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It Appears That Roberta's Owes $480K In Unpaid Taxes

It Appears That Roberta's Owes $480K In Unpaid Taxes

Via Roberta's' website It's always fun to find all the familiar names floating around the state Department of Taxation and Finance's lists of the top 250 tax delinquent businesses and individuals—Strip House! Lansky's (RIP)! Hahm Ji...

How Much Evidence Does The NYPD Need To Arrest A Hit & Run Driver?video

How Much Evidence Does The NYPD Need To Arrest A Hit & Run Driver?

Surveillance video shows Dulcie Canton lying in the street after being struck. The car that hit Canton can be seen driving off without pausing. It's been a year since Dulcie Canton was struck by a hit-and-run...

82-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck By Dump Truck Driver In Bushwick

82-Year-Old Woman Fatally Struck By Dump Truck Driver In Bushwick

An 82-year-old woman was struck and killed by a dump truck driver yesterday afternoon in Bushwick. According to an NYPD release, the dump truck driver was stopped at a red light at Broadway and Gates Avenue at...

Drug Ring That Dealt In Bushwick Clubs Shipped Coke With Stuffed Minions

Drug Ring That Dealt In Bushwick Clubs Shipped Coke With Stuffed Minions

Busted. (Office of Special Narcotics) A Harlem man believed by authorities to be a high-level drug trafficker was arrested last month while allegedly accepting a USPS express shipment of cocaine boxed up with wrapped presents, a...

Kings County Distillery Is About To Booze Up Bushwick

Kings County Distillery Is About To Booze Up Bushwick

(Google Maps) Bushwick hardly needs help getting its drink on, but they'll be getting a fresh infusion of homegrown spirits once Kings County Distillery opens their new space in the neighborhood sometime in the near future....

Photos: Full Moon Festival Turns Industrial Bushwick Into An Indie Dance Party

Photos: Full Moon Festival Turns Industrial Bushwick Into An Indie Dance Partygallery

Last night a small slice of industrial Jefftown, aka Bushwick, was transformed into a beachy EDM rager, complete with tons of sand (apparently imported from France), palm trees (origin unknown), and thousands of happy dance fans who...

Police Search For Men Who Shot Three In Bushwick Last Night

Police Search For Men Who Shot Three In Bushwick Last Night

Police are searching for a group of men responsible for shooting three people in Bushwick last night. According to the NYPD, six friends were playing a game of Skelly on the corner of Bushwick Avenue and...

Bushwick Residents Demand Affordable Units In Forthcoming gallery

Bushwick Residents Demand Affordable Units In Forthcoming "Playground For Hipsters"

More than 100 Bushwick residents and advocates crammed into Cathedral of Joy Church of God on George Street last night to demand that developers of a proposed luxury apartment building—rendered to include a dog run, hiking course,...

The Topaz Is Doing Craft Cocktails & Izakaya Off The Montrose L Stopgallery

The Topaz Is Doing Craft Cocktails & Izakaya Off The Montrose L Stop

Will the Montrose L stop be the next Jefftown? (Mo-town? Ugh.) That remains to be seen, but the existence of a new cocktail bar mere steps from the subway station would seem to indicate it's heading that...

Woman Found Dead In East Williamsburg Hotel

Woman Found Dead In East Williamsburg Hotel

(Google Maps) A 34-year-old woman was found dead in a hotel room in East Williamsburg yesterday, according to authorities. Police say the unidentified woman was found unconscious and unresponsive at around 4:32 p.m. yesterday atop a...

Japanese Pancakes & Wasabi Guacamole Await At Okiway In Bushwickgallery

Japanese Pancakes & Wasabi Guacamole Await At Okiway In Bushwick

Okonomiyaki is a savory food lover's pancake dreams. Instead of sugary batters and saccharine syrups, a flour, yam and egg-based batter holds all kinds of salty treats, from green onions to cabbage to meats and even cheese....

[UPDATE] Hmmmm: Nitehawk Owner Buys Big Property In Bushwick

[UPDATE] Hmmmm: Nitehawk Owner Buys Big Property In Bushwick

Your future local hangout spot. (Google Maps) [UPDATE BELOW] The owner of Nitehawk Cinema purchased a 10,000-square-foot space in Bushwick last week, perhaps indicating plans to expand the popular food-and-a-movie concept beyond Williamsburg borders. According to...

Roberta's Sued For Wage Theft By Employee

Roberta's Sued For Wage Theft By Employee

(Flickr user jamie nyc) Just a few weeks after Per Se settled a wage theft investigation, another notable NYC restaurant is thrown into the fire for a similar accusation. Bushwick hotspot Roberta's has been accused of...

Bushwick's El Cortez Now Serving The Taco Salad Of Your Dreamsgallery

Bushwick's El Cortez Now Serving The Taco Salad Of Your Dreams

If you're addicted to the stoner comfort foods at Williamsburg's Commodore, take note: the owners have opened a new spot over in Bushwick—El Cortez—doing a similar retro drinks menu and some seriously delicious grub. Like their other...

Lit Lounge Is Leaving The East Village, Moving To Bushwick

Lit Lounge Is Leaving The East Village, Moving To Bushwick

RIP Lit (Jen Carlson/Gothamist) Lit Lounge, the EV's premier subterranean sweat cave, is closing up shop. It's reopening on McKibbin Street in Bushwick, but who cares. The news broke via Steve Lewis on Club Planet. Take...

