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Nursing Home Visitation Restrictions Lifted Across New York

Nursing Home Visitation Restrictions Lifted Across New York

Family members of nursing home residents can now visit their loved ones whenever and for as long as they want.

Staying Updated on Bushwick Vaccination Rates

Staying Updated on Bushwick Vaccination Rates

Plus, the Bushwick schools offering pop-up vaccination sites.

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.

How Many Covid Cases Have Been Reported in Bushwick Schools?

How Many Covid Cases Have Been Reported in Bushwick Schools?

In-school testing results show a shockingly low number of positive COVID cases in Bushwick schools, but there are questions about testing.

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.

Fast Fact: Just Over Half of Those Living in the Bushwick Area Are Fully Vaccinated

Fast Fact: Just Over Half of Those Living in the Bushwick Area Are Fully Vaccinated

City data reveals vaccination rates in Bushwick and surrounding neighborhoods.

Families Demand Remote Learning Option for Kids

Families Demand Remote Learning Option for Kids

Families in Bushwick and around the city, unconvinced by school COVID-19 protocols, want the option to continue remote instruction.

The East Williamsburg Strip Club Pumps Is Set To Reopen

The East Williamsburg Strip Club Pumps Is Set To Reopen

Pumps, one of New York’s “last old school strip clubs,” has survived the COVID pandemic.

Bushwick City Council Race Nowhere Near Over Yet

Bushwick City Council Race Nowhere Near Over Yet

‘Our campaign was going to win,’ Ousted Candidates Plan For Next Year

Public Advocate Calls For Oversight and Data Protections in COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program

Public Advocate Calls For Oversight and Data Protections in COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program

Williams sent letters to both Mayor de Blasio and Gov Cuomo citing both the “strong public health potential of contact tracing programs and the inherent risks associated with of private information”

Brooklyn Supreme Court Puts Misba Abdin Back on the City Council Ballot for District 37

Brooklyn Supreme Court Puts Misba Abdin Back on the City Council Ballot for District 37

“Justice was served,” candidate Misba Abdin says of a ruling overturning a Board Of Elections decision that nixed his campaign

City Council Candidates Speak Out Against Cuomo’s Abrupt Cancellation  of Special Election

City Council Candidates Speak Out Against Cuomo’s Abrupt Cancellation of Special Election

Helping COVID-19 Frontline Workers Through Art

Helping COVID-19 Frontline Workers Through Art

A fine art rental subscription company called Curina has launched a COVID-19 benefit project and will donate 100% of its sale commission to delivering PPE

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”

Brooklyn Renters are Organizing, Sharing Resources and Lobbying Cuomo on Facebook

Brooklyn Renters are Organizing, Sharing Resources and Lobbying Cuomo on Facebook

Grove resident Matt Clifford created a Facebook page in which the city and state governments’ response to the COVID crisis is sharply criticized and resources useful to impacted renters are collected.

The Bitter Fight for Brooklyn’s City Council Seat is Complicated by Coronavirus

The Bitter Fight for Brooklyn’s City Council Seat is Complicated by Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the election for Rafael Espinal’s seat until June but the candidates are still running and “politics is still alive and well in Brooklyn”

Daniel Teran of The Wheelhouse is Set to Send Hundreds of Weekly Meals to Brooklyn Hospitals

Daniel Teran of The Wheelhouse is Set to Send Hundreds of Weekly Meals to Brooklyn Hospitals

Bushwick Nightly: Raving in the Time of Coronavirus

Bushwick Nightly: Raving in the Time of Coronavirus

Bushwick venues are leaning in to live streaming to help you party during the Coronavirus Quarantine.

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Arrives in NYC Harbor

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Arrives in NYC Harbor

City officials spent the morning welcoming the massive 1,000 bed ship which will be housing non-coronavirus patients as NYC hospitals experience overwhelming amounts of patients

National Grid Halts Brooklyn Pipeline Over COVID-19 Pandemic

National Grid Halts Brooklyn Pipeline Over COVID-19 Pandemic

National Grid workers had been working ‘in close proximity to each other’ for a week after non-essential workers were ordered home

BREAKING: New York will Implement 90-Day Moratorium on Evictions

BREAKING: New York will Implement 90-Day Moratorium on Evictions

Gov Cuomo announces a handful of aggressive new measures to prevent the spread of COVID19 during press conference today.