Creating lyrics with a poetic touch while blending lovely sounds with angelic harmonies, Brooklyn, New York-based singer-songwriter Dawn Landes naturally thinks like a true artist.
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Battle for Brooklyn transcends typical left-right politics, unites all who believe in self-respect and democracy, and invites Americans to join together in the fight against the elite's abuse of eminent domain.
Seven years of footage gathered from the beginning of Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards saga in 2003 follows Prospect Heights activist Daniel Goldstein, the l...
The compelling new documentary does not just recount seven-plus years of community conflict over the Atlantic Yards megaproject. It shows how the media shape the public's understanding of it.
They may have scheduled a ground-breaking ceremony, but I just don't think the fat lady has sung yet, as far as the Atlantic Yards boondoggle/landgrab goes.
What else, besides a private project, could you call a plan that has been run and controlled by a private entity while it is completely dependent on public resources and government actions?
I put my toe in the real estate market. I asked friends what should I be looking for, and they all said the same thing, "You gotta find something in a substandard and insanitary neighborhood."
While considering a Nets arena in Brooklyn, Paterson ought to pay attention to the ugly eminent domain saga in New London. That so-called "economic development" is now acres of vacant lots.
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