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Public Advocate Introduces Bill to Mandate Racial Impact Study in City Rezoning Process

Public Advocate Introduces Bill to Mandate Racial Impact Study in City Rezoning Process

“It is a critical step in the struggle to stop the displacement and gentrification of neighborhoods of color.”

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Evictions in Bushwick Are on the Rise  While Overall NYC Cases Have Fallen

Evictions in Bushwick Are on the Rise While Overall NYC Cases Have Fallen

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Rafael Espinal Has Launched a Historic Campaign to Become Next Public Advocate of New York City

Rafael Espinal Has Launched a Historic Campaign to Become Next Public Advocate of New York City

If he wins, Espinal will become the youngest politician, and the first Latino to be in city-wide politics.

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Friday Fast Fact: Which Countries Do Bushwick’s Immigrants Come From?

Friday Fast Fact: Which Countries Do Bushwick’s Immigrants Come From?

Data from the American Community Survey reveals the biggest immigrant groups in Bushwick.

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They Came, They Joked, We Laughed; The 5 Best Comedians at The Brooklyn Comedy Festival

They Came, They Joked, We Laughed; The 5 Best Comedians at The Brooklyn Comedy Festival

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A Torrential Downpour of Laughter To Hit Brooklyn With This Week’s Brooklyn Comedy Festival

A Torrential Downpour of Laughter To Hit Brooklyn With This Week’s Brooklyn Comedy Festival

Torrential Downpour of Laughter_Brooklyn Comedy Festival Poster_Geoff Pomella We’re all in need for some laughs lately; The world seems to be falling apart in many different ways. On the lighter side, there will always be laughter to brighten our days, and thankfully the Second Annual Brooklyn Comedy Festival starts today! The BCF was founded and organized by performers and producers […]

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And the Winner of the Democratic Public Advocate Runoff Election is….

And the Winner of the Democratic Public Advocate Runoff Election is….

Letitia James, ladies and gentleman!

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How Will the Government Shutdown Affect Bushwick

How Will the Government Shutdown Affect Bushwick

The government’s budget deadline has passed, the Senate and the House were not able to agree on a spending bill because of last-ditch attempts by critics of the Affordable Care Act in the House who voted to defund the program, and the United States is going into federal government shutdown starting this morning

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It’s Primary Day! Do You Know Where Your Children Are Voting?

It’s Primary Day! Do You Know Where Your Children Are Voting?

Photo from http://www.whytuesday.org/2010/10/28/bloomberg-thumbs-up-to-san-fran-weekend-voting/ …just kidding, kids can’t vote. But you can! And you should, if you want to avoid having your neighbors assume you’re a clueless transplant from the Midwest. Be the change you wish to see in the world, keep your rent from skyrocketing, or get a sticker. And NYC is doing everything within […]

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