NYC Reinstitutes Mask Advisory Amid Fears of New Omicron Variant

NYC Reinstitutes Mask Advisory Amid Fears of New Omicron Variant

The advisory falls short of a full mask mandate.

Poll: Vote for the Best Brunch Spot in/Around Bushwick 2021

Poll: Vote for the Best Brunch Spot in/Around Bushwick 2021

It’s up to you, neighbors. Time to name the best local brunch spot!

Volunteer Opportunities in and Around Bushwick To Help Those in Need This Holiday Season

Volunteer Opportunities in and Around Bushwick To Help Those in Need This Holiday Season

This holiday season, here’s how you can volunteer your time to help others in our community.

Here’s the Winner of the Best Music Venue in/Around Bushwick 2021!

Here’s the Winner of the Best Music Venue in/Around Bushwick 2021!

Bushwick’s music lovers have spoken!

DorDor Gallery Closes Indefinitely, as Curator Transitions to Emerging Art-Centric Social Media Platform

DorDor Gallery Closes Indefinitely, as Curator Transitions to Emerging Art-Centric Social Media Platform

After a year and a half, Bushwick’s DorDor art gallery closes its doors, as the co-owner of the space seeks new ways to accomplish her goals of democratizing access to the art market for up-and-coming artists.

Q&A: Bushwick Native Alexandra Abril Makes her Mark at High Hopes Tattoo

Q&A: Bushwick Native Alexandra Abril Makes her Mark at High Hopes Tattoo

The queer woman-owned shop opened its doors in July 2020.

Un Vecino Necesita Tu Ayuda Para Traer El Compostaje a Las Aceras De Bushwick

Un Vecino Necesita Tu Ayuda Para Traer El Compostaje a Las Aceras De Bushwick

El servicio de compostaje en la acera se reanudó en Octubre de este año, pero solo en algunos barrios elegibles.

A Neighbor Needs Your Help to Bring Composting to the Sidewalks of Bushwick

A Neighbor Needs Your Help to Bring Composting to the Sidewalks of Bushwick

The curbside composting service resumed in October this year, but only in some eligible neighborhoods.

The Moffat Street Community Garden Opens a Composting and Food Scrap Drop-Off Site

The Moffat Street Community Garden Opens a Composting and Food Scrap Drop-Off Site

Residents no longer have to take the 30-minute walk to Know Waste Lands to compost.

Events Happening This Week(end) (November 25 -December 1) in and Around Bushwick

Events Happening This Week(end) (November 25 -December 1) in and Around Bushwick

What are your plans this week? We’ve listed some great free and affordable events happening in and around the neighborhood.

Construction Has Started on Bushwick’s Rheingold Senior Residences, an Affordable Housing Complex

Construction Has Started on Bushwick’s Rheingold Senior Residences, an Affordable Housing Complex

The new building will feature 94 units, communal lounges on each floor and plenty of green outdoor space.

$1 Million In Grants Made Available to Grassroots Community Organizations

$1 Million In Grants Made Available to Grassroots Community Organizations

Resident-led groups can receive cash grants of $5,000 to support their projects.

Shoppable Mural Featuring Items From Black-Owned Businesses Pops up on Grattan and Bogart

Shoppable Mural Featuring Items From Black-Owned Businesses Pops up on Grattan and Bogart

Passersby can purchase items by simply scanning cartoon price tags painted on the mural.

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The FRESH Program Will Bring 3 New Supermarkets to Bushwick as a Way to Combat Food Insecurity

The FRESH Program Will Bring 3 New Supermarkets to Bushwick as a Way to Combat Food Insecurity

In the meantime, the neighborhood offers food distributions, pantries and community fridges.

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Brunch Spot 2021

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Brunch Spot 2021

Let’s hear your nominations for the best brunch in/around the neighborhood!

The Bushwick Community is Invited to IS 291 Roland Hayes’ First Homecoming Arts Festival on Nov. 23

The Bushwick Community is Invited to IS 291 Roland Hayes’ First Homecoming Arts Festival on Nov. 23

The festival will feature student artwork and performances, a Thanksgiving dinner and a tour of Meryl Meisler’s “Paradise Lost & Found: Bushwick” installation.

It’s a Scam! Con Artist Randuel ‘Randy’ Howard Sandiford Scams NYers Throughout Brooklyn

It’s a Scam! Con Artist Randuel ‘Randy’ Howard Sandiford Scams NYers Throughout Brooklyn

Sandiford will say he’s a stylist who’s been kicked out and needs a ride to his studio, or something along those lines.

Review: House of X, The Newest Venture of House of Yes, Opens in Manhattan

Review: House of X, The Newest Venture of House of Yes, Opens in Manhattan

The House of Yes built its brand on inclusivity. Now it has moved into one of the city’s most exclusive spaces.

