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10 Tips for Surviving Summer in Bushwick Without an Air Conditioner

10 Tips for Surviving Summer in Bushwick Without an Air Conditioner

New Bushwick Play ‘Chinashop, Meet Bulls’ Promises to Be a Psychotic Mis-Adventure Comedy

New Bushwick Play ‘Chinashop, Meet Bulls’ Promises to Be a Psychotic Mis-Adventure Comedy

If you’re looking for some fun post-work plans this week, we’ve got a fun, theatrical option for you

It’s the Last Weekend to See This Trippy Experimental Play at Silent Barn

It’s the Last Weekend to See This Trippy Experimental Play at Silent Barn

 

Bushwick Daily Insta-Takeover Round-Up: Your Favorite Pics from Winter to Spring

Bushwick Daily Insta-Takeover Round-Up: Your Favorite Pics from Winter to Spring

In the past few weeks, we’ve had the distinct pleasure of hosting some pretty amazing local photographers on our Instagram

New Play “Metro Cards” Tackles Gentrification in Bushwick and Love on the L Train

New Play “Metro Cards” Tackles Gentrification in Bushwick and Love on the L Train

How many times have you heard someone say, “This neighborhood is just getting so expensive”? If you live in Bushwick then, yeah, probably a lot

Bushwick “Skins” Photo Series Highlights Bright Layers [Upon Layers] of Color

Bushwick “Skins” Photo Series Highlights Bright Layers [Upon Layers] of Color

Buildings transform constantly in this city – AKA in this ever-changing neighborhood – and with each new transformation comes a new layer of paint

Through Snow and Sludge, Bushwick Proves its Winter Grit [Photos]

Through Snow and Sludge, Bushwick Proves its Winter Grit [Photos]

Winter in NYC is probably my least favorite time of year because, sure, the snow looks pretty for about three minutes when it first begins to fall, but then it either melts and turns into brown sludge, or it freezes and turns into sheets of ice

A Guide to “Bushwick en Español” & Hispanic Culture in the Neighborhood [Photos]

A Guide to “Bushwick en Español” & Hispanic Culture in the Neighborhood [Photos]

One thing that makes NYC – particularly Bushwick – such a wonderful place to live is its diversity, the fact that not everyone comes from the same place, time, and culture as you

Has Bushwick’s Trash Ever Looked So Epic? [Photos]

Has Bushwick’s Trash Ever Looked So Epic? [Photos]

When Strauss Yawney first reached out to us about hosting a Detritus-themed Insta-Takeover, my first thought was: Finding trash in Bushwick? That shouldn’t be too hard

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Can You Guess What’s In These Close & Abstract Photos?

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Can You Guess What’s In These Close & Abstract Photos?

Remember when you were little and you’d do those puzzles where you had to identify what was in the picture but it was always too zoomed in or kind of fuzzy or a weird angle to tell? (Some of us were never very good at those

Drumroll, Please: Here Are Your Top 10 Favorite Insta-Takeover Photos from 2014

Drumroll, Please: Here Are Your Top 10 Favorite Insta-Takeover Photos from 2014

It has been a long and wonderful year of Insta-Takeovers

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: “New” Meets “Old” in Bushwick

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: “New” Meets “Old” in Bushwick

One thing that makes Bushwick so wonderful is that it has lots of history on its streets – it’s a constant mesh of old and new

Philadelphia and Other Stories by Paul Rome & Roarke Menzies: A Well-Rounded Collaboration of Memory, Repetition, and Laughs

Philadelphia and Other Stories by Paul Rome & Roarke Menzies: A Well-Rounded Collaboration of Memory, Repetition, and Laughs

The Bushwick Starr has that distinct black box theatre smell; it’s paint, dust, and something else I can’t put my finger on

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Bushwick’s Discarded Objects Find New Meaning in These Shots

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Bushwick’s Discarded Objects Find New Meaning in These Shots

Have you ever walked by something abandoned on the sidewalk and thought, “I wonder how that got there?” Now imagine other people, who you may not know, collaborating with you to create that story

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: These Drawings Prove That Napkins Aren’t Just for Messes

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: These Drawings Prove That Napkins Aren’t Just for Messes

When an artist who goes by the name “Napkin Killa” requested to take over Bushwick Daily’s Instagram account, I paused for a moment

All the Ways Bushwick Daily Has Saved Me

All the Ways Bushwick Daily Has Saved Me

You may or may not know me but I joined the Bushwick Daily team in 2011 – first as Copyeditor, then as Managing Editor and now as Contributing Editor. Back then, I was working a day-job that made me feel distanced from all things creative, and I had just moved to a new neighborhood, Bushwick. I was stuck […]

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: You Thought Churches Looked Alike? Think Again.

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: You Thought Churches Looked Alike? Think Again.

Have you noticed that Bushwick is home to tons (and we mean tons) of churches? We did – and so did  Dimitri Manousakis, our photog for the latest installment of Insta-Takeovers! Dimitri, a photographer, mixologist for a Greek restaurant, and resident mixographer for Bushwick Daily, wandered our broad neighborhood and captured the exteriors of many Bushwick houses of worship on camera

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: The Unexpected Visual Treasures of Everday Bushwick

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: The Unexpected Visual Treasures of Everday Bushwick

Bushwick is full of treasures great and small, sometimes so small they go unnoticed

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: How Pretty Is Bushwick’s Fall Foliage? Super Pretty.

