Jackson Schroeder

96 Publications
Bushwick Prepares for the Return of To-go Drinks

Bushwick Prepares for the Return of To-go Drinks

Local bars and drinkers rejoice, while environmentalists offer tips on how to reduce potential single-use litter.

New ‘Interborough Express’ Proposed by Gov. Hochul Would Connect Bushwick With Other Neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Queens

New ‘Interborough Express’ Proposed by Gov. Hochul Would Connect Bushwick With Other Neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Queens

Gov. Hochul has ordered the MTA to begin the environmental review process for the project immediately.

To-go Drinks Will Return to New York, Says Gov. Hochul

To-go Drinks Will Return to New York, Says Gov. Hochul

“Cheers, New York!”

How to Apply to New York’s New Covid Homeowner Assistance Fund

How to Apply to New York’s New Covid Homeowner Assistance Fund

Information on the state’s new Homeowner Assistance Fund, including details on who is eligible, how to apply and what documents you may need.

The Year in Photos – Bushwick 2021

The Year in Photos – Bushwick 2021

As we continue to welcome in the new year, let’s just take one more look back at 2021.

An Update on Current Bushwick Covid Numbers, as of Jan. 3

An Update on Current Bushwick Covid Numbers, as of Jan. 3

Information on positive Covid cases, hospitalizations and deaths in Bushwick and all of New York City.

Editor’s Picks: 7 Favorite Articles of 2021

Editor’s Picks: 7 Favorite Articles of 2021

I believe these pieces, as a cumulative group, do a great job at reflecting the wide range of emotions, experiences and subjects we encountered in and around Bushwick in 2021.

Will New ‘Smart Compost’ Bins Expand to Bushwick?

Will New ‘Smart Compost’ Bins Expand to Bushwick?

What are those orange compost bins popping up in Astoria and Lower Manhattan? Will they expand to other neighborhoods?

Here’s Where To Donate and Pick up Coats in and Around Bushwick This Winter

Here’s Where To Donate and Pick up Coats in and Around Bushwick This Winter

With the coldest months of the year approaching, help keep your neighbors warm by donating coats.

As Omicron Spreads Throughout New York, Here are the Current Bushwick COVID Numbers

As Omicron Spreads Throughout New York, Here are the Current Bushwick COVID Numbers

Testing lines and closures may remind you of spring 2020, but COVID hospitalizations and deaths remain comparatively low.

New York City Council Bans Natural Gas in New Buildings

New York City Council Bans Natural Gas in New Buildings

In a big move towards electrification, New York is saying goodbye to gas heaters and stoves in new buildings.

Mayor de Blasio Releases Details for Upcoming NYC Private Sector Vaccine Mandate

Mayor de Blasio Releases Details for Upcoming NYC Private Sector Vaccine Mandate

Starting Dec. 27, all private sector workers must provide proof of vaccination.

An Updated Look at Bushwick Crime Rates 2021

An Updated Look at Bushwick Crime Rates 2021

An overview of Bushwick’s crime rates, along with details on how they compare to other neighborhoods’.

Where to Get a COVID Test in Bushwick

Where to Get a COVID Test in Bushwick

Information on where to get a COVID test, what tests are available, how much they cost, if you need an appointment and more.

NYC Set To Grant Noncitizens the Right to Vote in Local Elections

NYC Set To Grant Noncitizens the Right to Vote in Local Elections

Thirty-six out of 51 councilmembers have sponsored the bill, which would grant more than 800,000 permanent residents and work permit holders the right to vote in city elections.

Loft Tenants Awarded the Right to Sue Landlords in NYC Housing Court

Loft Tenants Awarded the Right to Sue Landlords in NYC Housing Court

The new law, sponsored by Sen. Julia Salazar, allows loft tenants to seek redress in housing court when their essential services like heat and water are neglected or denied.

Gov. Hochul Extends Hurricane Ida Relief Deadline for Undocumented Immigrants

Gov. Hochul Extends Hurricane Ida Relief Deadline for Undocumented Immigrants

The deadline to apply for the program is now Jan. 4.

Mayor de Blasio Sets Private Sector Vaccine Mandate

Mayor de Blasio Sets Private Sector Vaccine Mandate

Children ages 5 to 11 will soon also have to show vaccine cards for indoor dining and entertainment.

Where To Get a COVID Booster Shot in Bushwick

Where To Get a COVID Booster Shot in Bushwick

All adults living in New York are eligible to receive a free COVID-19 booster shot, administered in local health clinics, pop-up vans, pharmacies and elsewhere.

