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After Williamsburg's Gentrification Began, Bushwick's Was Inevitable

After Williamsburg's Gentrification Began, Bushwick's Was Inevitablegallery

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,...

How Bushwick Fought To Rebuild Itself After The 1977 Blackout

How Bushwick Fought To Rebuild Itself After The 1977 Blackoutgallery

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...

How The 1977 Blackout Was Bushwick's Grimmest Momentgallery

How The 1977 Blackout Was Bushwick's Grimmest Moment

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,...

'Breaking Bad' Themed Walter's Coffee Roastery Brings Bushwick Its C8H10N4O2 Fixgallery

'Breaking Bad' Themed Walter's Coffee Roastery Brings Bushwick Its C8H10N4O2 Fix

Walter White ascended to that big meth lab in the sky when Breaking Bad concluded three years ago, but Heisenberg lives on at Walter's Coffee Roastery, now manufacturing cold brew in Bushwick. The shop was founded by...

A Look At The Man Who Brought Art To Bushwick's Changing Streetscape video

A Look At The Man Who Brought Art To Bushwick's Changing Streetscape

A new documentary, "No Free Walls," takes a closer look at the physical walls in Bushwick and how they've changed over the decades, from tagged up brick, to painted ads from Colossal aimed at the area's...

New Development Proposed For Brooklyn's Broadway Triangle

New Development Proposed For Brooklyn's Broadway Triangle

Second time's a charm? (Department of City Planning) For a piece of land that's at the intersection of three red-hot real estate markets (Williamsburg, Bed-Stuy and Bushwick), it's amazing that the Broadway Triangle hasn't already had...

Suspect Allegedly Used Spare Key To Sexually Assault Sleeping Bushwick Woman In Her Homevideo

Suspect Allegedly Used Spare Key To Sexually Assault Sleeping Bushwick Woman In Her Home

A man suspected of breaking into a woman's Brooklyn apartment and threatening her—"Do you want me to rape you or kill you?"—before raping and robbing her has been arrested. And apparently he was her house cleaner....

Dastardly Dognapping: Cockalier Stolen At Bushwick Laundromat

Dastardly Dognapping: Cockalier Stolen At Bushwick Laundromat

A tiny Cockalier was stolen from a Brooklyn laundromat this week, and police are hoping the public can help them find the dognapper. The incident occurred on Monday, at 3:33 p.m., at the Laundry Station located...

This Retrofitted VW Bus Is Doing A Bushwick Cocktail Crawl & Dance Party Tonight

This Retrofitted VW Bus Is Doing A Bushwick Cocktail Crawl & Dance Party Tonight

(via Facebook) A retrofitted VW Bus will be rolling through Bushwick tonight on a three bar cocktail crawl complete with dancing, costumes and twee photos. The NYPhotoBus, a company that transforms cars into mobile photo booths,...

Woman Raped On Bushwick Street, Convicted Sex Offender Arrested

Woman Raped On Bushwick Street, Convicted Sex Offender Arrested

(Google Maps) A convicted sex offender is in custody for allegedly raping a woman at knifepoint in Brooklyn on Tuesday. The suspect, 52-year-old Michael Mann, reportedly told her, "I will stick you," and said he had...

Illicit Drone Video Takes You From NYC Subway Train To High Above Bushwickvideo

Illicit Drone Video Takes You From NYC Subway Train To High Above Bushwick

Drones are definitely not allowed in our subway system, but here in New York City we don't care for rules. Below, watch one law-breaking citizen drag his young daughter into a life of crime by operating a...

Strange Flavor Brings Surprisingly Sophisticated Burgers To Bushwick Pseudo-Dive

Strange Flavor Brings Surprisingly Sophisticated Burgers To Bushwick Pseudo-Divegallery

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to Bushwick for artificial grass and burgers. THE VIBE Normally, and for a variety of reasons involving age and sobriety, it wouldn't occur to me to enter The Johnsons,...

This Is What A Pokémon Go Party In Bushwick Looks Like

This Is What A Pokémon Go Party In Bushwick Looks Likegallery

On Friday night, the Pokémon Go Zombie Apocalypse got an official Bushwick bar party. Because there's nothing more cool than drinking PBR and evolving your Eevee at the same time. Professional Pokemon Go trainer Ivy St. Ive...

Bushwick Woman Raped By Man Who Broke Into Her Apartment & Threatened To Kill Her

Bushwick Woman Raped By Man Who Broke Into Her Apartment & Threatened To Kill Her

A woman was sleeping in her Brooklyn apartment when she was awoken by an armed man who tied her up and then raped her early yesterday, police say. The suspect told her, "Do you want me...

Pokemon Go Catches Cheating Boyfriend

Pokemon Go Catches Cheating Boyfriend

Future trend story: I caught all the HPV thanks to Pokemon Go! (Photo courtesy Jen Chung) The Pokemon Go zombie wave is here, with the delightful cartoon cockfighting app augmenting reality from the 9/11 Memorial to...

