7 Holiday Activities Near Bushwick You Can Still Enjoy During Omicron

7 Holiday Activities Near Bushwick You Can Still Enjoy During Omicron

With Covid cases rising, here are some safe holiday activities throughout the borough that you can still enjoy this year!

Bushwick Bars, Restaurants Offering Warm, Cozy Outdoor Seating

Bushwick Bars, Restaurants Offering Warm, Cozy Outdoor Seating

Looking for some warm outdoor seating in Bushwick this winter? Here is where to go.

Here’s Where To Donate and Pick up Coats in and Around Bushwick This Winter

Here’s Where To Donate and Pick up Coats in and Around Bushwick This Winter

With the coldest months of the year approaching, help keep your neighbors warm by donating coats.

Poll: Vote for the Best Wings in/Around Bushwick 2021

Poll: Vote for the Best Wings in/Around Bushwick 2021

It’s up to you, neighbors. Time to name the best wings in/around Bushwick!

What ‘Brooklyn’s Favorite Little Witch Shop’ Wants You To Know About the Winter Solstice

What ‘Brooklyn’s Favorite Little Witch Shop’ Wants You To Know About the Winter Solstice

To learn more about how this year’s winter solstice affects us, Bushwick Daily interviewed Hennesy Sanchez, a native New Yorker, artist and tarot reader for Catland Books, a witch shop located off the Morgan Avenue L train stop. 

Bushwick’s Ornithology Jazz Club Serves up Vegan Food and Free Nightly Jam Sessions

Bushwick’s Ornithology Jazz Club Serves up Vegan Food and Free Nightly Jam Sessions

Musicians and locals alike can enjoy the nightly shows or partake and experiment with an original piece. The idea is to create a ‘permissive environment’ where music can be explored, said co-owner Mitchell Borden.

Poll: Vote for the Best Bakery in/Around Bushwick 2021

Poll: Vote for the Best Bakery in/Around Bushwick 2021

It’s up to you, neighbors. Time to name the best bakery in/around Bushwick!

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.

The Bushwick Location of Cafe Moca, a Beloved Vegan and Vegetarian Spot, Has Reopened Its Doors

The Bushwick Location of Cafe Moca, a Beloved Vegan and Vegetarian Spot, Has Reopened Its Doors

After closing (temporarily), the Cafe Moca family shares that they are happy to be back in Bushwick, a neighborhood close to their hearts.

As Omicron Spreads Throughout New York, Here are the Current Bushwick COVID Numbers

As Omicron Spreads Throughout New York, Here are the Current Bushwick COVID Numbers

Testing lines and closures may remind you of spring 2020, but COVID hospitalizations and deaths remain comparatively low.

Here’s the Winner of the Best Bar in/Around Bushwick 2021!

Here’s the Winner of the Best Bar in/Around Bushwick 2021!

The local watering hole dwellers have spoken!

‘Bottom of the Ocean’ Takes Viewers on an Immersive Journey in the Hidden Underworld of Bushwick

‘Bottom of the Ocean’ Takes Viewers on an Immersive Journey in the Hidden Underworld of Bushwick

Described by its creator as a “serene guided meditation,” Bottom of the Ocean takes audience members to an underground world full of unusual rituals.

Signs in Bushwick Speak of the Floraissance: an Upcoming Worldwide Movement

Signs in Bushwick Speak of the Floraissance: an Upcoming Worldwide Movement

The pandemic has obscured the signs to the public, but artist André Feliciano, who coined the term “Floraissance” is optimistic about its future.

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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.

New York City Council Bans Natural Gas in New Buildings

New York City Council Bans Natural Gas in New Buildings

In a big move towards electrification, New York is saying goodbye to gas heaters and stoves in new buildings.

Committee On Women and Gender Equity Passes Bill Establishing a Street Harassment Prevention Board

Committee On Women and Gender Equity Passes Bill Establishing a Street Harassment Prevention Board

The board is tasked with identifying more sustainable solutions to end street harassment, as policing and criminalization efforts have not worked.

Mayor de Blasio Releases Details for Upcoming NYC Private Sector Vaccine Mandate

Mayor de Blasio Releases Details for Upcoming NYC Private Sector Vaccine Mandate

Starting Dec. 27, all private sector workers must provide proof of vaccination.

