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Bushwick Is Everywhere at Miami Art Week

Bushwick Is Everywhere at Miami Art Week

Miami Art Week represents artists from Bushwick at the Satellite Art Show and others!

“Friends With Benefits for Life” Web Series Premieres TONIGHT at Cobra Club!

“Friends With Benefits for Life” Web Series Premieres TONIGHT at Cobra Club!

A host of my all-time favorite live comedy show in Bushwick, “Live From Outer Space,” Ben Kronberg, is costarring with Stefanie Londino in a brand new web series filmed entirely in Bushwick, directed by John Reaves

Dr Lisa: Best Vacation Tip EVER: Go Alone!

Dr Lisa: Best Vacation Tip EVER: Go Alone!

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Dr Lisa: How to Handle Post-BOS Traumatic Stress Syndrome

Dr Lisa: How to Handle Post-BOS Traumatic Stress Syndrome

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Dr. Lisa Asks the Experts: How to Get the Most Out of Bushwick Open Studios Weekend

Dr. Lisa Asks the Experts: How to Get the Most Out of Bushwick Open Studios Weekend

It’s crazy making time again! As I’m writing this column to you now, I realize I am sublimating my own anxiety about the coming weekend that I also am personally invested in

Dr. Lisa says: “You’re Crazy for Having Children!”

Dr. Lisa says: “You’re Crazy for Having Children!”

I spent some time with artist Cibele Vieira last week because of my involvement with the Bushwick Open Studio Benefit, which as far as I can tell, Cibele was completely committed to

Dr. Lisa: Where Can I Have the Most Fun in Bushwick This Coming Sunday Night?

Dr. Lisa: Where Can I Have the Most Fun in Bushwick This Coming Sunday Night?

Ok, well that’s a trick question that I wrote myself, but it’s still leads to good advice! If you want to hang with the artist community here, this Sunday, May 4, 6-9PM at Storefront Ten Eyck, 324 Ten Eyck Street is Bushwick Open Studios Benefit

Would You Like Some Jewlery With That Record? New Record Store: The Crate!

Would You Like Some Jewlery With That Record? New Record Store: The Crate!

Wrecords By Monkey — which makes jewelry and accessories out of old records —opened a storefront and record store at 304 Boerum Street called The Crate, on record store day last saturday

Dr Lisa: Just Some Bad Behavior or an Abusive Relationship?

Dr Lisa: Just Some Bad Behavior or an Abusive Relationship?

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Dr. Lisa Calls in Drag Performer Crimson Kitty to Talk Monogamy

Dr. Lisa Calls in Drag Performer Crimson Kitty to Talk Monogamy

In this letter I received this week, a young woman wanted to know if she should wait out to see if her boyfriend would commit to being monogamous

Dr. Lisa: 10 Phone Call Worthy Situations: Stop Emailing Right Now!

Dr. Lisa: 10 Phone Call Worthy Situations: Stop Emailing Right Now!

We Know Memes_Phone Calls_Dr. Lisa Call me old-fashioned or simply old, but I have recently learned the phone can be an important tool to getting your needs met in life. However, it takes balls to use the phone for its actual purpose of making a call; the phone makes us often feel vulnerable and needy. […]

Dr. Lisa: 10 Things You Should Not Take Personally

Dr. Lisa: 10 Things You Should Not Take Personally

As one of the self-proclaimed “Most Insecure People on the Planet,” my evaluation of whether to take things personally or not is something I have struggled with all of my life

Dr. Lisa: Bushwick’s Lost and Founds – Check for Your Shit!

Dr. Lisa: Bushwick’s Lost and Founds – Check for Your Shit!

I realized the other day when I was having a discussion with a friend how I’d like to get a hold of some mitten clips because of what a disaster I am at keeping track of scarves, gloves, sweaters, arghh, all of that

Dr: Lisa: Why It’s so Helpful and Healthy to Talk About (Your) Shame

Dr: Lisa: Why It’s so Helpful and Healthy to Talk About (Your) Shame

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Dr. Lisa: Is Flirting to Get What I Want Ok?

Dr. Lisa: Is Flirting to Get What I Want Ok?

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Dr. Lisa in Miami: Bushwick Is Doing Alright!

Dr. Lisa in Miami: Bushwick Is Doing Alright!

I found out that a lot of Bushwick art people were going down to Miami last week, and I know this sounds crazy, but I felt like it was up to me to see that nothing bad happened to them

Dr. Lisa: How Can I Get Laid Without Getting Drunk?

