Around Bushwick: A Neighborhood Gets Vaccinated

Around Bushwick: A Neighborhood Gets Vaccinated

Locals tell us what it means to try to resume a sense of ‘normalcy’ in 2021: ‘There’s a relief to feel like you’re not potentially hurting someone’

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Scott Murphy: Let’s End Alternate Side Parking

Scott Murphy: Let’s End Alternate Side Parking

A local city council candidate makes the argument for ending a long-time inconvenience for drivers

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How These Bushwick Nurses Stayed Positive in a Pandemic

How These Bushwick Nurses Stayed Positive in a Pandemic

“If you’ve never seen what a hero looks like, look at the nurses in Bushwick: this is them, this is who they are.”

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Bushwick Turns To The Stars And So Can You

Bushwick Turns To The Stars And So Can You

New York’s leading group of amateur astronomers are setting up shop for the first time next month at the DeKalb Library

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A Bushwick Church Needs Help Feeding Hungry Neighbors

A Bushwick Church Needs Help Feeding Hungry Neighbors

Bushwick Abbey is asking community members and local businesses to help keep its free food pantry and refrigerator stocked.

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The Bushwick Film Festival Wants To See Your Pandemic Shorts

The Bushwick Film Festival Wants To See Your Pandemic Shorts

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Off The Avenue: A Family Butcher Shop Grinds On

Off The Avenue: A Family Butcher Shop Grinds On

The Albanian family behind Melinda’s are only the latest in the last century to sell meat on Greene Avenue

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The Necessary Anarchy of the Hospitality Industry

The Necessary Anarchy of the Hospitality Industry

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Halsey Ale House Owner Starts Gofundme For Employees Following Fire

Halsey Ale House Owner Starts Gofundme For Employees Following Fire

On the evening of December 8th Halsey Ale House caught fire.

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A Photo Reflection On The Black Lives Matter Movement Of 2020

A Photo Reflection On The Black Lives Matter Movement Of 2020

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Artisan Landlord is Helping Keep Bushwick Restaurant Scene Alive

Artisan Landlord is Helping Keep Bushwick Restaurant Scene Alive

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Five Young Brooklynites Team up with Local Non-Profit for Holiday Drive to Benefit Homeless

Five Young Brooklynites Team up with Local Non-Profit for Holiday Drive to Benefit Homeless

Concrete Luxury group teams up with Providence House for Holiday Drive to benefit homeless families in transition to permanent housing.

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Bushwick food pantries prepare for Thanksgiving despite setbacks

Bushwick food pantries prepare for Thanksgiving despite setbacks

Despite food shortages, Bushwick food pantries are gearing up to serve Thanksgiving meals to hungry Brooklynites.

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Papergirl Brooklyn is Revisualizing Walls to Highlight Cultural Values and Social Issues

Papergirl Brooklyn is Revisualizing Walls to Highlight Cultural Values and Social Issues

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Voices of Bushwick: Community Members Reflect on Covid-19 Crisis

Voices of Bushwick: Community Members Reflect on Covid-19 Crisis

As New York braces for a second wave of coronavirus, Bushwick’s essential workers, small business owners and artists reflect on their experiences and lessons learned.

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13th Bushwick Film Festival Releases Full Program

13th Bushwick Film Festival Releases Full Program

This year’s festival includes more than 100 different films created by filmmakers from Brooklyn and around the world.

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Bushwick Film Fest Launches Its 13th Festival Virtually

Bushwick Film Fest Launches Its 13th Festival Virtually

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Local Organization to Unveil a New Mural and Raise Funds for Bushwick Mutual Aid this Labor Day

Local Organization to Unveil a New Mural and Raise Funds for Bushwick Mutual Aid this Labor Day

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Summer Youth Employment Program Hangs in the Balance: ‘exalt’ Says They are Ready to Go Remote

Summer Youth Employment Program Hangs in the Balance: ‘exalt’ Says They are Ready to Go Remote

Thousands of kids across New York City depend on the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) to occupy their time every summer.

