Bushwick Podcast

8 EpisodesProduced by Boswijck

Local stories for a strong community. Tune in for the latest from Bushwick, a rapidly changing Brooklyn neighborhood exploding with arts, activism, and entrepreneurship.

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Rafael Espinal for Public Advocate

February 20th, 2019

On Tuesday, February 26th, New York City will elect our next Public Advocate. But what is the Public Advocate, and why is it so important that you get out and vote? We sat down with one of the race’s leading candidates, …


February 13th, 2019

Growing up in South Africa, Daniel Sklaar dreamed of one day living in New York City. Now, he reflects on the remarkable journey that brought him here, and led him to become the surprising founder of FINE & RAW, …

Sol Sips

February 4th, 2019

There's a growing number of healthy food options in Bushwick, but for many residents these options can feel inaccessible or alienating. How can we make healthy food, and healthy living in general, more equitable for the …

She Is Maria

November 25th, 2018

Can you build a better world by filling it with objects that reflect more responsible values? Maria Romero is a designer trying to find out, and she's starting with the objects we use the most each day: textiles.


November 9th, 2018

When Melissa needed somewhere to turn at a dark time in her life, she found support in a surprising place: Catland, a bookstore for witchcraft and …

Eugene J

October 26th, 2018

When he was a chemical engineering student, Eugene J discovered an unusual outlet for his creativity: candy making. Now, he's the head of his own candy store and factory. But in his workshop, he's not just mixing up new …


October 19th, 2018

Disillusioned by the politics of a changing Istanbul, Dilara left her native Turkey to backpack in South America. When her travels revealed a …

Building Ayiti

September 28th, 2018

As children, Rubens and Freddie fled the collapse of the Duvalier regime in Haiti with their family. After growing up in New York and starting …

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