M.E. Lewis

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Amid Supply Cost Increases, Con Edison Bills Skyrocket In North Brooklyn

Amid Supply Cost Increases, Con Edison Bills Skyrocket In North Brooklyn

Residents in Bushwick say they’ve seen their bills double or triple over the past month. But more price hikes await.

7 Holiday Activities Near Bushwick You Can Still Enjoy During Omicron

7 Holiday Activities Near Bushwick You Can Still Enjoy During Omicron

With Covid cases rising, here are some safe holiday activities throughout the borough that you can still enjoy this year!

We Compared the Bushwick Area’s Grocery Stores So You Don’t Have To

We Compared the Bushwick Area’s Grocery Stores So You Don’t Have To

The ultimate guide to Bushwick grocery stores!

Meet Sandy Nurse, the New 37th District Representative

Meet Sandy Nurse, the New 37th District Representative

Sandy Nurse, a stalwart community organizer and proud carpenter, has won the election to be the next representative for Brooklyn’s 37th District.

Meet Jennifer Gutiérrez, the New 34th District Representative

Meet Jennifer Gutiérrez, the New 34th District Representative

Jennifer Gutiérrez, a Queens-born activist and former chief of staff to Brooklyn Borough President-Elect Antonio Reynoso, has won the election to be the 34th District City Council representative.

Meet Brooklyn’s New Borough President, Antonio Reynoso

Meet Brooklyn’s New Borough President, Antonio Reynoso

Antonio Reynoso, a North Brooklyn native, has won the election to be Brooklyn’s next borough president.

Introducing Plantita: Like a Little Free Library, but for Plants

Introducing Plantita: Like a Little Free Library, but for Plants

“Come by any time. Take a plant, leave a plant.”

BloomAgainBklyn Arranges Joy for Bushwick Residents in Long-Term Care

BloomAgainBklyn Arranges Joy for Bushwick Residents in Long-Term Care

Owner Caroline Gates Anderson says the nonprofit is really about creating community, especially for those “who are most at risk, most isolated.”

Nook, a Coffee and Craft Beer Haven, Finds its Niche in Bushwick

Nook, a Coffee and Craft Beer Haven, Finds its Niche in Bushwick

After the pandemic delayed its opening for over a year, Nook returned in April with offerings of coffee, beer and comfort.

Restorations Underway at Historic Bushwick Church, but $7.5 Million Needed for Project Completion

Restorations Underway at Historic Bushwick Church, but $7.5 Million Needed for Project Completion

More than 30 complaints over the church’s leaning spire have led to delays in its restoration.