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Coffin Filled With Bones But No Body Found On Bushwick Street

Coffin Filled With Bones But No Body Found On Bushwick Street

Via @NYPD83Pct's Twitter A decrepit casket filled with nothing but a few bones was found on the side of a Bushwick street yesterday, a common occurrence on the Hellmouth, but less so in gentrifying Brooklyn. Are...

Faro Bringing Homemade Pasta & Wood-Fired Eats To Bushwickgallery

Faro Bringing Homemade Pasta & Wood-Fired Eats To Bushwick

Bushwick's "Jefftown" shows no signs of slowing its transformation into a dining and drinking destination, with tons of new eateries opening on a daily basis. Case in point, tonight's opening of Faro, a collaboration between husband and...

"Our Home Is Not A New Frontier": Bushwick Locals Fight New Luxury Development

Protestors outside of Colony 1209 (Emma Whitford/Gothamist) Over 100 protesters gathered outside of the "Bohemian" luxury apartments at Colony 1209 on DeKalb Avenue in Bushwick yesterday to protest the 421-a tax abatement program, which incentivizes private...

Smallest Penis In Brooklyn Pageant Proudly Returns To Bushwick

Smallest Penis In Brooklyn Pageant Proudly Returns To Bushwick

(Ken Hamm) The fact that a tiny penis competition has become an annual tradition is a testament both to the power of the micropenis and the pull of a spectacle. But, here we are—Kings County Saloon...

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Photos: "Brooklyn Is The Future" In Bushwick

Argue about present-day Brooklyn at brunch, walk over to a gallery in Bushwick to see its future. The work of dozens of different painters, photographers, and street artists are on display a few blocks south of the...

81-Year-Old Arrested For Allegedly Killing Granddaughter's Boyfriend

81-Year-Old Arrested For Allegedly Killing Granddaughter's Boyfriend

Kevin Rivera Nicolas Diaz Police have arrested an elderly man for allegedly stabbing his granddaughter's estranged boyfriend to death in a Bushwick apartment yesterday. The victim, Kevin Rivera, and the suspect's granddaughter, Amber Diaz, had been...

Bushwick Man Allegedly Stabbed To Death By Girlfriend's Grandfather

Bushwick Man Allegedly Stabbed To Death By Girlfriend's Grandfather

Google Maps Police say that a 21-year-old Bushwick resident was stabbed to death by his girlfriend's grandfather early this morning. The incident happened around 2:15 a.m. Sunday morning at an apartment on Broadway between Van Buren...

Truck Driver Who Fatally Struck Bushwick Cyclist Gets License Suspended For Six Months

Truck Driver Who Fatally Struck Bushwick Cyclist Gets License Suspended For Six Months

Mathieu Lefevre (Courtesy Chieu-Anh Le Van / Support Justice for Mathieu Lefevre) Leonardo Degianni, the driver who fatally struck cyclist Mathieu Lefevre with his truck before fleeing the scene more than three years ago, has received...

My Creepy Night With The Shady Owner Of Bushwick's Spin-The-Bottle Diner

My Creepy Night With The Shady Owner Of Bushwick's Spin-The-Bottle Diner

Han (via Facebook) It all started out innocently enough: An offer of dinner in a loft near the Jefferson L stop followed by a tour of Amancay's Diner, the long-awaited Bushwick hotspot that's already made headlines...

Firefighter Struck By Flying Manhole Cover In Bushwick Explosionvideo

Firefighter Struck By Flying Manhole Cover In Bushwick Explosion

(istockphoto) Three firefighters were injured by an exploding manhole in Brooklyn last night—and one was struck by a flying manhole cover. The firefighters had been responding to the incident at 1285 Broadway in Bushwick around 10...

New Movie Promises To Destroy Bushwick

New Movie Promises To Destroy Bushwick

Bushwick will be destroyed in an upcoming action thriller movie called... Bushwick. According to Deadline, the plot centers around 21-year-old Lucy (played by Jane Levy) "who emerges from a Brooklyn subway to find her neighborhood under attack."...

No Apology From Trucker 3 Years After Killing Williamsburg Cyclist

No Apology From Trucker 3 Years After Killing Williamsburg Cyclist

Mathieu Lefevre (Courtesy Chieu-Anh Le Van / Support Justice for Mathieu Lefevre) The trucker who struck and killed a cyclist in Williamsburg in 2011 and then left the scene declined to testify at a DMV safety...

Roberta's Owners Locked In Dramatic Lawsuit Over Pizzeria

Roberta's Owners Locked In Dramatic Lawsuit Over Pizzeria

(Flickr user jamie nyc) It's not all primo pizzas and nude waitresses at Roberta's. A dramatic legal battle has unfolded between the three owners of the Clinton-approved hot spot that includes emergency court orders and millions...

Cops: Help Us Find This Bushwick Gropervideo

Cops: Help Us Find This Bushwick Groper

The police have released a surveillance video of a man who groped a woman in Brooklyn last month. According to the NYPD, the incident occurred at around 3:30 a.m. on January 17th near Irving Avenue and...

NYC Building Inspectors Allegedly Took Bribes To Kick Out Poor Tenants

NYC Building Inspectors Allegedly Took Bribes To Kick Out Poor Tenants

(Google Maps) A massive corruption-related indictment naming dozens of employees from the Department of Building, Department, Housing Preservation and Development, and property managers alleges that a number of city inspectors were bribed by landlords who wanted...

