City Cycling Check-in

City Cycling Check-in

Eco-Sustainable Biking pedals to new Heights. A simple street-level view of our neighborhood is enough to confirm that bike commuting is getting more popular in Greenpoint. With the lack of parking spots, gridlock vehicle traffic, and ever-more-challenging public transportation, it’s not hard to see why. City officials are continuing their coordinated effort to make city streets…

Oh, Tannenbaum!

Oh, Tannenbaum!

All About Christmas Trees in NYC Of all the great pagan practical jokes shoehorned into modern American life, none looms larger than the Anglo-Saxon tradition of the Christmas Tree.  With its roots in Norse and Siberian tree-worshipping animism, the Christmas Tree arrives in our homes as a compound symbol, bearing the fruits of both ancient… Read More

Getting Trashed @ City Reliquary

Getting Trashed @ City Reliquary

Exploring the world of NYC Garbage at a new show New York is the most wasteful city on Planet Earth. According to a widely-cited National Academy of Sciences whitepaper, New Yorkers produce an average of just under 10,000 tons of garbage per day–the most in absolute terms of any major metropolis, and more than twice… Read More