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Oct 15, 2011

#OccupyWallStreet Demonstrators To Protest In East Village

Demonstrators linked to #OccupyWallStreet are going to picnic in East Village, Manhattan's Tompkins Square Park at noon Saturday. The picnic in the park will be followed by a general assembly which, according to one activist, will include "food to share, drums, musical instruments, art supplies anything else you can think of to make this a fun and noisy but peaceful occupation." Some protesters have considered staying overnight.

  • Some East Village locals think this particular protest is "a somewhat misguided venture," taking ...

    Some East Village locals think this particular protest is "a somewhat misguided venture," taking focus off the anti-corporate-greed messaging in the Financial District and instead just causing racket in a residential neighborhood.

  • After the plans to protest were announced, Tompkins Square Park officials posted new signs assign...

    After the plans to protest were announced, Tompkins Square Park officials posted new signs assigning a new curfew.

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