Sen. Salazar Launches GoFundMe for Families Displaced by Cypress Hills Explosion

Sen. Salazar Launches GoFundMe for Families Displaced by Cypress Hills Explosion

Those who want to support families impacted by Tuesday’s explosion in nearby Cypress Hills can do so through Sen. Julia Salazar’s GoFundMe.

Incoming City Council Member Jennifer Gutiérrez Wants Your Input

Incoming City Council Member Jennifer Gutiérrez Wants Your Input

District 34’s incoming representative has published a form, which you can use to offer feedback on the most pressing issues in the community.

Bushwick Dances, Sings to Celebrate the Return of Holiday Lights on Knickerbocker Avenue

Bushwick Dances, Sings to Celebrate the Return of Holiday Lights on Knickerbocker Avenue

“This is a wonderful thing,” said Robert Camacho, the chair of Bushwick’s community board

NYC Reinstitutes Mask Advisory Amid Fears of New Omicron Variant

NYC Reinstitutes Mask Advisory Amid Fears of New Omicron Variant

The advisory falls short of a full mask mandate.

Construction Has Started on Bushwick’s Rheingold Senior Residences, an Affordable Housing Complex

Construction Has Started on Bushwick’s Rheingold Senior Residences, an Affordable Housing Complex

The new building will feature 94 units, communal lounges on each floor and plenty of green outdoor space.

$1 Million In Grants Made Available to Grassroots Community Organizations

$1 Million In Grants Made Available to Grassroots Community Organizations

Resident-led groups can receive cash grants of $5,000 to support their projects.

Shoppable Mural Featuring Items From Black-Owned Businesses Pops up on Grattan and Bogart

Shoppable Mural Featuring Items From Black-Owned Businesses Pops up on Grattan and Bogart

Passersby can purchase items by simply scanning cartoon price tags painted on the mural.

Nursing Home Visitation Restrictions Lifted Across New York

Nursing Home Visitation Restrictions Lifted Across New York

Family members of nursing home residents can now visit their loved ones whenever and for as long as they want.

After Decades, Holiday Lights Finally Return To Knickerbocker Avenue

After Decades, Holiday Lights Finally Return To Knickerbocker Avenue

The display seeks to bring a festive holiday spirit and, in turn, increased economic activity to the area.

Are There Rats in Your Building? Find Out Using the City’s Interactive ‘Rat Map’

Are There Rats in Your Building? Find Out Using the City’s Interactive ‘Rat Map’

New York City is practically synonymous with rats. And Bushwick, with all of its sanitation problems, is no exception.

Staying Updated on Bushwick Vaccination Rates

Staying Updated on Bushwick Vaccination Rates

Plus, the Bushwick schools offering pop-up vaccination sites.

Bushwick Spaces to Connect With Your Higher Self, in Honor of 11/11

Bushwick Spaces to Connect With Your Higher Self, in Honor of 11/11

A list of local Bushwick yoga studios, places to meditate, an acupuncture studio and more!

‘Verbal Attacks’ During Recent Meeting Show Growing Rift in Brooklyn Democratic Party

‘Verbal Attacks’ During Recent Meeting Show Growing Rift in Brooklyn Democratic Party

A recent Brooklyn Democratic Party meeting included “verbal attacks” and the removal of a district leader.

Secret Show: HALFNOISE and Paramore’s Zac Farro is DJing at Farewell Tonight

Secret Show: HALFNOISE and Paramore’s Zac Farro is DJing at Farewell Tonight

We found out that Zac Farro of HALFNOISE and the rock band Paramore is playing a free DJ set tonight at Farewell.

More than 100,000 NYC Students Are Experiencing Homelessness, New Report Finds

More than 100,000 NYC Students Are Experiencing Homelessness, New Report Finds

In Bushwick, somewhere between 10-15 percent of students experienced homelessness last school year, according to the report.

NYC-DSA Endorses Samy Nemir-Olivares For Assembly District 54

NYC-DSA Endorses Samy Nemir-Olivares For Assembly District 54

Nemir-Olivares seeks to unseat incumbent Democrat Erik Dilan in the June 2022 primaries.

North Brooklyn Pipeline Protestors Will March Through Bushwick Saturday, Nov. 6, to Promote Gas Bill Strike

North Brooklyn Pipeline Protestors Will March Through Bushwick Saturday, Nov. 6, to Promote Gas Bill Strike

Organizers will meet at Kávé Espresso Bar at 119 Knickerbocker Ave. this Saturday at 1 p.m.