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In early July, we were really excited to learn that the Forrest Triangle, a cut of land on the East Williamsburg/Bushwick border and former home to the Flushing Farms cafe, would soon be home to a new eatery and bar courtesy of the folks at 983 Bushwick's Living Room. And now, after months of anticipation, the new spot is finally (kind of) open.  Forrest Point, as they're calling it, quietly opened this past weekend, according...
If you've ever walked along Flushing Avenue between Central and Wilson avenues, you've no doubt seen the remnants of a cute, little restaurant floating in the middle of the Forrest Triangle, which sits almost directly across from 983 Bushwick's Living Room. A short-lived cafe and performance space called Flushing Farms occupied the space in 2009, but went under pretty quickly, so the space has stood vacant for five years. But that sad era is...
The cycling death this week of Bushwick DJ Zack Xochil Fortune was a sad reminder of how bike-unfriendly Brooklyn can be. But in recent weeks, there's been a major push to make the streets safer for cyclists, starting with a proposal  to build a wider bike lane on Crown Heights' Franklin Avenue, and today's news that the Department of Transportation wants to create a new bike lane directly connecting Clinton Hill to Ridgewood, Queens. According to...
Life in northwest Bushwick just got a little better: As of April 20, there's a new organic grocery store called City Fresh Market at 522 Bushwick Avenue. Here's a full rundown of what they're offering: Let's start with size: Compared to its cramped competitor, Mr. Kiwi's, City Fresh is spacious, though it'll most likely be a close fit once word gets out that there's a new option for organic enthusiasts. On the organic food front, City...

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