| December 12, 2013
Many think the former assemblyman and powerbroker is a creep. Some hail him as a hero. In Bushwick, his legacy—and the story of his downfall—are more complicated than either label suggests.
| August 26, 2013
Incumbent Sara Gonzalez faces a challenge in a district where the Gowanus Canal is a big issue—and where the Jobs for New York PAC has laid down its largest marker.
| August 20, 2013
Six years after a health department report identified the neighborhood as a hotspot for obesity and diabetes, it's easier to get healthy food. But it's still not easy to get a good workout.
| August 12, 2013
Policing, sick-leave and housing concern many in the 34th district, but it's one of the candidates—the Assemblyman forced from office by scandal—who dominates the discourse.
| August 6, 2013
Jobs for New York is backing Assembly Rafael Espinal in the race to replace Espinal's former boss, Councilman Erik Martin Dilan.
| August 5, 2013
Lindsay Park's leaders say they're acting to stabilize the development's finances. But some residents say the board's moves have been bad for their own wallets.
| July 17, 2013
A plan to build housing on property once part of the Rheingold brewery in Bushwick has aroused concern about the project's impact on housing prices across the neighborhood.
| July 9, 2013
Authorities found that a Williamsburg construction company owed its workers $500,000, but no one's been paid yet. Advocates blame enforcement delays on overburdened state inspectors.
| June 25, 2013
The candidates for the fallen assemblyman's seat must address not just the harassment scandal, but also the broader legacy of money and services he brought back to Bushwick.
| June 19, 2013
The new block associations could address many issues but would emphasize crime prevention. Some neighbors question whether crime is truly a threat.