<div id="leftColumnTitle">DIRECTIONS</div> <div class="genericSection"> <div class="genericText"> <p class="margintop0 marginbottom0"><strong><span class="underline">BROOKLYN</span></strong><br /> <a href="#FTGREENE">FORT GREENE PARK</a>, FORT GREENE, BROOKLYN</p> <p class="margintop0 marginbottom0"><a href="#automotive">AUTOMOTIVE HIGH SCHOOL (AHS)</a>, Williamsburg<br /> <a href="#oacf">THE OLD AMERICAN CAN FACTORY (OACF)</a>, Gowanus (near Park Slope &amp; Carroll Gardens)<br /> BROOKLYN TECH <br /> <br /> <strong><span class="underline">MANHATTAN</span></strong><br /> <a href="#solarone">SOLAR ONE</a>, Stuyvesent Cove Park<br /> <a href="#OPENROADROOF">OPEN ROAD ROOFTOP PROJECT</a>, Lower East Side</p> <p class="margintop0 marginbottom0"><br /> <strong>NOTE:</strong> We have included maps and our own directions to each venue, as well as where at those particular venues shows will be held, what to do in the instance of rain, etc. We also provide transportation directions. We also encourage you to use <a href="http://hopstop.com/?city=newyork" target="_blank">hopstop.com</a> for your subway directions needs.<br /> <br /> For more information on the venues listed, please visit their websites where given and visit our <a href="venues.html">VENUES PAGE</a>. Please continue to support all our partner organizations.</p> <hr /> <strong>OPEN ROAD ROOFTOP PROJECT</strong> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="margintop0 marginbottom0"><strong>Lower East Side</strong></p> <p class="margintop0 marginbottom0"><a href="http://www.google.com/maps?q=350+Grand+St,+New+York,+NY+10002,+USA&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;z=16&amp;iwloc=addr&amp;om=1" target="_blank">CLICK FOR MAP</a></p> <p class="margintop0 marginbottom0"><strong>ADDRESS: 350 Grand Street between Essex and Ludlow</strong></p> <p class="margintop0"><strong>INFO:</strong> The Open Road Rooftop Project is atop what used to be Seward Park High School (the building now houses several different schools). You should enter at 350 Grand Street.</p> <p class="marginbottom0"><strong>by TRAIN</strong></p> <p class="margintop0 marginbottom0">Take the F, J, M, or Z to Essex / Delancey and walk south on Essex two blocks, make a right on Grand Street and enter at 350 Grand. .</p> <hr /> <a name="FTGREENE"></a> <br /><strong>FORT GREENE PARK</strong> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p class="margintop0 marginbottom0"><strong>Fort Greene, Brooklyn</strong></p> <p class="margintop0 marginbottom0"><a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?um=1&amp;tab=wl&amp;hl=en&amp;rlz=1T4GGIH_enUS212US212&amp;q=n.%20portland%20and%20myrtle,%20brooklyn,%20NY" target="_blank">CLICK FOR MAP</a></p> <p class="margintop0 marginbottom0"><strong>ADDRESS: N. Portland Ave and Myrtle Ave.</strong></p> <p class="margintop0"><strong>INFO:</strong> If you enter the park near N. Portland on the Myrtle Ave. side the park, you will see our big screen inflated there at the bottom of the hill.</p> <p class="marginbottom0"><strong>by TRAIN</strong></p> <p class="margintop0 marginbottom0">You can take almost any train that goes into Brooklyn to get near the park, including the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, B, Q, M, N, R, or G train. For walking directions from any of those trains you can look at <a href="http://www.fortgreenepark.org/images/FortGreenemap.pdf">this handy park map</a>.