Posts Tagged manhattan

Video: Urban Food Prints and the Feasibility of Urban Agriculture

February 16, 2010

I came across a set of animations this weekend that I thought our readers would be interested in checking out.  The first is called “Foodprint Manhattan” and was presented by The Why Factory during last year’s Hudson Quadricentennial events on Governor’s Island.  (I wasn’t able to find a video with audio but the text is […]

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Green Space, Elevated

June 9, 2009

The High Line Park, located on Manhattan’s West Side, opened yesterday with much publicity (from the Post and the Times, among others). This morning’s thunderstorms made the photos from my own visit almost useless (and absolutely depressing) so I’ll let the above coverage and this video from a Sundance Channel series do the bulk of […]

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Manhattan, 400 Years Ago

May 26, 2009
Manhattan, 400 Years Ago

This summer will mark the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s arrival to the shores of New York, or to what was then known as the island of Mannahatta. There will be a vast array of quadricentennial (try saying that five times fast!) events up and down the river that was named after the eminent (or […]

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Electric Fish Deliveries

February 2, 2009
Electric Fish Deliveries

Supported in Part by CUNY I recently heard about an exciting initiative that in part exists thanks to our friends over at The Center for Sustainable Energy. The project is actually a van–an electric one that belongs to a fish distributor based in The Hunts Point Cooperative Market. This commercial market is the largest food […]

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Tools for Urban Sustainability Event

January 26, 2007
Tools for Urban Sustainability Event

The Inwood Hill Nature Center invites you to join them this Saturday, January 27th, at 11 a.m. for a free special program and lecture called Tools for Urban Sustainability, featuring Toby Hemenway, author of best-selling Permaculture book Gaia’s Garden. The Inwood Hill Nature Center is located in Manhattan at 218th St. and Indian Road, inside […]

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