$4.3 Million Project To Reduce Storm Flooding Is Underway at Bushwick II Houses

$4.3 Million Project To Reduce Storm Flooding Is Underway at Bushwick II Houses

The citywide project is estimated to capture 55 million gallons of stormwater each year.

Famous Leonard Library Set To Reopen Jan. 10

Famous Leonard Library Set To Reopen Jan. 10

The iconic library will reopen Monday, following a temporary closure due to renovations.

Bushwick Prepares for the Return of To-go Drinks

Bushwick Prepares for the Return of To-go Drinks

Local bars and drinkers rejoice, while environmentalists offer tips on how to reduce potential single-use litter.

New ‘Interborough Express’ Proposed by Gov. Hochul Would Connect Bushwick With Other Neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Queens

New ‘Interborough Express’ Proposed by Gov. Hochul Would Connect Bushwick With Other Neighborhoods in Brooklyn, Queens

Gov. Hochul has ordered the MTA to begin the environmental review process for the project immediately.

To-go Drinks Will Return to New York, Says Gov. Hochul

To-go Drinks Will Return to New York, Says Gov. Hochul

“Cheers, New York!”

How to Apply to New York’s New Covid Homeowner Assistance Fund

How to Apply to New York’s New Covid Homeowner Assistance Fund

Information on the state’s new Homeowner Assistance Fund, including details on who is eligible, how to apply and what documents you may need.

Events Happening This Week(end) (Jan. 6-12) in and Around Bushwick

Events Happening This Week(end) (Jan. 6-12) in and Around Bushwick

What are your plans this week(end)? We’ve listed some great free and affordable events happening in and around the neighborhood.

The Year in Photos – Bushwick 2021

The Year in Photos – Bushwick 2021

As we continue to welcome in the new year, let’s just take one more look back at 2021.

Where To Get Your Fit on in the New Year: Independent Gyms and Fitness Studios in and Around Bushwick

Where To Get Your Fit on in the New Year: Independent Gyms and Fitness Studios in and Around Bushwick

Which independent gym or fitness studio is most suitable for you to reach your goals in 2022?

Best of Bushwick Winners 2021!

Best of Bushwick Winners 2021!

Our readers have voted! Here are the winners for the best pizza, tacos, happy hour, coffee shop, sandwich, music venue, brunch, bar, bakery and wings in and around the neighborhood.

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.

An Update on Current Bushwick Covid Numbers, as of Jan. 3

An Update on Current Bushwick Covid Numbers, as of Jan. 3

Information on positive Covid cases, hospitalizations and deaths in Bushwick and all of New York City.

Neighborhood Bar Mood Ring to Release Cocktail Recipe Book in Spring 2022

Neighborhood Bar Mood Ring to Release Cocktail Recipe Book in Spring 2022

The book includes the recipes to astrology-themed cocktails, nightlife tips and stories based on the experiences of co-owners Vanessa Li and Bowen Goh.

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Editor’s Picks: 7 Favorite Articles of 2021

Editor’s Picks: 7 Favorite Articles of 2021

I believe these pieces, as a cumulative group, do a great job at reflecting the wide range of emotions, experiences and subjects we encountered in and around Bushwick in 2021.

A Monthly Roundup of Restaurant & Bar Openings: New Slice Shops & a Sake Bar

A Monthly Roundup of Restaurant & Bar Openings: New Slice Shops & a Sake Bar

A roundup of new food and drink spots in and around Bushwick and Ridgewood, including new slice shops, chicken joints and Calvin Eng’s new Cantonese concept.

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

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

Bushwick’s wing eaters have spoken!

Will New ‘Smart Compost’ Bins Expand to Bushwick?

Will New ‘Smart Compost’ Bins Expand to Bushwick?

What are those orange compost bins popping up in Astoria and Lower Manhattan? Will they expand to other neighborhoods?

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 the Winner of the Best Bakery in/Around Bushwick 2021!

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

Bushwick’s bakery dwellers have spoken!

Assembly Candidate Samy Nemir-Olivares Attacked With Anti-LGBTQ Slur During Online Fundraiser

Assembly Candidate Samy Nemir-Olivares Attacked With Anti-LGBTQ Slur During Online Fundraiser

This comes at the end of a year that has seen a significant increase in violence toward transgender and gender non-conforming people throughout the United States.

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.

How Bushwick-Area Nightlife Venues Have Reacted to The Omicron Surge

How Bushwick-Area Nightlife Venues Have Reacted to The Omicron Surge

An update on how local music and nightlife venues are reacting to the Omicron surge, including details on New Year’s Eve events.

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.

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.