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Goodbye, For Now

Dear Neighbors: For many reasons, it's not working out. It takes too much money and time to do this, so BushwickBK is shutting down for some period of time, and possibly forever. Turns out, sadly, we were never in the pockets of The Developers (tm) or anyone else. The site and all its resources will stay up, and we will probably run occasional pieces. The Twitter feed (@bushwickbk) will probably continue to update as well. To those who encouraged us along the ...

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  • L Train Down for Two Weekends

    The L train will be out of service from 12:01am Saturday to 5am Monday between Broadway Junction and 8th Avenue, Sept. 10-11 and 17-18. To ...
  • B60 Detoured for Road Construction

    The B60 bus will be detoured today and tomorrow, 7:30am to 4pm, for ongoing sewer work on Wilson Avenue between Putnam Avenue and Madison Street. ...
  • L Interruption This Weekend

    Because of rail work at Myrtle-Wyckoff and Halsey stations, the L will be a free shuttle between Lorimer and Broadway Junction from midnight Fri-Sat to ...
  • Weekend L Transfer at Broadway Junction

    Because of the installation of new vandalism- and intruder-resistant fencing at the L's Canarsie Yards, those traveling through Broadway Junction will have to transfer at ...
  • MTA Advisory: L Train Disruption Fri-Mon
    This weekend the L train will be running normally in Brooklyn, but Manhattan-bound passengers will have to transfer at Bedford Avenue to continue into the city. The train then stops at 1st Avenue, skips Third, and ends at Union Square, where riders must transfer to a shuttle to get to 8th Avenue. L disruption: 11:30 PM Fri to 5 AM Mon
  • Welcome to the New BushwickBK
    It's been a year or so in the making, but it's finally here -- our new site is up and running! Please let us know of any issues you see, or just what you think.
  • BushwickBK on Short Hiatus
    We're busy finishing up a significant redesign and will only be running time-sensitive news for the next several days, into next week. Don't worry, the Culture Picks will be here tomorrow. Thanks for your readership and support, and expect a whole new BushwickBK very soon.
  • Present, Future Developments on BushwickBK
    We thought we'd take this "holiday" break to just inform BushwickBK's users of some things that exist that you might not know about and developments to come.
  • BETA Spaces Submission Deadline Extended
    Happening this November 8 for one day only, and constrained to the 15-block area bordered by Bushwick and Johnson Avenues and Starr Street -- two blocks deeper into the neighborhood than last year's -- BETA Spaces is easier to handle than Bushwick Open Studios.
  • Bushwick Music Festival 09 at MHP -- June 21
    RAINED OUT! Sadly, the entire Make Music festival, after months of planning and setting up at 850+ venues throughout the city, was cut short by torrential rains and mass band cancellations. But please join us at Tandem for Ledo y La Vaina and possibly more, around 7:30 or 8. Worst case, come by and have a drink. Thanks to everyone ...
  • Meeting Tonight: Get Paid to Make Art
    Want to put your art on the street in Williamsburg? Surely some of you have already been doing that, but this time you might be able to get paid for it. Brooklyn Councilman David Yassky and the Open Space Alliance, a North Brooklyn parks advocacy group, are partnering up with Percent for Arts, Urban Art Program, and Art in the ...
  • Greater Bushwick Photo Essayists Wanted
    We're looking for pushy, ballsy photographers with a nose for news and a willingness to take assignments all around the neighborhood. You're also encouraged to come up with your own ideas for photo essays, and you need to be able to write decent captions. If you fit the bill and have the equipment, get in touch about the details: info@bushwickbk.com. ...
  • Comment Avatars Enabled!
    You can now set your avatar -- that little picture next to your name in the comment area -- to the photo of your choosing! Simply go to gravatar.com and follow the directions. It's based on your email so make sure to always use the same one when posting.