Category: Woodstock

The NIMBYist surcharge: Part 3, no use of you running or screaming or crying

21 October, 2011 (09:48) | Affordability, Density, Development, Housing, New York, NIMBY, US News, Woodstock, Zoning |

[Concluded from yesterday’s Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.]   By: David A. Smith   One generation got old One generation got sold This generation got no destination to hold Jefferson Airplane, Volunteers, Woodstock 1969   Jefferson Airplane, Woodstock   As we saw yesterday, via a September 13, 2011 New York Times story (supplemented by […]

The NIMBYist surcharge: Part 2, all this fussing and fighting, man

20 October, 2011 (10:10) | Affordability, Density, Development, Housing, New York, NIMBY, US News, Woodstock, Zoning | 2 comments

[Continued from yesterday’s  Part 1.]   By: David A. Smith   Mm, gonna try with a little help from my friends Joe Cocker, With a Little Help from My Friends, Woodstock 1969 Joe Cocker at Woodstock   Yesterday we dug beneath the surface of peace-and-love Woodstock, New York, profiled in a September 13, 2011 New […]

The NIMBYist surcharge: Part 1, I’m going up the country, baby

19 October, 2011 (10:54) | Affordability, Density, Development, Housing, New York, NIMBY, US News, Woodstock, Zoning |

By: David A. Smith   If you can’t beat it, bankrupt it?    If you smile at me, I will understand Because that is something everybody everywhere does in the same language – Crosby Still & Nash, Wooden Ships   That seems to be the strategy of a diverse coalition of affordable housing opponents, united […]