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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.

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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.

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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.

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‘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

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Jobless New Yorkers Can Work At Polls Without Losing Unemployment Benefits

Jobless New Yorkers Can Work At Polls Without Losing Unemployment Benefits

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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.

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Councilmember Rafael Espinal Announces Brooklyn Borough President Run

Councilmember Rafael Espinal Announces Brooklyn Borough President Run

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Queens neighborhoods gear up to fight new homeless shelters

Queens neighborhoods gear up to fight new homeless shelters

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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Rafael Espinal: the Bear and the Unicorn

Rafael Espinal: the Bear and the Unicorn

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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Blockchain Enthusiasts Threw A Pepe The Frog Themed Party in Bushwick

Blockchain Enthusiasts Threw A Pepe The Frog Themed Party in Bushwick

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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 Facts: Number of Votes Cast in Bushwick Midterms Increases by 150% Since 2014

Friday Fast Facts: Number of Votes Cast in Bushwick Midterms Increases by 150% Since 2014

Voters in Bushwick showed up to the polls with much more force than they did in 2014.

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2018 Midterm Election Day Recap: Voting In And Around Bushwick & Local Results

2018 Midterm Election Day Recap: Voting In And Around Bushwick & Local Results

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A Super Quick Guide To Voting For The Midterms In Bushwick And Beyond

A Super Quick Guide To Voting For The Midterms In Bushwick And Beyond

Links to find polling places and last minute info if needed.

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Midterms 2018 In Brooklyn: Where To Watch Election Results In And Near Bushwick

Midterms 2018 In Brooklyn: Where To Watch Election Results In And Near Bushwick

Stay involved and informed for the midterm elections.

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Council Member Rafael Espinal And  Bushwick’s House Of Yes Team Up To Combat Sexual Harassment

Council Member Rafael Espinal And Bushwick’s House Of Yes Team Up To Combat Sexual Harassment

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Bushwick Community Vows To Support LGBT+ Residents As The Government Pushes To Erase Trans Rights

Bushwick Community Vows To Support LGBT+ Residents As The Government Pushes To Erase Trans Rights

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Bushwick Official Is Calling Out President Trump For Poor-Shaming Immigrants

Bushwick Official Is Calling Out President Trump For Poor-Shaming Immigrants

Council Member Rafael Espinal has spoken out about immigrant rights several times this year.

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Bushwick Witches Plan To Hex Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh This Weekend

Bushwick Witches Plan To Hex Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh This Weekend

Justice Kavanaugh was sworn into the United States Supreme Court earlier this month despite being accused of sexual assault by professor Christine Blasey Ford.

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Puerto Rican Evacuees And Their Allies Remembered Hurricane Maria In East Williamsburg

Puerto Rican Evacuees And Their Allies Remembered Hurricane Maria In East Williamsburg

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Senator Martin Dilan Releases Statement On Last Week’s Primary Results

Senator Martin Dilan Releases Statement On Last Week’s Primary Results

Dilan was a North Brooklyn elected official for eight terms.

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Julia Salazar Won The New York State  Democratic Primary Against Longtime Politician Martin Dilan

Julia Salazar Won The New York State Democratic Primary Against Longtime Politician Martin Dilan

Dilan who was running for his ninth term in the North Brooklyn district.

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A Brief Rundown of the 18th District New York State Senate Race: Dilan Vs. Salazar, Turned Strange

A Brief Rundown of the 18th District New York State Senate Race: Dilan Vs. Salazar, Turned Strange

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New York’s Primary is September 13th, Here’s Why Many Won’t Make It To The Polls

New York’s Primary is September 13th, Here’s Why Many Won’t Make It To The Polls

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Two Events To Consider This Week: Meet Ocasio-Cortez And Illuminate Displacement

Two Events To Consider This Week: Meet Ocasio-Cortez And Illuminate Displacement

There’s a chance to meet Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and shine a light on displacement in Bushwick.

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Representative Velázquez Fights to Remove ‘Police’ Label from I.C.E. Uniforms

Representative Velázquez Fights to Remove ‘Police’ Label from I.C.E. Uniforms

The bill could help better protect local immigrants in their interactions with federal immigration agents.

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Bushwick Gallery Owner Says President Trump’s Tariffs May Affect His Business

Bushwick Gallery Owner Says President Trump’s Tariffs May Affect His Business

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