The Early Word: March Planned Against Gun Violence

Tish James, others to walk in wake of two fatal shootings in a month at Fort Greene Houses.

1. After the fatal shooting of Jaquan Webb and in separate incidents at Fort Greene Houses this month, community leaders and residents planned a march on April 1 against gun violence. Councilwoman Letitia James, D-Fort Greene, Church of the Open Door Rev. Mark Taylor and Ingersoll Tenants Association president Ed Brown, among others, will lead the demonstration, which will coincide with Palm Sunday. For the full route of the march, check out this Facebook page.

2. Via card-carrying Park Slope Food Co-op member (and editor of The Local New York Times blog) Gersh Kuntzman comes word that the fresh fruit and veggie purveyors will hold a debate about divesting itself of Israel-made products tonight in Fort Greene. For some background on the controversy, check out our Park Slope sister site's coverage and . , 29 Fort Greene Place. 7 p.m.

3. Led by Greenlight bookseller and former teacher Brette, and will read great contemporary and classic chapter books. This week: "Open Boat and Other Stories" by Stephen Crane. , 686 Fulton St. 6:30 p.m. Free.

4. Cheek by Jowl's production of John Ford's "'" continues its run tonight. BAM Harvey Theater, 651 Fulton St. 7:30 p.m. $25.

5. Alternate side parking rules are in effect.

Joe Gonzalez March 27, 2012 at 03:10 PM
Where is City Council Speaker and Mayoral wannabe Christine Quinn on the Trayvon Martin case? And, I ask aloud will Quinn show up at the planned Fort Greene anti-violence rally? is Fort Greene on Quinn's list of concerns?


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