Saturday, February 9, 2008

Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn Events

Sunday, February 10th, 3 PM: Atlantic Yards "Camera Club" Mobilization

A "photographers' rights free expression mobilization" responding to the harassment of video artist/teacher Katherin McInnis by an MTA police officer last Sunday, February 3rd on public property within the Atlantic Yards footprint. We will discuss photographers' rights and the Atlantic Yards situation, then walk and photograph within the footprint. Depending on circumstances, we may have the opportunity to engage in respectful information exchange with MTA police and/or private security personnel. End point: Freddy's Bar and Backroom, 485 Dean Street, corner of Sixth Avenue.

MTA cop tries to stop videographer at Atlantic Yards site
Atlantic Yards Report

Meet at the Brooklyn Bears Community Garden, Pacific Street and Flatbush Avenue, entrance on Pacific. If there's *heavy* rain or snow, we'll change the meeting place to Freddy's Bar, 485 Dean, corner of Sixth Avenue.

Photographers, videographers, bloggers, and supporters. News media are welcome.


Tuesday, February 26, 7:30pm. BROOKLYN HEIGHTS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING: "What Is the Future of Life in NYC"

Saint Francis College Auditorium
180 Remsen Street (between Court & Clinton Streets). Keynote Speaker
Clyde Haberman
Acclaimed New York Times "NYC" Columnist
"What Is the Future of Life in NYC".

Thursday, March 13, 7pm. DDDB Community Meeting:

Update on the Struggle Against Ratner's Atlantic Yards Project and For Fair Development

Hanson Place United Methodist Church. Main Sanctuary
144 Saint Felix Street at Hanson Place [Map]
Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Subways: 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, N, R, Q to Atlantic/Pacific.

Get the latest updates on the community's fight against the destructive Atlantic Yards project, including news on the political and legal effort to stop the project. Also, learn about the community's alternative plan to develop the rail yards with truly affordable housing, community-friendly open space and no abuse of eminent domain. City and State elected officials will attend and be available for Q&A.

More details to come as the date approaches.

The meeting is open to all. Please save the date, and bring a friend.

Visit Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn for more information.

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