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Bushwick Rezoning Event Highlighted More Affordable Housing Concerns From Longtime Residents

Bushwick Rezoning Event Highlighted More Affordable Housing Concerns From Longtime Residents

“People are becoming homeless.”

A Tale Of Three Cities: Bushwick Community Plan Released To A Packed House On Saturday

A Tale Of Three Cities: Bushwick Community Plan Released To A Packed House On Saturday

The plan will outline rezoning in the neighborhood.

Residents Gathered This Weekend To Discuss Rezoning In Bushwick

Residents Gathered This Weekend To Discuss Rezoning In Bushwick

Bushwick residents gathered at MayDay Space to talk about displacement and share their fears.

Drag, Rezoning and Ridgewood Street Fair: Some Events To Check Out In The Area This Weekend

Drag, Rezoning and Ridgewood Street Fair: Some Events To Check Out In The Area This Weekend

There's a lot going on in the area this week to celebrate the end of summer, protest displacement and trying drinks.

A Look At The Bushwick Protest Against Displacement This Past Friday

A Look At The Bushwick Protest Against Displacement This Past Friday

Mi Casa No Es Su Casa, an anti-gentrification art collective, projected residents' concerns about housing and displacement in Bushwick.

Friday Fast Fact: More than a Quarter of Bushwick Residents Live Below the Poverty Line

Friday Fast Fact: More than a Quarter of Bushwick Residents Live Below the Poverty Line

Data from the American Community Survey reveals that more than one in four Bushwick residents lives in poverty.

"Work in Progress: Residential" is Bushwick Daily's August Poem of the Month

"Work in Progress: Residential" is Bushwick Daily's August Poem of the Month

A poem about "progress" and housing in the area.

The Former Ridgewood Theater Building is Getting a Blink Gym

The Former Ridgewood Theater Building is Getting a Blink Gym

What once was an affordable multi-screen cinema is now housing, and soon to be a theater.

PHOTOESSAY: A Celebration of Resistance and Community at Bushwick Pride

PHOTOESSAY: A Celebration of Resistance and Community at Bushwick Pride

The 13th Annual Bushwick Pride event celebrated Bushwick's LGBTQIA community.

Celebrate The 13th Year of Bushwick Pride This Weekend

Celebrate The 13th Year of Bushwick Pride This Weekend

Resist and party in the streets of Bushwick for an awesome cause this weekend.

Friday Fast Fact: Families Are Being Driven Out of Bushwick

Friday Fast Fact: Families Are Being Driven Out of Bushwick

Data from the American Community Survey shows that the rate of families with children in Bushwick has been cut in half since 2000.

Bushwick is Home to Some of the Fastest Rising Rents in NYC

Bushwick is Home to Some of the Fastest Rising Rents in NYC

Everyone knows that Bushwick rents are on the rise, but here are some numbers to back it up.

Data in a New York Post Article Show That "Hipsters" Are Taking Over Bushwick at an Alarming Rate

Data in a New York Post Article Show That "Hipsters" Are Taking Over Bushwick at an Alarming Rate

A story in the New York Post claimed that hipsters are driving out the Latinx community from Bushwick.

This Crazy New Apartment Building is Coming to Troutman Street in Bushwick

This Crazy New Apartment Building is Coming to Troutman Street in Bushwick

The architecture of this place is nuts.

Artists May Not Be Responsible for Gentrification After All, Slate Essay Suggests

Artists May Not Be Responsible for Gentrification After All, Slate Essay Suggests

The essay compiles a flurry of studies and sources.

A Photographer Documented Tumultuous Years in a Bushwick Motorcycle Club's History

A Photographer Documented Tumultuous Years in a Bushwick Motorcycle Club's History

The Forbidden Ones suffered quite the blow in 2012 during a huge police raid.

Bushwick's Community Plan Summit Is Back On the Calendar on February 11

Bushwick's Community Plan Summit Is Back On the Calendar on February 11

For years, Bushwick residents have worked with the city on a plan for the neighborhood's future. Now is the time for action.

A Neighborhood on Speed

A Neighborhood on Speed

A Bushwick transplant ponders the change in the neighborhood and her perception of it.

How Bushwick Millennials are Changing the Face of the Economy and the Neighborhood

How Bushwick Millennials are Changing the Face of the Economy and the Neighborhood

Why are so many Bushwick millennials under-employed, and what it means for the neighborhood.

New Residential Monstrosity on Bushwick Avenue Will Bring 232 Units

New Residential Monstrosity on Bushwick Avenue Will Bring 232 Units

Is this the one that will finally tip the scales and turn Bushwick into even more of a little Williamsburg?

Retail Chain Stores in Bushwick Are On the Rise, Report Indicates

Retail Chain Stores in Bushwick Are On the Rise, Report Indicates

The 8.2% increase across the three zip codes that include all Bushwick addresses is much higher than the 2.3% borough-wide increase.

Worlds Colliding: Modesto 'Flako' Jimenez on Being an Artist from Bushwick 'Hood'

Worlds Colliding: Modesto 'Flako' Jimenez on Being an Artist from Bushwick 'Hood'

From a kid with glasses, braces and a Shakespeare book under his arm to a widely known and respected performance!

