Slaughter Protest, Silent Meals, Purple Bushes, Catalytic Thieves, Awkward Advertising, G Update – The Hook-Up 9/23
A couple years ago some uninformed owners of new condos complained about this local chicken slaughterhouse, which was kind of funny. But, now there’s going to be a protest next week at Greenpoint Avenue’s famous “Live Poultry Slaughter” by local and national activists. (BK Eagle)
Don’t like listening to someone’s kids running around and screaming while you’re out to dinner? Local Greenpoint restaurant, Eat, has started monthly supper events where no one is allowed to make any noise. (NY Observer)
The Times did an article about some of the lesser known parks of NYC, including our very own Lentol Garden: “Through iron gates, passers-by can feast their eyes on plump hydrangea blooms, purple and ivory butterfly bushes and a magnificent Chinese dogwood, now displaying clusters of raspberrylike fruit.” I will never look at that fenced off brush right off the BQE again!
A Greenpoint resident is suing Getty after her image was used without permission in an AIDS awareness campaign that labeled her as HIV positive. Not cool. (NY Magazine)
And finally, here’s an update on the “3,000 feet of track and 60,000 feet of cable inside the tube that carries G service between Brooklyn and Queens.” (RT&S)