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This is a summer Valentine to Bedford-Stuyvesant, where landmarked brownstones are passed down from generation to generation and gardeners compete hard in the Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest. … Full Article

Gotham City Lounge, where hipsters and Hispanics intersect

Bushwick
Holy Cultural Diversity, Batman! There's a melting pot of old-time Bushwick residents and newcomers at Gotham City Lounge. … Full Article

Guacuco – snack city for Venezuelan-food lovers

Bushwick
Quick: What's a cachapa? And don't Google it. … Full Article

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

Bushwick
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

Bushwick
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

Bushwick
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

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

Calibella – a Bushwick bakery that's muy buena

Bushwick
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

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

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