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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

Volunteer Opportunities in and Around Bushwick To Help Those in Need This Holiday Season

Volunteer Opportunities in and Around Bushwick To Help Those in Need This Holiday Season

This holiday season, here’s how you can volunteer your time to help others in our community.

Un Vecino Necesita Tu Ayuda Para Traer El Compostaje a Las Aceras De Bushwick

Un Vecino Necesita Tu Ayuda Para Traer El Compostaje a Las Aceras De Bushwick

El servicio de compostaje en la acera se reanudó en Octubre de este año, pero solo en algunos barrios elegibles.

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.

$1 Million In Grants Made Available to Grassroots Community Organizations

$1 Million In Grants Made Available to Grassroots Community Organizations

Resident-led groups can receive cash grants of $5,000 to support their projects.

The Bushwick Community is Invited to IS 291 Roland Hayes’ First Homecoming Arts Festival on Nov. 23

The Bushwick Community is Invited to IS 291 Roland Hayes’ First Homecoming Arts Festival on Nov. 23

The festival will feature student artwork and performances, a Thanksgiving dinner and a tour of Meryl Meisler’s “Paradise Lost & Found: Bushwick” installation.

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After Decades, Holiday Lights Finally Return To Knickerbocker Avenue

After Decades, Holiday Lights Finally Return To Knickerbocker Avenue

The display seeks to bring a festive holiday spirit and, in turn, increased economic activity to the area.

Introducing Plantita: Like a Little Free Library, but for Plants

Introducing Plantita: Like a Little Free Library, but for Plants

“Come by any time. Take a plant, leave a plant.”

The Coalition Against Family Violence Will be Revealing a Mural in Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month on October 29

The Coalition Against Family Violence Will be Revealing a Mural in Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month on October 29

To attend the day-long event filled with music, presentations, a graduation ceremony and the mural reveal, be sure to RSVP.

Long Winter Nights are Around the Corner. Here’s How to Get Home Safely at Night if Traveling Alone

Long Winter Nights are Around the Corner. Here’s How to Get Home Safely at Night if Traveling Alone

Request an escort home, hail a cab on your phone or call your local Bushwick cab service!

New Center, Collective Focus Hub, Provides Bushwick with Free Food, Goods and Services

New Center, Collective Focus Hub, Provides Bushwick with Free Food, Goods and Services

“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.”

Sen. Salazar’s New Butterfly Project Illustrates, Unites Bushwick’s Latinx Community

Sen. Salazar’s New Butterfly Project Illustrates, Unites Bushwick’s Latinx Community

The Butterfly Project, a collage surrounding the narratives of immigration and migration, will cover an entire wall in Senator Julia Salazar’s office.

Curbside Composting in Bushwick: Can We Make It Happen?

Curbside Composting in Bushwick: Can We Make It Happen?

How to bring curbside composting to Bushwick, according to the DSNY, and where you can drop off your compost in the meantime.

How Do We Prevent Flooding and Damage in Bushwick Like What Happened During Ida?

How Do We Prevent Flooding and Damage in Bushwick Like What Happened During Ida?

Nicole De Santis, co-founder of Clean Bushwick Initiative, has a solution.

Siblings Raise Over $5,000 for Winter Survival Kits for Those Experiencing Homelessness in Fifth Annual Lemonade and Cake Stand

Siblings Raise Over $5,000 for Winter Survival Kits for Those Experiencing Homelessness in Fifth Annual Lemonade and Cake Stand

To those who want to get involved in their community, but aren’t sure where to start, Chloe says to ‘Just go for it!’

Photo Essay: Back to Bushwick

Photo Essay: Back to Bushwick

Taking my 80-year-old parents on a tour of Bushwick, nearly 30 years after they moved away.

Families Demand Remote Learning Option for Kids

Families Demand Remote Learning Option for Kids

Families in Bushwick and around the city, unconvinced by school COVID-19 protocols, want the option to continue remote instruction.

Organizers Hold Wednesday Protest Against Anti-Black and LGBTQ+ Hate in Response to Saturday’s ‘Anti-Gay’ Attack

Organizers Hold Wednesday Protest Against Anti-Black and LGBTQ+ Hate in Response to Saturday’s ‘Anti-Gay’ Attack

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.

Community Gardens Are Reopening, and They Need Dedicated Volunteers

Community Gardens Are Reopening, and They Need Dedicated Volunteers

Look up and support your local community garden in providing sustenance and critical green space.

BloomAgainBklyn Arranges Joy for Bushwick Residents in Long-Term Care

BloomAgainBklyn Arranges Joy for Bushwick Residents in Long-Term Care

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: Coming Soon to Bushwick

The Free Store: Coming Soon to Bushwick

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.

Catch a Game of Ecuavóley, Ecuador’s National Sport, on the Courts at Maria Hernández Park

Catch a Game of Ecuavóley, Ecuador’s National Sport, on the Courts at Maria Hernández Park

Ecuador’s national sport has made its way to Bushwick, where it thrives on the red-top courts at Maria Hernández Park.

Friday Fast Fact: The City Has Over 300 Clothing and Textile Drop-Off Sites in Brooklyn

Friday Fast Fact: The City Has Over 300 Clothing and Textile Drop-Off Sites in Brooklyn

About 10 percent of Brooklyn’s drop-off sites are in and around Bushwick.

So You Want to Volunteer? Here Is a List of Bushwick Organizations That Need Your Help

So You Want to Volunteer? Here Is a List of Bushwick Organizations That Need Your Help

An ever-evolving list of Bushwick organizations that are actively in need of volunteers.

Rent for ‘Affordable’ Housing Units Rising With Increasing  Median Income

Rent for ‘Affordable’ Housing Units Rising With Increasing Median Income

Jennifer Gutierrez, the Democratic nominee for City Council member of District 34, says “affordability” does not line up with the income of Bushwick residents.

Large Turnout at Maria Hernandez Park to Celebrate $2.1 Billion Excluded Workers Fund

Large Turnout at Maria Hernandez Park to Celebrate $2.1 Billion Excluded Workers Fund

The Fund Excluded Workers Coalition calls on the community for volunteers now that applications are underway.