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Gov. Hochul Extends Hurricane Ida Relief Deadline for Undocumented Immigrants

Gov. Hochul Extends Hurricane Ida Relief Deadline for Undocumented Immigrants

The deadline to apply for the program is now Jan. 4.

$27 Million in Hurricane Ida Aid Made Available for Undocumented New Yorkers

$27 Million in Hurricane Ida Aid Made Available for Undocumented New Yorkers

Nearly a month after the storm, Hurricane Ida relief has been made available for undocumented New Yorkers who do not qualify for FEMA assistance.

In Aftermath of Hurricane Ida and City’s First-Ever ‘Flash Flood Emergency,’ Water Leak Complaints to 311 Increased Significantly in Bushwick

In Aftermath of Hurricane Ida and City’s First-Ever ‘Flash Flood Emergency,’ Water Leak Complaints to 311 Increased Significantly in Bushwick

Compared to Tropical Storm Henri, water leak complaints approximately doubled both in Bushwick and citywide. There were nearly eight times as many calls as there were that same day the previous year.

Friday Fast Fact: Hurricane Maria’s Death Toll Officially Increases to 3,000 People, One Year Later

Friday Fast Fact: Hurricane Maria’s Death Toll Officially Increases to 3,000 People, One Year Later

One year later, the Puerto Rican government has finally increased the official death toll for one of the most devastating storms this country has ever seen.

How Do We Prevent Flooding and Damage in Bushwick Like What Happened During Ida?

How Do We Prevent Flooding and Damage in Bushwick Like What Happened During Ida?

Nicole De Santis, co-founder of Clean Bushwick Initiative, has a solution.

Friday Fast Fact: Bushwick Ranks as Higher Risk on Heat Vulnerability Index

Friday Fast Fact: Bushwick Ranks as Higher Risk on Heat Vulnerability Index

Based on factors like poverty levels, green space and air conditioner ownership, Bushwick and a number of other city neighborhoods are more vulnerable than others to the effects of extreme heat.

Council Candidate Rick Echevarria Confronts Alleged Bushwick Price Gougers

Council Candidate Rick Echevarria Confronts Alleged Bushwick Price Gougers

The District 37 candidate posted a video online in which he can be seen questioning the warehouse manager of a Bushwick wholesaler.

Puerto Rican Evacuees And Their Allies Remembered Hurricane Maria In East Williamsburg

Puerto Rican Evacuees And Their Allies Remembered Hurricane Maria In East Williamsburg

Come Out for a Hurricane Irma Relief Rooftop Party Tomorrow!

Come Out for a Hurricane Irma Relief Rooftop Party Tomorrow!

Dancing and drinking for a cause is always better than just dancing and drinking!

Bushwick Comes Together Tonight for a Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser

Bushwick Comes Together Tonight for a Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser

Go, Surf the Rockaways for Solidarity!

Go, Surf the Rockaways for Solidarity!

If you’ve ever dreamed about being one of the sun-bleached and tanned cadre of New York City surfers, there is no better time to get started

A Friday journey from Upper West Side to Bushwick = 3.5 hours

A Friday journey from Upper West Side to Bushwick = 3.5 hours

On Friday, I traveled from the Upper West Side of Manhattan to Bushwick

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.

$4.3 Million Project To Reduce Storm Flooding Is Underway at Bushwick II Houses

$4.3 Million Project To Reduce Storm Flooding Is Underway at Bushwick II Houses

The citywide project is estimated to capture 55 million gallons of stormwater each year.

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.

$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.

‘It’s Getting Worse’: Bushwick Residents Overwhelmed by Rampant Trash Problem

‘It’s Getting Worse’: Bushwick Residents Overwhelmed by Rampant Trash Problem

Piles of trash and overflowing waste baskets have been permeating Bushwick for most of 2021.

