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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.

Come Out On Saturday For The Unveiling Of The Bushwick Community Plan

Come Out On Saturday For The Unveiling Of The Bushwick Community Plan

The steering committee will finally present the Bushwick Community Plan, which has been in the works for over four years.

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.

Animal Rights Activists Protested A Local Vivero Last Friday

Animal Rights Activists Protested A Local Vivero Last Friday

Viveros are places where animals are slaughtered per order in the neighborhood.

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.

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.

Denizen: An Elegant Meets Approachable All In One Living Experience

Denizen: An Elegant Meets Approachable All In One Living Experience

This site has everything needed to have a community within a community.

Friday Fast Facts: Bushwick Has One of the Highest Rates of Serious Housing Violations in NYC

Friday Fast Facts: Bushwick Has One of the Highest Rates of Serious Housing Violations in NYC

We dig into publicly available to data to find out see how housing issues are plaguing the neighborhood.

What Is Democratic Socialism? A Q & A With The North Brooklyn DSA

What Is Democratic Socialism? A Q & A With The North Brooklyn DSA

Democratic Socialism has surged in popularity in the past two years. Bushwick Daily spoke to the North Brooklyn Chapter of Democratic Socialists of America spokesman Justin Charles to learn more.

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.

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.

Get to Know Bushwick Like Never Before Using This New, Data-Rich Interactive Map

Get to Know Bushwick Like Never Before Using This New, Data-Rich Interactive Map

Ever wondered how long the average commute of a Bushwick resident is—or what percentage of the neighborhood was born abroad? Find out using CoreData.nyc!

In a New Game, Bushwick Renters Can Explore The Factors Affecting Life in Aging New York Buildings

In a New Game, Bushwick Renters Can Explore The Factors Affecting Life in Aging New York Buildings

New game give you perspective on real-life challenges facing old rental buildings.

Is Your Bushwick Lease Signing or Re-Signing Coming Up? Watch Out for These Shady Lease Clauses!

Is Your Bushwick Lease Signing or Re-Signing Coming Up? Watch Out for These Shady Lease Clauses!

Here are a few things to keep an eye out for when you're negotiating with your landlord or prospective landlord about your living arrangement!

Bushwick Studio Apartment Rents Just Jumped by Nearly 10 Percent, Report Indicates

Bushwick Studio Apartment Rents Just Jumped by Nearly 10 Percent, Report Indicates

An annual report by real estate firm MNS states that at the end of the summer, the average rent for a Bushwick studio apartment increased by 9.06 percent, from $1,925 to $2,099.

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.

Bushwick Residents Designed a Neighborhood Map for Housing Advocacy—Learn to Use it This Thursday!

Bushwick Residents Designed a Neighborhood Map for Housing Advocacy—Learn to Use it This Thursday!

The Bushwick Community Map integrates data from city records into an easily navigable resource for tenants and homeowners trying to stay abreast of changes to the neighborhood's housing landscape.

See Rent Rate Fluctuations by L Train Subway Stops (Then Scream & Move to Canarsie)

See Rent Rate Fluctuations by L Train Subway Stops (Then Scream & Move to Canarsie)

The shutdown is coming—and rent increases are stagnating, but not dropping.

A "Historic First" Men's Shelter Serving and Employing Bushwick Residents Will Open Next Month

A "Historic First" Men's Shelter Serving and Employing Bushwick Residents Will Open Next Month

A former rehab facility on Bushwick's DeKalb Ave is about to reopen as a 100-bed homeless shelter

Residents Facing MTA "Relocation" Meet to Share Concerns

Residents Facing MTA "Relocation" Meet to Share Concerns

Bushwick community members who occupy twenty-six apartments on the triangular block adjacent to the Myrtle Ave-Broadway station on the J, M and Z trains and who discovered last week that M train work will necessitate that they leave their homes for a definite 6-10 months and possibly much longer met Wednesday night to share their experiences and consider plans of action

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

Could the Brooklyn Real Estate Bubble Be Bursting?

Could the Brooklyn Real Estate Bubble Be Bursting?

 

This WNYC Podcast About Gentrification Is Required Listening for Bushwick

This WNYC Podcast About Gentrification Is Required Listening for Bushwick

Excellent gentrification reporting is a major accomplishment

FDNY Doused East Williamsburg Fire Early Sunday, Officials Say

FDNY Doused East Williamsburg Fire Early Sunday, Officials Say

The FDNY put out a small kitchen fire following a report of smoke in a five story East Williamsburg mixed use residential building early Sunday morning, officials say

Bushwick Tenants Fight Landlord Neglect With Lawsuit

Bushwick Tenants Fight Landlord Neglect With Lawsuit

Tenants of a building long neglected by its landlord are seeking the appointment of a a city administrator to make their home livable again

UPDATE: Pet Cats Were Locked Inside an Evacuated Bushwick Home

UPDATE: Pet Cats Were Locked Inside an Evacuated Bushwick Home

Residents of a long-neglected Bushwick building have been evacuated from their home, which the city has declared unsafe—but their cats remain inside, and the neighbor who promised to care for them is unable to get to them

NYT Follows "Bushwick Is Over" Real Estate Trend Piece with Ridgewood Neighborhood Profile

NYT Follows "Bushwick Is Over" Real Estate Trend Piece with Ridgewood Neighborhood Profile

Last Friday, the New York Times real estate section declared, among some other provocative things, that

[UPDATE] Here's Your First Look at a $13 Million Willoughby Avenue Development Proposal

[UPDATE] Here's Your First Look at a $13 Million Willoughby Avenue Development Proposal

Commercial mortgage brokerage Eastern Union Funding announced yesterday that it has arranged a $13

Cook Mansion Is Advertising 1-BR Apartment for $1,750 on Craigslist

Cook Mansion Is Advertising 1-BR Apartment for $1,750 on Craigslist

We have a love-hate relationship with Craigslist, the home of the Missed Connection, the Second Hand Ikea Coffee Table, and the The Worst Room

Yes, Virginia, There Is Available Affordable Housing in Bushwick!

Yes, Virginia, There Is Available Affordable Housing in Bushwick!

We don't need to remind you that Bushwick is rife with housing tragedies

Beyond Religion There Are Luxury Condos: A Story of Bushwick Churches

Beyond Religion There Are Luxury Condos: A Story of Bushwick Churches

What We Learned at Silent Barn's Housing Law Forum

What We Learned at Silent Barn's Housing Law Forum

Everyone’s heard at least one horror story about renting in New York City

How Will the Government Shutdown Affect Bushwick

How Will the Government Shutdown Affect Bushwick

The government's budget deadline has passed, the Senate and the House were not able to agree on a spending bill because of last-ditch attempts by critics of the Affordable Care Act in the House who voted to defund the program, and the United States is going into federal government shutdown starting this morning

It's Primary Day! Do You Know Where Your Children Are Voting?

It's Primary Day! Do You Know Where Your Children Are Voting?

Hey Bushwick: Do You Know How To Make Sure Your House Isn't Collapsing?

Hey Bushwick: Do You Know How To Make Sure Your House Isn't Collapsing?

In a city where everyone has a housing horror story, Preston Pujol's tale of woe, reported by Annette Konoske Graf in the Brooklyn Ink last week, is still a knockout

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