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Do You Call Bushwick Home? Here Are Some Local Twitter Accounts To Follow

Do You Call Bushwick Home? Here Are Some Local Twitter Accounts To Follow

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

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.

Turf Replacing Section of Basketball Courts at Maria Hernandez Park

Turf Replacing Section of Basketball Courts at Maria Hernandez Park

Fencing has gone up, and some of the basketball courts have shuttered for now.

Curbside Compost Returns, but Not to Bushwick

Curbside Compost Returns, but Not to Bushwick

The relaunched organics waste collection program will continue to only serve limited neighborhoods in the city.

Antonio Reynoso Is Expected to Win Primary Race for Brooklyn Borough President

Antonio Reynoso Is Expected to Win Primary Race for Brooklyn Borough President

According to the NYC Board of Elections’ second report on ranked-choice results, Council Member Antonio Reynoso decisively leads with 54.8 percent of the vote, with Jo Anne Simon at 45.2 percent.

Oh, To Choose A (Borough) President!

Oh, To Choose A (Borough) President!

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

Who’s running for city council in the 34th District?

Who’s running for city council in the 34th District?

A guide to the candidates running to represent New York’s District 34

Things Could Be Different In Bushwick

Things Could Be Different In Bushwick

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.

Locals and Activists Continue Resistance to Bushwick Rezoning

Locals and Activists Continue Resistance to Bushwick Rezoning

Bushwick remains a battleground for rezoning under Mayor de Blasio Proposal and Community Plan.

Bushwick Residents Call for Stop Work Order on Proposed Homeless Shelter on Wyckoff Avenue

Bushwick Residents Call for Stop Work Order on Proposed Homeless Shelter on Wyckoff Avenue

Bushwick residents have called for a five-year compromise with the city and CORE Services Group on the proposed men’s shelter at 97 Wyckoff Ave.,

City and State Officials Continue Public Twitter Spat Over Contested Loft Law and North Brooklyn IBZ

City and State Officials Continue Public Twitter Spat Over Contested Loft Law and North Brooklyn IBZ

“I absolutely believe that there is a compromise in which we protect tenants from being evicted and we also take into account safety concerns,” said Sen. Salazar.

Clean Bushwick Initiative is Working to Create a Trash-Free Neighborhood

Clean Bushwick Initiative is Working to Create a Trash-Free Neighborhood

Three local women gear up to create a green and sustainable community.

Brooklyn Tenants and Community Groups Reach ‘Tentative Agreement’ Over Loft Law

Brooklyn Tenants and Community Groups Reach ‘Tentative Agreement’ Over Loft Law

Local Legislators Team Up With Tech Startup To Legalize Electronic Scooters In NYC

Local Legislators Team Up With Tech Startup To Legalize Electronic Scooters In NYC

The scooters are supposed to help take burden off the MTA system in lieu of the upcoming L train shutdown.

Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Keeps Bringing in the Endorsements

Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Keeps Bringing in the Endorsements

Attend Congresswoman Velázquez’s Immigration Rights Forum This Sunday

Attend Congresswoman Velázquez’s Immigration Rights Forum This Sunday

Congresswoman Velázquez will host an Immigration Forum this Sunday.

Here’s How the Bushwick Area Fared in 2017 Municipal Elections

Here’s How the Bushwick Area Fared in 2017 Municipal Elections

The people have spoken and the votes have been counted. How was our city’s government changed?

Here Are All the Winners from the 2017 New York Primary

Here Are All the Winners from the 2017 New York Primary

Bushwick voters turned out to vote in the primary on Tuesday. See which winners will be representing our neighborhood in the mayoral race and beyond.

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.

The Battle to Truly Legalize Dancing in New York Continues

The Battle to Truly Legalize Dancing in New York Continues

A new bill would create a task force to study NYC nightlife and recommend ways to modernize the system of licensing.

As Bushwick Rezoning Is Put on Hold, Rampant Development Will Continue Unchecked

As Bushwick Rezoning Is Put on Hold, Rampant Development Will Continue Unchecked

A new community plan won’t come together until 2018, likely.

