Opinion: Make Knickerbocker Car-Free

Opinion: Make Knickerbocker Car-Free

A local businessman makes the case for making Bushwick more of a pedestrian neighborhood.

Re-splintering.

Re-splintering.

“That’s the kind of thing that happens when a community gets split.”

Progressives Fight The Machine.

Progressives Fight The Machine.

“I do credit the negative campaign and the mailers for the fact that we didn’t win”

It’s A Vans Block Party, In Bushwick

It’s A Vans Block Party, In Bushwick

A global apparel giant sponsors a skate party. Locals show up.

As Reports Of Hate Crime Rise in Bushwick, Activists Push For More Protections At Nightclubs

As Reports Of Hate Crime Rise in Bushwick, Activists Push For More Protections At Nightclubs

New Yorkers saw 52% more hate crimes in 2021 than in 2020.

Bikes, Breweries & Beers.

Bikes, Breweries & Beers.

A new local cycling group hosts group rides to breweries on Tuesdays. Anyone’s invited.

This Sunday, A Puerto Rican Day Parade Hits Bushwick

This Sunday, A Puerto Rican Day Parade Hits Bushwick

Bushwick’s take on the parade hits Knickerbocker Avenue on Sunday. This year’s theme is “La Historia de Nuestra Bandera.”

For Pride, This Director Wants To Know What Brings You Joy

For Pride, This Director Wants To Know What Brings You Joy

“I feel like Bushwick is very gay, but in so many different ways,” says one local filmmaker.

The State of Voter Suppression in New York

The State of Voter Suppression in New York

Voter suppression still happens in New York “in insidious ways”

Got Film? A Black-Owned Camera Store In Bushwick Has You Covered

Got Film? A Black-Owned Camera Store In Bushwick Has You Covered

This analog photography store doubles as a community hub.

This Earth Day, Try Cleaning Up Bushwick

This Earth Day, Try Cleaning Up Bushwick

Or try out ‘a food scrap demo’ to possibly reduce your waste.

New Pawsibilities in Bushwick.

New Pawsibilities in Bushwick.

A doggy daycare has opened near the Myrtle-Wyckoff station, with a goal of hiring adults with autism.

Some Springtime Openings In Bushwick (But also Ridgewood)

Some Springtime Openings In Bushwick (But also Ridgewood)

A new pet supply store! A two-floor club and pizzeria! A yoga studio!

A Peek Inside the Hidden Story on Wyckoff Avenue

A Peek Inside the Hidden Story on Wyckoff Avenue

For over two decades, Taiwanese artists have had a home in Bushwick

How To Bike Through Bushwick

How To Bike Through Bushwick

A guide to biking down and out in Bushwick and Ridgewood

“I love every second of it.”

“I love every second of it.”

Volunteers find meaning by giving things away in Bushwick.

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Kindergarten Rules For Teaching ‘Black Lives Matter’ To A Disney Princess

Kindergarten Rules For Teaching ‘Black Lives Matter’ To A Disney Princess

Calvin Z. Heyward, a local writer and educator, writes more about some of the struggles Black fathers endure and overcome.

Conversations with Neighbors: Meet Your Local Gardener, Macques Thomas

Conversations with Neighbors: Meet Your Local Gardener, Macques Thomas

A personal trainer in Bushwick boasts a green thumb

Conversations With Neighbors: Your State Senator, Julia Salazar

Conversations With Neighbors: Your State Senator, Julia Salazar

State Senator Julia Salazar opens up about her youth, inspirations, early battles with public perception and more.

Have a Primal Urge To See Things Fly Through the Air? Join Bushwick’s First Catapult Club at 101 Wilson Bar

Have a Primal Urge To See Things Fly Through the Air? Join Bushwick’s First Catapult Club at 101 Wilson Bar

All are welcome to join Bushwick’s first-ever trebuchet building and launch competition.

Conversations with Neighbors: Your Bushwick Bartenders

Conversations with Neighbors: Your Bushwick Bartenders

Laynie Bell of Birdy’s and Bruno Coviello of Happy Fun Hideaway open up about life as a bartender in Bushwick, working throughout the pandemic, tipping, customer interactions and more.