Dr. Lisa: How Can I Get Laid Without Getting Drunk?

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Dr. Lisa: Decoding 2 Sexy Bushwick Bars

Dr. Lisa: Decoding 2 Sexy Bushwick Bars

At the risk of beating a dead horse here, I thought it would be fun and interesting to do a follow-up to the awesome story my colleagues did on five places to get laid in Bushwick

Dr. Lisa Asks Two Happening Ladies: “Where Do You Go to Meet People?”

Dr. Lisa Asks Two Happening Ladies: “Where Do You Go to Meet People?”

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Ask Dr. Lisa: Can Sexual Fetishes be a Problem?

Ask Dr. Lisa: Can Sexual Fetishes be a Problem?

Before we get started, I want to remind you to please send me your questions/issues to lisa

Bushwick Daily Advice Columnist, Dr. Lisa Returns!

Bushwick Daily Advice Columnist, Dr. Lisa Returns!

I took a sabbatical to catch up on some art and performance projects I had deadlines on, and I am so happy and relieved to be back — I missed this column so much, I almost had to go back to therapy!

Dr. Lisa Shares: How Our Self-Esteem Affects Our (Art) Work

Dr. Lisa Shares: How Our Self-Esteem Affects Our (Art) Work

I’m taking a sabbatical

Dr. Lisa: Can My Dog Get “Crabs” From Me?…And Another Mofo Cheater!

Dr. Lisa: Can My Dog Get “Crabs” From Me?…And Another Mofo Cheater!

I had to struggle to get some questions together this week

Dr Lisa: F#@king with Impunity: Can Women have Casual Sex without Getting Emotionally Involved?

Dr Lisa: F#@king with Impunity: Can Women have Casual Sex without Getting Emotionally Involved?

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Dr. Lisa: Are the “Single and Looking” Getting What They Want from Looking?

Dr. Lisa: Are the “Single and Looking” Getting What They Want from Looking?

I got this invite a few weeks ago and could tell right away it was totally up my alley: SINGLE AND LOOKING, ArtHelix, 56 Bogart Street, March 12-27, 2013

Dr. Lisa: Have You Ever Heard of a Micropenis?

Dr. Lisa: Have You Ever Heard of a Micropenis?

As an advice columnist, I often read other advice columns for inspiration

Dr. Lisa: What Does Your Artwork Say About Your Personality?

Dr. Lisa: What Does Your Artwork Say About Your Personality?

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And the Winner Is…Meet the Mash-Up Match-Up Game Winning Couple!

And the Winner Is…Meet the Mash-Up Match-Up Game Winning Couple!

As I recently reported, I hosted a Match-Up Mash-Up Game Show at the Bushwick Daily’s FANTASTIC Valentine’s Day Apocalypse Party at Bushwick Coffee House

Dr. Lisa: Boys vs Girls: Who should make the first move?

Dr. Lisa: Boys vs Girls: Who should make the first move?

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Dr. Lisa: Are Women Who Use Sexuality in their Art Often Misjudged?

Dr. Lisa: Are Women Who Use Sexuality in their Art Often Misjudged?

This week, performance artist Ann Hirsch takes a stab at helping me understand this phenomenon

Dr. Lisa: How Can You Tell If Someone Is Really Available & Waiting for Sex

Dr. Lisa: How Can You Tell If Someone Is Really Available & Waiting for Sex

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Dr. Lisa: What Do Queers Really Think About Straights In Bushwick?

Dr. Lisa: What Do Queers Really Think About Straights In Bushwick?

I was really pleased to read James R

Dr. Lisa: Quacky Questions Including One About Handjobs

Dr. Lisa: Quacky Questions Including One About Handjobs

I love answering questions here, but sometimes you get some that you can’t believe are real

Dr. Lisa: A Great Stoner Holiday Date Idea and What a Douchebag!

Dr. Lisa: A Great Stoner Holiday Date Idea and What a Douchebag!

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Dr. Lisa Reports on Emotional State of Bushwickians at the Miami Art Fairs

Dr. Lisa Reports on Emotional State of Bushwickians at the Miami Art Fairs

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Dr Lisa: Working Hard Can Make You Sexier with Artist Angela Washko

Dr Lisa: Working Hard Can Make You Sexier with Artist Angela Washko

As I pointed out last week, sex and partying are important, but to really have a healthy emotional life, working hard and being productive is a key ingredient