Emilie Ruscoe

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An ACLU Fundraiser Comes to Bodega, and an Events Calendar Is Coming to Bushwick Daily!

An ACLU Fundraiser Comes to Bodega, and an Events Calendar Is Coming to Bushwick Daily!

Have there ever been so many ways to have a great time in the name of a great cause?

Did You Notice Bushwick’s Appearance in the NYT Crossword Last Weekend?

Did You Notice Bushwick’s Appearance in the NYT Crossword Last Weekend?

Grand Street Restaurant Week Has Returned to East Williamsburg With Lots of Tempting Specials

Grand Street Restaurant Week Has Returned to East Williamsburg With Lots of Tempting Specials

Grand Street Restaurant Week is back in action in East Williamsburg, and the offerings look delicious as always.

This Elderly Bushwick Woman Hasn’t Been Seen in More Than Two Weeks

This Elderly Bushwick Woman Hasn’t Been Seen in More Than Two Weeks

According to the police, 78-year-old Juana Echevarria has been missing since Saturday, January 21.

Blink Fitness Projects an Opening Within the Month on Bushwick’s Knickerbocker Avenue

Blink Fitness Projects an Opening Within the Month on Bushwick’s Knickerbocker Avenue

Bink Fitness Bushwick is currently hiring staff and signing up members.

DIY Desk Space: Bushwick’s Market Hotel Now Offers Daytime Coworking

DIY Desk Space: Bushwick’s Market Hotel Now Offers Daytime Coworking

Bushwick’s Community Plan Summit Is Back On the Calendar on February 11

Bushwick’s Community Plan Summit Is Back On the Calendar on February 11

For years, Bushwick residents have worked with the city on a plan for the neighborhood’s future. Now is the time for action.

Rossini’s “Otello,” Set in Postwar Italy, Opens LoftOpera’s 2017 Season

Rossini’s “Otello,” Set in Postwar Italy, Opens LoftOpera’s 2017 Season

LoftOpera kicks off its 2017 season with this timely production at Flushing Avenue’s LightSpace Studios.

A Coworking Space on Broadway in Bushwick Just Expanded its Plans

A Coworking Space on Broadway in Bushwick Just Expanded its Plans

The space will be the second Brooklyn location of the company previously known as Coworkrs and is located at an address once occupied by the children’s clothing chain La Casa del Bebe.

Beacon’s Closet Announced Its Huge Midwinter Sale—Mark Your Calendars!

Beacon’s Closet Announced Its Huge Midwinter Sale—Mark Your Calendars!

Inventory is marked down by as much as 75% during the annual sale, which takes place Saturday, February 18 and Sunday, February 19 this year.

Blue Bottle Coffee Opens This Friday on McKibbin Street in East Williamsburg!

Blue Bottle Coffee Opens This Friday on McKibbin Street in East Williamsburg!

Blue Bottle’s McKibbin Street location has been hotly anticipated since plans to open in the space were first announced in June of 2014.

Photos: Bushwick Icon Rosie Perez and Lots of Other Locals Represented at the NYC Women’s March

Photos: Bushwick Icon Rosie Perez and Lots of Other Locals Represented at the NYC Women’s March

Perez led a star-studded rally on 47th Street as hundreds of thousands of marchers streamed into Manhattan for Saturday’s historic demonstration.

Do You Run a Project That Supports the Bushwick Community? Apply to Win This Grant of Up to $3,000!

Do You Run a Project That Supports the Bushwick Community? Apply to Win This Grant of Up to $3,000!

Citizens Committee for New York City, the same organization that runs the the Love Your Block grant program, wants to help fund your hard work on behalf of the Bushwick Community!

This Beautiful Short Documentary Tells the Story of DeKalb Avenue’s Pigeons & Their Resilient Keeper

This Beautiful Short Documentary Tells the Story of DeKalb Avenue’s Pigeons & Their Resilient Keeper

Meet Gil, a lifelong homing pigeon enthusiast who had kept his beloved pets on the same rooftop for 27 years and who is currently rebuilding his flock.

A Bushwick Photographer’s Collaboration With Shepard Fairey Has Already Impacted the Women’s March

A Bushwick Photographer’s Collaboration With Shepard Fairey Has Already Impacted the Women’s March

French-Senegalese Photographer Delphine Diallo’s portrait of a serene child was adapted into an illustration by iconic street artist Shepard Fairey.

Of Course the Brooklyn Public Library’s Premier Zine Collection Is in Bushwick

Of Course the Brooklyn Public Library’s Premier Zine Collection Is in Bushwick

The Travis Fristoe Memorial Zine Collection at Bushwick’s DeKalb Avenue branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is the only such collection system-wide—and its creator has big plans for it.

A “What If Bernie Won?” Film Fest Is Coming to East Williamsburg

A “What If Bernie Won?” Film Fest Is Coming to East Williamsburg

A Man Was Struck and Killed by the L Train in Bushwick on Tuesday Afternoon

A Man Was Struck and Killed by the L Train in Bushwick on Tuesday Afternoon

L train service was suspended in both directions between Myrtle-Wyckoff and Atlantic Avenue for three hours on Tuesday afternoon.

This Delightful Bushwick Insta-Celeb Is a Very Persuasive Adoption Advocate

This Delightful Bushwick Insta-Celeb Is a Very Persuasive Adoption Advocate

Shotzy, a terrier mix who was rescued from a kill list, is a dog about town who accompanies his person Troy on volunteer home visits for Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue.