</p> <hr /> <br /> <a name="automotive"></a><strong>AUTOMOTIVE HIGH SCHOOL (AHS)<br /> Williamsburg, Brooklyn</strong><br /> <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&amp;hl=en&amp;q=50+bedford+ave+brooklyn+ny&amp;ll=40.724917,-73.966312&amp;spn=0.014733,0.047851&amp;om=1" target="_blank">CLICK for MAP</a><br /> <strong>ADDRESS:</strong> 50 Bedford Avenue, betwen N. 12 &amp; Lorimer.<br /> <strong>INFO:</strong> Just a few blocks north of the main drag and directly across Bedford Ave from McCarren Park. Enter at the BACK of the school, on Nassau Street. Shows are held on the <strong>lawn</strong> just north of the school. Picnics are encouraged. In the event of rain, shows are held indoors, in the school's beautiful auditorium.<br /> <br /> <strong>by TRAIN</strong><br /> <strong>L to Bedford Avenue</strong>: exit at the Bedford Avenue side of the train, at N. 7th Street. Walk north. Automotive High School is the only building past the schoolyard at North 12th Street, on the left side of the street.<br /> <br /> <strong>G to Nassau Avenue</strong>: Exit at the Nassau side of the train, at Nassau and Manhattan Aves. Walk south, toward McCarren Park. Nassau merges with Bedford Avenue at Lorimer Street, one block away. Cross Lorimer, and Automotive is the big brick building on your right. <hr /> <!--<a name="navyyard"></a><b>BROOKLYN NAVY YARD<br> Enter at 63 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn:</b><br> <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=clinton+ave+and+flushing+ave+brooklyn+ny&ie=UTF8&ll=40.698731,-73.969746&spn=0.014511,0.047936&om=1" _mce_href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&amp;hl=en&amp;q=clinton+ave+and+flushing+ave+brooklyn+ny&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;ll=40.698731,-73.969746&amp;spn=0.014511,0.047936&amp;om=1" target="_blank">CLICK for MAP</a><br> <b>LOCATION:</b> The entrance gate is at Flushing Ave @ Clinton Ave.<br> <b>INFO:</b> The building with the rooftop venue is located within the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Audience members will need to take a shuttle bus from the entrance of the Navy Yard to the roof. <br> <b>Please allow time to get on and off the buses. </b><br> <br> <b>by TRAIN:</b><br> <b>C to Clinton-Washington:</b> Exit at Clinton Avenue and Fulton Ave. Walk North on Clinton (toward Gates Ave). Look for us at the gate at Flushing & Clinton (8 blocks from Fulton).<br><br> <b>G to Clinton-Washington:</b> Exit at Clinton Avenue and Lafayette Ave. Walk North on Clinton (toward DeKalb Ave). Look for us at the gate at Flushing & Clinton (5 blocks from Fulton).<br><br> <b>by BUS:</b><br> There are several bus lines nearby. The <b>B57</b> runs down Flushing's entire length, starting in Downtown Brooklyn and ending in Queens. For other bus lines or more specific directions, see <b><a href="http://mta.info/nyct/maps/busbkln.pdf" _mce_href="http://mta.info/nyct/maps/busbkln.pdf" target="_blank">PDF of BROOKLYN BUS MAP here</a></b> <br><br><br> <a name="dctv"></a><b>DOWNTOWN COMMUNITY TELEVISION (DCTV)<br> TriBeCa, Manhattan:</b><br> <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=87+lafayette+new+york+ny&ll=40.717599,-73.983994&spn=0.014735,0.047851&om=1" _mce_href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&amp;hl=en&amp;q=87+lafayette+new+york+ny&amp;ll=40.717599,-73.983994&amp;spn=0.014735,0.047851&amp;om=1" target="_blank">CLICK for MAP</a> | <a href="http://dctvny.org/" _mce_href="http://dctvny.org/" target="_blank">Venue Website</a><br> <b>ADDRESS:</b> 87 Lafayette St. between Walker and White<br> <b>INFO:</b> Screenings here are held on the <b>rooftop</b> of this historic firehouse. It is an intimate venue with a limited capacity. We strongly encourage you to purchase tickets in advance for shows here. In the event of rain, shows are held indoors at the same location.