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What Bushwick Should Know About the Upcoming NYC Primary Elections

What Bushwick Should Know About the Upcoming NYC Primary Elections

Head out to the polls on September 12 to vote in New York’s 2017 Primary Elections.

It’s Primary Day! Do You Know Where Your Children Are Voting?

It’s Primary Day! Do You Know Where Your Children Are Voting?

Photo from http://www.whytuesday.org/2010/10/28/bloomberg-thumbs-up-to-san-fran-weekend-voting/ …just kidding, kids can’t vote. But you can! And you should, if you want to avoid having your neighbors assume you’re a clueless transplant from the Midwest. Be the change you wish to see in the world, keep your rent from skyrocketing, or get a sticker. And NYC is doing everything within […]

Bushwick Candidates Focused on Housing: Who is Who

Bushwick Candidates Focused on Housing: Who is Who

Bushwick is divided between the 34th and the 37th Council districts

Here’s Some Things That Are Happening This Week(end): May 19 – May 21

Here’s Some Things That Are Happening This Week(end): May 19 – May 21

Comedy shows! More comedy shows! And local eco-rapper Hila the Killa!

Kindergarten Rules For Teaching ‘Black Lives Matter’ To A Disney Princess

Kindergarten Rules For Teaching ‘Black Lives Matter’ To A Disney Princess

Calvin Z. Heyward, a local writer and educator, writes more about some of the struggles Black fathers endure and overcome.

Amid Supply Cost Increases, Con Edison Bills Skyrocket In North Brooklyn

Amid Supply Cost Increases, Con Edison Bills Skyrocket In North Brooklyn

Residents in Bushwick say they’ve seen their bills double or triple over the past month. But more price hikes await.

Conversations With Neighbors: Your State Senator, Julia Salazar

Conversations With Neighbors: Your State Senator, Julia Salazar

State Senator Julia Salazar opens up about her youth, inspirations, early battles with public perception and more.

Calling All Parents! Here’s a List of (Mostly Free) After School Activities For Bushwick Kids

Calling All Parents! Here’s a List of (Mostly Free) After School Activities For Bushwick Kids

Looking to get your children involved in extracurricular activities? Need somewhere for them to be while you’re at work?

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.

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.

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.

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.

‘Verbal Attacks’ During Recent Meeting Show Growing Rift in Brooklyn Democratic Party

‘Verbal Attacks’ During Recent Meeting Show Growing Rift in Brooklyn Democratic Party

A recent Brooklyn Democratic Party meeting included “verbal attacks” and the removal of a district leader.

Bushwick’s Community Board Takes a Stand Against Permanent Open Restaurants Program

Bushwick’s Community Board Takes a Stand Against Permanent Open Restaurants Program

Many community boards, including CB4, have pushed back against making New York’s restaurant sidewalk seating permanent. But the city will likely move forward with the program anyway.

Meet Brooklyn’s New Borough President, Antonio Reynoso

Meet Brooklyn’s New Borough President, Antonio Reynoso

Antonio Reynoso, a North Brooklyn native, has won the election to be Brooklyn’s next borough president.

The Bushwick Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow

The Bushwick Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow

An ever-evolving list of Bushwick Instagram accounts to follow for all app users living in and around the neighborhood.

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.

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.

Bushwick Is Opening Its Studios Again

Bushwick Is Opening Its Studios Again

After going digital last year, the Bushwick Open Studios annual art walk returns this month.

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.

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.

Pleasure Pavilions Exhibit Set to Close July 16: Catch It While You Can

Pleasure Pavilions Exhibit Set to Close July 16: Catch It While You Can

The last exhibit of “Pleasure Pavilions: a series of installations” will close on Friday at the Luhring Augustine Gallery’s Bushwick location.

What’s At Stake in This Queens Borough President’s Race?

What’s At Stake in This Queens Borough President’s Race?

A vision for the future of Queens remains murky.

These Brooklyn Democrats Say They Go Where Socialists Won’t

These Brooklyn Democrats Say They Go Where Socialists Won’t

“The DSA needs to do a better job of organizing in those life-long Brooklynite communities,” say young Democratic Party organizers.

An Incoming Class of Politicians Want To Restructure Policing

An Incoming Class of Politicians Want To Restructure Policing

Two local city council candidates say how they would change how police operate in local communities.

Oh, To Choose A (Borough) President!

Oh, To Choose A (Borough) President!

In a crowded race, candidates promise to do more than Eric Adams.

Jennifer Gutierrez: Zoning is Not Community Planning

Jennifer Gutierrez: Zoning is Not Community Planning

A local city council candidate makes the case for alternatives to big real estate

Scott Murphy: Let’s End Alternate Side Parking

Scott Murphy: Let’s End Alternate Side Parking

A local city council candidate makes the argument for ending a long-time inconvenience for drivers

Things Could Be Different In Bushwick

Things Could Be Different In Bushwick

City Council Candidates Rail Against Conversions

City Council Candidates Rail Against Conversions

Petitioning in Bushwick

Petitioning in Bushwick

A Sweet Generation Swoops Into Bushwick

A Sweet Generation Swoops Into Bushwick

‘I Don’t See How He Wins’: A Queens Democrat Sees His Way To City Hall

‘I Don’t See How He Wins’: A Queens Democrat Sees His Way To City Hall

A Nightmare Becomes A Miracle

A Nightmare Becomes A Miracle

2020 Impact Statement

2020 Impact Statement

On the heels of this singularly terrible year, Bushwick Daily needs your help

Could The Next Borough President Be From Bushwick?

Could The Next Borough President Be From Bushwick?

Antonio Reynoso’s campaign could finally bring the largely ceremonial political crown to North Brooklyn.