Kyle Andrew Smith

7 Publications
Lab Tests Show Dangerous Levels of Lead Falling From Bushwick Subway Stations

Lab Tests Show Dangerous Levels of Lead Falling From Bushwick Subway Stations

Streets in Bushwick may be subject to dangerous lead exposure. Because of the quiet stripping of 2018 legislation by former governor Andrew Cuomo, the extent of the problem remains largely unknown. A Bushwick Daily investigation.

Supporters of New NYC Noncitizen Voting Law Respond to Legal Challenges

Supporters of New NYC Noncitizen Voting Law Respond to Legal Challenges

The Our City, Our Vote law grants an estimated 800,000 NYC legal permanent residents the ability to vote in municipal elections, becoming the largest expansion of voting rights in the nation’s recent history. A lawsuit filed in Staten Island by the RNC puts its legality to the test.

Bossa Nova Civic Club Closed Indefinitely After Tragic Building Fire

Bossa Nova Civic Club Closed Indefinitely After Tragic Building Fire

One person is in serious but stable condition, a dog did not survive, and the building sustained significant damage. A GoFundMe has been set up.

Assembly Candidate Samy Nemir-Olivares Attacked With Anti-LGBTQ Slur During Online Fundraiser

Assembly Candidate Samy Nemir-Olivares Attacked With Anti-LGBTQ Slur During Online Fundraiser

This comes at the end of a year that has seen a significant increase in violence toward transgender and gender non-conforming people throughout the United States.

Committee On Women and Gender Equity Passes Bill Establishing a Street Harassment Prevention Board

Committee On Women and Gender Equity Passes Bill Establishing a Street Harassment Prevention Board

The board is tasked with identifying more sustainable solutions to end street harassment, as policing and criminalization efforts have not worked.

New CSA-Style Food Club, Two Suns, Brings Flavors of New Mexico to Bushwick

New CSA-Style Food Club, Two Suns, Brings Flavors of New Mexico to Bushwick

The Wheelhouse’s owner, along with a new business partner, welcome the community into their new art space to enjoy a staple of New Mexico cuisine: the green chile pepper.

DorDor Gallery Closes Indefinitely, as Curator Transitions to Emerging Art-Centric Social Media Platform

DorDor Gallery Closes Indefinitely, as Curator Transitions to Emerging Art-Centric Social Media Platform

After a year and a half, Bushwick’s DorDor art gallery closes its doors, as the co-owner of the space seeks new ways to accomplish her goals of democratizing access to the art market for up-and-coming artists.