<br><br> <b>by TRAIN:</b><br> Nearly every train goes near the intersection of Canal and Lafayette or Broadway, two to three blocks from DCTV.<br><br> <b>N, Q, R, W, 6 to Canal</b> is closest, with exits at Canal and Browadway, Lafayette, and Centre..<br><br> <b>A, C, E to Canal</b> is also nearby, at Canal and Avenue of the Americas.<br><br><br> <a name="highline"></a><b>THE HIGH LINE<br> Bortolami Dayan Gallery (outdoor area), Chelsea, Manhattan:</b><br> <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=open+road+park,+new+york+city&ll=40.734251,-73.984766&spn=0.014731,0.03386&om=1" _mce_href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&amp;hl=en&amp;q=open+road+park,+new+york+city&amp;ll=40.734251,-73.984766&amp;spn=0.014731,0.03386&amp;om=1" target="_blank">CLICK for MAP</a><br> <b>LOCATION:</b> Bortolami Dayan Gallery is located at 510 West 25th Street, Chelsea, Manhattan, between 10th and 11th Avenues.<br> <b>INFO:</b> The outdoor area is a blacktop adjacent to that building, under the High Line.<br><br> <b>by TRAIN:</b><br> <b>C, E to 23rd Street:</b> Exit at 23rd Street and 8th Avenue. Walk to 25th Street and 10th Avenue and take a left on 25th Street. The blacktop will be on your right. <br><br><br>--><a name="oacf"></a><strong>THE OLD AMERICAN CAN FACTORY<br /> Park Slope/Gowanus, Brooklyn:</strong><br /> <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&amp;hl=en&amp;q=232+3rd+st+brooklyn+ny&amp;ll=40.675203,-73.987942&amp;spn=0.014744,0.047851&amp;om=1" target="_blank">CLICK for MAP</a> | <a href="http://www.xoprojects.com/" target="_blank">Venue Website</a><br /> <strong>ADDRESS:</strong> 232 3rd Street at the corner of 3rd Avenue<br /> <strong>INFO:</strong> The entrance is up the stoop on 3rd Street. Audience members are then guided through the beatufiul, old building complex via signage, to the <strong>courtyard</strong> where a screen is set up, and further along to the <strong>roof</strong>, where another screen is set up (this venue features a dual projection, with the same films shown at the same time in both locations). If wine is served, it will be done in the courtyard. In the event of rain, shows will be held indoors in the lovely event space on the third floor.<br /> <br /> <strong>SPECIAL NOTE:</strong> Capacity on the rooftop is limited to 200 people. In the event we <strong>sell out</strong> the roof in advance, we will be accepting walk-up patrons for our lovely courtyard. The best way to guarantee yourself a spot on the roof is to <strong>buy a ticket in advance</strong>. <br /> <br /> <strong>by TRAIN</strong><br /> <strong>F, G to Carroll Street</strong>: Exit at the 2nd Place (south) side of the station. Cross Smith Street and turn left to walk downhill on 3rd Street for 3 blocks (you will cross the Gowanus Canal). We are just across 3rd Avenue, in the giant red brick building.<br /> <br /> <strong>M, R to Union Street</strong>: Exit at 4th Avenue and Union Street. Walk south (the first street you'll cross is President Street) 5 blocks and take a right on 3rd Street. We're the complex of red brick buildings at the corner of 3rd Avenue.<br /> <hr /> <!--<a name="openroad"></a><b>OPEN ROAD PARK<br> East Village, Manhattan:</b><br> <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=open+road+park,+new+york+city&ll=40.734251,-73.984766&spn=0.014731,0.03386&om=1" _mce_href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&amp;hl=en&amp;q=open+road+park,+new+york+city&amp;ll=40.734251,-73.984766&amp;spn=0.014731,0.03386&amp;om=1" target="_blank">CLICK for MAP</a> | <a href="http://www.openroadny.org/Park/openroadpark.htm" _mce_href="http://www.openroadny.org/Park/openroadpark.htm" target="_blank">Venue Website</a><br> <b>LOCATION:</b> Open Road Park is between 12th Street and 11th Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue A, in the East Village, Manhattan.