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Maria Hernandez Park, named after a Bushwick Hispanic hero

Maybe you already frequent the city park on Knickerbocker Avenue and Suydam Street. It has a newish dog run that's populated with beautiful, expensive-looking canines and their beautiful, expensive-looking owners. … Full Article

El Mío Cíd – bring on the flaming dessert

Tapas are for the young and trendy. That's why El Mío Cíd at 50 Starr St. added them to the menu – to draw customers to Ecuadorian immigrant Julio Hugo's restaurant, which serves up the cuisine of Spain. … Full Article

The Sugar Shack, where the guarapo flows

Need a sugar fix? Valentín Palacio Bautista's got one for you at an outdoor fruit and vegetable stand on the sidewalk at the intersection of Irving and Myrtle avenues. … Full Article

Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union – welcoming to Bushwick residents and entrepreneurs, Hispanic or not

It gives immigrant entrepreneurs business loans when mainstream banks say No way – but this is a good neighborhood place to keep your cash even if you're not Hispanic. … Full Article

Alegría de Vivir – whose $20 jeans are supposed to make the junk in your trunk look like Shakira's

Hipster ladies, why should Latinas be the only gals with perky tushes? … Full Article

Esmeralda's – for the prettiest pargo frito this side of Quito

It's got the prettiest pargo frito this side of Quito. … Full Article

Calibella – a Bushwick bakery that's muy buena

Calibella Bakery's name is the words “Cali bella” squished together, meaning “beautiful Cali” – and the Colombian shop owners don't mean California. … Full Article

A hipsters' tip sheet on Hispanic Bushwick

Bienvenidos a Bushwick, hipsters. Don't miss out on the coolest places in the neighborhood, the Hispanic places. … Full Article

Fears over future of iconic Brooklyn Heights St. George Hotel called unfounded

The management company running student housing in the historic St. George Hotel has scotched rumors that a change in use was in the works for the building at 100 Henry St. in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Rescue Me: Greenpoint brownfield site gets a cleanup – and a new apartment building

Once upon a time, 1133 Manhattan Ave. was the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Rail Yard, one of Greenpoint's polluted properties. … Full Article

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