Blues for 475

"On a sleepy holiday weekend, when all we were thinking about was whether to do our laundry or not, they came down our hallways in formation, with axes in their hands, all pumped up. I've been in places of combat but I have never been so alarmed. They gave us five hours to leave."

- Guy Lesser re: the preemptive eviction at 475 Kent Avenue, of 300 artist families.

Something is deeply wrong in Brooklyn...