Save Wilson Live: Bushwick’s Community Jazz and Social Club Needs Our Help

Save Wilson Live: Bushwick’s Community Jazz and Social Club Needs Our Help

After four years of growing, the beloved lounge, musical home and studio, Wilson Live, was severely damaged by Hurricane Ida.

Nursing Home Visitation Restrictions Lifted Across New York

Nursing Home Visitation Restrictions Lifted Across New York

Family members of nursing home residents can now visit their loved ones whenever and for as long as they want.

Poll: Vote for the Best Music Venue in/Around Bushwick 2021

Poll: Vote for the Best Music Venue in/Around Bushwick 2021

It’s up to you, neighbors. Time to name the best music venue in/around Bushwick!

Checking in With Merrie Cherry, the Bushwig Icon and Dragula Star

Checking in With Merrie Cherry, the Bushwig Icon and Dragula Star

The founding member of Bushwig discusses the meaning of drag, starring in season four of Dragula and the recent loss of her grandmother.

Events Happening This Week(end) (Nov. 18-22) in and Around Bushwick

Events Happening This Week(end) (Nov. 18-22) in and Around Bushwick

What are your plans this week? We’ve listed some great free and affordable events happening in and around the neighborhood.

Here’s the Winner of the Best Sandwich in/Around Bushwick 2021!

Here’s the Winner of the Best Sandwich in/Around Bushwick 2021!

Bushwick’s sandwich eaters have spoken!

A Monthly Roundup of Restaurant & Bar Openings: Ridgewood Goes Atomic

A Monthly Roundup of Restaurant & Bar Openings: Ridgewood Goes Atomic

A roundup of new food and drink spots in and around Bushwick and Ridgewood, including a new wine bar, a trendy taco shop and the latest outpost of an Atomic Wings joint.

NYC Startup Curina Lets You Rent-to-Own Work Made by Local Artists

NYC Startup Curina Lets You Rent-to-Own Work Made by Local Artists

Ninety percent of the startup’s artists are based in Brooklyn, including several in Bushwick.

After Decades, Holiday Lights Finally Return To Knickerbocker Avenue

After Decades, Holiday Lights Finally Return To Knickerbocker Avenue

The display seeks to bring a festive holiday spirit and, in turn, increased economic activity to the area.

Start Your Day Like the New Mayor – With a Vegan Bodega Sandwich in Bushwick

Start Your Day Like the New Mayor – With a Vegan Bodega Sandwich in Bushwick

Eric Adams’ celebratory breakfast wrap sold at Bushwick’s Marinello’s Gourmet Deli until Nov. 14, but you can still enjoy great-tasting plant-based food options at many bodegas in Bushwick and across NYC.

Are There Rats in Your Building? Find Out Using the City’s Interactive ‘Rat Map’

Are There Rats in Your Building? Find Out Using the City’s Interactive ‘Rat Map’

New York City is practically synonymous with rats. And Bushwick, with all of its sanitation problems, is no exception.

Here’s the Winner of the Best Coffee Shop in/Around Bushwick 2021!

Here’s the Winner of the Best Coffee Shop in/Around Bushwick 2021!

Bushwick’s coffee drinkers have spoken!

Staying Updated on Bushwick Vaccination Rates

Staying Updated on Bushwick Vaccination Rates

Plus, the Bushwick schools offering pop-up vaccination sites.

Bushwick Spaces to Connect With Your Higher Self, in Honor of 11/11

Bushwick Spaces to Connect With Your Higher Self, in Honor of 11/11

A list of local Bushwick yoga studios, places to meditate, an acupuncture studio and more!

‘Verbal Attacks’ During Recent Meeting Show Growing Rift in Brooklyn Democratic Party

‘Verbal Attacks’ During Recent Meeting Show Growing Rift in Brooklyn Democratic Party

A recent Brooklyn Democratic Party meeting included “verbal attacks” and the removal of a district leader.

Bushwick’s Community Board Takes a Stand Against Permanent Open Restaurants Program

Bushwick’s Community Board Takes a Stand Against Permanent Open Restaurants Program

Many community boards, including CB4, have pushed back against making New York’s restaurant sidewalk seating permanent. But the city will likely move forward with the program anyway.

Events Happening This Week(end) in and Around Bushwick

Events Happening This Week(end) in and Around Bushwick

What are your plans this weekend? We’ve listed some great free and affordable events happening in and around the neighborhood from Nov. 11-14.

Secret Show: HALFNOISE and Paramore’s Zac Farro is DJing at Farewell Tonight

Secret Show: HALFNOISE and Paramore’s Zac Farro is DJing at Farewell Tonight

We found out that Zac Farro of HALFNOISE and the rock band Paramore is playing a free DJ set tonight at Farewell.