Beyond Tech Hub Speculation: Historic Patents Showcase Longtime Bushwick Innovators

Beyond Tech Hub Speculation: Historic Patents Showcase Longtime Bushwick Innovators

A brief history of some of the many inventors and innovators who have called Bushwick home.

A New Documentary Explores How North Brooklyn Tenants Succeed at Fighting Displacement

A New Documentary Explores How North Brooklyn Tenants Succeed at Fighting Displacement

"The Method" identifies the strategy that has kept many North Brooklyn residents in their homes despite aggressive attempts to displace them. The final step? "Never give up."

A New Report Analyzes the Steps New York Is Taking to Slow Gentrification in Bushwick and Beyond

A New Report Analyzes the Steps New York Is Taking to Slow Gentrification in Bushwick and Beyond

In its latest study, NYU's Furman Center details the problems of the rental market, exploring how cities are trying to fix them.

Share your Experience of Gentrification this Sunday at Bushwick's Owl Juice Pub

Share your Experience of Gentrification this Sunday at Bushwick's Owl Juice Pub

The second installment of the open forum The Exchange is happening this Sunday from 5-7 p.m. at Owl Juice Pub.

Get Out There: So Many Amazing Things Are Happening in Bushwick This Weekend!

Get Out There: So Many Amazing Things Are Happening in Bushwick This Weekend!

Bushwick Open Studios, The Bushwick Film Festival and BOOM Festival are all coordinating lots and lots of events around the neighborhood.

Hilarious Fake Bushwick Apartment Listing Offers Up Treehouse in Maria Hernandez Park

Hilarious Fake Bushwick Apartment Listing Offers Up Treehouse in Maria Hernandez Park

A brooklyn resident posted the bogus listing to make apartment hunters consider the dire state of the housing situation in Bushwick.

Got Ideas on How to Fight Displacement? Bring Them to Mayday Space

Got Ideas on How to Fight Displacement? Bring Them to Mayday Space

The meeting on August 20th is set to bring together individuals and organizations fighting predatory housing practices across the city.

Bushwick Will Represent at the Brooklyn Museum's Anti-Gentrification and Displacement Forum Sunday

Bushwick Will Represent at the Brooklyn Museum's Anti-Gentrification and Displacement Forum Sunday

The forum takes place on Sunday, July 24th, and will feature speakers, musical performances, and discussions followed by a march which ends at a picnic in Prospect Park.

How Local Advocates Want to Address Bushwick's Race, Class & Affordable Housing Issues

How Local Advocates Want to Address Bushwick's Race, Class & Affordable Housing Issues

An expert panel on gentrification versus affordable housing in New York City filled audience members with frustration—and hope.

Help Envision Bushwick's Future at a Local "Community Plan" Meeting

Help Envision Bushwick's Future at a Local "Community Plan" Meeting

Your input is requested at a meeting about Bushwick's future: Bushwick residents have teamed up with Brooklyn Community Board 4, the Department of City Planning and the offices of local city council members Antonio Reynoso and Rafael Espinal to develop a community based approach to balancing "the desire to create and preserve affordable housing with the need to preserve Bushwick's character

New Study Identifies Greatest Threats to Bushwick's Affordable Housing

New Study Identifies Greatest Threats to Bushwick's Affordable Housing

In a new report released by the ANHD, researchers culled data from multiple sources in order to find how many threats to affordable housing exist in many of New York City's neighborhoods

Bushwick is Named 4th Most Gentrifying Neighborhood by NYU's Furman Center

Bushwick is Named 4th Most Gentrifying Neighborhood by NYU's Furman Center

In case you were wondering Bushwick is not the most gentrifying neighborhood in the city

Comic: Places Poised to Become the Next Bushwick

Comic: Places Poised to Become the Next Bushwick

This Week's New Yorker Cover Captures a Classic L Train Visual

This Week's New Yorker Cover Captures a Classic L Train Visual

Add this New Yoker cover to the long list of illustrations, essays, comics, tweets, and articles pointing out the many incongruities visible on the L train

Hundreds Marched to Protest Unfair Housing Practices in Bushwick

Hundreds Marched to Protest Unfair Housing Practices in Bushwick

On Wednesday, hundreds of people marched through the streets of Bushwick demanding visibility and accountability when it comes to

Today: Speak Out Against Bushwick's Corrupt Landlords With a Vast Community Coalition

Today: Speak Out Against Bushwick's Corrupt Landlords With a Vast Community Coalition

Hundreds of Bushwick residents take to the streets today to protest deplorable living conditions faced by members of our own community

Police Seek 2 in Connection with 17 North Brooklyn Burglaries

Police Seek 2 in Connection with 17 North Brooklyn Burglaries

Two individuals filmed on MTA surveillance video are sought by the NYPD in connection with a string of burglaries in Greenpoint, Williamsburg and Bushwick that have taken place over the course of the past month

15 New Places Opened in Bushwick This Winter: Which Will Be Your Spring Favorite?

15 New Places Opened in Bushwick This Winter: Which Will Be Your Spring Favorite?

This past Sunday, March 20th, was the official first day of Spring! The bar and restaurant scene of Bushwick is ever-changing, growing, and evolving, and this winter was a big season for that: now that the spring season is officially here and warmer days are imminent, let's take a look back and see what new places opened this winter—they may well turn out to be your spring and summertime go-to spots