Bushwick Man Pepper-Sprayed In His Apartment During Failed Robbery Attemptvideo

Bushwick Man Pepper-Sprayed In His Apartment During Failed Robbery Attempt

Police are looking for two men accused of trying to rob a Brooklyn man—and using pepper spray in the process. According to the NYPD, this happened last Tuesday, June 30, at around 11:48 a.m. in Bushwick:...

Pedestrian Killed By Private Garbage Truck In Bushwick Hit-And-Run

Pedestrian Killed By Private Garbage Truck In Bushwick Hit-And-Run

(Google Maps) A 46-year-old woman was killed last night when a private sanitation truck fatally struck her as she crossed a Brooklyn street. According to the NYPD, officers responded a call at 10:28 p.m. and found...

This Bushwick Chef Is Taking Bread Back To Its Roots. Literally.gallery

This Bushwick Chef Is Taking Bread Back To Its Roots. Literally.

"When I look at the grain, I see the farmer," explains Kevin Adey, chef and owner of Bushwick's new homemade pasta haven Faro. "I'm looking backward, not forward." It's a cryptic message, that is until you see...

[NSFW] Photos: Smallest Penis In Brooklyn Contest Celebrates Micro Dongs

[NSFW] Photos: Smallest Penis In Brooklyn Contest Celebrates Micro Dongsgallery

Over 100 tiny penis lovers packed into King's County Bar in Bushwick yesterday afternoon for the third annual Smallest Penis In Brooklyn pageant, a celebration of, well, the title says it all. There were considerably more women...

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

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

(Troy McCullough / Flickr) Last year, real estate blog The Brick Underground took on the daunting task of mapping rents along the L line, proving unsurprisingly that Williamsburg and Bushwick are not cheap. In the year...

Man Spent 27 Years In Prison On Bogus Bushwick Murder Conviction

Man Spent 27 Years In Prison On Bogus Bushwick Murder Conviction

A man who served nearly three decades in prison for a double-murder he claimed he did not commit was released yesterday after a state Supreme Court Justice determined that the detective who handled his case had...

Photos: Thousands Celebrate Street Art At Bushwick Collective Block Party

Photos: Thousands Celebrate Street Art At Bushwick Collective Block Partygallery

With the destruction of 5Pointz, the heaviest—and most frequently updated—concentration of street art these days is at the Bushwick Collective, roughly the area on and around Troutman Street near the Jefferson L station (you know...Jefftown). Yesterday,...

Blue Bottle Opening Gigantic Cafe, Bakery & Roasting Facility In Bushwick

Blue Bottle Opening Gigantic Cafe, Bakery & Roasting Facility In Bushwick

Blue Bottle's future home (Google Maps) As was foretold, Blue Bottle Coffee is set to expand its presence in New York City, and it appears they'll be landing in Bushwick in a big way. Thor Retail...

Bushwick Of The Future Will Just Be One Giant Hotel

Bushwick Of The Future Will Just Be One Giant Hotel

Romantic. (Google Maps) Noses not yet acquainted with Bushwick's unique dog-poop-and-trash-scent will soon flock to the 'hood by the hundreds, thanks to an inexplicable apparent hotel boom. Last week, it was revealed that not one, but...

ALERT: Smallest Penis In Brooklyn Pageant Still Searching For Small Penises

ALERT: Smallest Penis In Brooklyn Pageant Still Searching For Small Penises

The Smallest Penis in Brooklyn Pageant is a few short weeks away, and it looks like the hosts are still in search for eligible micropeen—they just put out a blast calling for more "exemplary small penises," so...

Still Got It: Taqueria El Fogon In Bushwick

Still Got It: Taqueria El Fogon In Bushwick

I can't vouch for them, but squash blossom and vegetarian tacos look like a pretty good option. (Yelp) In this city, restaurants come and go faster than you can say "sustainable locavore burger." And even though...

Welcome To Jefftown, Tourists: Bushwick May Get TWO New Hotels

Welcome To Jefftown, Tourists: Bushwick May Get TWO New Hotels

Scenic. (Scott Lynch/Gothamist) Bushwick is the 7th coolest neighborhood in the world (or at least it was, though how long can something become cool before all the Dads find it?) so now developers think tourists are...

Man Fatally Shot In The Face On Bushwick Street

Man Fatally Shot In The Face On Bushwick Street

(David Torres) A 39-year-old man was shot dead on a Brooklyn street last night. According to the NYPD, officers responded to a 911 call at approximately 6:27 p.m. and found Dennis Sanchez, 39, with a gunshot...

Mystery Of The Discarded Bushwick Coffin Has Finally Been Solved

Mystery Of The Discarded Bushwick Coffin Has Finally Been Solved

Via @NYPD83Pct's Twitter Investigators have closed the book on the Case of the Discarded Bushwick Coffin, a mere week after a decrepit casket filled with a few bones was found on the side of a road...

There's A Story Behind Every Sandwich At Bushwick's Hi Hello

There's A Story Behind Every Sandwich At Bushwick's Hi Hello

Jerk Chicken (Edward A. Herrera) Just a block from the Jefferson Street L stop sits Hi Hello, a darling new sandwich eatery that quietly opened in early April on Starr Street. Inside the festively pinstriped door,...

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