Monthly Archives: March 2014

Monthly Archives: March 2014

Farewell to the Concrete Jungle

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“Not all those who wander are lost.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring The Arrival In those first sleepless nights, the smells of the Gowanus Canal were stirred up into the air by the cars down the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. They wafted up into my artist loft apartment as I tossed and turned in my under-sized, rented bed. The honeymoon had ended and the reality of city life had begun to creep in. I would repeat to myself, “Some days …

Occupy Sandy Submits Public Comments to NYC Plan

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This is Occupy Sandy’s response to New York City’s most recent Community Development Block Grants Disaster Recovery (CDBG-GR) plan. The comments were submitted to the city last night on behalf of Occupy Sandy Policy Work-group and Spokes Council. (Reposted from OccupySandy.net) Occupy Sandy CDBG-DR Amendment 5 Comments Dear City: Occupy Sandy is a grassroots non-hierarchical community-led disaster relief network. We had numerous hubs throughout the affected areas that worked in solidarity with and were accountable to the neighborhoods we served.  We …