Archive for January, 2007

Less Street Cleaning Please

Readers of this blog know about my frustration [1] [2] [3] of parking spots in Clinton Hill. Today I came across an article in the Brooklyn Papers that talks about a proposal to get the City to enforce alternate side street cleaning rules only one day a week. Currently, motorists in Fort Greene and Clinton [...]



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“Brooklyn Matters” Documentary Viewing

“A powerful documentary by a well-respected filmmaker, Brookyn Matters is a must see for all New Yorkers who care about the future of their neighborhoods and the role that public policy and process plays in determining that future.” -Marilyn Gelber, Former Commissioner, New York City Department of Environmental Protection “Brooklyn Matters is a remarkable film [...]



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Image Copyrights: The Gothamist FreshDirect trucks plying all around the city is now a city staple. Like the yellow cab and the hotdog vendor it is part and parcel of New York life. When FreshDirect started out, it served Manhattan initially and slowly spread to the outer boroughs. This inspite of the fact that its [...]



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I have come across this trend more and more in recent times. Shops in our neighborhood dont accept debit or credit cards. On the other hand they install ATM machines in their shops. A case in point is Conneticut Muffins on the corner of Myrtle and Clinton. They dont accept credit cards, and there is [...]



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