Auto-Free New York Meeting – ‘Brooklyn Matters’ Screening

A screening of Brooklyn Matters, a powerful documentary by Isabel Hill, followed by a discussion of Atlantic Yards transportation issues.

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‘Brooklyn Matters’ Screening

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A screening of Isabel Hill’s documentary about Atlantic Yards. This is presented by the Park Slope Civic Council, the Park Slope United Methodist Church Social Action Committee and the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council.

Documentary Screening: ‘Brooklyn Matters’

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Focusing on the planned Atlantic Yards development in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, this spirited documentary film reviews how the project gained approval, its potential impact on Brooklyn, and the politics surrounding one of the largest development proposals in the city’s history. The documentary — featuring candid interviews, strong opinions and lively characters — is an insightful […]

Documentary Screening and Discussion: ‘Brooklyn Matters’

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Brooklyn is distinctly different and yet such an important part of New York City. The name itself brings to mind tree-lined streets, finely carved rowhouses and beautiful churches and diverse communities, rich in cultural life and ethnic heritage. On the upswing, vibrant and rebuilding itself, Brooklyn faces a new challenge-an uncommon development, designed by world […]

This Week: Streetfilms at the Brooklyn Museum

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Heading into the Memorial Day weekend, the Streetsblog calendar starts off with discussions of the recent PlaNYC update and the state of infrastructure financing, and ends with a festival of Streetfilms at the Brooklyn Museum. Eat your heart out, Cannes. Tuesday: David Bragdon, head of the Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, sits down […]

Tonight: Streetfilms on the Big Screen at the Brooklyn Museum

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They say you can’t be a prophet in your own land. I guess that’s why Clarence had to move to Queens before the timing was right for tonight’s blockbuster Streetfilms screening at the Brooklyn Museum. Assorted works from Clarence, Elizabeth and Robin will be projected on the big screen, including a few Streetfilms that no […]

Public Hearing on Downtown Brooklyn Parking Reforms

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Brooklyn Community Board 2 hosts this public hearing on a proposal to lower parking minimums in Downtown Brooklyn. From CB 2: IN THE MATTER OF an application submitted by the Department of City Planning pursuant to Section 201 of the New York City Charter, for an amendment of the Zoning Resolution of the City of […]