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Bushwick’s “El Garden” Could Be Razed to Create New Housing. Sign the Petition to Save It

Bushwick’s “El Garden” Could Be Razed to Create New Housing. Sign the Petition to Save It

Increasing affordable housing and creating community green space are both laudable goals to pursue in the ongoing evolution of NYC’s neighborhoods, but a recent decision from city hall to invite developers to turn community gardens across the city into construction sites for new affordable housing seems to pit the two objectives against each other

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

Biking North: Ridgewood to Receive New Bike Lanes

Biking North: Ridgewood to Receive New Bike Lanes

Pull up a map of bike routes along the Brooklyn-Queens border and you will find that there’s an absence of city-designated paths for cyclists north of the one down Central Avenue in our neighborhood