The Milk Row creative zone — home of the pirateship — was under threat recently from a rezoning plan at the Somerville City Hall. The re-zoning was withdrawn, but we’ve been trying to organize a bit better to be able to meet such threats in the future; the proposal might be revised and re-submitted, for example.
I just did a doodle of the zone, which extends from Church St. to Dane St, Somerville Ave to the railroad tracks, including Market Basket and a bunch of other buildings. Maybe we should make some posters!
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I like being a whole scene from a movie, so this year I chose a real classic — the scene where the Delorean flies over the billboard and gets stuck in the pennants in Back the Future II. Note inaccurately placed flux capacitor (also not 1.21 gigawatts) — forgive my not wanting to install actual tinted glass or working gullwing doors so I could show off that piece of hardware. I ran out of time while making mini pennants. Original scene at bottom.
We just launched this project at Public Lab for all you geek gardeners out there.
“How many are there?”
I’ve been looking for this clip for a long time: