Occupy Wall Street

Dec 202012
Bay Ridge Kitchen Now Accepting Donations Through Fresh Direct!

NEWS: The call went out yesterday on Occupy Sandy’s website that the relief group’s Bay Ridge Kitchen is running low on both food and supplies. Fortunately for hurricane victims who rely on the 2000+ meals prepared daily at St. Johns Episcopal Church [461 99th Street], donating has never been easier.

Dec 142012
Seen In Bay Ridge Weekender: Occupy Sandy's Bay Ridge Kitchen

Seen In Photos: This week’s photo shows volunteers hard at work in Occupy Sandy’s Bay Ridge kitchen at St. John’s Episcopal Church [9818 Fort Hamilton Pkwy].

Nov 292012
In Storm's Aftermath, Sunset Park Church Serves As Center Of Occupy Sandy's Relief Efforts In Rockaways

NEWS: In an article for news magazine the Nation, reporter Ayasha Guerin documents the relief work Occupy Sandy has been undertaking in the storm-ravaged Rockaways. Unbeknownst to many, a Sunset Park church is serving as a crucial link in the Occupy supply chain.

Oct 122012

NEWS: Last Sunday, exactly eleven years to the day after American boots first hit the ground in Afghanistan, an AWOL soldier attempted to surrender to military authorities at Fort Hamilton.

May 012012
Bay Ridge Democrats meet tonight in support of fair elections, against big money in campaign finance

POLITICS: On the same day that Occupy Wall Street protestors stage a May Day general strike, the Bay Ridge Democrats, Brooklyn Chapter of the Working Families Party, Citizens Action NY, Common Cause, and MoveOn Brooklyn will meet at Longbow Pub & Pantry to kick-off a month-long push for “Fair Elections” – public financing of campaigns, lower campaign contribution limits and an end to pay-to-play politics – in New York State.