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Bring Back The Bushwick News!

BushwickBK was Bushwick's main source of local news. Let's bring it back as The Bushwick News, better than ever!

Bring Back The Bushwick News!

BushwickBK was Bushwick's main source of local news. Let's bring it back as The Bushwick News, better than ever!

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Last updated April 13, 2012
 

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    A digital bundle of albums by some of our favorite local bands: Pass Kontrol, Old Monk, Chris Garneau, I’m Turning Into, and Mindtroll.

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    Skewville-designed BUSHWICK OR BUST tote bag, printed by the Bushwick Print Lab. Plus a pack of Bushwick postcards.

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    Save the life of a vivero chicken for only $25! If you don't have a backyard, Bushwick City Farms will pick up your chicken and give it a home at its new Stockton Street farm. Plus a pack of Bushwick postcards.

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    Get a piece of vintage Brooklyn junk from DiMola Bros. Rubbish Removal, selected by Nick DiMola from his Museum of Garbage. Don't ask us what -- it's Ridgewood's biggest grab bag! You'll also get a pack of Bushwick postcards.

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    Finally go on one of John Dereszewski and Adam Schwartz's fascinating history and architecture walks through Bushwick! Follow the historians on a retracing of the changing political boundaries of Bushwick and Ridgewood. Plus a pack of Bushwick postcards.

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    Screenprinted poster of a flight of pigeons designed by Ray Cross of the Bushwick Print Lab, adapted from a photo by Alexander Yerks. Signed and numbered, 19" x 25". Plus a postcard pack.

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    COMBO: 1 Bodega drink, 1 Little Skips cappuccino, 1 JMZL cookie pack from Yvette Ramos, 1 empanada and draft combo from Pine Box, 1 album pack, 1 postcard pack, and a t-shirt! $80 worth of stuff!

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    The Stuffed Tote: Our Skewville tote bag stuffed with one of our shirts, a postcard pack, an album pack, an assortment of Italian cookies from Circo's, a piece of DiMola junk, AND a poster! (Note: it may or may not all fit in the tote...)

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    "In colors we trust" necklace by aka Jewellery, colored pencils (grey and dark golden rod) set in hand-forged silver. Image and description to left. Plus your choice of t-shirt or tote, and a pack of Bushwick postcards.

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    "Bird in Bushwick," a limited-edition of 20 prints by Bushwick art scene leading lights Deborah Brown and Austin Thomas. One of the prints hangs how in The Bushwick News HQ on Central Avenue, depicting a cardinal launching itself off a cluster of powerlines. Plus your choice of t-shirt or tote, and a pack of Bushwick postcards.

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    A 13" x 19" archival print of Meryl Meisler's photo "Open Sided Stoop", from Meryl's incredible series "Here I Am: Bushwick In The 1980s". Plus everything in the $55 combo!

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    A framed unique work from artist Kevin Regan, co-owner of NYT-reviewed local gallery Famous Accountants. Plus your choice of t-shirt or tote, and a pack of Bushwick postcards.

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    A real find from Nick DiMola's Museum of Garbage: a salvaged Deacons' pew from a church in the Bronx. Very solid wood with brass seat numbers, a carved cruciform rosette on one side, and -- in a very New York twist -- a Star of David on the other. Free delivery within the city, plus your choice of t-shirt or tote, and a pack of Bushwick postcards.

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    1978 Peugeot bicycle souped up by Bushwick Bike Shop. Plus a t-shirt, tote, and pack of Bushwick postcards.

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    Phoenix bike "hand imported" from China by our own Paul Cox. Tuned up by Bushwick Bike Shop.

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