Frances Gill

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5 Best Places to Get Dumped in Bushwick

5 Best Places to Get Dumped in Bushwick

You’ve felt it coming for a while

Bushwick Mixer: Fred’s Habit from The Johnson’s

Bushwick Mixer: Fred’s Habit from The Johnson’s

Frances: The cocktail, in my foolish and cartoonish opinion, is the vice of the leisure suit clad pseudo-sophisticate

Titanic Unsunk: New Bushwick Restaurant, 1 Knickerbocker

Titanic Unsunk: New Bushwick Restaurant, 1 Knickerbocker

Stepping into new Bushwick restaurant 1 Knickerbocker feels a little like that part at the very end of the Titanic when Rose imagines it becoming un-sunk, and her and Jack walk elegantly down the big staircase, and everyone smiles and claps and is beautiful

1 Trillion New Bushwick Places to Ingest Nutrients Opened in 2013

1 Trillion New Bushwick Places to Ingest Nutrients Opened in 2013

As the neighborhood swells, flush with deliciousness and boozy evenings, decisions about where to eat and drink have gotten exponentially more challenging

1 Knickerbocker, New Bushwick Restaurant Opening Tonight!

1 Knickerbocker, New Bushwick Restaurant Opening Tonight!

After months of build-up, 1 Knickerbocker will finally open its doors tonight, says Brooklyn Based

Union Pizza Works Dazzles on Troutman!

Union Pizza Works Dazzles on Troutman!

There’s another new pizza slinger in town, and they’ve already won our affection

Winter Solstice Feast Tonight!

Winter Solstice Feast Tonight!

 

Bedford Slims: E-Cigarettes in Made in Bushwick

Bedford Slims: E-Cigarettes in Made in Bushwick

In 2008, just 50,000 people were estimated to be e-cigaratte users, or, in the parlance of the lifestyle, #vapers

Bushwick’s Favorite Source of Grits Shuts Down Abruptly; Bunna Stays Put

Bushwick’s Favorite Source of Grits Shuts Down Abruptly; Bunna Stays Put

Tragically, Mama Joy’s, the southern soul food go-to in Bushwick, shuttered its doors for the final time last Saturday, as first reported by DNA Info

New Coffee Shop/Russian BBQ/Vodka Palace Just Opened in Bushwick

New Coffee Shop/Russian BBQ/Vodka Palace Just Opened in Bushwick

All photos by Jesus Figueroa for Bushwick Daily All photos by Jesus Figueroa for Bushwick Daily Think nestling dolls with tommy guns, and you’ll start to get the hang of Dillinger’s Café, the new coffee shop/Russian barbecue/vodka palace on Evergreen Ave (near the Evergreen ice cream shop). The cafe is the fresh fruit of two lovely […]

5 Places to Get Laid in Bushwick

5 Places to Get Laid in Bushwick

By Frances Gill, Allison Galgiani with illustration by Jeremy Nguyen

Bushwick Cuisine, Michelin Approved

Bushwick Cuisine, Michelin Approved

 

Spooky Events to Get You Psyched for Halloween!

Spooky Events to Get You Psyched for Halloween!

Are you still drudging aimlessly through the start of fall? Confused about whether this is an Indian Summer or a Mild Winter? Not sure whether to consult a Farmer’s Almanac or NOAA? Not quite sure which Thursday of November Thanksgiving falls on, and which Tuesday is election day? Have you already started thinking about your Christmas list? Well, put your pants back on, people, and get your head in the game: Halloween is almost here

Harvest Season Is Upon Us! Let’s Drink Some Wine!

Harvest Season Is Upon Us! Let’s Drink Some Wine!

Prior to visiting the Brooklyn Winery, my understanding of the winemaking process was that all of the Trader Joe’s employees spent their lunch breaks terrifying one another and smashing up expired grapes

Your Ultimate Vegan Guide to Bushwick: Superb 10 Dishes

Your Ultimate Vegan Guide to Bushwick: Superb 10 Dishes

Welp! After our last vegan article, many of you pointed out (rightly so) that Northeast Kingdom, although they are dedicated to local sourcing and organic food and have a lot of cauliflower on their menu, is not really a vegan-friendly establishment

Bushwick Vegans: 3 Places to Eat Healthy For a Change

Bushwick Vegans: 3 Places to Eat Healthy For a Change

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Free Booze and Jazz Jamming at Mominette Tomorrow Night!

