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Wesley Salazar

Wesley Salazar

Lover of books and hip hop. Keep up with her at AwkwardGazelle.com.

10 Tips for Surviving Summer in Bushwick Without an Air Conditioner

10 Tips for Surviving Summer in Bushwick Without an Air Conditioner

If you can’t, or simply won’t afford an AC, here are a few tips for beating the heat that I learned as a human being in Bushwick without an air conditioner.

New Bushwick Play 'Chinashop, Meet Bulls' Promises to Be a Psychotic Mis-Adventure Comedy

New Bushwick Play 'Chinashop, Meet Bulls' Promises to Be a Psychotic Mis-Adventure Comedy

If you're looking for some fun post-work plans this week, we've got a fun, theatrical option for you

It's the Last Weekend to See This Trippy Experimental Play at Silent Barn

It's the Last Weekend to See This Trippy Experimental Play at Silent Barn

 

Bushwick Daily Insta-Takeover Round-Up: Your Favorite Pics from Winter to Spring

Bushwick Daily Insta-Takeover Round-Up: Your Favorite Pics from Winter to Spring

In the past few weeks, we've had the distinct pleasure of hosting some pretty amazing local photographers on our Instagram

New Play "Metro Cards" Tackles Gentrification in Bushwick and Love on the L Train

New Play "Metro Cards" Tackles Gentrification in Bushwick and Love on the L Train

How many times have you heard someone say, "This neighborhood is just getting so expensive"? If you live in Bushwick then, yeah, probably a lot

Bushwick "Skins" Photo Series Highlights Bright Layers [Upon Layers] of Color

Bushwick "Skins" Photo Series Highlights Bright Layers [Upon Layers] of Color

Buildings transform constantly in this city - AKA in this ever-changing neighborhood - and with each new transformation comes a new layer of paint

Through Snow and Sludge, Bushwick Proves its Winter Grit [Photos]

Through Snow and Sludge, Bushwick Proves its Winter Grit [Photos]

Winter in NYC is probably my least favorite time of year because, sure, the snow looks pretty for about three minutes when it first begins to fall, but then it either melts and turns into brown sludge, or it freezes and turns into sheets of ice

A Guide to "Bushwick en Español" & Hispanic Culture in the Neighborhood [Photos]

A Guide to "Bushwick en Español" & Hispanic Culture in the Neighborhood [Photos]

One thing that makes NYC - particularly Bushwick - such a wonderful place to live is its diversity, the fact that not everyone comes from the same place, time, and culture as you

Has Bushwick's Trash Ever Looked So Epic? [Photos]

Has Bushwick's Trash Ever Looked So Epic? [Photos]

When Strauss Yawney first reached out to us about hosting a Detritus-themed Insta-Takeover, my first thought was: Finding trash in Bushwick? That shouldn't be too hard

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Can You Guess What's In These Close & Abstract Photos?

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Can You Guess What's In These Close & Abstract Photos?

Remember when you were little and you'd do those puzzles where you had to identify what was in the picture but it was always too zoomed in or kind of fuzzy or a weird angle to tell? (Some of us were never very good at those

Drumroll, Please: Here Are Your Top 10 Favorite Insta-Takeover Photos from 2014

Drumroll, Please: Here Are Your Top 10 Favorite Insta-Takeover Photos from 2014

It has been a long and wonderful year of Insta-Takeovers

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: "New" Meets "Old" in Bushwick

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: "New" Meets "Old" in Bushwick

One thing that makes Bushwick so wonderful is that it has lots of history on its streets - it's a constant mesh of old and new

Philadelphia and Other Stories by Paul Rome & Roarke Menzies: A Well-Rounded Collaboration of Memory, Repetition, and Laughs

Philadelphia and Other Stories by Paul Rome & Roarke Menzies: A Well-Rounded Collaboration of Memory, Repetition, and Laughs

The Bushwick Starr has that distinct black box theatre smell; it's paint, dust, and something else I can't put my finger on

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Bushwick's Discarded Objects Find New Meaning in These Shots

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Bushwick's Discarded Objects Find New Meaning in These Shots

Have you ever walked by something abandoned on the sidewalk and thought, "I wonder how that got there?" Now imagine other people, who you may not know, collaborating with you to create that story

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: These Drawings Prove That Napkins Aren't Just for Messes

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: These Drawings Prove That Napkins Aren't Just for Messes

When an artist who goes by the name "Napkin Killa" requested to take over Bushwick Daily's Instagram account, I paused for a moment

All the Ways Bushwick Daily Has Saved Me

All the Ways Bushwick Daily Has Saved Me