Erik Kantar

22 Publications
Ex-Mission Chef Dazzles With A New Take On Vietnamese

Ex-Mission Chef Dazzles With A New Take On Vietnamese

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Hot New Restaurant: Taqueria Al Pastor Serves Authentic Pueblan Tacos in Bushwick

Hot New Restaurant: Taqueria Al Pastor Serves Authentic Pueblan Tacos in Bushwick

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Revel Scooters are Back on the Streets With New Safety Protocols for Riders

Revel Scooters are Back on the Streets With New Safety Protocols for Riders

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Bushwick Public Schools Found High Levels of Lead in Drinking Water

Bushwick Public Schools Found High Levels of Lead in Drinking Water

Despite programs that were designed to eliminate lead from schools years ago, P.S. 376, P.S. 106, and I.S. 383 are struggling to eradicate the issue.

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See Exclusive Photos: Bushwick Tenants Sue Landlords for Severe Neglect

See Exclusive Photos: Bushwick Tenants Sue Landlords for Severe Neglect

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Bushwick Community Fair Offers Free Legal Counseling and Tenants Rights Services this August

Bushwick Community Fair Offers Free Legal Counseling and Tenants Rights Services this August

El Puente in partnership with Assemblywoman Davila, is hosting a free Bushwick & Williamsburg CommUNITY Resource Fair on Saturday, August 24, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Maria Hernandez Park.

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Reclaiming Culture: Celebrate the Afro-Latinx Diaspora in Brooklyn this Weekend

Reclaiming Culture: Celebrate the Afro-Latinx Diaspora in Brooklyn this Weekend

The Afro-Latinx Festival comes back to NYC for its seventh installment!

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8 Ice Cream Spots to Try This Summer in and Around Bushwick

8 Ice Cream Spots to Try This Summer in and Around Bushwick

From Peruvian lucuma to Hawaiian shaved ice!

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9 Amazing Cookouts, Parties, and More: Here’s How to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Bushwick!

9 Amazing Cookouts, Parties, and More: Here’s How to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Bushwick!

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Community-Based Project will  Research the Impacts of Cleaning Supplies on Latinx Domestic Workers

Community-Based Project will Research the Impacts of Cleaning Supplies on Latinx Domestic Workers

Lack of health insurance, coupled with harmful chemical products, only serve to create a potentially life-threatening work environment.

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The Breeze, a Warehouse Development in East Williamsburg, Announced Rooftop Bar and Latin Restaurant

The Breeze, a Warehouse Development in East Williamsburg, Announced Rooftop Bar and Latin Restaurant

This newly developed warehouse-to-office multipurpose space closed a few new lease deals.

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The Puppetmobile Will Visit Maria Hernandez Park with New Free Show on June 25

The Puppetmobile Will Visit Maria Hernandez Park with New Free Show on June 25

The series is a part of a larger summer City Parks program giving focus to underrepresented and low-income communities

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Celebrating Local Heritage, Bushwick’s First Official Puerto Rican Day Parade Was a Success

Celebrating Local Heritage, Bushwick’s First Official Puerto Rican Day Parade Was a Success

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Rapper Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys Dies at 52

Rapper Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys Dies at 52

Born Richard Stephen Shaw, the rapper died on June 9 of stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

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Grassroots Event Brings Drivers and Bikers Together to Find Common Ground

Grassroots Event Brings Drivers and Bikers Together to Find Common Ground

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Bushwick Bars with Outdoor Areas Part Two

Bushwick Bars with Outdoor Areas Part Two

Back by popular demand. Here are seven more Bushwick bars with outdoor areas to enjoy this summer.

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Bushwick to Get a New $1.5 Million Student-Designed Playground

Bushwick to Get a New $1.5 Million Student-Designed Playground

“Low-income communities of color, such as Bushwick, have historically been denied access to green space compared to other New York City communities.”

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Kick Off Summer with a Bacon and Craft Beer Festival in Bushwick

Kick Off Summer with a Bacon and Craft Beer Festival in Bushwick

On June 8, NYC’s The Bacon and Beer Classic festival is coming to Bushwick!

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Registration For Bushwick Open Studios Art Festival Is Here!

Registration For Bushwick Open Studios Art Festival Is Here!

Calling for all local artists, galleries, non-profits, and small businesses!

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New 7-Story Self-Storage Facility Is Coming to East Williamsburg

New 7-Story Self-Storage Facility Is Coming to East Williamsburg

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Bushwick’s First Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade Set To Kick Off June 9

Bushwick’s First Annual Puerto Rican Day Parade Set To Kick Off June 9

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Bed-Stuy’s Eighth Grade Girls Excel at National Chess Championships and Win Second Place

Bed-Stuy’s Eighth Grade Girls Excel at National Chess Championships and Win Second Place

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