Culture on the Cheap
New York Shitty Day Ender: From The Parks & Waterfront Subcommittee Meeting
Filed under: 11211, 11222, Culture War, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic, The Natives Are Getting Restless, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn
As the above missives would indicate it was— and I am told still is— a very lively evening at the Swinging 60’s Seniors Center tonight. I did not stay for the whole affair (Sorry folks, but two hours of shouting and Ms. Thayer seemingly being unable to comprehend what nuance of the “discussion” was* is enough for yours truly. At least on six hours of sleep.) However, I did shoot footage of the first “half” and you can look forward to seeing it here, so check back!
In the meantime, here are a few teasers from before the meeting.
They were just getting warmed up, folks!
*READ: Quality of life issues arising as a result of these concerts and questions about what the costs of said concerts are versus their benefits. Ms, Thayer seemed to have some problems comprehending this and extolled upon the manifold ways OSA contributes to the betterment of parks in north Brooklyn. Community Board 1 Parks Chair Camponegro put it best when he said:
She’s doing her OSA spiel again.
Tags: 11211, 11222, Community Board 1, Concerts, East River State Park, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Northside Festival, Open Space Alliance North Brooklyn, Philip Caponegro, Stephanie Thayer, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn