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The Free Store: Coming Soon to Bushwick

The Free Store: Coming Soon to Bushwick

The free store, a concept dreamt up by Bushwick Mutual Aid, is stocked with free clothes, baby supplies, furniture, household appliances and other donated goods.

How Some Bushwick Houses of Worship Weathered the Pandemic

How Some Bushwick Houses of Worship Weathered the Pandemic

Though many have re-opened, local houses of worship in Bushwick are still feeling the effects of the pandemic more than a year after they were forced to shut their doors.

So You Don’t Want to Order a Book From Amazon

So You Don’t Want to Order a Book From Amazon

A guide to local bookshops in and around Bushwick

Teaching “Black Lives Matter” To A Disney Princess

Teaching “Black Lives Matter” To A Disney Princess

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

Food Delivery Nonprofit Kicks Off In North Brooklyn

Food Delivery Nonprofit Kicks Off In North Brooklyn

A new organization is delivering free food and beverages to families in public housing developments in Bushwick, Bed-Stuy and Williamsburg

New Brewery, Tap Room To Move Onto  Wilson Avenue

New Brewery, Tap Room To Move Onto Wilson Avenue

This summer, Non Sequitur Beer Project is set to open a brewery, tap room and an event space.

A Bushwick Church Needs Help Feeding Hungry Neighbors

A Bushwick Church Needs Help Feeding Hungry Neighbors

Bushwick Abbey is asking community members and local businesses to help keep its free food pantry and refrigerator stocked.

State Sens. Go Gaming With Constituents

State Sens. Go Gaming With Constituents

The Wonderville arcade is set to host a Twitch livestream of the multiplayer video game Among Us. Playing this time: state senators Alessandra Biaggi and Julia Salazar.

Riseboro to Distribute Food Baskets to more than 400 Families

Riseboro to Distribute Food Baskets to more than 400 Families

Many families have already registered for today’s event but Zullo said all families who show up, with or without a ticket, will be accommodated.

Clean Bushwick Initiative Steps in to Address Neighborhood Trash Pile-Ups

Clean Bushwick Initiative Steps in to Address Neighborhood Trash Pile-Ups

Budget cuts to the Department of Sanitation have forced the group to increase its efforts.

Voices of Bushwick: Community Members Reflect on Covid-19 Crisis

Voices of Bushwick: Community Members Reflect on Covid-19 Crisis

As New York braces for a second wave of coronavirus, Bushwick’s essential workers, small business owners and artists reflect on their experiences and lessons learned.

13th Bushwick Film Festival Releases Full Program

13th Bushwick Film Festival Releases Full Program

This year’s festival includes more than 100 different films created by filmmakers from Brooklyn and around the world.

CUNY Begins Review Of Applications To Distribute $19 Million Census Outreach Grant

CUNY Begins Review Of Applications To Distribute $19 Million Census Outreach Grant

The grant is part of a historic multi-million dollar budget allocated for NYC’s 2020 Census outreach strategy.

Community Group ‘Our Repro Rights’ Is Hosting a Discussion to Advance Reproductive Justice

Community Group ‘Our Repro Rights’ Is Hosting a Discussion to Advance Reproductive Justice

The Bushwick reproductive rights group is pushing for lasting change through specificity and inclusivity.

Queens neighborhoods gear up to fight new homeless shelters

Queens neighborhoods gear up to fight new homeless shelters

Boris Santos: Williamsburg Native & Salazar Staffer Sets Sights on Assembly Member Seat

Boris Santos: Williamsburg Native & Salazar Staffer Sets Sights on Assembly Member Seat

Boris Santos will be challenging incumbent Assembly Member Erik Dilan for seat at New York State’s Assembly District 54.

Don’t shoot, I Want to Grow Up: Bushwick Native Teaches Children Alternatives to Violence

Don’t shoot, I Want to Grow Up: Bushwick Native Teaches Children Alternatives to Violence

“We’re all committed to making sure these schools and these kids are safe.”

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.

