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The Times discovers Bushwick. It’s “a haven for artists, newly minted college graduates, working-class families and freelancers of all stripes, and this shows in its hangouts, which are often whimsical, generally easier on the wallet than their Manhattan counterparts and, as of late, surprisingly sophisticated.” [NY Times]

“Don’t Hate on Hipsters – Williamsburg has its charms.” [Brooklyn Eagle]

James Murphy’s espresso blend: a taste test. [Gothamist]
A six-story Gene Kaufman building will replace a Bushwick warehouse. [Brownstoner]

Performance artists are spending 10 days in a 25-foot hamster wheel at Pierogi Gallery. [DNA Info]

Wash House is now offering beer and drop-off laundry service on East 1st. [Lady of Grand]

The Educational Alliance has opened its new gym on East Broadway, with fees sliding from $10 to $87 in order to insure diversity. [NY Times]

Inside a fashion industry vet’s Williamsburg duplex. [Wall Street Journal]

An exhibit at Mark Miller Gallery will demonstrate the science behind the Lowline. [AM NY]

Why no love for Greenpoint galleries in New York mag’s art guide? [Greenpointers]

Catch Katherine Bernhardt’s paintings of lumpy hamburgers on display at Canada Gallery. [Hyperallergic]

Fourth Arts Block has selected the finalists in an East Village public art project. [The Lo-Down]

Hundreds of artists are represented in Sideshow Gallery’s annual salon. [Hyperallergic]

Knickerbocker Village has installed facial recognition software. [Daily Mail]

Get a free meat pie from Tuck Shop. [East Village Eats]

Designers will be showcasing discounted goods at Pop Co-Op in the East Village. []

A musical at La MaMa is partly inspired by goings-on in the Ukraine. [DNA Info]

A new exhibit surveys the work of Candy Jernigan, who documented the ’80s East Village with unsentimental wit. [NY Times]