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Are You Hip Enough To Live In This Banksy-Themed Building In 'Hip Bushwick'gallery

Are You Hip Enough To Live In This Banksy-Themed Building In 'Hip Bushwick'

It's been a while since we checked in with the 7th coolest neighborhood in the world, which has apparently become so cool the obscenely expensive apartment buildings are starting to brag about it themselves. Or at least...

New NYC Theater Group Aims To Raise Money For Abortion Charities

New NYC Theater Group Aims To Raise Money For Abortion Charities

(Courtesy of the Jane Roe Players) Here in New York, which voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton in the last election, it's still somewhat easy to ignore that most states in America remain deep red, and battles...

Marco's In Bushwick Will Indoctrinate You Into The Cult Of Whitney Houstongalleryvideo

Marco's In Bushwick Will Indoctrinate You Into The Cult Of Whitney Houston

"Christmas lights and jukeboxes are my favorite things when you walk into a bar," exclaims Bryan Quackenbush while describing his new bar, Marco's, that he just opened in Bushwick. "It's what I think of when I think...

Bushwick Darling Cafe Ghia Will Serve Its Last Brunch At The End Of The Month

Bushwick Darling Cafe Ghia Will Serve Its Last Brunch At The End Of The Month

Goodbye, my love. (via Yelp) Back when I lived in Bushwick and actually went to brunch, my favorite spot was Cafe Ghia. I loved that tiny restaurant so much I promptly ruined it for myself by...

Police Release Video Of Suspect In Bushwick Attempted Rape

Police Release Video Of Suspect In Bushwick Attempted Rapevideo

The NYPD is trying to find the suspect who tried to rape a woman in her Brooklyn apartment on Saturday, and released a video of him running down the street. NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce...

Bushwick Woman Awakens To Intruder Exposing Himself By Her Bed

Bushwick Woman Awakens To Intruder Exposing Himself By Her Bed

(istockphoto) A woman was awakened last Saturday morning by a man who broke into her Brooklyn apartment and nearly raped her. Police say the man gained access to the victim's home by climbing in through the...

'He Was A Really Good Kid': Friends, Family Mourn Teen Who Died In Bushwick Building Fall

'He Was A Really Good Kid': Friends, Family Mourn Teen Who Died In Bushwick Building Fallvideo

Rame Pierre-Louis (Facebook) The 13-year-old boy who died after he jumped off a Brooklyn rooftop on Friday may have believed that police were coming when he fell to his death. Rame Pierre-Louis and his friend, Karlos...

1 Teen Dead, Another Injured After Falling From Bushwick Building

1 Teen Dead, Another Injured After Falling From Bushwick Building

57 Grove Street (Google Maps) A 13-year-old boy is dead and another teenager is critically injured after they fell 40 to 50 feet from a Brooklyn rooftop on Friday. It's believed they were trying to jump...

Man Fatally Shot In The Face At Bushwick Nightclub

Man Fatally Shot In The Face At Bushwick Nightclub

1269 Flushing Avenue (Google Maps) A 22-year-old died after being shot in the face at a Brooklyn club earlier this morning. Police say that officers responded to a 911 call about a shooting at 1269 Flushing...

Look At This Ducking Hipster Holding Up The L Trainvideo

Look At This Ducking Hipster Holding Up The L Train

You have to look a little closely to see the duck. (Sarah Daniel/Gothamist) A wayward duck stumbled into the Jefferson Street L station in Jefftown, Bushwick this morning and made its way onto the tracks, prompting...

Woman Shot In The Back While Walking Along Bushwick Sidewalk

Woman Shot In The Back While Walking Along Bushwick Sidewalk

(istockphoto) A 43-year-old woman walking on a Brooklyn street was shot after two people on bicycles opened fire on a parked car yesterday afternoon. The shooting occurred a few blocks from the Bushwick NYPD station. The...

Man Beaten By Cellphone Robbers In Bushwick

Man Beaten By Cellphone Robbers In Bushwickvideo

Authorities are looking for a group accused of stealing a man's cellphone and credit cards after attacking him on a Brooklyn street. The incident occurred on January 20th, around 11 p.m. Police say the victim, 23,...

Man Stabbed On J Train, Video Shows Struggle With Attacker

Man Stabbed On J Train, Video Shows Struggle With Attacker

Google Maps Police are looking for a suspect who stabbed another J train passenger in Brooklyn yesterday afternoon. The pair apparently got into a verbal fight that turned physical, police say, and some of it was...

Two Ambitious Vietnamese Restaurants Opened Recently, Only One Of Them Is Any Good

Two Ambitious Vietnamese Restaurants Opened Recently, Only One Of Them Is Any Goodgallery

Our latest Quick Bites brings us to two boroughs for two very different Vietnamese meals. THE VIBES Hanoi House on St. Marks Place is one of those friendly neighborhood restaurants that make you happy the moment you...

Man Fatally Struck By L Train In Bushwick

Man Fatally Struck By L Train In Bushwick

via ariellito/flickr A man was fatally struck by a northbound L train in a subway tunnel in Bushwick yesterday, according to police. The NYPD told Gothamist the incident occurred at around 2:20 p.m. yesterday, near the...

The 'AK-47 24 Karat Gold' That Ravaged Myrtle-Broadway Is 85 Times More Potent Than Marijuana

The 'AK-47 24 Karat Gold' That Ravaged Myrtle-Broadway Is 85 Times More Potent Than Marijuana

A man passed out near the Myrtle-Broadway intersection, where dozens overdosed on the drug K2 this summer (Scott Heins/Gothamist) Over the past four years, New York City's elected officials have decried the dangers of the synthetic...