Bushwick Woman Dies Of Suspected Heroin Overdose

Bushwick Woman Dies Of Suspected Heroin Overdose

Janina Glasov A 25-year-old Bushwick resident died of a suspected heroin overdose this week, just hours before she was supposed to move back home to the West Coast. Janina Glasov's roommate found her body in her...

Glasslands Team Opening New Music Venue 'Elsewhere' In Bushwick

Glasslands Team Opening New Music Venue 'Elsewhere' In Bushwick

We assume it'll look better than this (Google Maps) It's been almost two years since beloved down-and-dirty Williamsburg club Glasslands shuttered, leaving a DIY-sized hole in the hearts of underground music fans across Brooklyn. Now, the...

Here's What It Costs To Rent Along The L Line In Brooklyn These Days

Here's What It Costs To Rent Along The L Line In Brooklyn These Days

(Troy McCullough / Flickr) For those of you who hoped news of the impending L train shutdown would drive out all the rich people so Williamsburg can dedouchefy, there's good news and there's bad news. According...

Police Seek Man Who Allegedly Punched An Officer And Escaped Arrest

Police Seek Man Who Allegedly Punched An Officer And Escaped Arrest

Brian Ackwood (NYPD) Police are looking for a man who they say punched a cop in the face when the officer tried to arrest him. The NYPD says that an officer stopped Brian Ackwood, 25, on...

Cops Raid Bushwick Candy Store & Find Heroin Operation Behind Secret Door

Cops Raid Bushwick Candy Store & Find Heroin Operation Behind Secret Doorgallery

A Bushwick store that sold groceries and candies was actually a front for a major heroin operation, police announced yesterday. NY State Finance Department officers were doing a routine inspection for untaxed cigarettes at the Gates Candy...

Dead Body Discovered In Bushwick Cemetery

Dead Body Discovered In Bushwick Cemetery

(Google Maps). A caretaker who mows the grass at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery in Bushwick was making rounds around 9:15 this morning when he came across a dead body, according to the NYPD. The department confirmed...

Woman's Neck Slashed During Attempted Rape On Bushwick Street

Woman's Neck Slashed During Attempted Rape On Bushwick Streetvideo

(Google Maps) Police are looking for a man who slashed a woman's neck while trying to rape her on a Bushwick street on Sunday morning. The assault happened at approximately 5 a.m. near Wyckoff Avenue and...

Sprawling 900 Unit Luxury 'European Village' Coming to Bushwick

Sprawling 900 Unit Luxury 'European Village' Coming to Bushwick

all renderings via ODA A 1 million square-foot luxury development is coming to the former Rheingold Brewery site in Bushwick, which is excellent news for anyone who was worried they wouldn't be able to score an...

Video: Battery-Throwing Robbers Threaten To Blow Up Bushwick Pay-O-Matic

Video: Battery-Throwing Robbers Threaten To Blow Up Bushwick Pay-O-Matic

via NYPD Two men tried to rob a check cashing business in Bushwick Tuesday afternoon, deploying batteries and an unknown liquid as weapons before threatening to blow it up. According to the NYPD, the men entered...

Man Arrested For Threatening To Shoot Up Bushwick Bar 'Orlando-Style'

Man Arrested For Threatening To Shoot Up Bushwick Bar 'Orlando-Style'

via Foursquare A man was arrested this week after he allegedly warned the bouncer of a Bushwick bar that he planned to "shoot this place up...Orlando style." The NYPD tells us that Justin Rice, 40, was...

Landmarked Bushwick Home's Deck Collapses, Injuring 13

Landmarked Bushwick Home's Deck Collapses, Injuring 13gallery

A second-story deck behind a historic Brooklyn mansion collapsed just after midnight. Dozens of people were reportedly on the deck, and at least 13 were injured. One woman told the Daily News, "The worse thing that probably could have happened, happened."

4 Kittens Survive Fire In Basement Of Brooklyn Appliance Store

4 Kittens Survive Fire In Basement Of Brooklyn Appliance Store gallery

Four sooty kittens were saved from a flaming storefront in Bushwick on Sunday morning, after firefighters responded to a one-alarm blaze inside an appliance store near the Kosciuszko Street J station. "[Firefighters] broke down the front glass...

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Robbed At Gunpoint In Bushwick

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Robbed At Gunpoint In Bushwick

image via Google Maps An off-duty police officer was held up and robbed in Bushwick early Saturday morning. Shortly after 3:30 a.m., the 10-year veteran NYPD cop, whose name hasn't been released, was in his car...

Is Roberta's Selling Out To A Billionaire?

Is Roberta's Selling Out To A Billionaire?

Via Roberta's' website Roberta's has been Bushwick's star since opening in 2008, earning both accolades from the highbrow culinary world for its pizzas and points from clientele for its hip scene. But Bushwick has changed a...

New Bushwick Boutique Hotel Doubling As Temporary Homeless Shelter

New Bushwick Boutique Hotel Doubling As Temporary Homeless Shelter

(via) A recently-opened boutique hotel in Bushwick—BKLYN House: A Bushwick Inspired Hotel—is reportedly serving as a temporary homeless shelter, having contracted out 44 of its 113 rooms to the Department of Homeless Services. The new commercial...

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