounding the 83rd Precinct at around 11:30 p.m. last Saturday, July 23rd before being taken to Woodhull Hospital.

Fiesta de Salsa y Salsa Brings the Heat to Bushwick Campus Farm

Fiesta de Salsa y Salsa Brings the Heat to Bushwick Campus Farm

Bushwick Campus Farm will host both a salsa dancing class and a salsa cooking demonstration/contest this Saturday.

Update: Sword-Wielding Man Arrested for Menacing Strangers in Bushwick's Maria Hernandez Park

Update: Sword-Wielding Man Arrested for Menacing Strangers in Bushwick's Maria Hernandez Park

911 calls about the man characterized him as wielding multiple swords and threatening members of the public.

Update: Police Seek Burglar Who Raped Bushwick Woman at Gunpoint Monday

Update: Police Seek Burglar Who Raped Bushwick Woman at Gunpoint Monday

The woman was woken by the sound of her door opening, then found herself at gunpoint.

Do You Think the NYPD Should Wear Body Cameras? It's Your Final Week to Say So

Do You Think the NYPD Should Wear Body Cameras? It's Your Final Week to Say So

The NYPD and the Policing Project at New York University's School of Law want to know whether the public thinks the city's police officers should have body cameras.

It's Official: The L Is Shutting Down Between Manhattan & Brooklyn for A Year and a Half

It's Official: The L Is Shutting Down Between Manhattan & Brooklyn for A Year and a Half

Nearly eight months after news first broke that the L would be shut down extensively, the MTA is making the plan official.

Photos: Police Seek Five Men Who Mugged Two Pedestrians in Bushwick Last Month

Photos: Police Seek Five Men Who Mugged Two Pedestrians in Bushwick Last Month

A group of men who robbed two individuals in Bushwick in the early hours of Wednesday, June 22nd were caught on video and are sought by the NYPD.

Bushwick Will Represent at the Brooklyn Museum's Anti-Gentrification and Displacement Forum Sunday

Bushwick Will Represent at the Brooklyn Museum's Anti-Gentrification and Displacement Forum Sunday

The forum takes place on Sunday, July 24th, and will feature speakers, musical performances, and discussions followed by a march which ends at a picnic in Prospect Park.

A Local Hospital Has Millions to Spend on Improvements. Any Ideas?

A Local Hospital Has Millions to Spend on Improvements. Any Ideas?

Sit down next Monday with New York State's Commissioner of Public Health and tell him what changes you'd like to see in Bushwick's health care coverage!

Bushwick's Smallest Bookworms Get Their Very Own Celebration at Woodhull Hospital

Bushwick's Smallest Bookworms Get Their Very Own Celebration at Woodhull Hospital

City's First Readers is a new program designed to pool the efforts of major literacy organizations throughout New York to get kids reading.

A Literary Powerhouse in Bushwick Needs Artist Volunteers to Support Its Programming!

A Literary Powerhouse in Bushwick Needs Artist Volunteers to Support Its Programming!

Bushwick's Still Waters in a Storm is helping kids discover their inner William Blakes this summer.

Thirty-three K2 Users Were Hospitalized by a "Bad Batch" of the Street Drug At Myrtle Broadway

Thirty-three K2 Users Were Hospitalized by a "Bad Batch" of the Street Drug At Myrtle Broadway

The affected individuals were hallucinating, vomiting and passed out along sidewalks beneath the JMZ.

This Bushwick Impresario's Viral Statement About Racial Injustice Is Absolutely Essential Viewing

This Bushwick Impresario's Viral Statement About Racial Injustice Is Absolutely Essential Viewing

"Yeah, all lives matter and like, humans need to treat humans properly, but seriously, there's something systematically wrong, where people devalue the life of black men."

A guy walked into a narcotics arrest in Bed-Stuy while playing Pokemon Go

A guy walked into a narcotics arrest in Bed-Stuy while playing Pokemon Go

The J and Z Trains Will Run Local for Ten Months While the M Train is Down

The J and Z Trains Will Run Local for Ten Months While the M Train is Down

More changes to an already confusing slate of repairs and closures will make 2017 the year of the transit headache.

NYPD Community Affairs Issues Heat Advisory for NYC

NYPD Community Affairs Issues Heat Advisory for NYC

According to the National Weather Service, "The combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is at least 95 degrees for two consecutive days."

New Law Means Bushwick Landlords Will Have a Tougher Time Harassing Commercial Tenants

New Law Means Bushwick Landlords Will Have a Tougher Time Harassing Commercial Tenants

Commercial closures in gentrifying neighborhoods are often caused by landlords harassing tenants into breaking leases so they can find a tenant with deeper pockets.

How Local Advocates Want to Address Bushwick's Race, Class & Affordable Housing Issues

How Local Advocates Want to Address Bushwick's Race, Class & Affordable Housing Issues

An expert panel on gentrification versus affordable housing in New York City filled audience members with frustration—and hope.