Tonight: Park(ing) Day Planning Meeting

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Tonight, you are invited to a planning meeting to prepare for the previously discussed parking spot squat in New York City as a part of Park(ing) Day 2007. If you want to get involved, this is the place to be. Let’s show those San Franciscans who’s boss. 

When
August 2, 2007   6:30 pm   
Where
234 Garfield Place (bet. Seventh & Eighth Aves.), Park Slope, Brooklyn
RSVP
E-mail Lindsey Lusher at lindsey @ transalt . org

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