Bushwick’s Community Plan Summit Is Back On the Calendar on February 11

Bushwick’s Community Plan Summit Is Back On the Calendar on February 11

For years, Bushwick residents have worked with the city on a plan for the neighborhood’s future. Now is the time for action.

A Loaded Gun Discovered at a Bushwick Park Has Shaken Local Parents

A Loaded Gun Discovered at a Bushwick Park Has Shaken Local Parents

Parks Department workers discovered a silver .25 caliber gun hidden inside a work glove at Green Central Knoll Park on Monday, November 21.

UPDATE: Be There: The Date is Set for a Bushwick Community Plan Summit

UPDATE: Be There: The Date is Set for a Bushwick Community Plan Summit

If you’re a Bushwick resident, then please attend this meeting!

Help The City Help Bushwick: It’s Time to Propose Participatory Budgeting Projects

Help The City Help Bushwick: It’s Time to Propose Participatory Budgeting Projects

From now through September 30th, Bushwick residents can submit proposals for public projects—and If selected at neighborhood assemblies, the projects will be funded with city tax dollars!

City Reps Address Community Homeless Shelter Concerns at East Williamsburg Public Meeting

City Reps Address Community Homeless Shelter Concerns at East Williamsburg Public Meeting

Officials met with community members at Varet Street’s Green Fitness Studio to discuss plans for the 140 bed shelter slated to open next month.

Bushwick’s Smallest Bookworms Get Their Very Own Celebration at Woodhull Hospital

Bushwick’s Smallest Bookworms Get Their Very Own Celebration at Woodhull Hospital

City’s First Readers is a new program designed to pool the efforts of major literacy organizations throughout New York to get kids reading.

Help Envision Bushwick’s Future at a Local “Community Plan” Meeting

Help Envision Bushwick’s Future at a Local “Community Plan” Meeting

Your input is requested at a meeting about Bushwick’s future: Bushwick residents have teamed up with Brooklyn Community Board 4, the Department of City Planning and the offices of local city council members Antonio Reynoso and Rafael Espinal to develop a community based approach to balancing “the desire to create and preserve affordable housing with the need to preserve Bushwick’s character

Begin Again in Bushwick: A Local Church Will Host a A Summons Adjudication Event This Weekend

Begin Again in Bushwick: A Local Church Will Host a A Summons Adjudication Event This Weekend

You don’t have to wait until Sunday for your (minor) sins to be forgiven this week: This Saturday, a Bushwick church is hosting the borough’s 4th ever “Begin Again” event, which provides locals with an opportunity to resolve any outstanding low-level “quality of life” summonses they might have on their legal records

Bushwick Residents and Officials Talk Over Two L Train Closure Options at Formal MTA Meeting

Bushwick Residents and Officials Talk Over Two L Train Closure Options at Formal MTA Meeting

The MTA’s top brass met with the public and elected officials at Bed-Stuy’s Marcy Avenue Armory on Thursday night to field the public’s questions and present two main approaches to scheduling L train closures during repairs to the Canarsie tubes that will start in 2019

Bushwick and East Williamsburg Residents Unite Against Trash Processing Facility on Thames Street

Bushwick and East Williamsburg Residents Unite Against Trash Processing Facility on Thames Street

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Come Tonight to a Town Hall Meeting to Close Toxic Garbage Processing Plant in East Williamsburg

Come Tonight to a Town Hall Meeting to Close Toxic Garbage Processing Plant in East Williamsburg

“Don’t Dump On Us!”

K2 or Synthetic Marijuana Has Been Causing Troubles at Myrtle Broadway in Bushwick

K2 or Synthetic Marijuana Has Been Causing Troubles at Myrtle Broadway in Bushwick

A packet of K2, “Spice” or synthetic marijuana can be purchased for as little as $4

United Bushwick Community Got Rheingold Developers to Pay Attention Last Night

United Bushwick Community Got Rheingold Developers to Pay Attention Last Night

It rained in several short but intense intervals yesterday

Group Encouraging Bushwick Residents to Stand Up to Shady Landlords Rallies Tomorrow in Maria Hernandez Park

Group Encouraging Bushwick Residents to Stand Up to Shady Landlords Rallies Tomorrow in Maria Hernandez Park

Ask any New Yorker about a bad experience with a landlord, and they’ll probably have a story or two to tell