A Loaded Gun Discovered at a Bushwick Park Has Shaken Local Parents

A Loaded Gun Discovered at a Bushwick Park Has Shaken Local Parents

Parks Department workers discovered a silver .25 caliber gun hidden inside a work glove at Green Central Knoll Park on Monday, November 21.

Get to Know Bushwick Like Never Before Using This New, Data-Rich Interactive Map

Get to Know Bushwick Like Never Before Using This New, Data-Rich Interactive Map

Ever wondered how long the average commute of a Bushwick resident is—or what percentage of the neighborhood was born abroad? Find out using CoreData.nyc!

NSFW: Behold the Smoldering Babes of Bushwick 2017 Calendar. Out This Friday!

NSFW: Behold the Smoldering Babes of Bushwick 2017 Calendar. Out This Friday!

Update: Four Men Were Shot Inside of Knickerbocker Avenue Storefront on Sunday Evening

Update: Four Men Were Shot Inside of Knickerbocker Avenue Storefront on Sunday Evening

Four men were treated at an area hospital Sunday evening after gunfire erupted inside a storefront on Knickerbocker Avenue,

Join Your Bushwick Neighbors at Irving Square Park for Its Third Annual Winter Celebration!

Join Your Bushwick Neighbors at Irving Square Park for Its Third Annual Winter Celebration!

The family friendly fun will include live performances, seasonal refreshments, a tree lighting, and a surprise visit from Santa.

Have You Seen This Spatial Sound Artist’s 16-Foot-Tall Igloo?

Have You Seen This Spatial Sound Artist’s 16-Foot-Tall Igloo?

Tom Montagliano’s mobile art space was in his van when the vehicle was stolen in Bed-Stuy last week. When the van was recovered in Bushwick, the igloo was gone.

Bushwick Freelancers: Get Organized for 2016 Taxes at This Free Event By Our Local Credit Union

Bushwick Freelancers: Get Organized for 2016 Taxes at This Free Event By Our Local Credit Union

Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union is helping freelancers prep for tax season as part of its Small Business Workshop Series.

Drink to Support New York City’s Women in Need at a Montana’s Trailhouse Holiday Party!

Drink to Support New York City’s Women in Need at a Montana’s Trailhouse Holiday Party!

On Friday, December 16, $1 from the sale of every Budweiser beer or Fernet-Branca cocktail sold at a festive event at Montana’s Trailhouse will go to New York City housing nonprofit Women In Need.

Bushwick Figures Prominently in “Three Trembling Cities,” a New Web Series About NYC’s Immigrants

Bushwick Figures Prominently in “Three Trembling Cities,” a New Web Series About NYC’s Immigrants

The fictional series details the intertwined lives of immigrants from around the world who have chosen to make New York their home.

Bust Out Those Matching Sweaters: Bushwick Bark’s Awkward Family Holiday Pet Photoshoot Is Nigh!

Bust Out Those Matching Sweaters: Bushwick Bark’s Awkward Family Holiday Pet Photoshoot Is Nigh!

Celebrate the holidays the best way: with pets, ugly sweaters and delicious booze.

Jacqueline Woodson, Author of Evocative Bushwick Novel “Another Brooklyn,” Will Speak in Bed-Stuy

Jacqueline Woodson, Author of Evocative Bushwick Novel “Another Brooklyn,” Will Speak in Bed-Stuy

Woodson’s 2016 novel draws inspiration from her childhood and adolescence in Bushwick.

Photos: Thanksgiving Cheer and Delicious Dishes Come to Bushwick

Photos: Thanksgiving Cheer and Delicious Dishes Come to Bushwick

Churches United for Fair Housing and Bushwick’s Centers Health Care both served up Thanksgiving dishes to the community today.

In a New Game, Bushwick Renters Can Explore The Factors Affecting Life in Aging New York Buildings

In a New Game, Bushwick Renters Can Explore The Factors Affecting Life in Aging New York Buildings

New game give you perspective on real-life challenges facing old rental buildings.

A Bushwick Man Who Went Missing Tuesday Is Safe, Friends Say

A Bushwick Man Who Went Missing Tuesday Is Safe, Friends Say

Alexis Garcia-Barragan’s friends spent Tuesday desperately searching for the 26-year-old Bushwick resident, flyering all over the neighborhood and reaching out to everyone they could to locate him.

Thanksgiving Comes Early to The Living Gallery Next Week: We Feed N.Y.C Will Host a Community Dinner

Thanksgiving Comes Early to The Living Gallery Next Week: We Feed N.Y.C Will Host a Community Dinner

On Monday, November 21, The Living Gallery is working with nonprofits We Feed N.Y.C. and Hey There Beautiful to serve a festive Thanksgiving-style meal.

It’s Getting Cold Out There! Donate Winter Coats to New York’s Homeless, Right in Bushwick!

It’s Getting Cold Out There! Donate Winter Coats to New York’s Homeless, Right in Bushwick!

For the 28th year in a row, thousands of donated coats will be counted, sorted and distributed to organizations serving the homeless and other low-income New Yorkers by New York Cares volunteers.

Hearts, a Little Coffee Shop Run With a Lot of Love, Is Now Open Off Kosciuszko

Hearts, a Little Coffee Shop Run With a Lot of Love, Is Now Open Off Kosciuszko