Archive for the Food Category

New Ways to Support the Local Food-Shed

October 12, 2011
New Ways to Support the Local Food-Shed

Regarding fresh, local food in the city, I feel like a veteran to many models. I have been a member of multiple Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs–and experienced the vegetable anxiety/overload that can come with that. “I can’t possibly go out this weekend. My greens will go bad.” I love the farmers market, but buying […]

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City Atlas Has Launched!

September 22, 2011
City Atlas Has Launched!

We are thrilled to announce that the City Atlas is now launched and running. We are still in a beta testing mode, but all of our content is up there and the site will be functioning, updated, and utilized from now on! Please do come and check it out for your self but a recap […]

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Hey New Yorkers! Other New Yorkers Need You!

September 1, 2011
Hey New Yorkers! Other New Yorkers Need You!

People love to talk about the big city/upstate divide. But really, I think most people are far less extreme and find wonderful, redeeming qualities in all parts of our great state. Now would be a good time to display that camaraderie, by  coming together to show a little love to parts of our home that […]

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What does a 1950’s Regulation Have to do with the Disappearance of Your Favorite Food Truck?

July 20, 2011
What does a 1950’s Regulation Have to do with the Disappearance of Your Favorite Food Truck?

No  “vendor, hawker or huckster shall park a vehicle at a metered parking space to offer merchandise for sale from the vehicle.” According to the New York Times, this Transportation Department regulation has been on the books for at least 60 years, but has not been actively enforced in recent memory. However, a May 24th […]

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Re-Imagining our Home

June 9, 2011
Re-Imagining our Home

One landscape at a time. Post 9-11 New York City has been left with what always appears to be an un-finished skyline, a reminder of what is not there. And while the Freedom Tower is set to fill the void in the next year or so, this picture that was featured on Inhabitat’s write up […]

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