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Fast Fact: Bushwick Vaccination Rates Continue to Rise

Fast Fact: Bushwick Vaccination Rates Continue to Rise

City data reveals that more than 10,000 additional people in the Bushwick area have become fully vaccinated over the past three weeks.

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Tacos 2021

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Tacos 2021

Let’s hear your nominations for the best tacos in and around the neighborhood!

Want To See Bushwick in the 80s? Check Out Meryl Meisler’s New Free Outdoor Exhibit

Want To See Bushwick in the 80s? Check Out Meryl Meisler’s New Free Outdoor Exhibit

Twenty of Meryl Meisler’s photos of Bushwick in the 1980s and 1990s are installed on fence outside of the Roland Hayes schoolyard.

Less Than Half of NYC’s ‘Open Streets’ Are Ever Actually Open, Study Finds

Less Than Half of NYC’s ‘Open Streets’ Are Ever Actually Open, Study Finds

NYC’s active Open Streets are mostly in “predominantly white” and “wealthy” neighborhoods, according to the study.

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Pizza 2021

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Pizza 2021

Let’s hear your nominations for the best pizza in and around the neighborhood!

Guide to the Best of Bushwick 2021, as Voted by Our Readers

Guide to the Best of Bushwick 2021, as Voted by Our Readers

The readers have spoken! This is the guide to the best of all things food, drink and culture in Bushwick, East Williamsburg and Ridgewood.

A New City-wide Initiative Provides Free Mental Health Care For Nightlife Workers

A New City-wide Initiative Provides Free Mental Health Care For Nightlife Workers

“I think the fact that this is becoming a conversation is important. Just that within itself is creating a lot of positive impact,” said Anya Sapozhnikova, co-founder of House of Yes. 

Events Happening This Week (October 7 – October 13) in and Around Bushwick

Events Happening This Week (October 7 – October 13) in and Around Bushwick

We’ve listed a whole week’s worth of free and affordable events happening in and around the neighborhood.

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.

Events Happening This Week (September 8-15) in Bushwick

Events Happening This Week (September 8-15) in Bushwick

The return of Bushwig, a New York Fashion Week after party event at Farewell, a free music and dance performance in Maria Hernandez and more. These are the events happening this week (September 8-15) in and around Bushwick.

Bushwick-Based Film ‘Floaters Dot Com’ Screening Saturday, August 21

Bushwick-Based Film ‘Floaters Dot Com’ Screening Saturday, August 21

The film explores the human psyche through the lens of industrial Bushwick, influenced by its empty warehouses and the increased presence of technology.

Grand Street Restaurant Week Kicked off Monday August 16

Grand Street Restaurant Week Kicked off Monday August 16

With summer coming to an end in the next few weeks, there is no better send-off than enjoying Restaurant Week at these Grand Street staples.

Friday Fast Fact: Number of Foster Children in Bushwick Nearly Quadruples

Friday Fast Fact: Number of Foster Children in Bushwick Nearly Quadruples

Data from the Administration for Children’s Services reveals a sharp increase in the number of foster care placements in Brooklyn.

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.

Bushwick Is Getting An Extravagant New Music Venue

Bushwick Is Getting An Extravagant New Music Venue

Brooklyn Made will feature live performances by Jeff Tweedy, Steve Earle, Whitney, Guided by Voices and many others.

Now Pouring At Drip: Coffee Worth Slowing Down For

Now Pouring At Drip: Coffee Worth Slowing Down For

The BKE Story: A Home-Grown Kombucha Company Grows In Bushwick

The BKE Story: A Home-Grown Kombucha Company Grows In Bushwick

How a Bushwick couple’s kombucha company survived a global pandemic.

Brooklyn Chefs Deliver ‘Michelin Star Quality’ By Bike

Brooklyn Chefs Deliver ‘Michelin Star Quality’ By Bike

Five Young Brooklynites Team up with Local Non-Profit for Holiday Drive to Benefit Homeless

Five Young Brooklynites Team up with Local Non-Profit for Holiday Drive to Benefit Homeless

Concrete Luxury group teams up with Providence House for Holiday Drive to benefit homeless families in transition to permanent housing.

