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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.

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Coffee Shop 2021

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Coffee Shop 2021

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

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!

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

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

Bushwick’s pizza eaters have spoken!

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.

What Can Your Local Public Library Offer You?

What Can Your Local Public Library Offer You?

A glimpse into the countless programs offered by Buhwick’s local public libraries.

Poll: Vote for the Best Tacos in Bushwick 2021

Poll: Vote for the Best Tacos in Bushwick 2021

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

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.

Events Happening This Week (October 21 – October 27) in and Around Bushwick

Events Happening This Week (October 21 – October 27) in and Around Bushwick

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

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Happy Hour 2021

Call for Nominations: Bushwick’s Best Happy Hour 2021

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

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?

Poll: Vote for the Best Pizza in Bushwick 2021

Poll: Vote for the Best Pizza in Bushwick 2021

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

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!

Bushwick Film Workers Hopeful the Looming IATSE Strike Will Change Industry Culture

Bushwick Film Workers Hopeful the Looming IATSE Strike Will Change Industry Culture

For Bushwick film workers, the IATSE strike indicates a potential shift in how the film industry operates.

NYC General Election 2021: Guide For Bushwick Voters

NYC General Election 2021: Guide For Bushwick Voters

With the NYC General Election approaching, these are the important dates and details you need to know.

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.

Bushwick’s Little Free Libraries: Where They Are and How To Start Your Own

Bushwick’s Little Free Libraries: Where They Are and How To Start Your Own

Everything you need to know about those Little Free Libraries in and around the neighborhood, including what they are, where they are and how to start your own.

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 Hairstyles: Who Makes the Cut?

Bushwick Hairstyles: Who Makes the Cut?

“Oh, I do this shit myself.”

Local Leaders Push Congress to Abolish Puerto Rico’s ‘PROMESA’ Law

Local Leaders Push Congress to Abolish Puerto Rico’s ‘PROMESA’ Law

Puerto Rico’s financial oversight board, established by the PROMESA law in 2016, has “exacerbated the structural inequalities and austerity in Puerto Rico,” one local leader said.

Friday Fast Fact: Bushwick Ranks as Higher Risk on Heat Vulnerability Index

Friday Fast Fact: Bushwick Ranks as Higher Risk on Heat Vulnerability Index

Based on factors like poverty levels, green space and air conditioner ownership, Bushwick and a number of other city neighborhoods are more vulnerable than others to the effects of extreme heat.

Five COVID-Conscious Indoor Activities for Fall

Five COVID-Conscious Indoor Activities for Fall

Safely get through the coming fall with billiards, karaoke, ceramics, flower arrangement and more.

Music Is Alive Again: A Guide to Music Venues in and Around Bushwick

Music Is Alive Again: A Guide to Music Venues in and Around Bushwick

With live music coming back, here are some venues where you can catch a show.

Friday Fast Fact: The City Has Over 300 Clothing and Textile Drop-Off Sites in Brooklyn

Friday Fast Fact: The City Has Over 300 Clothing and Textile Drop-Off Sites in Brooklyn

About 10 percent of Brooklyn’s drop-off sites are in and around Bushwick.

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.

A Look Into the ‘East Williamsburg’ Debate

A Look Into the ‘East Williamsburg’ Debate

The neighborhood is called Williamsburg, East Williamsburg or Bushwick, depending on who you ask.