Michael McShane asked his students their favorite color on the first day of school. Some students gave him blank stares; one immediately responded: “Pizza.”
The Bushwick-based production company FilmGym premied their short film “Chance of Rain” this past weekend at the prestigious Sonoma Film festival.
A tragedy has ignited a push to make one of the most complicated intersections in Brooklyn safer.
A missing police radio has recently been used several times from the Bushwick Houses to send a signal indicating that an officer is hurt or under attack.
Eleven children were among 14 people injured, one seriously, after a school bus slammed into a car in Bushwick Tuesday morning, according to the FDNY.
The MTA reopened the M Line stop in Bushwick after a six-month, $11 million overhaul. It is the first of a five station renovation plan in the area.
Call it the dollar-nose-ring-barometer. Maria Sanchez, sells these and other pieces of inexpensive jewelry from a table she sets up across from the Knickerbocker Avenue subway station in Bushwick. For the past two years she has been selling bangles, rings, and assorted small trinkets. But only in the past six months has business been good. […]
Kris Garrand gauges the current disparity in the economy by the growing price gap of one product: beer. Garrand mans the counter at Stinky Bklyn, a gourmet food shop in Cobble Hill that sells artisanal cheeses alongside microbrews and Italian hams. At Stinky Bklyn bottles of craft ale can cost as much as $18 and […]
Gentrification is transforming Brooklyn into the “Next Manhattan”, but for many long-time residents the housing boom sparked by urban renewal has become a nightmare. Produced and Filmed by Michael V’inkin Lee, Sarah Munir, and Vikram Patel.