Archive for August, 2009

RIP, Illinois “THE 1729” / Indiana “53T3364” / Illinios “5416870” / Illinois “D830176” / California “5TVJ323” / New York “EJM6485”

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

After fourteen years, my car has finally given up the ghost: I know it’s an inanimate object, but I still feel sad. 14 years is a long time. It was my first car, and hugely important to me both economically and emotionally (my parents bought it for me as a gift when I was 24 — thank […]

Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s position on stolen bikes is clear.

Monday, August 17th, 2009

The bike thief will probably never see it… but perhaps the thief isn’t the intended audience:

Help Brainstorm a Grant Application!

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

We’re brainstorming a grant application over at — lend a hand if you can. Here’s the paragraph from the foundation’s page that made me sit up and take notice (emphasis added): “Grants are also made to support efforts to strengthen areas that directly affect the context in which artists work. In 2006 the Foundation formally designated […]