Mientras La Ciudad de Nueva York Planea Prohibir Instalaciones de Gas en Casa, La Lucha Contra el Gasoducto del Norte de Brooklyn Continúa

Mientras La Ciudad de Nueva York Planea Prohibir Instalaciones de Gas en Casa, La Lucha Contra el Gasoducto del Norte de Brooklyn Continúa

La propuesta de ley para prohibir instalaciones de gas en edificios nuevos posiblemente sea aprobada esta semana, mientras residentes de Bushwick continúan su lucha contra el gasoducto que National Grid está construyendo a través del Norte de Brooklyn.

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Wings 2021

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Wings 2021

Let’s hear your nominations for the best wings in/around the neighborhood!

An Updated Look at Bushwick Crime Rates 2021

An Updated Look at Bushwick Crime Rates 2021

An overview of Bushwick’s crime rates, along with details on how they compare to other neighborhoods’.

Where to Get a COVID Test in Bushwick

Where to Get a COVID Test in Bushwick

Information on where to get a COVID test, what tests are available, how much they cost, if you need an appointment and more.

As New York City Plans to Ban Gas Hookups in Buildings, the Fight Against the North Brooklyn Pipeline Continues

As New York City Plans to Ban Gas Hookups in Buildings, the Fight Against the North Brooklyn Pipeline Continues

The bill banning gas hookups in new buildings is supposed to pass this week, all while local Bushwick residents continue to fight against the National Grid pipeline being built throughout North Brooklyn.

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Bakery 2021

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Bakery 2021

Let’s hear your nominations for the best bakery in/around the neighborhood!

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.

Wyckoff Avenue Tries on Hot Chicken Biz for Size

Wyckoff Avenue Tries on Hot Chicken Biz for Size

‘Nashville-style’ hot chicken finds its way into Bushwick

Poll: Vote for the Best Bar in/Around Bushwick 2021

Poll: Vote for the Best Bar in/Around Bushwick 2021

It’s up to you, neighbors. Time to name the best bar in/around Bushwick!

We Compared Bushwick-Area Vintage Furniture and Antique Stores So You Don’t Have To

We Compared Bushwick-Area Vintage Furniture and Antique Stores So You Don’t Have To

The ultimate guide to Bushwick vintage furniture and antique stores.

New CSA-Style Food Club, Two Suns, Brings Flavors of New Mexico to Bushwick

New CSA-Style Food Club, Two Suns, Brings Flavors of New Mexico to Bushwick

The Wheelhouse’s owner, along with a new business partner, welcome the community into their new art space to enjoy a staple of New Mexico cuisine: the green chile pepper.

NYC Set To Grant Noncitizens the Right to Vote in Local Elections

NYC Set To Grant Noncitizens the Right to Vote in Local Elections

Thirty-six out of 51 councilmembers have sponsored the bill, which would grant more than 800,000 permanent residents and work permit holders the right to vote in city elections.

Loft Tenants Awarded the Right to Sue Landlords in NYC Housing Court

Loft Tenants Awarded the Right to Sue Landlords in NYC Housing Court

The new law, sponsored by Sen. Julia Salazar, allows loft tenants to seek redress in housing court when their essential services like heat and water are neglected or denied.

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.

Here’s the Winner of the Best Brunch in/Around Bushwick 2021!

Here’s the Winner of the Best Brunch in/Around Bushwick 2021!

Bushwick’s brunch eaters have spoken!

A List of the Bushwick Area’s Art Supply Stores for All Your Artistic Needs

A List of the Bushwick Area’s Art Supply Stores for All Your Artistic Needs

From street art, fine art and crafting to bookbinding, visit these local stores online or in person to see what they have to offer!

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.

Gov. Hochul Extends Hurricane Ida Relief Deadline for Undocumented Immigrants

Gov. Hochul Extends Hurricane Ida Relief Deadline for Undocumented Immigrants

The deadline to apply for the program is now Jan. 4.

Mayor de Blasio Sets Private Sector Vaccine Mandate

Mayor de Blasio Sets Private Sector Vaccine Mandate

Children ages 5 to 11 will soon also have to show vaccine cards for indoor dining and entertainment.