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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...

The Most Exclusive Bar In New York Is In A Supply Closet In Bushwick

The Most Exclusive Bar In New York Is In A Supply Closet In Bushwick

(macarosha / iStockPhoto) The Threesome Tollbooth is not, as I initially thought, smutty fanfiction about the children's fantasy adventure novel The Phantom Tollbooth, though as a youth I fully shipped Tock the Watchdog and the lady...

You Can Now Buy Your Very Own Subway Countdown Clock

You Can Now Buy Your Very Own Subway Countdown Clock

I prefer to find out my morning train's service status via the size of the crowd at my subway stop, but for the less laissez faire, there's some good news. A Bushwick start-up has started hawking...

Decomposing Corpse Found In Bushwick Backyard

Decomposing Corpse Found In Bushwick Backyard

(Google Maps) The decomposing corpse of a man was found buried in a shallow grave behind a Bushwick home on Friday, according to police, and the house's former super is reportedly a person of interest. The...

NYPD: Man Harassed, Followed 11-Year-Old At Bushwick L Stationvideo

NYPD: Man Harassed, Followed 11-Year-Old At Bushwick L Station

The NYPD is looking for a man they say harassed and followed an 11-year-old boy at a Bushwick L/M train station on Tuesday morning. Police say that the young victim was at the Myrtle/Wyckoff Avenue subway station...

Terrifying Video Shows Hit-And-Run Driver Plowing Through Pedestrians On Bushwick Sidewalk

Terrifying Video Shows Hit-And-Run Driver Plowing Through Pedestrians On Bushwick Sidewalk

An allegedly intoxicated 23-year-old man plowed his Infiniti M35 through a group of pedestrians on a crowded Bushwick sidewalk early Monday morning, sending six people to the hospital, according to the FDNY. Police say the driver,...

Former Glasslands Owners Release Photos, Lineup For Enormous New Bushwick Venuegallery

Former Glasslands Owners Release Photos, Lineup For Enormous New Bushwick Venue

The former owners of Williamsburg's Glasslands—one of the Big Three DIY venues, along with 285 Kent and Death By Audio, that were tragically eaten by an edgy media company three years ago—announced on Thursday that their long-awaited...

Nicandra's Is Now Serving Fresh Pasta On Bushwick's Irving Avenue

Nicandra's Is Now Serving Fresh Pasta On Bushwick's Irving Avenue gallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to Bushwick for homemade pasta. THE VIBE In January, the Mexican-born, Bushwick-raised Taco Tapia opened a homemade-pasta restaurant named Nicandra's (after his mom) on Irving Avenue just off Myrtle,...

Beautiful Movie Trailer Brings Modern Day Civil War To 'Bushwick'

Beautiful Movie Trailer Brings Modern Day Civil War To 'Bushwick'video

This is factually correct! If war broke out in the United States after Texas seceded from the union, where do you think the great battles of Civil War II would be taking place? If you guessed...

Bushwick Art Show Explores Female Artists' Reactions To The Age Of Trump

Bushwick Art Show Explores Female Artists' Reactions To The Age Of Trumpgallery

The election of Donald Trump sparked a loud reaction from marginalized groups across the board, including for women. Last weekend, a powerful show at Bushwick gallery ArtHelix, dubbed "How Would She Feel?" invited female-identifying artists to create...

Bicyclist Dies After Being Hit By Driver In Bushwick Hit-And-Run

Bicyclist Dies After Being Hit By Driver In Bushwick Hit-And-Run

Police at the scene (Ben Fractenberg / DNAinfo) A bicyclist in Brooklyn who witnesses say was in a bike lane before being rear-ended by a driver on Friday morning died from his injuries. Ronald James Burke,...

Starbucks Plans New Location On Border Of Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

Starbucks Plans New Location On Border Of Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

Goodbye, Fat Albert, Starbucks has eaten you. (Google Maps) It seems like just yesterday everyone was freaking out over Williamsburg's first Starbucks, but now the Bushwick/Bed-Stuy area is about to get its second Starbucks, and I...

Bike-Riding Burglar Is Targeting Apartments In Ridgewood, Bushwick, Police Say

Bike-Riding Burglar Is Targeting Apartments In Ridgewood, Bushwick, Police Say

Catalpa Avenue and 60th Street (Google Maps) Police are looking for a suspect who has apparently broken into—or tried to break into—five different apartments in Queens and Brooklyn in April and May. In one instance, authorities...

New Radiohead Music Video For Unreleased Gem 'Man Of War' Was Filmed In Brooklyn

New Radiohead Music Video For Unreleased Gem 'Man Of War' Was Filmed In Brooklynvideo

After much teasing and sweet vindication, Radiohead are releasing the 20th anniversary edition of their masterpiece OK Computer this week. The reissue, OKNOTOKCOMPUTER, features b-sides and three unreleased tracks that fans have been salivating over for...

Police Seek Suspects In Transphobic Bushwick Attack That Left Two Hospitalized

Police Seek Suspects In Transphobic Bushwick Attack That Left Two Hospitalized

One victim suffered a fractured jaw, and another was slashed. The assailants allegedly called the transgender women "f-----s" and "transformers."

Photos: It's Not Tandem, But Bushwick Bar Mad Tropical Is Pretty Chillgallery

Photos: It's Not Tandem, But Bushwick Bar Mad Tropical Is Pretty Chill

It was with some trepidation on Wednesday that I visited Mad Tropical, the former Greenpoint pop-up bar that opened in the old Tandem space in Bushwick last weekend. I lived down the street from Tandem for...

'Mad Tropical' Opens In Old Tandem Spot In Bushwick

'Mad Tropical' Opens In Old Tandem Spot In Bushwick

Courtesy Mad Tropical Bushwick standby/my former neighbor Tandem Bar shuttered about a year and a half ago. Tandem was an early entry in the history of Bushwick's hip-ification, and though the neighborhood's bar scene has exploded...

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