The baby boomers had their revolution—civil rights, women’s rights, anti-war, anti-poverty—and now their children are having their own: the craft beer revolution….
Archives for March 2012
When we say Brandywine, or Moon and Stars, even Freckles and Deer Tongue, we smile, because we know what that means, and we all have our favorites.
I love seeds. I like looking at the catalogs, reading the descriptions, trying the varieties, saving them, collecting them, and trading them. I enjoy talking to seed growers and sellers and getting all nerdy about the different cultivators and reminiscing.
The mighty McCarren Park Pool – shuttered for almost thirty years – is set to reopen on June 28th, city officials confirmed.
Opening ceremonies are scheduled for 11:00am that day. The city hopes to have a “soft opening” of at least one section of the recreation center by Memorial Day according to several city sources. (This story is sourced from A Walk in the Park NYC)
While shutdowns have been the subject of much complaining and frustration among locals, a particular recent shutdown provoked Williamsburg, Greenpoint, and Bushwick residents to wonder why the mta’s project has taken seven years longer than it was supposed to, and whether the MTA cares about its ridership.
The glistening white mega-yacht navigates the placid waters of the East River at dusk, against the backdrop of a jaw-dropping Manhattan skyline. It gently pulls into the Domino marina where it disgorges its impeccably GQ outfitted owner nursing a vodka martini—shaken, not stirred—in hand, and sporting a designer-label white dinner jacket….