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Nydia Velázquez: High Demand for Restaurant Relief Shows Congress Must Replenish Funding

Nydia Velázquez: High Demand for Restaurant Relief Shows Congress Must Replenish Funding

There is still a deep need for more restaurant relief says Congresswoman Velázquez

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez Wants to See Young New Yorkers and Bushwick Residents Succeed

Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez Wants to See Young New Yorkers and Bushwick Residents Succeed

Velazquez In Bushwick

Velazquez In Bushwick

Responding to anonymous graffiti reading: “kill elected officials”

Congresswoman Velazquez Introduces Legislation to Make Pandemic Unemployment Funds Tax-Free

Congresswoman Velazquez Introduces Legislation to Make Pandemic Unemployment Funds Tax-Free

The congresswoman, whose district encompasses Bushwick, has introduced legislation in the House of Representatives that would make the $600 weekly benefit provided in the CARES Act tax free

Representative Velázquez Fights to Remove ‘Police’ Label from I.C.E. Uniforms

Representative Velázquez Fights to Remove ‘Police’ Label from I.C.E. Uniforms

The bill could help better protect local immigrants in their interactions with federal immigration agents.

Councilwoman Velázquez Urged Bushwick Immigrants to Know Their Rights at Recent Immigration Forum

Councilwoman Velázquez Urged Bushwick Immigrants to Know Their Rights at Recent Immigration Forum

The Council Woman held an immigrants right forum last weekend alongside local police and immigration lawyers.

Attend Congresswoman Velázquez’s Immigration Rights Forum This Sunday

Attend Congresswoman Velázquez’s Immigration Rights Forum This Sunday

Congresswoman Velázquez will host an Immigration Forum this Sunday.

Paperboy Love Prince Wins Petition Challenge and Will Remain on District 7 Ballot

Paperboy Love Prince Wins Petition Challenge and Will Remain on District 7 Ballot

Love Prince who is running against Incumbent Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez in the District 7 Democratic Primary Wins Their Petitioning Case and Will be on the voting ballot this June.

Congresswoman Sends out Community Stakeholder Coronavirus Update

Congresswoman Sends out Community Stakeholder Coronavirus Update

Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, who holds New York’s 7th Congressional District seat, office has sent out a series of updates regarding COVID-19.

At Bedford Gardens, Tenants Rally Against Rent Hike

At Bedford Gardens, Tenants Rally Against Rent Hike

“It’s never been this bad,” protestors say about a proposed rent increase

Opinion: Pass This Climate Bill Too

Opinion: Pass This Climate Bill Too

A local activist wants Congress to go beyond the climate change provisions of the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act

This Sunday, A Puerto Rican Day Parade Hits Bushwick

This Sunday, A Puerto Rican Day Parade Hits Bushwick

Bushwick’s take on the parade hits Knickerbocker Avenue on Sunday. This year’s theme is “La Historia de Nuestra Bandera.”

The Year in Photos – Bushwick 2021

The Year in Photos – Bushwick 2021

As we continue to welcome in the new year, let’s just take one more look back at 2021.

Sen. Salazar Launches GoFundMe for Families Displaced by Cypress Hills Explosion

Sen. Salazar Launches GoFundMe for Families Displaced by Cypress Hills Explosion

Those who want to support families impacted by Tuesday’s explosion in nearby Cypress Hills can do so through Sen. Julia Salazar’s GoFundMe.

Meet Brooklyn’s New Borough President, Antonio Reynoso

Meet Brooklyn’s New Borough President, Antonio Reynoso

Antonio Reynoso, a North Brooklyn native, has won the election to be Brooklyn’s next borough president.

Introducing Tikal Café, A New Immigrant-Owned Brunch And Coffee Spot in Bushwick

Introducing Tikal Café, A New Immigrant-Owned Brunch And Coffee Spot in Bushwick

After 11 years of service work, Carolina Hernandez, a Guatemalan immigrant, has opened Tikal Café on the corner of Decatur and Knickerbocker.

