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Mi Casa Takes The Stage In Bushwick

By Hal Levy Protesting in Bushwick? It can be hard to find a staging area, especially around Bushwick Collective’s annual street art party. That event, and much of the land nearby, is increasingly controlled by local real estate startup Nooklyn. “We wanted to take back art,” says Pati Rodriguez, a founding member of anti-gentrification art…
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Artist Spotlight: Ashland James

As Bushwick Open Studios 2019 approaches, we will be highlighting some of the participating artists for a chance to get to know them while checking out some of their work! It was when Georgia-raised Ashland moved to central Florida that he grew the most as an artist. References to his upbringing in Clermont can often…
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Cheri’s Bedstuy

Standing on 216 Malcolm X Boulevard is a gem known as Cheri’s Bedstuy. Owned by a very charismatic black woman, the restaurant specializes in Southern soul food cooking. The staff are very pleasant and easy-going. The décor paired with the amazing R&B selection played throughout the restaurant makes a relaxing and welcoming place to dine…
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FUCK THE STARBUCKS IN BED-STUY & HERE’S WHY:

Last June, I had the displeasure of writing about a possible Starbucks opening on 774 Broadway, where the long-standing Fat Albert’s Warehouse stood for years. Fat Albert’s Warehouse is like a Brooklyn landmark standing on the border of Bed Stuy and Bushwick. I spoke my piece about why I wasn’t fucking with it and why…
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About Arts In Bushwick

Our Mission Arts in Bushwick is a visual and performing arts platform using our visibility to help connect and advocate for people of color, natives and local artists from all walks of life while keeping the cultural relevance alive within Bushwick. Our responsibility is to respect the diversity of our community and hold ourselves accountable…
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