<br> <b>INFO:</b> Enter the park on 12th Street. Events at this venue are held outdoors rain or shine.<br><br> <b>by TRAIN:</b><br> <b>L to 1st Avenue</b>: Exit at 14th Street and 1st Avenue. Walk down 1st Avenue and take a left on 12th Street.<br><br> <b>4, 5, 6, N, Q, R, W to Union Square:</b> Exit at Union Square and 4th Avenue or Broadway. Walk downtown and take a left on 12th Street. You will hit the park after 3 to 5 blocks.<br><br> <b>F to 2nd Avenue</b>: Exit at 1st Avenue and Houston. Walk up 1st Avenue and take a right on 12th Street. <br><br><br> <a name="pier63"></a><b>PIER 63 MARITIME<br> Chelsea, Manhattan:</b><br> <a href="http://pier63maritime.com/p63m_how_do_i_get_there.htm" _mce_href="http://pier63maritime.com/p63m_how_do_i_get_there.htm" target="_blank">DIRECTIONS & MAP</a> | <a href="http://pier63maritime.com/" _mce_href="http://pier63maritime.com/" target="_blank">Venue Website</a><br> <b>LOCATION:</b> 23rd Street and the Hudson River. For directions to this venue, <a href="http://pier63maritime.com/p63m_how_do_i_get_there.htm" _mce_href="http://pier63maritime.com/p63m_how_do_i_get_there.htm" target="_blank">PLEASE CLICK HERE</a><br> <b>INFO:</b> Events are held on the pier. The venue is oudoors but sheletered so in the event of rain shows go on at the same location.<br><br><br>--> <a name="solarone"></a><strong>SOLAR ONE<br /> Stuyvesent Cove Park, Manhattan:</strong><br /> <a href="http://solar1.org/about/map/index.html" target="_blank">DIRECTIONS &amp; MAP</a> | <a href="http://solar1.org/" target="_blank">Venue Website</a><br /> <strong>LOCATION:</strong> 23rd Street amd the East River. For directions to this venue, <a href="http://solar1.org/about/map/index.html" target="_blank">PLEASE CLICK HERE</a><br /> <strong>INFO:</strong> Events are held in the blacktop of this venue. Details on what to do in the event of rain comeing soon. <hr /> <a name="office"></a><strong>ROOFTOP FILMS OFFICE<br /> The Old American Can Factory, Gowanus, Brooklyn</strong><br /> <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&amp;hl=en&amp;q=232+3rd+st+brooklyn+ny&amp;ll=40.675203,-73.987942&amp;spn=0.014744,0.047851&amp;om=1" target="_blank">CLICK for MAP</a> | <a href="http://www.xoprojects.com/" target="_blank">Venue Website</a><br /> <strong>ADDRESS:</strong> 232 3rd Street at the corner of 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn<br /> <strong>INFO:</strong> The entrance is up the stoop on 3rd Street, we're Studio D-101. On the first floor, we're the first door on the right when you come in. <br /> <br /> <strong>by TRAIN</strong><br /> <strong>F, G to Carroll Street</strong>: Exit at the 2nd Place (south) side of the station. Cross Smith Street and turn left to walk downhill on 3rd Street for 3 blocks (you will cross the Gowanus Canal). We are just across 3rd Avenue, in the giant red brick building.<br /> <br /> <strong>M, R to Union Street</strong>: Exit at 4th Avenue and Union Street. Walk south (the first street you'll cross is President Street) 5 blocks and take a right on 3rd Street. We're the complex of red brick buildings at the corner of 3rd Avenue.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /></div> </div>
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