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Bushwick Nurse Among Time Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

Bushwick Nurse Among Time Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

Amy O’Sullivan treated Wyckoff Medical Center’s first Covid case, a woman who also became New York City’s first Covid fatality. Shortly after, she contracted – and survived – the disease herself.

NYC Bagel Chain Black Seed Brings Montreal Flavor to Bushwick

NYC Bagel Chain Black Seed Brings Montreal Flavor to Bushwick

New Bar Offers Beer, Art, Shuffleboard and Just a Touch of Dystopia

New Bar Offers Beer, Art, Shuffleboard and Just a Touch of Dystopia

Money Is Power: Support Local Black-owned Businesses

Money Is Power: Support Local Black-owned Businesses

Bushwick is home to several black-owned cafes and restaurants. Supporting them helps the community as surely as a protest or sharply worded letter to a Congressman.

Hospitality Under Siege: Pizzette & Gordo’s Cantina

Hospitality Under Siege: Pizzette & Gordo’s Cantina

This edition of “Under Siege” profiles two eateries whose focus – apart from staying afloat in trying times – is food that speaks fluently their origin countries’ culinary language.

A Broken Social Scene On Crutches: 
Bushwick Booze To Go

A Broken Social Scene On Crutches: Bushwick Booze To Go

In order to survive the pandemic, several Bushwick bars have brought the party outdoors to meet drinkers in the warm spring air. Here a few area watering holes doing Bacchus’ work.

Sweet Chili, Acclaimed for Creative Southeast Asian Food, To Reopen For Pickup & Delivery

Sweet Chili, Acclaimed for Creative Southeast Asian Food, To Reopen For Pickup & Delivery

Bushwick’s Source For BBQ Brisket Pho Re-Opens for Delivery

Bushwick’s Source For BBQ Brisket Pho Re-Opens for Delivery

Restaurant 191 Knickerbocker Transforms Itself Into Source For Two Hot Squares a Day

Restaurant 191 Knickerbocker Transforms Itself Into Source For Two Hot Squares a Day

191 Knickerbocker, which prior to the COVID pandemic provided Bushwick with skillfully executed comfort food, has partnered with local organization Noise Church to help residents in need.

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.

Hospitality Under Siege: An Inside Look at How Bushwick Distilleries are Innovating to Survive

Hospitality Under Siege: An Inside Look at How Bushwick Distilleries are Innovating to Survive

This column’s opening entry profiles two business owners – a distiller and a sake brewer – and their navigation through the treacherous COVID waters of New York City.

Council Candidate Rick Echevarria Confronts Alleged Bushwick Price Gougers

Council Candidate Rick Echevarria Confronts Alleged Bushwick Price Gougers

The District 37 candidate posted a video online in which he can be seen questioning the warehouse manager of a Bushwick wholesaler.

Floating hospital headed for New York Harbor

Floating hospital headed for New York Harbor

The 1,000 bed USNS Comfort, which is set to arrive mid-April, will be used to help relieve New York hospitals of their non-coronavirus caseload

Gordo’s Cantina Helps Make Bushwick A Destination for Authentic Mexican Food

Gordo’s Cantina Helps Make Bushwick A Destination for Authentic Mexican Food

Gordo’s executive chef, Mexico City native Reyna Morales, is a 25-year veteran of the industry; her food is evidence both of abundant experience and intimate knowledge of her country’s cuisine.