Public Screening of "Some Place Like Home: The Fight Against Gentrification in Downtown Brooklyn"
Narrated by Kevin Powell, Some Place Like Home tells the stories of community residents and small businesses that are displaced to make way for high-end retail and luxury condominiums to the area. Small business owners that have helped to make the area the 3rd largest retail district in New York City talk about the deferment of their dreams as entrepreneurs. To RSVP, email email@example.com or call 718-852-2960.
Wednesday, February 25. 7 p.m. Suggested donation: $5. Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church, 85 South Oxford Street.
North Brooklyn Public Art Coalition
Councilmember David Yassky and Open Space Alliance are co-hosting a forum for artists to learn about programs to exhibit and perform in our parks. This is an effort to better organize the underdeveloped state of (legitimate) public art and kicks off with the "incredible opportunity" to paint the 30-foot-by-300-foot wall at the site of developer Dean Palin's 40-story residential tower in Greenpoint.
Wednesday, February 25. 6:30 p.m. Brooklyn Brewery, 79 North 11th Street.
Windsor Terrace Alliance Meeting
Windsor Terrace Alliance is having their monthly general meeting. On the agenda is the candidates for City Councilmember for the 39th District, an update on Park Circle, rezoning East Windsor Terrace, and more. Light refreshments will be served,
Thursday, February 26. 6:30 p.m. Bishop Ford High School, 500 19th Street.
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