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Bushwick Mutual Aid Feeds Over 2,ooo  During Coronavirus Pandemic

Bushwick Mutual Aid Feeds Over 2,ooo During Coronavirus Pandemic

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City Organization ‘In It Together NYC’ Working to Combat Food Insecurity During COVID19

City Organization ‘In It Together NYC’ Working to Combat Food Insecurity During COVID19

A city-wide grassroots, volunteer effort called In It Together NYC, is tackling food insecurity to ensure New Yorkers don’t go hungry during COVID-19 pandemic.

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Op-Ed: All I Want for Mother’s Day is ‘Relief for All’

Op-Ed: All I Want for Mother’s Day is ‘Relief for All’

Jessica Franco is a small homeowner living in Cypress Hills and the Director of Community Affairs for New York State Senator Julia Salazar.

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Helping COVID-19 Frontline Workers Through Art

Helping COVID-19 Frontline Workers Through Art

A fine art rental subscription company called Curina has launched a COVID-19 benefit project and will donate 100% of its sale commission to delivering PPE

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Restaurant 191 Knickerbocker Transforms Itself Into Source For Two Hot Squares a Day

Restaurant 191 Knickerbocker Transforms Itself Into Source For Two Hot Squares a Day

191 Knickerbocker, which prior to the COVID pandemic provided Bushwick with skillfully executed comfort food, has partnered with local organization Noise Church to help residents in need.

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Brooklyn Renters are Organizing, Sharing Resources and Lobbying Cuomo on Facebook

Brooklyn Renters are Organizing, Sharing Resources and Lobbying Cuomo on Facebook

Grove resident Matt Clifford created a Facebook page in which the city and state governments’ response to the COVID crisis is sharply criticized and resources useful to impacted renters are collected.

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New Design Studio in Brooklyn is Looking For Artists to Collaborate

New Design Studio in Brooklyn is Looking For Artists to Collaborate

Ridge House hopes to help build community over passion for good design

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Mural Celebrating the Life of YouTuber “Etika” Unveiled in Bushwick

Mural Celebrating the Life of YouTuber “Etika” Unveiled in Bushwick

The mural at 1280 Myrtle Ave. pictures Etika alongside his catchphrase “Take care of yourself. Have yourself a damn good one!”

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Exclusive Club for POC Opens in East Williamsburg

Exclusive Club for POC Opens in East Williamsburg

Ethels Club is the first exclusively private membership and workspace club to open in Brooklyn

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BDSM Feminist Collective Aims to Make Sex Work Safer in Bushwick

BDSM Feminist Collective Aims to Make Sex Work Safer in Bushwick

The Taillor Group teaches kink-positive, feminist BDSM workshops hosted in a safe, judgement free and empowering environment.

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Anything Goes at Mama D’s

Anything Goes at Mama D’s

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CUNY Begins Review Of Applications To Distribute $19 Million Census Outreach Grant

CUNY Begins Review Of Applications To Distribute $19 Million Census Outreach Grant

The grant is part of a historic multi-million dollar budget allocated for NYC’s 2020 Census outreach strategy.

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Census Bureau Opens Recruitment Stations Around Bushwick

Census Bureau Opens Recruitment Stations Around Bushwick

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Ridgewood-based Canadian takes on American Politics through Drag Performance

Ridgewood-based Canadian takes on American Politics through Drag Performance

An Interview with Teresa Braun, Drag/Genderf*ck curator at The Brick Theater

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Visit Ridgewood’s Dark Halloween House

Visit Ridgewood’s Dark Halloween House

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Community Group ‘Our Repro Rights’ Is Hosting a Discussion to Advance Reproductive Justice

Community Group ‘Our Repro Rights’ Is Hosting a Discussion to Advance Reproductive Justice

The Bushwick reproductive rights group is pushing for lasting change through specificity and inclusivity.

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Brooklyn Historical Society Focuses on Slavery and 400 Years of Inequality

Brooklyn Historical Society Focuses on Slavery and 400 Years of Inequality

The October lecture series will feature talks, screenings and plays on redlining, the criminal justice system, reparations and more.

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