Nov. 16, 2007 at 10:28pm
Here are more urban...shall we call them pioneers trying to get a handle of "alledged" crime in their neighborhoods through videotaping, the internet and U Tube. They are interesting. Make up your own mind as to the activities videotaped. Some show more than others. (Let's not jump to conclusion about the acitivities. However, I did not know so many people were tobacco pipe smokers in Tacoma or that Pepsi made an oversize can.)
What does it all mean? I think its a good sign that Tacomans are trying to reclaim areas of the city which have been neglected for decades and considered useful for little more than for Department of Corrections placements.
700 Block of Tacoma Avenue : Sunday Nov. 11, 2007 Morning
7th and Tacoma Ave
More Tacoma Avenue
Portland and 72nd
Thanks to Scott "Word on the Street" Fontaine for identifying many of these videos.
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by KevinFreitas on 11/17/2007 @ 7:20am
|I've seen a couple of these before and applaud them for posting. Reminds me of Hanan's efforts before threats got to her. I think it's a great way to get this message/cry for help out there.|
by Erik on 11/17/2007 @ 12:35pm
|Reminds me of Hanan's efforts before threats got to her. I think it's a great way to get this message/cry for help out there.
I agree. I know for sure at least one of these made a difference. The Portland and 72nd one plays like a B Horror movie (that's a compliment by the way) and has had alot of public attention to it.
I love the music playing with the clips.
by AP on 11/17/2007 @ 5:02pm
|Wow. I'm definitely going to take a closer look next time I'm over that way. Great footage. Brave, going in there!|
by Erik on 11/18/2007 @ 8:25pm
|The interesting thing is that one of them is in front of Pierce County Alliance which is supposed to be a treatment center....during the day.|
by Erik on 11/24/2007 @ 2:20pm
|Somehow all of these videos have now been taken off of u tube. Strange.|
by Erik on 12/8/2007 @ 12:05am
|For some reason, all of the crime videos have now been re-posted to U Tube by the authors.
They could be removed again at any time so you may want to check them out.
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