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A Hit-And-Run Goes Viral In Ridgewood.

A Hit-And-Run Goes Viral In Ridgewood.

Bob Holden gets Eric Adams’ new transportation department head to make an early appearance on a busy intersection in Queens

NYC Set To Grant Noncitizens the Right to Vote in Local Elections

NYC Set To Grant Noncitizens the Right to Vote in Local Elections

Thirty-six out of 51 councilmembers have sponsored the bill, which would grant more than 800,000 permanent residents and work permit holders the right to vote in city elections.

Incoming City Council Member Jennifer Gutiérrez Wants Your Input

Incoming City Council Member Jennifer Gutiérrez Wants Your Input

District 34’s incoming representative has published a form, which you can use to offer feedback on the most pressing issues in the community.

‘Verbal Attacks’ During Recent Meeting Show Growing Rift in Brooklyn Democratic Party

‘Verbal Attacks’ During Recent Meeting Show Growing Rift in Brooklyn Democratic Party

A recent Brooklyn Democratic Party meeting included “verbal attacks” and the removal of a district leader.

NYC-DSA Endorses Samy Nemir-Olivares For Assembly District 54

NYC-DSA Endorses Samy Nemir-Olivares For Assembly District 54

Nemir-Olivares seeks to unseat incumbent Democrat Erik Dilan in the June 2022 primaries.

City Council Member-Elect Sandy Nurse Calls for Expanding Voting Rights to Green Card Holders

City Council Member-Elect Sandy Nurse Calls for Expanding Voting Rights to Green Card Holders

Nurse, along with a group of other elected officials and organizers, are calling on Speaker Cory Johnson to schedule a vote for the bill Intro 1867.

Meet Sandy Nurse, the New 37th District Representative

Meet Sandy Nurse, the New 37th District Representative

Sandy Nurse, a stalwart community organizer and proud carpenter, has won the election to be the next representative for Brooklyn’s 37th District.

NYC Election Day Guide for Bushwick Voters

NYC Election Day Guide for Bushwick Voters

What you need to know before hitting the polls on election day.

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.

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.

Samy Nemir-Olivares Announces Candidacy for State Assembly

Samy Nemir-Olivares Announces Candidacy for State Assembly

If elected, the current Democratic district leader would unseat incumbent Democrat Erik Dilan.

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.

It is Now Illegal To Threaten To Report Undocumented Immigrants to ICE

It is Now Illegal To Threaten To Report Undocumented Immigrants to ICE

Bushwick’s Sen. Salazar says “This is good” but pushes for more steps to “protect immigrant New Yorkers from ICE.”

Less Than Half of NYC’s ‘Open Streets’ Are Ever Actually Open, Study Finds

Less Than Half of NYC’s ‘Open Streets’ Are Ever Actually Open, Study Finds

NYC’s active Open Streets are mostly in “predominantly white” and “wealthy” neighborhoods, according to the study.

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.

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.

Projected Winners for the 2021 City Council Primary Election in Districts 30, 34 and 37

Projected Winners for the 2021 City Council Primary Election in Districts 30, 34 and 37

Democratic primary results are in for districts encompassing Bushwick, Ridgewood and East Williamsburg as of late Tuesday night

Could The Next Borough President Be From Bushwick?

Could The Next Borough President Be From Bushwick?

Antonio Reynoso’s campaign could finally bring the largely ceremonial political crown to North Brooklyn.

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.

‘Wall of Lies’ Mural Vandalized in Bushwick with ‘Vote Trump or Die’ and Proud Boys Slogan

‘Wall of Lies’ Mural Vandalized in Bushwick with ‘Vote Trump or Die’ and Proud Boys Slogan

A mural displaying 20,000 lies told by Donald Trump was vandalized with pro-Trump messages

Jobless New Yorkers Can Work At Polls Without Losing Unemployment Benefits

Jobless New Yorkers Can Work At Polls Without Losing Unemployment Benefits

Salazar Slams Aggressive Caller, “Do not ever threaten my staff. I signed up for this; they did not”

Salazar Slams Aggressive Caller, “Do not ever threaten my staff. I signed up for this; they did not”

From hate mail to conspiracy theories, Senator Salazar can take it. But don’t ever mess with her staff.

Councilmember Rafael Espinal Announces Brooklyn Borough President Run

Councilmember Rafael Espinal Announces Brooklyn Borough President Run

Queens neighborhoods gear up to fight new homeless shelters

Queens neighborhoods gear up to fight new homeless shelters

Six Bushwick Bars to Watch the Democratic Presidential Debate

Six Bushwick Bars to Watch the Democratic Presidential Debate

Get a beer with a Bernie Bro, hang with the Yang Gang.

Boris Santos: Williamsburg Native & Salazar Staffer Sets Sights on Assembly Member Seat

Boris Santos: Williamsburg Native & Salazar Staffer Sets Sights on Assembly Member Seat

Boris Santos will be challenging incumbent Assembly Member Erik Dilan for seat at New York State’s Assembly District 54.

Bushwick Art Space and Five Immigrant Artists Respond to Trump’s Border “Crisis”

Bushwick Art Space and Five Immigrant Artists Respond to Trump’s Border “Crisis”

A group show at the Border Project Space in Bushwick takes a different approach Trump’s nationalist ideas about separation

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.

Brooklyn’s Participation in the 2020 Population Census Could Stop Federal Funding Cuts for New York

Brooklyn’s Participation in the 2020 Population Census Could Stop Federal Funding Cuts for New York

Census participation is not just a numbers game. It’s an act of resistance against the federal administration.

Rafael Espinal: the Bear and the Unicorn

Rafael Espinal: the Bear and the Unicorn

Which Brooklynites are Running for Public Advocate?

Which Brooklynites are Running for Public Advocate?

Here’s the rundown of what you need to know about Brooklyn candidates before the February election.

Bushwick’s Councilman Espinal Packs Roberta’s for Campaign Fundraiser

Bushwick’s Councilman Espinal Packs Roberta’s for Campaign Fundraiser

Roberta’s hosted an all-day fundraiser to raise $40,000 for Espinal to run for New York City Public Advocate.

Rafael Espinal’s Campaign Kickoff for Public Advocate is Happening Tonight at House of Yes

Rafael Espinal’s Campaign Kickoff for Public Advocate is Happening Tonight at House of Yes

Espinal’s Historic Campaign & Why the Special Election for NYC Public Advocate Matters for Bushwick

Espinal’s Historic Campaign & Why the Special Election for NYC Public Advocate Matters for Bushwick

So far, a dozen candidates have officially announced their campaigns for the position including Bushwick’s District 37 City Councilmember , Rafael Espinal.

Blockchain Enthusiasts Threw A Pepe The Frog Themed Party in Bushwick

Blockchain Enthusiasts Threw A Pepe The Frog Themed Party in Bushwick