Allie Herrera

11 Publications
The Amateur Astronomers Association Holds Annual Fall Starfest to Share the ‘Beauty of the Universe’

The Amateur Astronomers Association Holds Annual Fall Starfest to Share the ‘Beauty of the Universe’

Attendees at Evergreens Cemetery were able to view Jupiter’s moons, Saturn’s rings, and our moon’s craters among other astronomical objects, and you can too!

Frack Outta Brooklyn Hosts Its First Radical Youth Film Festival at the People’s Garden This Sunday

Frack Outta Brooklyn Hosts Its First Radical Youth Film Festival at the People’s Garden This Sunday

Everyone can learn how to protect Mother Earth at this free, family-friendly event.

Organizers Hold Wednesday Protest Against Anti-Black and LGBTQ+ Hate in Response to Saturday’s ‘Anti-Gay’ Attack

Organizers Hold Wednesday Protest Against Anti-Black and LGBTQ+ Hate in Response to Saturday’s ‘Anti-Gay’ Attack

Organizers Qween Jean and Gia Love call for Bushwick to support the Black Lives Matter movement and the LGBTQ+ community. If you say “BLM” and do not support the queer Black community, then you are not for liberation, Qween said.

Community Gardens Are Reopening, and They Need Dedicated Volunteers

Community Gardens Are Reopening, and They Need Dedicated Volunteers

Look up and support your local community garden in providing sustenance and critical green space.

District Leader Samy Nemir-Olivares Helps Organize Rally Against LGBTQ+ Hate This Wednesday After Possible Hate Crime

District Leader Samy Nemir-Olivares Helps Organize Rally Against LGBTQ+ Hate This Wednesday After Possible Hate Crime

Plans for the rally were prompted by a stabbing and robbery in a Bushwick bodega early Saturday morning, which NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is currently investigating.

Bushwick Bakery Rebounds From COVID and a Recent Fire To Become One of the ‘Hottest Restaurants in Bushwick’

Bushwick Bakery Rebounds From COVID and a Recent Fire To Become One of the ‘Hottest Restaurants in Bushwick’

The neighborhood eatery has kept its doors open throughout the pandemic and attracted more customers than ever.

Catch a Game of Ecuavóley, Ecuador’s National Sport, on the Courts at Maria Hernández Park

Catch a Game of Ecuavóley, Ecuador’s National Sport, on the Courts at Maria Hernández Park

Ecuador’s national sport has made its way to Bushwick, where it thrives on the red-top courts at Maria Hernández Park.

The Tiny Cupboard to Host the ‘Biggest Summer Comedy Festival’ in New York City August 26-29

The Tiny Cupboard to Host the ‘Biggest Summer Comedy Festival’ in New York City August 26-29

Despite the pandemic, the indoor-outdoor venue has grown from a tiny studio room to a well-known performance space.

Rent for ‘Affordable’ Housing Units Rising With Increasing  Median Income

Rent for ‘Affordable’ Housing Units Rising With Increasing Median Income

Jennifer Gutierrez, the Democratic nominee for City Council member of District 34, says “affordability” does not line up with the income of Bushwick residents.

Large Turnout at Maria Hernandez Park to Celebrate $2.1 Billion Excluded Workers Fund

Large Turnout at Maria Hernandez Park to Celebrate $2.1 Billion Excluded Workers Fund

The Fund Excluded Workers Coalition calls on the community for volunteers now that applications are underway.

Excluded Workers Fund Launch Fair at Maria Hernandez Park This Saturday, August 14

Excluded Workers Fund Launch Fair at Maria Hernandez Park This Saturday, August 14

Start with a rally, learn how to apply and end with a dance party!