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Brooklyn’s DeKalb Market Made From Salvaged Shipping Containers

The DeKalb Market is taking the repurpose mantra seriously. The market which opened this past weekend and will be home to restaurants and local designers’ shops was built from 22 discarded shipping containers. From Inhabitat: Whether fully finished or still … Continue reading

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Bouncing Around

Some posts and news that caught my attention today: Beauty: 4 Myths About the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011 (from ecouterre). Business: SIGG’s US Bottle Distributor Files for Bankruptcy. Many consumers forked over some large dollar bills to purchase slick … Continue reading

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Sky High

When I lived in New York, my neighborhood park was an elevated train track. Just two blocks from my tiny apartment in a highly congested street, the High Line provided a calm area to take a casual stroll or just … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day!

Photos by Jenn, Mirth & Wonder

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Hester Street Fair – LES, NYC – Begins this Weekend

The Hester Street Fair will be kicking off this weekend in NYC. Brought to you by Suchin Park and Ron Castellano, the fair will include handcrafted and vintage items, as well as local green produce. Location is the abandoned lot … Continue reading

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Helen Levitt New York Street Photos

Helen Levitt was an American photographer that passed away last year and was known for her candid New York City street photos of the 1930s and 40s – of kids playing, of people just going about their business. Check out … Continue reading

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Seeding the City

Seeding the City – a plan for greening the urban experience – is the latest large scale public art project by artist Eve S. Mosher. Mosher says this project is all about POTENTIAL -potential for community action, potential for more … Continue reading

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