Archive for May, 2008

Hot and Hazey. But not in the Park.

May 27, 2008
Hot and Hazey. But not in the Park.

Our Urban Amazon Having just returned from the West Coast and a city which requires wool coats of its residents at 8AM, then t-shirts at noon and wool again in the evening, I was actually enjoying the mugginess for a moment before. Now I am just envisioning a sweaty subway platform at rush-hour, appreciating my […]

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CISC on WNYC

May 18, 2008

And Reporting Live from the Better West Coast Apologies to readers who have been looking to the Sustainable Cities Blog for upcoming events, running commentary and all things green and considered in NYC. The blog has been on hiatus–along with me, on vacation in sunny California. But while on this voyage filled with traffic (lots […]

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Park Life and City Movement

May 12, 2008

Imagine if Your City was one Big Park As part of their Urban Forest Project, Baltimore is running an exhibit called the Park Life/City Movement. Initial inspiration for their Urban Forest Project came from New York City’s which took place in 2006. Baltimore’s concept is somewhat different. While the New York project focussed primarily on […]

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Is the Result of Spring Cleaning Clogging Your Hallway?

May 8, 2008
Is the Result of Spring Cleaning Clogging Your Hallway?

Bring it to the Swap Fest this Weekend! People throw away the craziest stuff in this city. My family members who live in the West Village–an area that experiences lots of upper echelon move ins and outs these days–have practically equipped my kitchen with the stainless steal appliances in it. They were on the sidewalk […]

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School on the Hudson

May 7, 2008
School on the Hudson

The New School to be Exact Eugene Lang College, of the New School offers a course each year entitled Lang on the Hudson in which students learn about the Hudson River estuary, harbor geography and the policies that are shaping the use of this water way after many years of neglect. Then they build a […]

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