It’s time for our weekly events round-up!

This week, there’s a night of laughs happening at Craft Culture in Ridgewood, a show featuring various performances and DJs at the Starr Bar, efforts by the Clean Bushwick Initiative and Loom Yoga to make our neighborhood streets cleaner, small businesses to support at the Soup Queen BK & Friends Market, the video premiere of something called “Ruining Skateboarding” at The Broadway, Riseboro’s clean up of the Jefferson Street Community Garden and a Monday evening swap and item donation event at the Windjammer Bar that’s followed by an open mic night. That’s a lot!


Thursday, March 3

It’s A Comedy Night

What is it?

To celebrate NYC Beer Week, the Staten Island brewery Killsboro is taking over Craft Culture while the bar hosts a standup comedy show. Check out Craft Culture’s instagram post to see the accounts of the comedians performing, which include Venessa Peruda and Darrly B 

Where is it?

Craft Culture, located at 59-04 Myrtle Avenue.

When is it?

8 p.m.

How much is it?

$5 cover. 


Friday, March 4

A Fundraiser For NYC Nightlife

What is it?

Curated by Kinsey – a Brooklyn-based arts collective that supports queer BIPOC – and The AUX – a self-described “digital media organization” – the show is raising money for various relief funds and features performances and DJ sets from The Dragon Sisters, joopiter.bk, jroycejata, HIGHGNX, Synead Cidney Nichols, Queen Green and Woof

Where is it?

Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. 

When is it?

9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

How much is it?

$15 presale.


Saturday, March 5

A street cleanup run by the Clean Bushwick Initiative

What is it?

Join the Clean Bushwick Initiative and Loom Yoga for a street cleanup in the neighborhood. As a reward, all registered participants will get one free drink from the Nook after the cleanup. 

Where is it?

Starts at 4 p.m. inside the Loom at 1087 Flushing Avenue. The cleanup ends at Maria Hernandez Park. Post cleanup drinks will take place at Nook, which is over at 45 Irving Avenue.

When is it?

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

How much is it?

Free, but upon registering a donation of $5 can be made to the Clean Bushwick Initiative.

The Soup Queen BK & Friends Market

What is it?

Try something yummy from Til Death or maybe slurp a new soup made cooked up at Soup Queen BK or shop from local vendors who include poor zoe, Ereka Imani Duncan, moja.medvintage, winter alexandria, Flowers of the Sol, Rag Tag, DIY HERBARY and byPensa

When is it?

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where is it?

Til Death, 603 Hart Street.

How much is it?

Free admission. 


Sunday, March 6

Watch a movie called “Ruining Skateboarding”

What is it?

Put together by a group called There Skateboards, they’re playing a queer skateboarding film called “Ruining Skateboarding” in a 21 and over event. 

Where is it?

The Broadway, 1272 Broadway.

When is it?

Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and the video begins at 9 p.m.

How much is it?

Free, with no RSVP or registration required. 

A Second Clean-Up Day at the Jefferson Street Community Garden

What is it?

Volunteer some time out of your weekend to assist with the clean up of an important place within the Bushwick community. This event is hosted by RiseBoro

Where is it?

Jefferson Street Community Garden at 321 Jefferson Street.

When is it?

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

How much is it?

Free. But email the event’s organizer Wesley Vasquez if you want to RSVP: [email protected]


Monday, March 7

A Spring Fling Clothing Swap

What is it?

Clean out your closets for a great cause. The group Safe Horizon is picking up spring/summer clothing and selling the same in order to fund its work helping victims of violence. Also taking donations is Bushwick Ayuda Mutua, a local neighborhood collective. They’re looking for unused sanitary products, baby products, and home goods. After the clothing swap, the bar’s weekly open mic night kicks off at 9 p.m. and is hosted by Tim Shea

Where is it?

The Windjammer Bar at 552 Grandview Avenue.

When is it?

4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

How much is it?

Bring things or money to donate.


Top image taken by Kylie Becker on Palmetto Street, in between cross streets Evergreen Avenue and Bushwick Avenue. 

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