Amid the Recent Increase in Omicron Covid Cases, Freelancers Are Struggling To Stay Afloat

Amid the Recent Increase in Omicron Covid Cases, Freelancers Are Struggling To Stay Afloat

The rise of gig work cancellations caused by the hike of Omicron Covid cases is reminding local freelancers of March 2020.

GrowNYC Launches New Public Compost Drop-off Site in Ridgewood

GrowNYC Launches New Public Compost Drop-off Site in Ridgewood

The Ridgewood compost drop-off site is open from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Saturday.

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.

Conversations With Neighbors: Mitchell Borden, Co-founder of Ornithology Jazz Club

Conversations With Neighbors: Mitchell Borden, Co-founder of Ornithology Jazz Club

Mitchell Borden on societal expectations, jazz, cell phones, money, retirement, childhood and more.

New York City’s Annual Holiday Tradition, Mulchfest, Is Back Again. Read Where You Can Recycle Your Holiday Tree in Bushwick

New York City’s Annual Holiday Tradition, Mulchfest, Is Back Again. Read Where You Can Recycle Your Holiday Tree in Bushwick

With over 74 drop-off or chipping sites citywide, find a Mulchfest location near you.

Here’s How 11 Bushwick Landmarks Got Their Names

Here’s How 11 Bushwick Landmarks Got Their Names

Maria Hernandez Park, Mominette, Wonderville, L’Imprimerie, Irving Avenue and more. Here’s how 11 of Bushwick’s most notable places got their names.

As Christmas Approaches, Many Bushwick Residents Will Have To Spend It Alone

As Christmas Approaches, Many Bushwick Residents Will Have To Spend It Alone

With Covid cases rising across Bushwick and all of NYC, some are abandoning their holiday plans and spending Christmas by themselves.

Step by Step, the City Improves Pedestrian Access to the Ridgewood Reservoir, a Natural Jewel on the Border of Brooklyn and Queens

Step by Step, the City Improves Pedestrian Access to the Ridgewood Reservoir, a Natural Jewel on the Border of Brooklyn and Queens

The Department of Transportation is installing several pedestrian improvements at the intersection of Highland Boulevard and Vermont Place.

Ridgewood to the Rescue: The Story Behind the Newly Formed Feline Rescue Organization

Ridgewood to the Rescue: The Story Behind the Newly Formed Feline Rescue Organization

Ridgewood Rescue is a nonprofit pending organization addressing the neighborhood population of stray cats and kittens through its TNR (trap, neuter, return) program, socialization, adoptions and community education.

Mil Mundos en Común Quiere Traer Internet Gratuito a Bushwick

Mil Mundos en Común Quiere Traer Internet Gratuito a Bushwick

La organización sin fines de lucro Mil Mundos en Común ha lanzado “Conectando a Bushwick,” su primera recaudación de fondos para financiar la instalación de internet gratuito en hogares que lo necesiten.

Mil Mundos en Común Wants to Bring Free Internet to Bushwick

Mil Mundos en Común Wants to Bring Free Internet to Bushwick

The non-profit Mil Mundos en Común has launched “Getting Bushwick Connected,” its first fundraiser to subsidize the installation of free internet for households in need.

‘It’s Getting Worse’: Bushwick Residents Overwhelmed by Rampant Trash Problem

‘It’s Getting Worse’: Bushwick Residents Overwhelmed by Rampant Trash Problem

Piles of trash and overflowing waste baskets have been permeating Bushwick for most of 2021.

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

A Neighbor Needs Your Help to Bring Composting to the Sidewalks of Bushwick

A Neighbor Needs Your Help to Bring Composting to the Sidewalks of Bushwick

The curbside composting service resumed in October this year, but only in some eligible neighborhoods.

The Moffat Street Community Garden Opens a Composting and Food Scrap Drop-Off Site

The Moffat Street Community Garden Opens a Composting and Food Scrap Drop-Off Site

Residents no longer have to take the 30-minute walk to Know Waste Lands to compost.