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: How Pretty Is Bushwick’s Fall Foliage? Super Pretty.

Oh fall

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Spooky Halloween Pics Will Get You Excited About Next Year’s Mischief

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Spooky Halloween Pics Will Get You Excited About Next Year’s Mischief

Halloween just might be Bushwick’s favorite time of year

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: These Eerie Photos Reveal a Strangely Serene Bushwick At Night

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: These Eerie Photos Reveal a Strangely Serene Bushwick At Night

You’ve seen Bushwick’s golden glow splendor at sunset – but what happens after the sun goes down? Bushwick Daily photographer Alonzo Maciel arrives at the scene to capture the evening streets in all of their calm, neon-lit glory, that’s what

Bushwick-Based Bees Knees Spicy Honey Is the Hottest New Condiment You’ll Want to Put on Everything

Bushwick-Based Bees Knees Spicy Honey Is the Hottest New Condiment You’ll Want to Put on Everything

It seems like everyone has been talking about Bees Knees Spicy Honey

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: The Wait Is Finally Over for These “Eventually I’ll Be There” Photos

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: The Wait Is Finally Over for These “Eventually I’ll Be There” Photos

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#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Don’t Miss These Charming Portraits of Folks “Behind the Counter” at Local Bushwick Businesses

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Don’t Miss These Charming Portraits of Folks “Behind the Counter” at Local Bushwick Businesses

Everyone knows that the folks who work at the counters of our local businesses can make or break a customer’s experience

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Gino Fortebuono Captures “Action” in Bushwick

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Gino Fortebuono Captures “Action” in Bushwick

“ACTION!”

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Lauren Krukowski Reminds Us of Our First Days in Bushwick

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Lauren Krukowski Reminds Us of Our First Days in Bushwick

What did you notice when you first met Bushwick? If you’re Bushwick-born and raised, you’ll remember things through a child’s eyes

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Behind the Scenes of Your Fav Blog & Lauren Krukowski “Falls” for Bushwick

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Behind the Scenes of Your Fav Blog & Lauren Krukowski “Falls” for Bushwick

You didn’t realize just how much goes on behind the scenes of Bushwick Daily

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: What Parties Are Made Of & Our EIC Embraces September!

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: What Parties Are Made Of & Our EIC Embraces September!

Did you miss us? Our Insta-Takeover series went on a post-end-of-summer hiatus, but we’re back in full force! We may or may not have been hungover from all the party-centric photos that Sam Kellam posted during our most recent Insta-Takeover

Alley Art Offered Free Painting to Communities Across the U.S. & Their Final Exhibition Is in Bushwick

Alley Art Offered Free Painting to Communities Across the U.S. & Their Final Exhibition Is in Bushwick

When Jen Charboneau and Bernard McNerney met as ESL teachers in South Korea, they had no idea that they would someday finish a 12,000-mile trip to promote community-driven art through pop-up events across the United States

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Diving in Different Directions and Sam Kellam Is the Life of the Party

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Diving in Different Directions and Sam Kellam Is the Life of the Party

Direction

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Paint Pops and Tim Waltman Sees Bushwick From Different Directions

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Paint Pops and Tim Waltman Sees Bushwick From Different Directions

Instagram Takeover – Suzi Sadler – Bushwick sign, paint Do you like paint? Of course you do, you live in [or you live near or you love] Bushwick! It’s no surprise that virtually everything in our art-centric neighborhood is covered in the stuff. You’ll find interesting paint jobs on buildings and streets and cars everywhere you […]

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Pics of Bushwick as the Sun Set and Suzi Sadler Studies “Paint”

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Pics of Bushwick as the Sun Set and Suzi Sadler Studies “Paint”

Instagram Takeover – Nicole Craine – Bushwick sunset, swings Holy moly, Bushwick at sunset is incredible. Last week Nicole Craine shared some ridiculously beautiful photos of the magical time between school/work/etc. and bedtime in an Insta-Takeover called “5 to 9.” This entire Insta-Takeover project is most certainly not about the numbers, but I have to brag on her behalf – you folks […]

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Spencer Starnes Finds Southern Charm & Get Ready for Nicole Craine’s 5-9!

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Spencer Starnes Finds Southern Charm & Get Ready for Nicole Craine’s 5-9!

When Spencer Starnes proposed that his Insta-Takeover theme would be the south side of Bushwick, I didn’t expect it to be so

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: More Lives Before and Spencer Starnes Gives the “South” Some Love

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: More Lives Before and Spencer Starnes Gives the “South” Some Love

 

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Heather Showstead Explores Past Lives

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Heather Showstead Explores Past Lives

When 

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Alberto Vargas Points Out Corners and Heather Showstead Explores “Lives Before”

#BushwickDaily Insta-Takeover: Alberto Vargas Points Out Corners and Heather Showstead Explores “Lives Before”

What do you know about your corner? No, not the one at the end of your block – I’m talking about the corner of your building