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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Becoming Josephine: a Glam Yiddish Singer-Songwriter in Drag

Becoming Josephine: a Glam Yiddish Singer-Songwriter in Drag

“It’s ironic because now that I’m making music for a character I’m making the most genuine, sincere music of my life.”

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Only 1 in 8 Bushwick Schools Offer Student-Run Newspapers. Does This Affect Local Journalism?

Only 1 in 8 Bushwick Schools Offer Student-Run Newspapers. Does This Affect Local Journalism?

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Artesanias: Rare, Handmade Ecuadorian Baskets and Crafts Brighten up Bushwick

Artesanias: Rare, Handmade Ecuadorian Baskets and Crafts Brighten up Bushwick

Maria is known craftsman in the area.

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Gentrification: WTF Does It Mean, For Real?

Gentrification: WTF Does It Mean, For Real?

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PHOTOS: The Best of Bushwig 2019

PHOTOS: The Best of Bushwig 2019

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Queer Kid Stuff: Award-Winning Web Series Educates Children (and Adults) on LGBTQ+

Queer Kid Stuff: Award-Winning Web Series Educates Children (and Adults) on LGBTQ+

NYC Native Created LGBT+ Children’s Web Series in the Heart of Bushwick.

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Kids Ride Club: Bushwick-based Program Empowers Youth Through Urban Cycling

Kids Ride Club: Bushwick-based Program Empowers Youth Through Urban Cycling

Aimed at Bushwick public schools, local students gear up for urban adventures.

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Don’t shoot, I Want to Grow Up: Bushwick Native Teaches Children Alternatives to Violence

Don’t shoot, I Want to Grow Up: Bushwick Native Teaches Children Alternatives to Violence

“We’re all committed to making sure these schools and these kids are safe.”

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Composting in Bushwick: Here’s Where to Drop Off Your Organic Scraps

Composting in Bushwick: Here’s Where to Drop Off Your Organic Scraps

Change begins with the individual, start composting today!

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Women’s Prison Association Provides  an Alternative to Incarceration with a Focus on Mental Health

Women’s Prison Association Provides an Alternative to Incarceration with a Focus on Mental Health

WPA provides personalized treatment and plans for women to make positive changes in their lives instead of spending time in prison.

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Local Sustainability Platform Gains Recognition Abroad and Makes Living Green Easy for All

Local Sustainability Platform Gains Recognition Abroad and Makes Living Green Easy for All

Making sustainability easy, cheap, and accessible to the Gen Z and millennial crowd.

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Comedians and Cyclists Are Hosting a Free Stand-up Comedy Benefit at Bushwick Bike Shop

Comedians and Cyclists Are Hosting a Free Stand-up Comedy Benefit at Bushwick Bike Shop

After 15 bicyclists died this year, locals are raising awareness and funds.

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Reclaiming Culture: Celebrate the Afro-Latinx Diaspora in Brooklyn this Weekend

Reclaiming Culture: Celebrate the Afro-Latinx Diaspora in Brooklyn this Weekend

The Afro-Latinx Festival comes back to NYC for its seventh installment!

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Community Members Fight for New Bus Stop at Ridgewood Reservoir

Community Members Fight for New Bus Stop at Ridgewood Reservoir

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Unity and Empathy: Local Artist Gathered Bushwick Community to Connect Through Art and Storytelling

Unity and Empathy: Local Artist Gathered Bushwick Community to Connect Through Art and Storytelling

“It was incredible, there was so much heartwarming generosity and genuine harmony.”

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Bushwick Students Build a Mars Rover Bridging the Gap of Diversity in Tech

Bushwick Students Build a Mars Rover Bridging the Gap of Diversity in Tech

After a successful GoFundMe campaign, local students were able to build a replica of the Mars Rover.

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The Puppetmobile Will Visit Maria Hernandez Park with New Free Show on June 25

The Puppetmobile Will Visit Maria Hernandez Park with New Free Show on June 25

The series is a part of a larger summer City Parks program giving focus to underrepresented and low-income communities

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Celebrating Local Heritage, Bushwick’s First Official Puerto Rican Day Parade Was a Success

Celebrating Local Heritage, Bushwick’s First Official Puerto Rican Day Parade Was a Success

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Grassroots Event Brings Drivers and Bikers Together to Find Common Ground

Grassroots Event Brings Drivers and Bikers Together to Find Common Ground

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Bushwick Non-Profit Found a New Home to Create Opportunities for Local Youth of Color

Bushwick Non-Profit Found a New Home to Create Opportunities for Local Youth of Color

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Unique Community Group in Ridgewood Offers Experimental Social Gatherings and Events

Unique Community Group in Ridgewood Offers Experimental Social Gatherings and Events

From research to poetry, from gardening to protests!

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RiseBoro is Launching a Community Supported Agriculture Program in July

RiseBoro is Launching a Community Supported Agriculture Program in July

CSAs can be a wonderful resource, providing farmers with steady income and people with locally-produced food. The drawback is that they often cost a hefty up-front sum.

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Sustainable Brooklyn Bridges the Gap Between the Environmental Movement and Communities of Color

Sustainable Brooklyn Bridges the Gap Between the Environmental Movement and Communities of Color

Sustainable Brooklyn’s Dominique Drakeford and Whitney McGuire are on a mission to make the environmental movement more inclusive.

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“Drive Change” Trains Formerly Incarcerated Young Adults for the Restaurant Industry

“Drive Change” Trains Formerly Incarcerated Young Adults for the Restaurant Industry

I was on the phone with Drive Change fellow Migdalia Wilkerson when she shouted to an unseen passerby, “Hi, would you like a flyer!?”

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The Life of a Polyamorous Hasidic Swordfighter in Bushwick

The Life of a Polyamorous Hasidic Swordfighter in Bushwick

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