Free Booze and Jazz Jamming at Mominette Tomorrow Night!

Mominette, the French bistro on Knickerbocker Ave, has wisely decided to capitalize on the weird, vibrant energy that pervades that section of the block by introducing a Tuesday night Jazz Jam

Happy Hour in Bushwick: Where to Drink After Work

Happy Hour in Bushwick: Where to Drink After Work

For those of you who need a drink after work (or simply want one), we bring you a list of five fantastic happy hours in the neighborhood to make you even happier to come back home after work!

Reading List: Bushwick Mother Found Dead, Passive Housing

Reading List: Bushwick Mother Found Dead, Passive Housing

Bushwick Bill is wagin’ some Spiritual Warfare on a live band version of his 2009 LP, My Testimony of Redemption

3 Diamond Door: Beer Instead of Kennedy Fried Chicken

3 Diamond Door: Beer Instead of Kennedy Fried Chicken

video by Katarina Hybenova for Bushwick Daily There’s a new watering hole on Knickerbocker, brought to you from some of the dudes of Pearl’s Social and Billy Club and Oak and Iron. But this place has a little more down-home cozy feel: the kind of place you feel comfortable enough at to get a little too […]

Analog Nathaniel Kressen to Launch His Novel This Thursday at Brooklyn Fire Proof

Analog Nathaniel Kressen to Launch His Novel This Thursday at Brooklyn Fire Proof

 

New Restaurant Falansai Brings Vietnamese Food to Bushwick

New Restaurant Falansai Brings Vietnamese Food to Bushwick

I don’t know about you, but now that it’s getting warm out I’ve been craving some catfish

Which of the 3 Yoga Teacher Trainings in Bushwick Is the Right One for You?

Which of the 3 Yoga Teacher Trainings in Bushwick Is the Right One for You?

Have you been thinking about expanding your yoga knowledge? Maybe you want to get into full hanumanasana, or maybe you just want to spread a little satya and become a yoga teacher

BHIP Battles Displacement of Underprivileged Bushwick Residents

BHIP Battles Displacement of Underprivileged Bushwick Residents

How to keep tenants in rent-stabilized apartments

Recycle Your E-Waste in Maria Hernandez Park Next Saturday, April 13th!

Recycle Your E-Waste in Maria Hernandez Park Next Saturday, April 13th!

1-3-13-electronics-13-bmp For those of you with a stack of old iPads in your junk drawer and no idea how to safely dispose of them, you now need look no further than Maria Hernandez Park. On April 13, 2013 the Lower East Side Ecology Center,  in partnership with the Bushwick Eco Action Network and sponsored by Tekserve, will hold […]

Bookwick to Bring Bushwick Bookstores into Conversation

Bookwick to Bring Bushwick Bookstores into Conversation

When Nyssa Frank, owner of the Living Gallery, noticed that Bushwick bookstores were cropping up like dandelions (Mellow Pages, Molasses, and Human Relations, to name a few) she began to wonder how best to bring these very different bookstores into conversation with one another

Bushwick Food Co-Op Brings Affordable Organic Food from Local Farms

Bushwick Food Co-Op Brings Affordable Organic Food from Local Farms

Herbivores and locavores and carnivores alike, if you aren’t already shopping at the Bushwick Food Co-Op, you are missing out on some seriously fine culinary possibilities

Regardless of Your Hair Color: Blonde Art Books Opens in Bushwick!

Regardless of Your Hair Color: Blonde Art Books Opens in Bushwick!

In a move that will delight book lovers and art fiends alike, the book-centric blog Blonde Art Books has opened a permanent store in Bushwick

VHS publication MONOBROW is launching this Thursday at Molasses Books

VHS publication MONOBROW is launching this Thursday at Molasses Books

Bushwick is about to bear witness to the gorgeous union of past and future, high-concept and low-medium, cheap beer and stellar video art