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The city's plan allows for potential 13-story developments along Myrtle Avenue. Eagle file photo by Paul Stremple.

Backlash in Bushwick over city’s rezoning plan

April 24 | Paul Stremple

In front of an audience packed with community board members, opposition activists and local stakeholders, the city revealed on Tuesday night its draft plan for the long-awaited rezoning of Bushwick. The draft outlines a set of investments into the community, from parks to health services and affordable housing, along with zoning changes that would increase […]

This former printing plant in Bushwick is the site of a new Netflix TV production hub with six sound stages, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Thursday. Photo/image data via Google Maps

Netflix is bringing a new TV production hub to Bushwick

April 18 | Mary Frost

Internet media giant Netflix is building a production hub in Bushwick with six sound stages, expected to host thousands of production crew jobs within five years, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Thursday. The company has leased approximately 161,000 square feet to build the production and support space at 333 Johnson Ave., a three-story former printing […]

The Brooklyn Public Library’s DeKalb Branch. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

See 10 iconic Bushwick landmarks

April 17 | Lore Croghan

It rises like a mirage on Central Avenue, a fantasy version of American Southwest architecture in Spanish Colonial times. Its 175-foot bell towers are pale white like confectioner’s sugar. So are the terra-cotta sculptures of Jesus and winged angels above the front door. The rest of the building is golden brick that catches the afternoon […]