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New Yorker’s Street Art Is Now Helping Others Fight Gentrification

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.25.2015 | Arts

New York City street artist Ann Lewis and other activists protested gentrification and rising rents last week, as the Brooklyn Museum hosted a real e...

Mushaka's Motivation Monday x Charles Harbison

Melissa Mushaka | Posted 10.19.2015 | Arts
Melissa Mushaka


Are You Ready For The Biggest Living Festival Of Drag, Music And Love?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.08.2015 | Gay Voices

On Sept. 20, 2012, a groundbreaking drag festival -- called Bushwig -- forever changed the landscape of the performance scene in the Bushwick neighbo...

NYPD Officers Fire 84 Shots At Suspect, Miss 83 Times

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 09.08.2015 | Crime

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"Night Flight" at Tiger Strikes Asteroid Gallery

Christian Hendricks | Posted 06.11.2015 | Arts
Christian Hendricks

In a time of galleries and museums that just can't resist attempting another (better!) stab at resolving the issues of our new digital, image-saturated world, reading another wall text about the Internet becomes exhausting.

Jenny Che

Here Are The Priciest Neighborhoods In Brooklyn And Manhattan | Jenny Che | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business

Remember when Brooklyn was still relatively cheap? With developers jumping to gut-renovate buildings and rent them out at higher rates, even inner ...

From Atlanta to Bushwick: A Pink Lady Smiles

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.11.2015 | Arts
Kristi York Wooten

The New York art scene isn't only about New York anymore: across the country, artists are collaborating digitally and virtually; gallerists are looking beyond their own backyards for work; and buyers are venturing to neighborhoods outside of Chelsea and Williamsburg to discover the next art star.

Gentrified Brooklyn Is Not My Brooklyn

Vanessa Mártir | Posted 05.16.2015 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Mártir

These days, when I go back to Bushwick what I remember isn't what is. The corriente that ran through the neighborhood is gone. There's no Jerry Rivera blasting from passing cars. La doña who never left her spot at the window of her second floor apartment on Grove Street, is gone.

In Gentrified Brooklyn, Where Will Ordinary People Live?

Alan Singer | Posted 04.15.2015 | New York
Alan Singer

Gentrification may bring Starbucks to a formerly underserved community, but it also brings devastation for people who are displaced when rents skyrocket and they can no longer afford to live in old neighborhoods. There are now ten Starbucks in Brooklyn and counting.

Bushwick Storefront a Model School

Steph Thompson | Posted 04.05.2015 | Education
Steph Thompson

Trying to govern the world with force I see this not succeeding. The world is a spiritual thing, it cannot be forced, to force it is to harm it, to control it is to lose it.

Remembering Brooklyn

Vanessa Mártir | Posted 03.31.2015 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Mártir

Every so often, when you walk around aimlessly, when you get off the main avenues, walk away from the bulldozers and the cranes and the development that just went up with its terraces and Art Deco architecture, away from the cafés and juice bars, you'll come across a block that reminds you of home.

9 Holiday Gifts for High School Seniors Instead of Paying for College

J.D. Rothman | Posted 02.13.2015 | College
J.D. Rothman

In the spirit of the holiday, how about getting your kids something more special than yet another pair of ear buds?

'Bushwick Gone Basel' To Close Art Basel Miami Beach 2014

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.04.2014 | Arts

For the second year in a row, a slew of artists, performers and DJs are slated to take over Art Basel Miami Beach for a showcase and blowout in true B...

These May Be the Greatest Halloween Portraits of All Time

Summer Rayne Oakes | Posted 12.31.2014 | Arts
Summer Rayne Oakes

Canadian born photographer Joey L. has been shooting eye-catching portraits, campaigns and billboards of some of the most recognizable people of our time. This Halloween will mark the 25-year-old photographer's fourth anniversary of his Halloween in Brooklyn series.

A Tale Of Two Cities: A Look At Disco Era Bushwick

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.23.2014 | Gay Voices

How does one even begin to map the complicated and multi-layered history of a New York neighborhood like Bushwick? This is the goal of photographer...

The Gentrification of Bushwick -- As Told By 'East WillyB'

Sahra Vang Nguyen | Posted 12.21.2014 | New York
Sahra Vang Nguyen

East WillyB chronicles the adventures of Bushwick Sports Bar owner Willie Jr., and his motley crew of bar regulars, as they deal with the trials and tribulations of living in an ever-changing Brooklyn. Check out the first episode.

Conceptual Collaborator's Build Palaces

Isa Freeling | Posted 11.11.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

After an exhausting day of walking and looking, ready to return to the other side of Brooklyn without much inspiration, I trundled over to one more building appropriated for art for this occasion, where I saw a new installation by Pia Coronel and G. Romero called "Palaces."

Tasty Eats From The Inaugural Taste Of Bushwick

Jane Seo | Posted 08.18.2014 | Taste
Jane Seo

Based on the packed crowd enjoying delicious food, drinks, and company, the first-ever Taste of Bushwick was a huge success.

Is Bushwick The New Williamsburg?

AP | By BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 07.01.2014 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — For the last few years, a neighborhood called Williamsburg has been the epicenter of Brooklyn cool. But with prices for Williamsburg...

A Valentine's Chat With Brooklyn's Fine & Raw Chocolate

Sarah Stodola | Posted 04.09.2014 | New York
Sarah Stodola

Brooklyn-based chocolate confectioners Fine & Raw began in 2007 as a fly-by-night operation out of a Williamsburg loft. Today things have grown a bi...

Where to See Cool Graffiti in New York City

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Over the past few weeks, renowned British street artist Banksy has taken New York City by storm, leaving a trail of spray paint in his wake. But graffiti is nothing new here: The city has long acted as a blank canvas to artists.

The Promise of New Talent

Rai Mensah | Posted 11.18.2013 | Style
Rai Mensah

Talent coupled with the right backing and support provides an undeniably successful result. During New York Fashion Week two of the most promising designers showed under the Harlem's Fashion Row umbrella.

Bushwick Is Hot Now

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.29.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Bushwick Open Studios is Paved With Street Art Brooklyn's already percolating artist neighborhood called Bushwick continues to thrive despite the c...

PHOTOS: The Women Of Bushwick

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York

After seeing Leland Bobbé's photo series, 'The Women Of Fifth Avenue,' photographer Elizabeth Bick contacted us about her own series: portraits of th...

Kenny Scharf Got Arrested for Snake Graffiti and Spent 20 Hours in Jail in Brooklyn

ARTINFO | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts

"Just spent 20 hours in 2 Brooklyn jails for this," Kenny Scharf wrote on Facebook when posting the above image of one of his signature graffiti piece...