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OMG, JMZ Weekend and Late Night Shutdown Will Continue Until Early March
Bedford + Bowery

OMG, JMZ Weekend and Late Night Shutdown Will Continue Until Early March

A possible year-long shutdown of the L train isn’t the only transit issue causing angst as of late. J, M service is being shut down on late nights and weekends until early March. An MTA spokesperson tells us the closure is due to switch renewal work on three switches north of the Essex Street station. Last weekend, in lieu of … Continue reading

Just Keeping You Abreast of This ‘Titty Pub Crawl’ in Bushwick
Bedford + Bowery

Just Keeping You Abreast of This ‘Titty Pub Crawl’ in Bushwick

Boobie Trap still holds the record for most synthetic breasts in a bar, but last night Birdy’s and Happyfun Hideaway hosted the real deal. Boobs of Bushwick, the group known for going topless around the neighborhood and uploading shots to Tumblr, bounced into Birdy’s for some foosball at around 11 p.m., followed by Jenga at … Continue reading

Bedford + Bowery

How Many Ways Can You Say ‘Where’s My Williamsburg Waterfront Park’?

What is there to say other than, ‘Where’s our park?’ and, ‘The promise was made,’ and, ‘Do it’?” State Senator Daniel Squadron asked Sunday at the CitiStorage site, on the anniversary of a seven-alarm fire that renewed calls for the greening of the eight-acre plot on the Williamsburg waterfront. Turns out, there was more to say: the state senator was joined … Continue reading

Year After CitiStorage Fire, Park Conversion Is Still a Hot Topic
Bedford + Bowery

Year After CitiStorage Fire, Park Conversion Is Still a Hot Topic

Nearly a year after a seven-alarm fire ravaged the CitiStorage building in Williamsburg, the fate of the hotly contested land remains in limbo. On Sunday, the fire’s anniversary, Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park will gather to once again call on the city to turn the controversial plot into parkland. “The call to action is really … Continue reading

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Watch New Yorkers Revel in the Things That Suck About Their City

This video was originally published on the Bedford + Bowery website on November 16, 2015.   BuzzFeed, Jolly Rancher and over 800 New Yorkers came together at Villain in Williamsburg on Saturday and Sunday to both commiserate about and celebrate all of the things that suck about this city. BuzzFeed, you may remember, published a … Continue reading