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New Law Seeks To Allow New Yorkers To Buy Restaurant Meals With SNAP Benefits

New Law Seeks To Allow New Yorkers To Buy Restaurant Meals With SNAP Benefits

“It’s unconscionable that in a state as prosperous as New York, many residents still struggle to get enough food to feed their families,” said Gov. Hochul”

A Photo Reflection On The Black Lives Matter Movement Of 2020

A Photo Reflection On The Black Lives Matter Movement Of 2020

Brooklyn Bail Fund Spent Millions To Free Immigrants, Support BLM Demonstrators in 2020

Brooklyn Bail Fund Spent Millions To Free Immigrants, Support BLM Demonstrators in 2020

Due to ongoing support, the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund helped hundreds of racial justice advocates and detained immigrants post bail in 2020.

Cuomo Orders 10 p.m. Curfew on NY Bars, Restaurants and Gyms

Cuomo Orders 10 p.m. Curfew on NY Bars, Restaurants and Gyms

Gov. Cuomo seeks to curb rising COVID cases by setting new rules for bars, restaurants, gyms and private parties.

Clean Bushwick Initiative Steps in to Address Neighborhood Trash Pile-Ups

Clean Bushwick Initiative Steps in to Address Neighborhood Trash Pile-Ups

Budget cuts to the Department of Sanitation have forced the group to increase its efforts.

UPDATED: NYC Protest Schedule for Today, Saturday June 27, 2020

UPDATED: NYC Protest Schedule for Today, Saturday June 27, 2020

A breakdown of today’s events.

Cuomo Extends NY Stay-At-Home Order Until May 28

Cuomo Extends NY Stay-At-Home Order Until May 28

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order Thursday night extending New York “PAUSE” until May 28.

Bushwick Lawmakers Sign Open Letter Urging Cuomo to Reject Medicaid Cuts

Bushwick Lawmakers Sign Open Letter Urging Cuomo to Reject Medicaid Cuts

The letter dated March 30, is signed by 30 New York state lawmakers on the city, state, and federal levels, urges Governor Cuomo to withdraw his Medicare Redesign Team’s proposed Medicaid funding cut

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

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

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.

PREMIERE: Shadow Year Shares “Godspeed” From Forthcoming EP

PREMIERE: Shadow Year Shares “Godspeed” From Forthcoming EP

The song will appear on their EP of the same name, which is set for release on January 23rd.

Two Local Artists Among Nine Women to Lead Hospital-Based Mural Project in NYC

Two Local Artists Among Nine Women to Lead Hospital-Based Mural Project in NYC

2020 Census Outreach Focuses on Brooklyn Communities with the Lowest Response Rates via New Data Map

2020 Census Outreach Focuses on Brooklyn Communities with the Lowest Response Rates via New Data Map

New interactive map by CUNY helps organizations with the upcoming population census.

New York Climate and Community Protection Act Will Invest into Low-Income and Communities of Color

New York Climate and Community Protection Act Will Invest into Low-Income and Communities of Color

The proposed legislation has been hailed as one of the most progressive climate change policies.

This New York City Declutterer Is Cleaning Up People’s Lives

This New York City Declutterer Is Cleaning Up People’s Lives

Local interior designer helps people organize their homes and minds, one room at a time.

Immigrants and Majority of Low-Income New Yorkers Left Out of Fair Fares Program

Immigrants and Majority of Low-Income New Yorkers Left Out of Fair Fares Program

New eligibility requirements for affordable metro cards will affect Bushwick’s immigrants and low-income residents.

We Color Live Threw a Wild Catskill Party in an Abandoned Barn This Month

We Color Live Threw a Wild Catskill Party in an Abandoned Barn This Month

Nothing says party like an old barn in upstate NY.

City Food Carts Will Start Having Letter Grades This December

City Food Carts Will Start Having Letter Grades This December

How will these regulations affect the abundance of food sellers in Brooklyn?

Heat Advisory Throughout NYC This Week

Heat Advisory Throughout NYC This Week

Thanks to the heat and humidity this week, several city agencies are warning New Yorkers to take extra precautions.

This Summer Camp-Themed Music Festival Is the Ultimate End of Season Escape

This Summer Camp-Themed Music Festival Is the Ultimate End of Season Escape

Day Trips to Breweries Upstate Are Perfect Mini Getaways

Day Trips to Breweries Upstate Are Perfect Mini Getaways

Where to go, how to get there, and more!

Bushwick Daily Supports Bernie Sanders For President [OFFICIAL ENDORSEMENT]

Bushwick Daily Supports Bernie Sanders For President [OFFICIAL ENDORSEMENT]

In advance of the New York Democratic Primary on April 19, it’s with great joy that Bushwick Daily announces our support for Bernie Sanders as the Democratic Party’s nomination for President in 2016

Humans of New York Books Are Getting Weird [COMIC]

Humans of New York Books Are Getting Weird [COMIC]

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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Your Weekly L Train Update: L Is for Lovely! (but M Is for Mediocre)

Your Weekly L Train Update: L Is for Lovely! (but M Is for Mediocre)

While looking at the L train’s service for this upcoming weekend I can hardly believe my eyes – the L train, according to mta

L Train Weekly Update: L Is for Looking Up! (Sort of)

L Train Weekly Update: L Is for Looking Up! (Sort of)

That’s right – much to your disbelief this week I come bearing you some good news (don’t get too excited, I am saving the bad news for last)

Rheingold Brewery Rezoning Update: Community Group Meets Tonight

Rheingold Brewery Rezoning Update: Community Group Meets Tonight

Are you concerned about the proposed rezoning of the former Rheingold Brewery complex? As we’ve reported, many concerned Bushwick residents have felt left out of the approval process for the rezoning, which would allow for the construction of nearly 1,000 apartment units in brand new 7- and 8-story apartment buildings near the Flushing Avenue J-train stop in northwest Bushwick

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!

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

The NYPD Wants You to Install iOS7 on Your Fax Machine

The NYPD Wants You to Install iOS7 on Your Fax Machine

 

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 […]

Hey Bushwick: Do You Know How To Make Sure Your House Isn’t Collapsing?

Hey Bushwick: Do You Know How To Make Sure Your House Isn’t Collapsing?

In a city where everyone has a housing horror story, Preston Pujol’s tale of woe, reported by Annette Konoske Graf in the Brooklyn Ink last week, is still a knockout

Most Popular Reads in Bushwick Bookstores Uncovered

Most Popular Reads in Bushwick Bookstores Uncovered

Not too long ago DNAinfo praised Bushwick for its bookshop greatness, even going so far as to call Bushwick a literary mecca (ooh lala, well thank you!)

Bushwick On Craigslist: Live Owl Needed For Small Housewarming Party

Bushwick On Craigslist: Live Owl Needed For Small Housewarming Party

We gotta hand it to you, Bushwick – when it comes to your Craigslist presence, you definitely do not disappoint

Notes from the Scene at Bushwick Block Party 2013

Notes from the Scene at Bushwick Block Party 2013

This past Saturday and for the fourth year running, the Bushwick Block Party took over Morgantown’s Moore Street for a free afternoon and evening of music, skateboarding, dancing, food trucks, drinking and other sweaty fun