Department Of Transportation Debuts Pedestrian Plaza At Chaotic Bushwick Intersection

Department Of Transportation Debuts Pedestrian Plaza At Chaotic Bushwick Intersection

The new, car-free area on Wyckoff Avenue. (via DOT) The Department of Transportation debuted traffic calming measures on a formerly chaotic intersection at the border of Bushwick and Ridgewood yesterday, including a section of Wyckoff Avenue...

Bushwick Residents Say Waste Transfer Station Causes Serious Health Problems

Bushwick Residents Say Waste Transfer Station Causes Serious Health Problems

Residents form a human chain in front of the Brooklyn Transfer LLC station. (Joshel Melgarejo/Gothamist) Idling garbage trucks outside a private Bushwick waste transfer station have allegedly been exposing local residents to high rates of tiny...

These Terrific New Pizza Spots Add To NYC's Square-Pie Richesgallery

These Terrific New Pizza Spots Add To NYC's Square-Pie Riches

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to two neighborhoods in Brooklyn for pizza of a certain geometric shape. THE VIBES It's been a shit year in general, obviously, but if you dig a little deeper,...

Photos: Drink Like A Space-Age Bounty Hunter At Bushwick's New Jupiter Discogallery

Photos: Drink Like A Space-Age Bounty Hunter At Bushwick's New Jupiter Disco

A hundred years from now, when the last remnants of the human race are scattered across the solar system in rickety space stations living under food powder rations and martial law, there will still be bars, and...

Photos: Come Home To The Subway In This New MTA-Themed Bushwick Building

Photos: Come Home To The Subway In This New MTA-Themed Bushwick Buildinggallery

The only thing New Yorkers love to kvetch about more than housing woes are the infinite number of ways public transportation has done them wrong. But now, thanks to the Bushwick real estate boom, New Yorkers can...

Two Thirds Of 421-A Landlords Didn't File For Rent Regulation But Got Tax Breaks Anyway

Two Thirds Of 421-A Landlords Didn't File For Rent Regulation But Got Tax Breaks Anyway

(Bytegirl/Flickr) Close to two thirds of the nearly 6,400 rental buildings where owners get tax reductions through the now-lapsed 421-a program don't have required rent stabilization paperwork on file with the state, according to a new...

NYPD: This Guy Exposed Himself To Woman In Bushwick Elevator

NYPD: This Guy Exposed Himself To Woman In Bushwick Elevator

A man wearing a yellow hardhat followed a woman into a Brooklyn apartment building on Monday and exposed himself, and now cops are hoping the public can help track him down. The incident occurred at 10:30...

There's Now A First-Rate Clam Shack In Bushwick

There's Now A First-Rate Clam Shack In Bushwick gallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to Bushwick for seaside fare in an unlikely environment. THE VIBE Despite all the hipsterish changes to this neighborhood over the past few years, there is still something delightfully...

New Bushwick Restaurant Isolates Diners In Solo 'Flavor Concentration Booths'gallery

New Bushwick Restaurant Isolates Diners In Solo 'Flavor Concentration Booths'

Ichiran has been trying to open a New York City location for nearly a decade and now it's finally poised to bring its intriguing concept dining to Bushwick on Wednesday. The restaurant, which has 61 worldwide locations,...

Look At This Darling Al Pastor gallery

Look At This Darling Al Pastor "Trompito" For Tableside Taco Making

Creating al pastor tacos involves a gigantic spit—the trompo—piled high with succulent pork and pineapple, slowly spinning next to an open flame until the meat's ready to be sliced off and tucked into a tortilla. At Guadalupe...

Sourdough Pizza Is Fired Up In Bushwick At Opsgallery

Sourdough Pizza Is Fired Up In Bushwick At Ops

Detroit-style, Neapolitan, robot, your classic slice—New York likes its pizza anyway it can take it (except Chicago "pizza," GTFO with that stuff). NYC's newest pizzeria Ops, officially opening Saturday in Bushwick, is making wood-fired pies with a...

French Fry-Stuffed Burritos Arrive In Bushwick At Lucha Luchagallery

French Fry-Stuffed Burritos Arrive In Bushwick At Lucha Lucha

Californians love to bray about how their Mexican food surpasses NYC's, no question. Agree to disagree. But now we have some West Coast upstarts who've brought the Cali-style to the East Coast, and one of them, Lucha...

NYPD: This Guy Shoplifted Carhartt Jacket From Bushwick Thrift Store

NYPD: This Guy Shoplifted Carhartt Jacket From Bushwick Thrift Storevideo

Urban Jungle in Bushwick (Tolly Wright/Gothamist) Police are searching for a man who stole a jacket from a Brooklyn thrift store and tussled with a guard as he fled the establishment. The incident occurred last Thursday,...

Displaced Bushwick Families: Landlords 'Would Rather Rent To A White Man With A Dog Than Me With My Kids'gallery

Displaced Bushwick Families: Landlords 'Would Rather Rent To A White Man With A Dog Than Me With My Kids'

This week, Gothamist is running excerpts from The Brooklyn Wars, a new book from journalist Neil deMause about the social, economic, and political forces that have radically reshaped Brooklyn over the past four decades. This five-part series,...

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