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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.

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Oh, To Choose A (Borough) President!

Oh, To Choose A (Borough) President!

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

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Bushwick Is Getting An Extravagant New Music Venue

Bushwick Is Getting An Extravagant New Music Venue

The new Troutman St. venue will feature live performances by Jeff Tweedy, Steve Earle, Whitney, Guided by Voices and many others.

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Now Pouring At Drip: Coffee Worth Slowing Down For

Now Pouring At Drip: Coffee Worth Slowing Down For

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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.

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Brooklyn Chefs Deliver ‘Michelin Star Quality’ By Bike

Brooklyn Chefs Deliver ‘Michelin Star Quality’ By Bike

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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

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NYPD Disproportionately Targets Black Brooklyners for Drinking Outside

NYPD Disproportionately Targets Black Brooklyners for Drinking Outside

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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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

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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”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Atlas Engine Shares Synth-Fueled New Single “Where Have You Gone?”

Atlas Engine Shares Synth-Fueled New Single “Where Have You Gone?”

The group’s first single of 2020 is their most personal and introspective song yet

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PREMIERE: Shadow Year Shares “Godspeed” From Forthcoming EP

PREMIERE: Shadow Year Shares “Godspeed” From Forthcoming EP

The song will appear on their EP of the same name, which is set for release on January 23rd.

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Drug Couple Shares Debut EP, “Little Hits”

Drug Couple Shares Debut EP, “Little Hits”

Brooklyn band and real life couple create an album about surviving the ‘end times’ with a loved one

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Exclusive Club for POC Opens in East Williamsburg

Exclusive Club for POC Opens in East Williamsburg

Ethels Club is the first exclusively private membership and workspace club to open in Brooklyn

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Best Shows Happening This Week In And Around Bushwick

Best Shows Happening This Week In And Around Bushwick

Check out these great shows happening at Elsewhere, Market Hotel, Turk’s Inn, and The Broadway!

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Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 2019: Everything You Need to Know

Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 2019: Everything You Need to Know

Find out what amazing directors are featured in this year’s line up!

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Brooklyn Historical Society Focuses on Slavery and 400 Years of Inequality

Brooklyn Historical Society Focuses on Slavery and 400 Years of Inequality

The October lecture series will feature talks, screenings and plays on redlining, the criminal justice system, reparations and more.

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Free Theater in Brooklyn’s Community Gardens Through Sept. 29

Free Theater in Brooklyn’s Community Gardens Through Sept. 29

Experience an outdoor show, where the neighborhood becomes part of the story.

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Don’t Miss Exponential Festival’s Return to Bushwick in 2020

Don’t Miss Exponential Festival’s Return to Bushwick in 2020

Exponential Festival, a month-long performing arts festival, will be seen at Honey’s and Chez Bushwick.

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Brooklyn Is the most Rat-Infested Borough, Locals Blame Construction and Gentrification

Brooklyn Is the most Rat-Infested Borough, Locals Blame Construction and Gentrification

“It’s sad, but I’m born and raised in Brooklyn, so we’re used to this.”

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Gun Violence on the Rise, Despite Lower Crime Rates in Bushwick

Gun Violence on the Rise, Despite Lower Crime Rates in Bushwick

Data shows that overall crime in Bushwick has fallen, however gun violence is on the rise in Brooklyn.

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No L Train Service After Midnight From Lorimer to Broadway Junction for 9 Weeks

No L Train Service After Midnight From Lorimer to Broadway Junction for 9 Weeks

The L train project is kicking in with overnight work.

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