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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.

Events Happening This Week(end) in and Around Bushwick

Events Happening This Week(end) in and Around Bushwick

What are your plans this weekend? We’ve listed some great free and affordable events happening in and around the neighborhood from Nov. 11-14.

Poll: Vote for the Best Sandwich in Bushwick 2021

Poll: Vote for the Best Sandwich in Bushwick 2021

It’s up to you, neighbors. Time to name the best sandwich in/around Bushwick!

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Music Venue 2021

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Music Venue 2021

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

North Brooklyn Pipeline Protestors Will March Through Bushwick Saturday, Nov. 6, to Promote Gas Bill Strike

North Brooklyn Pipeline Protestors Will March Through Bushwick Saturday, Nov. 6, to Promote Gas Bill Strike

Organizers will meet at Kávé Espresso Bar at 119 Knickerbocker Ave. this Saturday at 1 p.m.

Poll: Vote for the Best Coffee Shop in Bushwick 2021

Poll: Vote for the Best Coffee Shop in Bushwick 2021

It’s up to you, neighbors. Time to name the best Bushwick coffee shop!

City Council Member-Elect Sandy Nurse Calls for Expanding Voting Rights to Green Card Holders

City Council Member-Elect Sandy Nurse Calls for Expanding Voting Rights to Green Card Holders

Nurse, along with a group of other elected officials and organizers, are calling on Speaker Cory Johnson to schedule a vote for the bill Intro 1867.

Martin Greenfield: The Bushwick  Clothier That Has Dressed Both Obama and ‘The Joker’

Martin Greenfield: The Bushwick Clothier That Has Dressed Both Obama and ‘The Joker’

Started by a Holocaust surviver, Martin Greenfield Clothiers, located right here in Bushwick, has created custom handmade suits for U.S. presidents and celebrities throughout the nation.

Public Printing Stations in Bushwick: Where to Find Them and How to Use Them

Public Printing Stations in Bushwick: Where to Find Them and How to Use Them

Need a public printer? Here is where you can find them.

Meet Sandy Nurse, the New 37th District Representative

Meet Sandy Nurse, the New 37th District Representative

Sandy Nurse, a stalwart community organizer and proud carpenter, has won the election to be the next representative for Brooklyn’s 37th District.

Meet Jennifer Gutiérrez, the New 34th District Representative

Meet Jennifer Gutiérrez, the New 34th District Representative

Jennifer Gutiérrez, a Queens-born activist and former chief of staff to Brooklyn Borough President-Elect Antonio Reynoso, has won the election to be the 34th District City Council representative.

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.

Here’s the Winner of the Best Happy Hour in Bushwick 2021!

Here’s the Winner of the Best Happy Hour in Bushwick 2021!

Bushwick’s happy hour drinkers have spoken!

NYC Election Day Guide for Bushwick Voters

NYC Election Day Guide for Bushwick Voters

What you need to know before hitting the polls on election day.

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Sandwich 2021

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Sandwich 2021

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

Explaining New York’s 5 Ballot Proposals

Explaining New York’s 5 Ballot Proposals

Diving into the five proposals that New Yorkers will be asked to vote on during Tuesday’s election.

Have the NYC Vaccine Mandates Impacted Bushwick Vaccination Rates?

Have the NYC Vaccine Mandates Impacted Bushwick Vaccination Rates?

An updated look at Bushwick’s vaccination rates, in the wake of NYC vaccine mandates.

Here’s the Winner of the Best Tacos in Bushwick 2021!

Here’s the Winner of the Best Tacos in Bushwick 2021!

Bushwick’s taco eaters have spoken!

Prepping for City Council: A Q&A With Jennifer Gutiérrez

Prepping for City Council: A Q&A With Jennifer Gutiérrez

Motivated by personal experience, the expected City Council member plans to lead District 34 toward a more equitable future.

In 1 Year, Bushwick Yacht Club Has Donated Hundreds of Clothing Items, Thousands of Dollars to the Community

In 1 Year, Bushwick Yacht Club Has Donated Hundreds of Clothing Items, Thousands of Dollars to the Community

“It’s really important for me to be able to give back,” said Aaron Nessel, founder of Bushwick Yacht Club.

Events Happening This Week (October 28 – November 2) in and Around Bushwick

Events Happening This Week (October 28 – November 2) in and Around Bushwick

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

Poll: Vote for the Best Happy Hour in Bushwick 2021

Poll: Vote for the Best Happy Hour in Bushwick 2021

It’s up to you, neighbors. Time to name the best Bushwick happy hour!

The Coalition Against Family Violence Will be Revealing a Mural in Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month on October 29

The Coalition Against Family Violence Will be Revealing a Mural in Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month on October 29

To attend the day-long event filled with music, presentations, a graduation ceremony and the mural reveal, be sure to RSVP.

Samy Nemir-Olivares Announces Candidacy for State Assembly

Samy Nemir-Olivares Announces Candidacy for State Assembly

If elected, the current Democratic district leader would unseat incumbent Democrat Erik Dilan.

Meet La Zavaleta: Bushwig’s Queen Starring in Season Four of ‘Dragula’

Meet La Zavaleta: Bushwig’s Queen Starring in Season Four of ‘Dragula’

“You have to be unique,” said La Zavaleta.

Sobre Masa Brings a Tortilleria, Taqueria and Mexican Cocktails to Bushwick

Sobre Masa Brings a Tortilleria, Taqueria and Mexican Cocktails to Bushwick

The air on Harrison Place, between Morgan and Knickerbocker Avenues, is filling with the smell of freshly made tortillas.

Who’s Running for City Council In Bushwick? Meet The Candidates in Your District

Who’s Running for City Council In Bushwick? Meet The Candidates in Your District

A guide to the City Council candidates in District 34, 37 and 30 running this general election.

Need a Litter Basket on Your Corner? Here’s How To Get One

Need a Litter Basket on Your Corner? Here’s How To Get One

The DSNY is asking: What locations could use a corner litter basket?

Long Winter Nights are Around the Corner. Here’s How to Get Home Safely at Night if Traveling Alone

Long Winter Nights are Around the Corner. Here’s How to Get Home Safely at Night if Traveling Alone

Request an escort home, hail a cab on your phone or call your local Bushwick cab service!

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.