Join us in welcoming a new birria truck, several new pizzerias, and a new Brooklyn home for a Manhattan favorite. Sadly, we say goodbye to two Park Slope spots this week. As always, let us know if we’ve missed anything [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeHXqIQrTLCPeA3dvDaAHHsm5HeU8F7gfZnscBK337wqaY6Xg/viewform?
Pierogies at Pierozek. Courtesy of STUNTMANpr.Earlier this week, the Michelin Guide announced their Bib Gourmand list, which this year includes 37 Brooklyn spots. Bib Gourmand is the group’s designation that recognizes restaurants that allow you to enjoy two courses and a drink or dessert for $40 or less.
Greenpoint has two new coffee shops, there’s a new tlayuda spot in Prospect Heights, and lots of sweet treats across the borough. As always, let us know if we’ve missed anything [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeHXqIQrTLCPeA3dvDaAHHsm5HeU8F7gfZnscBK337wqaY6Xg/viewform?usp=sf_link] , and stay safe. You can
Guest Artist Allison Schieler. Photo courtesy of Mister Dusty Rose.The Rose Room, a nightlife variety show coming to queer bar and performance space 3 Dollar Bill [https://www.3dollarbillbk.com/] on May 13th, is here to answer the prayers of live performance-deprived Brooklynites. The queer, inclusive, body-positive experience is
A rendering of the proposed development at 1100 Myrtle Avenue. (Image: Hill West Architects)A grocery on the border of the Bedford-Stuyvesant and Bushwick neighborhoods will be closed for two years before reopening in the ground floor of a new, 11-story mixed-use building. The site will also be subject to
A pedestrian crosses the street near 420 Stockholm St. in Bushwick. | Hiram Alejandro Durán/THE CITYBy Gabriel Sandoval and Hiram Alejandro Durán, THE CITY. This article was originally published [https://www.thecity.nyc/brooklyn/2021/4/15/22386797/brooklyn-group-bushwick-building-affordable-housing] by THE CITY [https://www.thecity.nyc/] A Brooklyn nonprofit that
For some Brooklyn residents, being laid-off, furloughed, or underemployed was a blessing in disguise. It gave a unique opportunity to try out a business model or plan that they had always dreamed of doing, at relatively low risk when compared to a more traditional brick and mortar experience. Several local
Photo by Alex Simpson [https://unsplash.com/@m_simpsan?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] on Unsplash [https://unsplash.com/s/photos/bushwick?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] By Arthur Samuels & Pagee Cheung Miguel* was a member of the very first class at
Our next holiday is right around the corner, and we have suggestions for everything from chocolate eggs and bunnies to marzipan lambs, and classic Easter brunch or dinner. Also, check out our list [/easter-egg-hunt-brooklyn-2020/] of the traditional Easter Egg Hunts happening around the borough this week. Candy and Pastries Buttermilk
Photo by David von Diemar [https://unsplash.com/@davidvondiemar?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] on Unsplash [https://unsplash.com/s/photos/police-tape?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] One man had died after a stabbing, steps from his home in Bushwick on Monday.
This week we welcome a new Italian eatery with a great happy hour, a coffee shop with a cause, and a pop-up at a gone-but-not-forgotten favorite. We say goodbye to Crown Height’s Associate Supermarket after a long road, which you can read more about here [/associated-supermarket-given-30-days-to-vacate-crown-heights-site/]. As always, let
Comida Pal Pueblo volunteers distribute food. Photo courtesy of Vianca LugoTo give back to folks who have been selflessly helping the most vulnerable in the community, this Valentine’s Day, consider ordering from Nuestra Mesa BK, [https://www.nuestramesabk.com/] a Brooklyn-based kitchen collective, who along with Plants For The
Last year, the NYPD’s 75th Precinct, which includes the neighborhoods of East New York and Cypress Hills, had the dubious distinction of being the area with both the most shooting incidents and the highest number of police misconduct complaints [/what-will-it-take-to-fix-the-citys-most-troubled-police-precinct/] of anywhere in the city. The precinct had 102
Since the pandemic started, and sanitation litter basket service got significantly cut [/garbage-open-dining-and-private-streets-dominate-transportation-committee-hearing/] , garbage issues have only gotten worse in Bushwick. Complaints about illegal dumping of trash, dirty sidewalks, missed collection, and derelict vehicles are among the top three issues Brooklyn Community Board 4 (CB4) has received the most complaints
Tiny Purple Pantries/ Lindsay ManolakosSmall purple boxes have been popping up across Brooklyn this summer. “Give What You Can, Take What You Need” inscribed on the side, they can be found in rich neighborhoods and those not so well-heeled. These boxes are filled with donated food and are called Tiny
Here are the current applications open for the affordable housing lottery in Brooklyn. While most are not much less expensive than market-rate housing, there are a few worth applying to. To apply please click here [https://housingconnect.nyc.gov/PublicWeb/]. 885 Rogers Plaza, Flatbush via HPD Listing885 Rogers Plaza [https:
Police outside th Morgan Ave station. Anna Conkling/BklynerA new suspect has been apprehended in connection with the recent attacks [/six-women-have-been-attacked-at-the-morgan-ave-l-station-since-nov-17/] on women at the Morgan L train station in Bushwick yesterday. NYPD confirmed that they had arrested Khari Covington, 29, who lives in Bushwick. Covington was arrested on eight
Photo by David von Diemar [https://unsplash.com/@davidvondiemar?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] on Unsplash [https://unsplash.com/s/photos/police-tape?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] BUSHWICK – A 77-year-old pedestrian has died after a driver struck her as she was crossing
The Lindemann House at 1001 Bushwick Ave, Nov. 25, 2020. Bklyner/Cai Pigliucci Carlotta Williams, 68, looked across Bushwick Avenue where green construction boards surround the Charles Lindemann House, a historic mansion with a gaping hole in its roof. Williams texted her daughter, who grew up dreaming of buying the
Borsalia [http://borsalia.com/] 79 Grand Street, between Wythe Avenue and Berry Street. > [https://www.instagram.com/p/CHyHEnWlM9t/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=loading] [https://www.instagram.com/p/CHyHEnWlM9t/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=loading] This new coffeehouse and pastry shop opened on November 10th and