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Locals and Activists Continue Resistance to Bushwick Rezoning

Locals and Activists Continue Resistance to Bushwick Rezoning

Bushwick remains a battleground for rezoning under Mayor de Blasio Proposal and Community Plan.

Don’t Expect Hotels in Bushwick Anytime Soon As Mayor De Blasio Issues Stricter Permits

Don’t Expect Hotels in Bushwick Anytime Soon As Mayor De Blasio Issues Stricter Permits

Bushwick’s industrial past may have a second lease on life

Appointments Go Fast: Get Your IDNYC Card at St. Brigid’s Church in Bushwick

Appointments Go Fast: Get Your IDNYC Card at St. Brigid’s Church in Bushwick

Photo via IDNYC From May 5-22, St. Brigid’s Church on Linden Street in Bushwick is offering residents a chance to get an IDNYC Card. IDNYC, the free identification card introduced early this year by Mayor Bill de Blasio. It gives New Yorkers discounted admission to museums, concerts, and attractions – even a 5% discount at […]

NYC Community Gardens are in Danger: Bushwick’s El Garden to Rally for Survival at City Hall Tomorrow

NYC Community Gardens are in Danger: Bushwick’s El Garden to Rally for Survival at City Hall Tomorrow

A few weeks ago, we told you about the crisis facing Bushwick’s El Garden, one of the 17 community gardens on public land across the city at risk of being leveled to create new housing developments

Bushwick’s “El Garden” Could Be Razed to Create New Housing. Sign the Petition to Save It

Bushwick’s “El Garden” Could Be Razed to Create New Housing. Sign the Petition to Save It

Increasing affordable housing and creating community green space are both laudable goals to pursue in the ongoing evolution of NYC’s neighborhoods, but a recent decision from city hall to invite developers to turn community gardens across the city into construction sites for new affordable housing seems to pit the two objectives against each other