Cops: These Guys Stole Copper Wire, Batteries From Bushwick Cellphone Towervideo

Cops: These Guys Stole Copper Wire, Batteries From Bushwick Cellphone Tower

The police are looking for four individuals who apparently posed as utility workers to steal materials from a cellphone tower in Brooklyn. According to the NYPD, at 12:41 p.m. on January 13, the four suspects went...

Watch A Bushwick Carjacking From The Thieves' POVvideo

Watch A Bushwick Carjacking From The Thieves' POV

The dash cam, scourge of careless car wash employees and allegedly crooked cops everywhere, has found its next victim in a Bushwick carjacking that was captured on video. As ABC 7 puts it, this is a...

Cop Shoots Dog In Bushwick

Cop Shoots Dog In Bushwick

(Labrador Photo Video/Shutterstock) A cop reportedly shot a German shepherd in Bushwick this morning after it lunged at officers during an arrest. The Daily News reports that officers were investigating a woman in her 30s who...

Bushwick Teen Arrested For Threatening Cops With Emojis

Bushwick Teen Arrested For Threatening Cops With Emojis

Via Facebook A 17-year-old Bushwick resident was arrested on Sunday after cops spotted alleged threats against the NYPD posted to his Facebook page. And the real trigger, apparently, were emojis: specifically, gun emojis pointed at police...

NYPD Announces Discovery Of <strike>WMD</strike> Inoperable Grenade Launcher In Bushwick Raid

NYPD Announces Discovery Of WMD Inoperable Grenade Launcher In Bushwick Raid

The NYPD's 40th Precinct published a pretty foreboding tweet today highlighting a "WMD" recovered in Bushwick: 40 FIO&@NYPD83Pct pull a WMD out of BK into safer hands! Great work 40 Anti-Crime1 for an arrest&gun #PattersonHouses pic.twitter.com/df7BVe2tGw— NYPD...

Video: Watch FDNY Rescue Woman Who Fell Between Bushwick Buildings

Video: Watch FDNY Rescue Woman Who Fell Between Bushwick Buildings

Via Google Maps Last night, a woman was trapped between between two buildings in Brooklyn. Luckily, the FDNY was able to rescue her after she fell four stories. The incident occurred at 932 Madison Street. The...

Cop Shoots Bushwick Man Who Allegedly Brandished This 12-Inch Kitchen Knife

Cop Shoots Bushwick Man Who Allegedly Brandished This 12-Inch Kitchen Knife

(DCPI) Police responding to a 911 call for a domestic assault in Bushwick shot a man who allegedly came at them with a 12-inch kitchen knife. Officers responded to the call shortly after 8 p.m. at...

Bushwick Venue Silent Barn Is Offering $300 Annual Memberships

Bushwick Venue Silent Barn Is Offering $300 Annual Memberships

Silent Barn's membership pin Bushwick venue/arts collective Silent Barn is now offering annual memberships, which will cost $300 (or $25 a month). The benefits, according to their website, are: A glowing heptagon pin, which is your...

Watch The Trailer For "While We're Young," Noah Baumbach's Ode To Middle Age & Hipster Bushwick

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To lull you out of the haze of Oscar prestige movies, here's a taste of what awaits us next March: Noah Baumbach's fantastic new film, While We're Young, about a couple in their 40s who find inspiration...

Ho Ho No: SantaCon Is Not Coming To Bushwick

Ho Ho No: SantaCon Is Not Coming To Bushwick

Photograph by caroline_k on Flickr Hark the herald angels sing: SantaCon is no longer coming to (Jeff)town. City Councilmember Rafael Espinal Jr., who's been spearheading the anti-crawl campaign since Monday's announcement, told Community Board 4 Wednesday...

NYC To SantaCon: Stay Out Of Bushwick (Park)

NYC To SantaCon: Stay Out Of Bushwick (Park)

Tim Shreier's flickr Things aren't going so well for the future Very Merry Jefftown SantaCon 2014. A number of neighborhood bars have already pledged to ban participants from their establishments, and now, the city's told organizers...

Brooklyn Councilmember Urges Bushwick Bars To Boycott SantaCon

Brooklyn Councilmember Urges Bushwick Bars To Boycott SantaCon

It's coming... (Sachyn Mital/Gothamist) News broke yesterday that this year's SantaCon will be terrorizing Bushwick with its infamous army of vomiting Santas and elves, a fitting tribute to the seventh coolest neighborhood in the world. But...

Santacon 2014 Will Terrorize Bushwick

Santacon 2014 Will Terrorize Bushwick

Santacon 2013 (Getty Images) Time to take out the waist on your pub crawl Santa outfit or just remember to avoid certain areas on December 13th—Santacon is coming to town! And it seems that the boys...

Try Phumplings: The Pho & Dumpling Mashup Debuting In Bushwick

Try Phumplings: The Pho & Dumpling Mashup Debuting In Bushwick

(via Facebook) If the Ramnut (ramen doughnut) revelation made you want to introduce your forehead to your desk, we wouldn't blame you. Mashups like this have been the big "thing" in food for far too long,...

Ask A NYC Housing Lawyer: What Can I Do About This Epic Roach Infestation?

Ask A NYC Housing Lawyer: What Can I Do About This Epic Roach Infestation?

Steve Dobkin and son contemplate tenants' rights on a Park Slope stoop. (Courtesy Private Jake Dobkin Collection) Do you have a question about New York's complex and sometimes terrifying housing laws? Native New Yorker columnist Jake...

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