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April Showers Bring Magnolias

Things are really blooming in Union Square Park, and we’ve seen tons of gorgeous pictures of our bright pink magnolias popping up while scrolling through… 54 more words

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Exploring New Workouts

Monday night I went to a free trial class of a new running/ workout class in New York City called FitnessRuns.

They offer 30 or 60 minute outdoor classes at parks around the city that incorporate running + strength, drills or yoga. 306 more words


The "QueensWay"

Tonight I attended a community workshop for my area of Queens at a local highschool. It was to discuss the possibility of developing a “linear park & cultural greenway” over 3.5 miles of unused, in disrepair, railroad tracks. 152 more words


NYC Wildlife After Hours

Two nights ago, around nine o’clock, I leaned over the retaining wall at Riverside Park to look for raccoons, and found a raccoon looking right back at me. 425 more words

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A Glimpse of the Hudson Yards Plaza

Landscape architects Nelson Byrd Woltz have released some new renderings for the Hudson Yards Plaza. [newyorkyimby]



Day 72 (March 13, 2014) – New York, New York

I remember the days when you wouldn’t dare walk through a NY park after sunset. The days the parks (even Central Park) were filled with unsavory types, juvenile misfits and the occasional gang or two.   326 more words

Red-tail at Work

I’m not sure what to make of the collection of twigs amassed by the Cathedral Red-tailed hawks atop Saint Peter’s canopy.

I posed the question on Twitter, and love the response I received from Robert of… 162 more words

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