Nicole Allen Viana

10 Publications
Friday Fast Fact: Bushwick Ranks as Higher Risk on Heat Vulnerability Index

Friday Fast Fact: Bushwick Ranks as Higher Risk on Heat Vulnerability Index

Based on factors like poverty levels, green space and air conditioner ownership, Bushwick and a number of other city neighborhoods are more vulnerable than others to the effects of extreme heat.

In Aftermath of Hurricane Ida and City’s First-Ever ‘Flash Flood Emergency,’ Water Leak Complaints to 311 Increased Significantly in Bushwick

In Aftermath of Hurricane Ida and City’s First-Ever ‘Flash Flood Emergency,’ Water Leak Complaints to 311 Increased Significantly in Bushwick

Compared to Tropical Storm Henri, water leak complaints approximately doubled both in Bushwick and citywide. There were nearly eight times as many calls as there were that same day the previous year.

Friday Fast Fact: The City Has Over 300 Clothing and Textile Drop-Off Sites in Brooklyn

Friday Fast Fact: The City Has Over 300 Clothing and Textile Drop-Off Sites in Brooklyn

About 10 percent of Brooklyn’s drop-off sites are in and around Bushwick.

Friday Fast Fact: NYPD Calls for Service Mostly “Non Crime in Progress”

Friday Fast Fact: NYPD Calls for Service Mostly “Non Crime in Progress”

Of the variety of calls for service recorded in NYPD’s 911 system, most did not involve a crime in progress, and many were calls to “See Complainant” or for “Visibility Patrol.”

National Weather Service Issues Excessive Heat Warning for New York City Through Thursday

National Weather Service Issues Excessive Heat Warning for New York City Through Thursday

Cooling centers and public pools will be open with extended hours while the warning is in effect.

Bushwick Collective Block Party Returns This August

Bushwick Collective Block Party Returns This August

This year’s block party will have street artists painting murals on location, live performances, hand-selected food trucks, a merchant market and more.

Fire at Bushwick Bakery on Monday

Fire at Bushwick Bakery on Monday

One person sustained minor injuries during the fire.

Antonio Reynoso Is Expected to Win Primary Race for Brooklyn Borough President

Antonio Reynoso Is Expected to Win Primary Race for Brooklyn Borough President

According to the NYC Board of Elections’ second report on ranked-choice results, Council Member Antonio Reynoso decisively leads with 54.8 percent of the vote, with Jo Anne Simon at 45.2 percent.

Initial Results for New York City Primaries Delayed After Error in Counting Votes

Initial Results for New York City Primaries Delayed After Error in Counting Votes

On Tuesday evening, the New York City Board of Elections stated there had been an error in calculating preliminary voting results for citywide primaries.

Projected Winners for the 2021 City Council Primary Election in Districts 30, 34 and 37

Projected Winners for the 2021 City Council Primary Election in Districts 30, 34 and 37

Democratic primary results are in for districts encompassing Bushwick, Ridgewood and East Williamsburg as of late Tuesday night