Brooklyn Bail Fund Spent Millions To Free Immigrants, Support BLM Demonstrators in 2020

Brooklyn Bail Fund Spent Millions To Free Immigrants, Support BLM Demonstrators in 2020

Due to ongoing support, the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund helped hundreds of racial justice advocates and detained immigrants post bail in 2020.

Papergirl Brooklyn is Revisualizing Walls to Highlight Cultural Values and Social Issues

Papergirl Brooklyn is Revisualizing Walls to Highlight Cultural Values and Social Issues

New NYPD Disciplinary Records Show Hundreds Of Allegations Filed Against Bushwick’s 83rd Precinct

New NYPD Disciplinary Records Show Hundreds Of Allegations Filed Against Bushwick’s 83rd Precinct

New NYPD discipline records show 142 complaints and 456 allegations filed against police officers in Bushwick’s 83 precinct

NYPD Disproportionately Targets Black Brooklyners for Drinking Outside

NYPD Disproportionately Targets Black Brooklyners for Drinking Outside

Best Events Happening This Week In And Around Bushwick

Best Events Happening This Week In And Around Bushwick

Upcoming events to attend in Brooklyn while staying socially distanced

Updated NYC Protest & Event Schedule for Today, Wednesday July 8, 2020

Updated NYC Protest & Event Schedule for Today, Wednesday July 8, 2020

A breakdown of today’s events.

Freedom Always Been Ours: An Outdoor Market Celebration

Freedom Always Been Ours: An Outdoor Market Celebration

Ethel’s Club hosts its first-ever socially-distanced outdoor market centering local brands and restaurants by Black people and people of color.

Prevent Another Outbreak: Coronavirus Testing Centers in Your Neighborhood

Prevent Another Outbreak: Coronavirus Testing Centers in Your Neighborhood

Coronavirus numbers are dropping, let’s keep it that way. Get tested to protect your neighbors and stop the spread.

Op-Ed: Covid-19 Has Disrupted Students’ Education, but We Cannot Drop the Ball Further

Op-Ed: Covid-19 Has Disrupted Students’ Education, but We Cannot Drop the Ball Further

Tai Abrams is the founder of AdmissionSquad and the best-selling author of “Who Am I? An A-Z Career Guide for Teens.”

Breaking: Citywide Curfew Imposed in Wake of Protests

Breaking: Citywide Curfew Imposed in Wake of Protests

The curfew will go into effect tonight at 11 p.m. and will be lifted at 5 a.m. tomorrow morning.

Op-Ed: All I Want for Mother’s Day is ‘Relief for All’

Op-Ed: All I Want for Mother’s Day is ‘Relief for All’

Jessica Franco is a small homeowner living in Cypress Hills and the Director of Community Affairs for New York State Senator Julia Salazar.

Congresswoman Velazquez Introduces Legislation to Make Pandemic Unemployment Funds Tax-Free

Congresswoman Velazquez Introduces Legislation to Make Pandemic Unemployment Funds Tax-Free

The congresswoman, whose district encompasses Bushwick, has introduced legislation in the House of Representatives that would make the $600 weekly benefit provided in the CARES Act tax free

1 in 5 NYC Residents Tested Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies in Preliminary Statewide Study Results

1 in 5 NYC Residents Tested Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies in Preliminary Statewide Study Results

“Testing is going to be a major operation that happens from now until the situation is over. It’s new, it’s technical, it’s complex”

Cuomo Says New Yorkers Can Vote by Mail for Upcoming Primary Election

Cuomo Says New Yorkers Can Vote by Mail for Upcoming Primary Election

Reduced polling locations could be a huge setback for in-person voting in Bushwick and Ridgewood as well, as both areas have reported a total of over 2,700 residents testing positive.

Play this Dr. Fauci video game and Raise Money for NYC’s First Responders

Play this Dr. Fauci video game and Raise Money for NYC’s First Responders

Fauci’s Revenge is part of the #BeattheVirus campaign to raise $25,000 for New York City hospitals and first responders.

Guide to Local Brooklyn Breweries Offering Delivery During Quarantine

Guide to Local Brooklyn Breweries Offering Delivery During Quarantine

A local beer enthusiast is keeping everyone frosty by publishing a list of all breweries open for pickup and delivery during quarantine.