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Brooklyn Graffiti

Bushwick is booming, but it hasn’t always been that way

Bushwick may be considered one of the coolest and artistic neighborhoods in Brooklyn, but that wasn’t always the case. Founded by Dutch settlers in the 19th Century, the neighborhood was primarily used to farm food and tobacco. Along with the growth of Brooklyn came the growth of the goods manufactured in Bushwick. Soon Eastern Europeans…

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October 10, 2019

What to do in NYC when teens come to town

You’ve planned the trip of a lifetime to New York City with your family. You’ve been to the Empire State Building, conquered the Staten Island Ferry, strolled through Central Park and taken the kids shopping at Century 21. NOW WHAT DO YOU DO THAT WILL KEEP YOUR TWEENS AND TEENS HAPPY? Many adult travelers love…

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August 15, 2019

Meet Local Artist Ebony Bolt on our Insider Brooklyn Art Tour

A wonderful way to experience the current art scene in New York is by meeting working artists. We recently hosted a group from Italy on our Insider Brooklyn Art Tour of Bushwick. Despite the rain, we shared our favorite street art murals at the Bushwick Collective and then our guests were able to participate in…

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January 16, 2019

Interview with a Local: Bushwick, Brooklyn Based Artist Espartaco Albornoz Abreu

We are excited to introduce you to Espartaco, a talented and exciting Brooklyn-based artist and creator of the Nozco. We were first introduced to him in Bushwick, where his studio is located. We are proud to announce that he is heading up our special Brooklyn graffiti experience / workshop and is also part of our Insider…

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March 26, 2018

Graffiti Workshop! Participate in creating a graffiti piece and take it home afterwards!

A little bit about the Brooklyn graffiti scene at the Bushwick Collective: it’s a diplomatic process that includes local and international artists 50+ multicolor murals blankets the buildings transforming the area in to an “outdoor gallery” know as The Bushwick Collective. About a hundred artists have participated. All started by Joe Ficalora. His father, a…

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February 19, 2018