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New Williamsburg Mural Celebrates the Puerto Rican Community

New Williamsburg Mural Celebrates the Puerto Rican Community

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Celebrating Local Heritage, Bushwick’s First Official Puerto Rican Day Parade Was a Success

Celebrating Local Heritage, Bushwick’s First Official Puerto Rican Day Parade Was a Success

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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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Friday Fast Fact: Hurricane Maria’s Death Toll Officially Increases to 3,000 People, One Year Later

Friday Fast Fact: Hurricane Maria’s Death Toll Officially Increases to 3,000 People, One Year Later

One year later, the Puerto Rican government has finally increased the official death toll for one of the most devastating storms this country has ever seen.

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Bushwick Resident Featured in the New York Times as Drake’s Image Director

Bushwick Resident Featured in the New York Times as Drake’s Image Director

Angely Mercado [email protected] Mellany Sanchez, a lifelong Brooklynite, was featured in the New York Times earlier this month for her work as rapper Drake’s image director. The 26-year-old, who grew up in Bushwick, worked as the creative director for Kith, a streetwear apparel company before she began her current job.  According to the Times article […]

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PHOTOESSAY: This Tiny Puerto Rican Barbershop in Bushwick Has Been Around for 40 Years

PHOTOESSAY: This Tiny Puerto Rican Barbershop in Bushwick Has Been Around for 40 Years

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East WillyB: Web Series Highlights Divide Between Long-Term Residents and Hipsters

East WillyB: Web Series Highlights Divide Between Long-Term Residents and Hipsters

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