Monthly Archives: October 2008

Where Do I Go to Vote?

My grandmother worked the polls for every election in her small town until she was physically unable to.  I remember her going “off to the polls” when I was little and not really understanding what that meant but gathering that … Continue reading

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Fiesta Time!

I don’t know about you all, but it’s been a crazy couple of weeks (election antics, economic meltdowns…). I’m looking forward to great music by OP! and all the other fun to be had this Thursday night at BHS’ Fall Fiesta. This year ticket … Continue reading

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Back on the Block

Check out this video on the New York Times website where a reporter returns to her Brooklyn neighborhood after 20 years: Back on the Block

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Cinema of the Vietnam War

Tomorrow at 6:30pm we’ll be screening Thanh’s War, the fourth in the series Cinema of the Vietnam War we’ve been co-hosting with Brooklyn For Peace.  Moss Roberts, Professor of East Asian Studies at NYU will be leading the discussion following … Continue reading

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Pollution Testimonies

I’ve lived in Greenpoint for three years now, I get most of my food from an organic farm and I’m generally health conscious all around – yet somehow I manage to conspicuously Not Worry about living above the largest oil … Continue reading

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