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Wendy’s Subway Is Right On Track After Moving Further Down the L Line
Bedford + Bowery

Wendy’s Subway Is Right On Track After Moving Further Down the L Line

At the start of 2016, after two years at their second-floor studio on Metropolitan Avenue, non-profit library and writing space Wendy’s Subway moved two stops down the L train to a storefront at 379 Bushwick Avenue. The move wasn’t necessarily by choice— in April DNAinfo reported that other artists who refused to move from the warehouse … Continue reading

These Guys Installed a FREE COFFEE Sign Over a Starbucks to ‘Keep Williamsburg Weird’
Bedford + Bowery

These Guys Installed a FREE COFFEE Sign Over a Starbucks to ‘Keep Williamsburg Weird’

Back in February, we noticed a FREE COFFEE sign hovering a few stories above the controversial Starbucks on Union Avenue and wondered if it was an olive branch to neighbors who were rankled by the corporate interloper’s bid for a liquor license. But a barista at the Starbucks told us there were no free Frappuccinos to be had, … Continue reading

As Vote Looms, Tenants Ask Rent Guidelines Board to Give Them a Break
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As Vote Looms, Tenants Ask Rent Guidelines Board to Give Them a Break

How many landlords does it take to change a lightbulb? Metropolitan Council on Housing volunteer Mary Crosby posed the rhetorical question to members of the Rent Guidelines Board at last night’s public hearing at Cooper Union. “None, because everyone knows landlords don’t do repairs anymore,” she said. Here’s another one for you: how many owners … Continue reading

Hundreds Line Up in Bushwick to Say: ‘Fuck Rape Culture’
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Hundreds Line Up in Bushwick to Say: ‘Fuck Rape Culture’

Yesterday, on the same day that the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office revealed that Judge Aaron Persky was removed from a new sex assault case at the request of prosecutors, over 700 letters petitioning for him to be permanently unseated were signed at a “Fuck Rape Culture” party in Bushwick. GRLCVLT’s event at Holyrad Studio drew women and … Continue reading