Monday, December 22, 2008


In order from left to right:
1. Wicker ottoman & lounge chair w/ printed cushion. (lounge chair not shown) $25
2/3. Wooden table w/ carvings (removable top) $40 SOLD
4. Wooden table - to be used as dinning table or desk $50 - (table w/ chairs $70) or
(chairs sold separately) $10 each) SOLD
5. Wardrobe 5 shelves and pull out drawer at the bottom
(comes apart 4 sections 160h x 50d x 23w) $600
6. 7 drawer multi unit $40
7. Red recliner chair (from Denmark) $80 SOLD
8. Round table (removable top) $10 SOLD
9. Piano bench $10

For more info. or to buy please contact: George at:

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Arise Collective, a new grassroots community development organization based in Bed Stuy, is organizing an exciting community event. On December 19th Arise Collective presents Drive for the Stuy, a benefit for the Bed Stuy Campaign Against Hunger. The event will include a food and coat drive, silent auction, live grafitti painting, DJs, live hip-hop and apppearances by members of the FELA! Broadway musical. The event will be hosted by Toni Blackman, the United States Hip Hop Ambassador.

Items up for silent auction include:
-Gift Certificate to Embora Health & Wellness Center,a world renowned yoga center based in Fort Greene
-Gift Certificate to Angel Feet Reflexology, the first reflexology salon in New York
-Hobby Horse print (3 color handpulled on orchid paper) donated by Brooklynite Gallery
-Knitting/Crochet work done by Zwati Rucks
-Belly Dancing classes from Belly Dancing for Change
-Vintage East African Batik (2 pieces), donated by Gerry Chisolm
-1 Hour Guitar Lesson from Travis Tench,
-Street/Pop Art from Justin Norris

Hosted by Toni Blackman: United States Hip Hop Ambassador

Lineup includes:
DJ Chela
DJ Scandeles
DJ Ace of Spades
Von Pea (from Tanya Morgan
Che Grand
Spec Boogie
Hasan Salaam
Calvin Booker (from the FELA! Broadway musical)
Bless Roxwell
Blacastan Misnomer (s)
ATLas Rosetta Stoned

Closing ceremony with Gerry Chisolm
Live Grafitti by MERES (5POINTZ)
Food Courtesy of Malcom X Pizza

All proceeds go to Bed Stuy Campaign Against Hunger

Event Details
Date: Friday, December 19, 2008
Time: 7:00pm - 11:30pm
Location: St. Phillips Episcopal Church Street: 334 MacDonough St. on the Decatur side
Cost: FREE with 3 cans of food or coat donation, $7 without

Attached is the e-flyer. Please spread!

For more details about artist lineup, please check out the official press release for the event!