In A Crowded Race, Candidates Dodge On Rent

In A Crowded Race, Candidates Dodge On Rent

Amid a rental crisis in North Brooklyn, few candidates have presented a plan to deal with rental debt

Demolition Set for Mansion on Bushwick Ave Historic Corridor to Make Way for New Apartment Building

Demolition Set for Mansion on Bushwick Ave Historic Corridor to Make Way for New Apartment Building

While not uncommon to see new developments sprouting up on almost every block in Bushwick. Bushwick Historic Corridor has been the subject of several movements to receive historic landmark designation

The (Preliminary) Results Are In!  The Candidates Expected to Win The Primary

The (Preliminary) Results Are In! The Candidates Expected to Win The Primary

2020 Primary Race Primer: The North Brooklyn Candidates

2020 Primary Race Primer: The North Brooklyn Candidates

Information on the candidate’s you’ll see on your ballot. Be sure to cast your vote by Tuesday June 23, 2020!

Bushwick Appreciates Black Lives Matter in Maria Hernandez Park

Bushwick Appreciates Black Lives Matter in Maria Hernandez Park

This Brooklyn Program Is Tackling the Opioid Epidemic ‘After Hours’

This Brooklyn Program Is Tackling the Opioid Epidemic ‘After Hours’

AHP is a syringe exchange program, a social and mental health services provider, an opioid use disorder treatment facility, and about a dozen other things that would be impressive on their own.

Congresswoman Calls on Bushwick Community to Participate in 2020 Census

Congresswoman Calls on Bushwick Community to Participate in 2020 Census

2018 Midterm Election Day Recap: Voting In And Around Bushwick & Local Results

2018 Midterm Election Day Recap: Voting In And Around Bushwick & Local Results

Bushwick Community Vows To Support LGBT+ Residents As The Government Pushes To Erase Trans Rights

Bushwick Community Vows To Support LGBT+ Residents As The Government Pushes To Erase Trans Rights

The Bushwick Community Mourns 24 Year Old Victim Of Domestic Violence

The Bushwick Community Mourns 24 Year Old Victim Of Domestic Violence

A Brief Rundown of the 18th District New York State Senate Race: Dilan Vs. Salazar, Turned Strange

A Brief Rundown of the 18th District New York State Senate Race: Dilan Vs. Salazar, Turned Strange

Police and Community Leaders Recognize Honorees at 35th National Night Out Against Crime

Police and Community Leaders Recognize Honorees at 35th National Night Out Against Crime

Bushwick’s own 83rd precinct celebrated the 35th anniversary of National Night Out Against Crime with council members, city officials, and honorees at Maria Hernandez Park on Tuesday, August 7.

What’s the Closest Thing to Hell in Bushwick? A Visit to the Post Office

What’s the Closest Thing to Hell in Bushwick? A Visit to the Post Office

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.

Group Encouraging Bushwick Residents to Stand Up to Shady Landlords Rallies Tomorrow in Maria Hernandez Park

Group Encouraging Bushwick Residents to Stand Up to Shady Landlords Rallies Tomorrow in Maria Hernandez Park

Ask any New Yorker about a bad experience with a landlord, and they’ll probably have a story or two to tell

Calabazafest! 2013 Brings Fall Family Fun to Maria Hernandez Park

Calabazafest! 2013 Brings Fall Family Fun to Maria Hernandez Park

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Two Years Later: Bushwick Businesses Reflect On An Ongoing Pandemic

Two Years Later: Bushwick Businesses Reflect On An Ongoing Pandemic

“I was able to let go of my grip,” the owner of one French restaurant in Bushwick says

Aumenta la presión hacia el Departamento de Conservación Ambiental y la gobernadora para rechazar la construcción de vaporizadores de gas fracturado en Greenpoint

Aumenta la presión hacia el Departamento de Conservación Ambiental y la gobernadora para rechazar la construcción de vaporizadores de gas fracturado en Greenpoint

La prohibición de los vaporizadores de gas fracturado es el objetivo más reciente en la larga oposición contra Nacional Grid que activistas locales y residentes llevan realizando.

Pressure Mounts on DEC, Gov. Hochul to Deny Permit for Fracked Gas Vaporizers in Greenpoint

Pressure Mounts on DEC, Gov. Hochul to Deny Permit for Fracked Gas Vaporizers in Greenpoint

The fight against the fracked gas vaporizers is the latest hurdle in an ongoing battle that local activists and residents have been waging against National Grid for years.

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.