The Empanada Project Donates Portion of Proceeds to Help People Most at Risk

The Empanada Project Donates Portion of Proceeds to Help People Most at Risk

Small business owners Andrew Owens and Benny Polanco started selling empanadas to support not only themselves but nonprofits like Hope for Haiti and the Sunrise Movement.

The Necessary Anarchy of the Hospitality Industry

The Necessary Anarchy of the Hospitality Industry

NYC Bagel Chain Black Seed Brings Montreal Flavor to Bushwick

NYC Bagel Chain Black Seed Brings Montreal Flavor to Bushwick

A Broken Social Scene On Crutches: 
Bushwick Booze To Go

A Broken Social Scene On Crutches: Bushwick Booze To Go

In order to survive the pandemic, several Bushwick bars have brought the party outdoors to meet drinkers in the warm spring air. Here a few area watering holes doing Bacchus’ work.

Wall Street Investment Banker Turned Bushwick Photographer Has First Solo Exhibit

Wall Street Investment Banker Turned Bushwick Photographer Has First Solo Exhibit

The self-taught artist will host his first fine photography exhibit at Bushwick Community Darkroom on March 15.

16 Things You Should Know Before Moving to Ridgewood

16 Things You Should Know Before Moving to Ridgewood

L Train Straphangers Propose Additional East River Tunnel to Prevent Years-Long Service Outage

L Train Straphangers Propose Additional East River Tunnel to Prevent Years-Long Service Outage

L train-dependent Brooklyn residents, business owners and officials met in Williamsburg Wednesday night to grapple with the paucity of L train service alternatives

Local Reigns Supreme, aka 6 Concerts You Won’t Want to Skip Over “Weather”

Local Reigns Supreme, aka 6 Concerts You Won’t Want to Skip Over “Weather”

While certain sources claim New York might get “hammered” by Hurricane Joaquin, we have a feeling the only kind of hammered you’re going to get this weekend is the kind that takes place in Brooklyn… at a music venue… at one of these shows…

Patti Smith’s New Memoir Is Called “M Train” But Don’t Get All Excited

Patti Smith’s New Memoir Is Called “M Train” But Don’t Get All Excited

Yesterday, Patti Smith announced the sequel to her award-winning memoir about her friendship with artist Robert Mapplethorpe, Just Kids

New York Hunkers Down for Snow but Many Bushwick Businesses Remain Open

New York Hunkers Down for Snow but Many Bushwick Businesses Remain Open

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Reservoir Dogs, the Bushwick Paintball Team That Inspires (and Is Really Good at Paintball)

Reservoir Dogs, the Bushwick Paintball Team That Inspires (and Is Really Good at Paintball)

Wesley Salazar Contributor Lucia Reed Photographer When the three men walk through the door of Palates, they aren’t quite what I had imagined. My previous association with paintball was scrawny high school kids with a knack for destruction, but these members of the Bushwick-borne, internationally known paintball team called the Reservoir Dogs are burly and, of […]

Calabazafest! 2013 Brings Fall Family Fun to Maria Hernandez Park

Calabazafest! 2013 Brings Fall Family Fun to Maria Hernandez Park

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Get Deliciously Tipsy at Bushwick’s First Craft Beer Emporium

Get Deliciously Tipsy at Bushwick’s First Craft Beer Emporium

What could possibly be better than an ice cold beer, especially in this sticky sweaty sweltering summer heat? How about

Local Kids and The Bushwick Starr to Present ‘Big Green Theater’ This Weekend

Local Kids and The Bushwick Starr to Present ‘Big Green Theater’ This Weekend

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Field Trip! What Not to Miss During Armory Arts Week!

Field Trip! What Not to Miss During Armory Arts Week!

My fellow Bushwickians, there are a few times during the year that demand a trip into Manhattan

Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend: Bushwick Party Edition

Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend: Bushwick Party Edition

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I got five on it. Top 5 Music picks in Bushwick!

I got five on it. Top 5 Music picks in Bushwick!

How does one get back to life after displacement due to a natural disaster and bad misfortune? By doing the next honest thing