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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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The Art of Plastic Waste and Green Space

June 1, 2009
The Art of Plastic Waste and Green Space

I live on the edge of Propsect Park (the Brooklyn quartered Olmstead and Vaux masterpiece, for you unfamiliar readers). This location affords me the privilege of easy access to green, open space and I take advantage of this privilege often. On the Mondays that follow beautiful weekend weather, however, I usually avoid strolling across the […]

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Sustainable Farming North of NYC

May 19, 2009

A few weeks ago I posted a little piece on where our organic milk comes from.  I’ve got something similar this week.  But rather than milk, I’ll be visiting a source of veggies.  And eggs.  And meat. All these edibles are grown, as sustainably as possible, at Stone Barns in Tarrytown (you may have seen […]

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Green Spring Cleaning

May 4, 2009

I take great pride in punctuality but when it comes to the yearly ritual of spring cleaning, I always manage to postpone things until the last possible moment. The procrastination can be blamed squarely on my knowing that with every vernal purge, I poison plants and fish in the New York harbor. I put up […]

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In a Time of Recession, Brookhaven Grows

May 4, 2009

Its a Good Time to be In Science As industries across America feel the pain of recession and companies continue to shrink their payrolls, there is a beacon in the smog.  And that beacon, is Long Island. Seriously, it is. As was reported in the New York Times on Friday, Brookhaven National Lab is starting […]

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