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MTA Says They Finally Found The Source Of The Noxious L Train Smell... Maybe

MTA Says They Finally Found The Source Of The Noxious L Train Smell... Maybe

Commuters along the L line on February 6, 2019 (Jennifer Hsu / Gothamist) The source of the nauseating L train smell that has sickened multiple riders and workers this week may be an abandoned diesel tank...

Photos, Videos: Idiots Careen Through Brooklyn, Smash Things Up   galleryvideo

Photos, Videos: Idiots Careen Through Brooklyn, Smash Things Up

Saturday marked the 16th annual Running of the Idiotarod, as 15 thematically costumed teams made their way from Williamsburg to Ridgewood.

Benelux, A Bistro For Grown Ups, Opens In Bushwick

Benelux, A Bistro For Grown Ups, Opens In Bushwick   gallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to Bushwick for burgers and more. THE VIBE Remember King Noodle, that insane sensory-overload spot that served decent stoner food near the Morgan L? Benelux, a mostly-Belgian bistro that...

Man Who Allegedly Peed On, Smashed Williamsburg Church Statues Arrested

Man Who Allegedly Peed On, Smashed Williamsburg Church Statues Arrested

(Courtesy of the NYPD) Police have arrested the "hipster" who allegedly desecrated two angel statues outside a Williamsburg church, tracking him all the way to his Bushwick home. Andrew Oshesky, 28, has been charged with two...

Video: Impatient Deli Customer Has Violent Meltdown Over Bagel Ordervideo

Video: Impatient Deli Customer Has Violent Meltdown Over Bagel Order

(NYPD) An impatient man who flipped out while waiting for his food order at a Bushwick deli is wanted for assaulting a deli employee, according to police. Video shows the irate customer pounding his fist on...

Bushwick Sidewalk Or Life-Size Chess Board?

Bushwick Sidewalk Or Life-Size Chess Board?gallery

Have you heard about this sidewalk? No, I don't expect you have—it's just another stretch of Brooklyn sidewalk, after all, just another drop in Bushwick's street art bucket. Just a bunch of black and white squares sprawling...

Photos: A Secret Box Truck Art Carnival Materialized Briefly In Brooklyngallery

Photos: A Secret Box Truck Art Carnival Materialized Briefly In Brooklyn

At around 10 p.m. on Saturday night, the racket from the pillow fight I was officiating in the back of a U-Haul was interrupted by a commotion on the street. I peeked around the truck to see...

Woman Fatally Shot On Bushwick Street, Ex-Boyfriend Sought By Police

Woman Fatally Shot On Bushwick Street, Ex-Boyfriend Sought By Police

(Google Maps) A 24-year-old woman was fatally shot on a Brooklyn sidewalk Sunday night, and police are now searching for her ex-boyfriend. Sade Sanchez was reportedly walking with her mother and a male friend near St....

Brooklyn Crash Turns Into Dramatic Gunpoint Kidnapping On Upper West Side

Brooklyn Crash Turns Into Dramatic Gunpoint Kidnapping On Upper West Side

The suspect's vehicle (Gothamist) A collision between a truck driver and BMW driver in Brooklyn turned into a dramatic kidnapping attempt, capped off by a police chase that ended on an Upper West Side fire escape...

Newly Unveiled Bushwick Community Plan Grapples With Gentrification In A Rapidly Changing Neighborhood

Newly Unveiled Bushwick Community Plan Grapples With Gentrification In A Rapidly Changing Neighborhood

An under-construction residential development at 375 Grove Street in Bushwick, one example of out-of-character development in Bushwick cited in the Bushwick Community Plan, which was unveiled on Saturday. (Andrew Denney / Gothamist) More than four years...

Inside Julia Salazar's Triumphant Brooklyn Primary Party: 'It's Time For Change Around Here'

Inside Julia Salazar's Triumphant Brooklyn Primary Party: 'It's Time For Change Around Here'

Julia Salazar, right, talks with supporters after winning the Democratic primary over Martin Dilan in New York's 18th State Senate district race. (Julie Jacobson/AP/Shutterstock) Julia Salazar pulled off a dramatic upset in last night's Democratic primary,...

Tale Of Two Crashes: After Swift Response To Park Slope Tragedy, De Blasio Stays Silent On Bushwick Hit-And-Run

Tale Of Two Crashes: After Swift Response To Park Slope Tragedy, De Blasio Stays Silent On Bushwick Hit-And-Run

The Clean City Laundry at Hart and Wyckoff (Gothamist) On June 24th, a hit-and-run driver fatally struck four-year-old Luz Gonzalez while pulling out of an illegal parking lot in Bushwick. Police eventually stopped the driver, Jeanette...

No Charges For Hit-And-Run Sanitation Truck Driver Who Critically Injured Bushwick Cyclist

No Charges For Hit-And-Run Sanitation Truck Driver Who Critically Injured Bushwick Cyclist

(Google Maps) The Department of Sanitation driver who struck a cyclist in Bushwick earlier this month will not face charges, police said, despite fleeing the scene of the reportedly gruesome crash. The NYPD has deemed the...

Inside The World Of NYC 'Canners' Who Survive By Collecting Recyclable Cans & Bottles

Inside The World Of NYC 'Canners' Who Survive By Collecting Recyclable Cans & Bottles

(Photograph by Francesca Berardi) It’s 3 a.m. on a Saturday night in mid October, on a deserted street in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Pablo and Violeta* are standing in front of a pizzeria that’s closed for the night,...

