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This rezoning has been shelved after a dispute between the de Blasio administration and neighborhood leaders over whether the locally generated Bushwick Community Plan ought to be considered alongside the administration’s plan during the required environmental review.


Adi Talwar

Scene outside Myrtle-Wyckoff Avenues Subway Station


Myrtle Avenue near Bushwick Avenue

Tensions Rise Amid Uncertain Timeline for Public Review of Bushwick Rezoning

The city says its environmental review is coming, but won’t say exactly when. A community board is demanding a meeting with City Planning, and an activist group is hounding two Councilmembers.

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Bushwick Development

Parent Leaders Blame Rising Rents, Growing Charters for Bushwick’s Shrinking Schools

Over the last five school years, District 32’s total enrollment has dropped 21 percent. The School Construction Authority’s projections have District 32 shrinking by nearly half over the next decade.

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Biking in Bushwick

It’s Been Slow-Pedaling for Bike Infrastructure in Bushwick

The neighborhood has been in the middle of a tug-of-war between some local leaders and citywide policy over how far to go to accomodate bikers.

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Bushwick Litter5

Does Gentrification Mean More Garbage, in Bushwick and Beyond?

Activists in Bushwick think the increasing popularity of the area is leading to more litter.

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