Archive for December 2007

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Merry Christmas

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Bed Stuy Blog Raises Bike Consciousness

For those of us who conduct many of our activities (shopping, errands, visiting friends, etc.) by bicycle, sharing the road safely with motor vehicles is a daily concern. Thanks to Bed Stuy Blog for putting this neighborhood interest topic on the radar: Cycling is great for your health (or, it is when you’re not mowed […]

Post-Holiday Recycling Event!

Are you expecting a new iPod or DVD player or computer from Santa? Don’t throw the old one in the garbage — save it for Sustainable Flatbush’s Post-Holiday E-Waste Recycling event! If the stars align correctly, we will make some local pickups with a cargo bike! Sustainable Flatbush Cortelyou Road E-Waste Recycling Event, Summer 2007 […]

Flatbush Arts!

Flatbush Arts!

Marlborough and Newkirk, artist’s storefront Okay, you know you’re a Bad Blogger when other blogs write about your projects before YOU do. A few weeks ago I set up an online group called Flatbush Arts, and promptly notified a few local blogs. Brooklyn Junction jumped on this piece of local news and posted about it […]

TONIGHT: Imagine Flatbush 2030

Tonight is the second of four community visioning meetings for Imagine Flatbush 2030, to be held at Brooklyn College’s new Conference Center. Everyone is invited. Local blog Brooklyn Junction provides the perfect summary of why this process is so important: Come out to the meeting tonight and I think you’ll see why I, and a […]

More on Bottled Water

More on Bottled Water

Back in May I wrote my first post about the unsustainability of bottled water, and it has been gratifying to see the growing attention being focused on this issue over the last few months. Today the Bottled Water Story continues, with this very informative article from Earth Policy about efforts around the world to move […]

Imagine Flatbush 2030 Community Meeting

Imagine Flatbush 2030 Community Meeting

In case the print is too small to read, I’ll repeat it here: Come and participate in a special dialogue about the future of Flatbush. The Flatbush Development Corporation (FDC) and the Municipal Art Society (MAS) are inviting you to take part in Imagine Flatbush 2030 — a community visioning and dialogue process — designed […]

Reminder: Monthly Meeting December 3rd!

Next Sustainable Flatbush monthly meeting: Monday December 3rd, 7pm 462 Marlborough Road (between Ditmas and Dorchester) Committees will report on their activities and plans, including: R3 Committee Post-Holiday Electronics Recycling Event January 5 and 6, 2008 Livable Streets Committee Central Brooklyn Transportation Conference to be held at Brooklyn College, early February 2008 Gardening Committee Neighborhood […]

Snow Day

Snow Day

First snow of the season here in Brooklyn. photo by Keka