City Sanitation Truck Driver Critically Injures Bicyclist In Bushwick

City Sanitation Truck Driver Critically Injures Bicyclist In Bushwick

Looking down Evergreen Avenue (Google Maps) A 25-year-old bicyclist was critically injured after being struck by a Department of Sanitation truck driver on Wednesday night. Police say the driver hit the woman in Bushwick and kept...

Man Killed, Two Others Injured In Bushwick Playground Shooting

Man Killed, Two Others Injured In Bushwick Playground Shooting

Bushwick Playground (Google Maps) One person is dead after a shooting in a Brooklyn playground on Thursday evening. Two others were injured. According to the NYPD, police officers, responding to 911 calls around 6:34 p.m., found...

City Removes Illegal Parking Lot Where Little Girl Was Killed, As Hit-And-Run Driver Remains Free

City Removes Illegal Parking Lot Where Little Girl Was Killed, As Hit-And-Run Driver Remains Free

(Google Maps) For the last two weeks, Bushwick residents have rallied to demand justice for Luz Gonzalez, the four-year-old girl killed by a hit-and-run driver outside a local laundromat last month. But while the driver—who left...

Still No Charges For Driver Who Fatally Ran Over 4-Year-Old Girl On Brooklyn Sidewalk

Still No Charges For Driver Who Fatally Ran Over 4-Year-Old Girl On Brooklyn Sidewalk

Still from security camera across the street Police say the investigation into the hit-and-run death of a four-year-old girl in Bushwick on Sunday is still ongoing, but a spokesman told the Brooklyn Paper on Monday, "There...

4-Yr-Old Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Bushwick While Fixing Her Shoe

4-Yr-Old Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Bushwick While Fixing Her Shoe

(Google Maps) A little girl on a sidewalk was killed by a driver outside a Brooklyn laundromat on Sunday afternoon. Police say the four-year-old child, Luz Gonzalez, was putting her shoe back on after it had...

Brooklyn Community Advocates Fear L Train Shutdown Will Hit Poor NYers Hardest: 'No One Is Stepping Up'

Brooklyn Community Advocates Fear L Train Shutdown Will Hit Poor NYers Hardest: 'No One Is Stepping Up'

Patrick Houston, an organizer with NY Communities For Change, connecting the need for climate change action with the coming shutdown (Gothamist) With less than 300 days until the dreaded L train shutdown, dozens of economic justice...

Video: Real Estate Agent Has Racist Meltdown Outside House Of Yes In Bushwick

Video: Real Estate Agent Has Racist Meltdown Outside House Of Yes In Bushwick

(Google Maps) A real estate agent was caught on video repeatedly calling a bouncer the n-word outside a Bushwick bar last week, while phoning the cops to warn that if they didn't come soon he'd "end...

NYPD Reportedly Seized Over 1,000 Bags Of K2 From Brooklyn Apartment

NYPD Reportedly Seized Over 1,000 Bags Of K2 From Brooklyn Apartment

Some of the 1,068 packages of K2 recovered Thursday by the NYPD (DCPI) More than 1,000 packages of K2 were reportedly recovered from a Brooklyn apartment on Thursday morning, following a promised NYPD crackdown after a...

At Least 16 Hospitalized After Mass K2 Overdose In Brooklyn

At Least 16 Hospitalized After Mass K2 Overdose In Brooklyn

One of several overdose victims on Jefferson Street on Sunday afternoon (Gothamist) What appears to be another mass K2 overdose led to at least 16 hospitalizations over the weekend at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and...

The Lovely, Lively Chicha Brings Nicaraguan Bites To Industrial Bushwick

The Lovely, Lively Chicha Brings Nicaraguan Bites To Industrial Bushwickgallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to a Bushwick spot with L.A. vibes. THE VIBE There's a small slice of Bushwick right near the Jefferson L that feels increasingly like the worst, Hell's Squariest part...

'Like Holding Open A Door That Wants To Close': An Oral History Of Silent Barngallery

'Like Holding Open A Door That Wants To Close': An Oral History Of Silent Barn

Founded in 2006, the Silent Barn Collective beat off the forces of capitalism and burglary and fire and hierarchical management to offer all-ages shows in Bushwick for over a decade. On Sunday night, Last Rites were performed:...

Inside Elsewhere, Bushwick's New Venue From The People Who Brought You Glasslands

Inside Elsewhere, Bushwick's New Venue From The People Who Brought You Glasslandsgallery

One of the more beloved venues of circa-when-I-lived-there Williamsburg—a time when Kent Avenue was just a blank canvas for developers—was Glasslands. It was always very hot in there, no matter the season, the wine always stung my...

Bushwick Woman Awoke To Rapist In Her Bed, Prosecutors Say

Bushwick Woman Awoke To Rapist In Her Bed, Prosecutors Say

(Courtesy DCPI) Jason Lasry, 38, of Bed-Stuy was arraigned in Brooklyn criminal court Thursday on charges of rape, burglary and sexual abuse after he allegedly entered a 24-year-old woman's home and raped her as she slept,...

NYPD: Bed-Stuy Man Turns Himself In For Bushwick Rape

NYPD: Bed-Stuy Man Turns Himself In For Bushwick Rape

Screenshot of suspect (DCPI) A 38-year-old Bed-Stuy man turned himself in to police Wednesday night in connection to a rape in Bushwick last weekend, police said at a press conference Thursday. Jason Lasry, 38, is in...

Bushwick Woman Raped By Man Who Snuck Into Her Bedroomvideo

Bushwick Woman Raped By Man Who Snuck Into Her Bedroom

Screenshot of the suspect. (NYPD) Police are searching for a man who entered a Bushwick apartment Saturday night and raped a 24-year-old woman who was asleep in her bed. No arrests have been made in connection...

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