You might know Rafael Espinal as the City Council Member from Brooklyn who repealed the “no dancing” Cabaret Law and established the Office of Nightlife. Maybe you’ve heard about his work to reduce the plastic pollution in our oceans and parks by banning plastic straws. Or maybe you’ve met him around Brooklyn, where he can […]
With yesterday’s announcement that the L Train shutdown has been cancelled, most of us affected have gone from feeling shock, to joy, to confusion.
Commuters and business owners are the biggest winners, but let’s not forget about our lucky neighbors who received rent reductions
You of course know that Tuesday is election day, so PLEASE go out and vote. If you’ve been paying attention you know there are lots of items on the ballot this time around, including three propositions. New York Working Families Party recommends voting YES, YES, YES on the measures and we agree. You can see […]
Cynthia Nixon needs your support in defeating closet conservative Cuomo. Come out and yell at the screen on Wednesday at Syndicated. Then, do something useful and go out and vote this Fall. Governor Andrew Cuomo has agreed to a television debate against challenger Cynthia Nixon, activist, actor, and first-time political candidate. The debate will be […]
A post shared by Vinnie's Pizzeria (@vinniesbrooklyn) on Jun 21, 2018 at 8:20pm PDT Our favorite local pizza joint raised $2000 last Thursday, selling heart pizzas to support families separated at the border. Thank you Vinnie’s! We love you even more now. And our heart grew “three sizes that day!”. You did it! We did […]
Courtney Frances Fallon of Greenpoint has admitted responsibility for the act of defiance saying she did it to protest our withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement. The paint was actually corn oil and chalk which is easily rinsed off, but she could still face charges. Courtney Frances Fallon, 33, said she splashed paint over the […]
This year’s Northside Festival is bigger and better than ever. Kicking off with Northside Innovation, three days of panels and discussions covering technology and entrepreneurship, the festival has integrated the new luxury hotels The William Vale and The Williamsburg Hotel to host events alongside The Wythe. Furthermore, Northside Innovation has expanded its curatorial roster, including […]
Jared Kushner is not only a greedy prick who’s complicit in the fiasco known as the Trump presidency, he’s also a first rate slumlord. Here’s a depressing “highlight” from the recent New York Times magazine piece outlining his disgusting behavior: In March 2009, Joan Beverly, a probation agent, signed the lease for her daughter, Lennettea, for […]
It was quite the exciting scene in Washington Square Park yesterday afternoon! Thousands of men, women, children, (dogs!), and non-binaries of all credences, ethnicities, and ages gathered in support of International Women’s Day. FREEwilliamsburg was there to capture the fervency, togetherness, and inclusivity of herstory in the making.
With the lingering fear and uncertainty of the future of equal rights in our country, it’s more important than ever to support your fellow ladies.