Posts Tagged ‘McPherson Square’

Photo: Woman with Guitar

McPherson Square.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Photos: Dead Prez / Head-Roc at Occupy DC

Full Gallery.  Dead Prez and Head-Roc at Occupy DC.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Photo: Man with Sharpie

McPherson Square, Dec. 18th.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Photo: Feeding Pigeons

McPherson Square, Dec. 18th.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Photo: Man Playing Toy Piano

McPherson Square, Nov. 20th.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

Do Occupiers Carve of Protest Symbols?

Despite the dismal weather, McPherson Square's Occupy DC contingent gathered in the protest's "library" tent on Saturday afternoon to carve pumpkins. About 15 people got crafty with the gourds; some stuck to traditional Halloween fare, but others embraced social-justice motifs. Occupiers noted that the pumpkins, donated from a local farm, are intended to light McPherson [...]

Photo: Dogs of Occupy D.C.

McPherson Square, October 24
From the series: Other People's Pets.

From Housing Complex: Want to Hold A Revolution? Don’t Do it In Freedom Plaza.

Lydia DePillis argues against occupying Freedom Plaza. Because it sucks:
All public spaces are not created equal, as we know. And Freedom Plaza, a vast expanse of concrete inlaid with representations of the White House and the Capitol Complex, is about as livable as a barren tundra. Tents have overflowed the small grassy patches, and are resting [...]

UPDATE: Man Hit, Killed by Train at McPherson Square Station, Likely Intentional, Delays Expected

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UPDATED: 3:08 p.m.
The victim was a male, there was no age available at the time, and the preliminary investigation indicates it was intentional, according to a WMATA spokesman. There were several witnesses and authorities will be reviewing surveillance footage from the station.
UPDATED 3:05 p.m.
A person was struck and killed by blue line train [...]

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