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Inside Bushwick’s newest craft brewery

November 15 | Scott Enman

Unlike many New York establishments that turn over quickly from dwindling sales and rising rents, Long Haul Brewery — Bushwick’s newest restaurant, café and bar — anticipates staying a while. “We plan on being here for quite some time, and we’re set up financially to do so,” Mike Hassell told the Brooklyn Eagle. “That’s why […]

Illegal repairs push tenants out of problem-plagued Bushwick building

November 12 | Kelly Mena

Bushwick tenants who in August sued to take control of their building from a negligent landlord — citing rodents, water leaks and ongoing electrical issues — are now living in hotels across the borough, the Brooklyn Eagle has learned. The three tenants have been living in hotels since early September, paid for by their landlord […]

“Williamsburg Mural” by artist Katie Merz. Photo courtesy of Industry City

Creatives flee Manhattan for Brooklyn’s, uh, cheaper rents

November 4 | Alex Williamson

New York City has a longstanding reputation as a mecca for creative types, but runaway costs of living make it hard to live here on an artist’s salary. In a new report, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office has confirmed a trend you’ve probably already noticed — that rising rents have pushed creative professionals […]

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