Community Members Fight for New Bus Stop at Ridgewood Reservoir

Community Members Fight for New Bus Stop at Ridgewood Reservoir

Unity and Empathy: Local Artist Gathered Bushwick Community to Connect Through Art and Storytelling

Unity and Empathy: Local Artist Gathered Bushwick Community to Connect Through Art and Storytelling

“It was incredible, there was so much heartwarming generosity and genuine harmony.”

Bushwick Book Club Continues to Grow with 10 Chapters Worldwide, a New Podcast, and School Program

Bushwick Book Club Continues to Grow with 10 Chapters Worldwide, a New Podcast, and School Program

This literary-focused performance group started in Bushwick in 2009.

Unique Community Group in Ridgewood Offers Experimental Social Gatherings and Events

Unique Community Group in Ridgewood Offers Experimental Social Gatherings and Events

From research to poetry, from gardening to protests!

Welcoming Ramadan: a Guide to Celebrating Ramadan in Bushwick and Beyond

Welcoming Ramadan: a Guide to Celebrating Ramadan in Bushwick and Beyond

Here’s where to find you halal meals and iftars!

Measles Outbreak: Bushwick Chabad Rabbi Supports MMR Vaccination

Measles Outbreak: Bushwick Chabad Rabbi Supports MMR Vaccination

So far, 285 cases of measles has been detected in the Jewish community with 246 of these cases in children 18 and younger, since October.

Bushwick Is Hosting a Shoe Drive Brunch for Promgoers in Need

Bushwick Is Hosting a Shoe Drive Brunch for Promgoers in Need

Soul to Sole is a nonprofit event helping to dress local students for their special night.

Brooklyn’s Participation in the 2020 Population Census Could Stop Federal Funding Cuts for New York

Brooklyn’s Participation in the 2020 Population Census Could Stop Federal Funding Cuts for New York

Census participation is not just a numbers game. It’s an act of resistance against the federal administration.

Co-Owner of the Iconic Silent Barn Launches New Platform to Help Bushwick DIY Spaces Survive

Co-Owner of the Iconic Silent Barn Launches New Platform to Help Bushwick DIY Spaces Survive

Community and DIY organizers that have joined the platform have seen an increase of 20 percent to 300 percent in their annual income.

Bushwick Community Board to Host First-Ever Expo for Women and Minority Businesses

Bushwick Community Board to Host First-Ever Expo for Women and Minority Businesses

Connect, network, and get the support and resources your small business needs.

Advocacy Meets Aesthetics: Apparel Line at Bushwick Brand Raises Feral Cat Awareness

Advocacy Meets Aesthetics: Apparel Line at Bushwick Brand Raises Feral Cat Awareness

Buy apparel, save feral kitties!

Abandoned Park Space Transformed Into Thriving Urban Learning Garden

Abandoned Park Space Transformed Into Thriving Urban Learning Garden

Come Sleepover at Bushwick Starr’s Sex-Positive Party with Diane Oh

Come Sleepover at Bushwick Starr’s Sex-Positive Party with Diane Oh

Queer or not, put on your best glitter and pajamas. It’s time to slumber party!

Bushwick’s Precycle is Finally Open for Zero Waste Shopping

Bushwick’s Precycle is Finally Open for Zero Waste Shopping

Get package-free groceries, household products, & beauty supplies right here in the neighborhood

This Samuel Jablon Series are Bushwick Daily’s December Poems of the Month

This Samuel Jablon Series are Bushwick Daily’s December Poems of the Month

Here’s our December installment of “Bushwick Bohemia Beat Poetry.”

NSFW: The Alternative Thanksgiving Feast in Bushwick Where Guests Ate Off Naked Bodies

NSFW: The Alternative Thanksgiving Feast in Bushwick Where Guests Ate Off Naked Bodies

HotBox Mobile Sauna Launches Monthly Queer Sauna Sessions at Ridgewood’s Nowadays

HotBox Mobile Sauna Launches Monthly Queer Sauna Sessions at Ridgewood’s Nowadays

Inclusivity in bathing and relaxation.

7 Ways to Give Back in and Around Bushwick This Thanksgiving

7 Ways to Give Back in and Around Bushwick This Thanksgiving

Ways to give back to the community during (and after) the holiday season.