Request an escort home, hail a cab on your phone or call your local Bushwick cab service!
“There’s a huge need for all kinds of things here,” said Rooney. “That’s something we learn every single day. Housing, food, clothing, ESL services, definitely mental health.”
The Butterfly Project, a collage surrounding the narratives of immigration and migration, will cover an entire wall in Senator Julia Salazar’s office.
How to bring curbside composting to Bushwick, according to the DSNY, and where you can drop off your compost in the meantime.
Nicole De Santis, co-founder of Clean Bushwick Initiative, has a solution.
To those who want to get involved in their community, but aren’t sure where to start, Chloe says to ‘Just go for it!’
Taking my 80-year-old parents on a tour of Bushwick, nearly 30 years after they moved away.
Families in Bushwick and around the city, unconvinced by school COVID-19 protocols, want the option to continue remote instruction.
Organizers Qween Jean and Gia Love call for Bushwick to support the Black Lives Matter movement and the LGBTQ+ community. If you say “BLM” and do not support the queer Black community, then you are not for liberation, Qween said.
Look up and support your local community garden in providing sustenance and critical green space.
Owner Caroline Gates Anderson says the nonprofit is really about creating community, especially for those “who are most at risk, most isolated.”
The free store, a concept dreamt up by Bushwick Mutual Aid, is stocked with free clothes, baby supplies, furniture, household appliances and other donated goods.
Ecuador’s national sport has made its way to Bushwick, where it thrives on the red-top courts at Maria Hernández Park.
About 10 percent of Brooklyn’s drop-off sites are in and around Bushwick.
An ever-evolving list of Bushwick organizations that are actively in need of volunteers.
The Fund Excluded Workers Coalition calls on the community for volunteers now that applications are underway.
Start with a rally, learn how to apply and end with a dance party!
The neighborhood is called Williamsburg, East Williamsburg or Bushwick, depending on who you ask.
Though many have re-opened, local houses of worship in Bushwick are still feeling the effects of the pandemic more than a year after they were forced to shut their doors.
The relaunched organics waste collection program will continue to only serve limited neighborhoods in the city.
Organizers “reclaimed” a vacant ground-floor commercial space in Bushwick on July 20.
Bushwick Abbey and Mayday Space are teaming up to combat food insecurity in the neighborhood.
Fewer permits for the construction of new buildings were issued in 2020 than previous years.
Local high school students receive their diplomas after a year of pandemic-caused irregularities, including Zoom classes and missed proms.
Graduation rates for school district 32, which encompasses Bushwick, have improved significantly in recent decades.
Data from the Administration for Children’s Services reveals a sharp increase in the number of foster care placements in Brooklyn.
The roots are deep at a little known garden oasis in East Williamsburg
80 Films by and about Black and Brown people you should know.
On Sunday, the only Puerto Rican Day parade in New York will be happening along Knickerbocker Avenue
Check out these LGBTQ+ businesses in and around Bushwick during Pride month and beyond.
There is still a deep need for more restaurant relief says Congresswoman Velázquez
A local city council candidate makes the case for alternatives to big real estate
Locals tell us they’re making plans for the first time in over a year
Calvin Z. Heyward, a local writer and educator, echoes some of the struggles Black fathers endure and overcome.