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Your Ticket To An Incredible 2016

Could Mayor de Blasio’s municipal ID program be the sleeper program to rejuvenate New York City? We all know this city is full of cultural gems, but now we no longer have an excuse to ignore them, just because we already experienced them once on a high school field trip or a first date. 852 more words

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UWS Residents Propose Natural History Museum Move Its Expansion to The Bronx

A contingent of Upper West Side residents is hoping the American Museum of Natural History will consider relocating—to the Bronx—a controversial expansion of its Central Park West headquarters. 764 more words

Mushroom Monday

All found on the same uprooted tree. This is possibly a Sandy fatality, meaning three years later, this supposedly “dead” thing is swarming with life.


Tough Love and Beautiful Colors: First Week of November

This week has been a hard one for me. I’m sure others have been feeling it, too, or at least felt out of sync. While it’s been my… 176 more words

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Tulip Trees (Liriodendron tulipifera) are some of the largest trees here in the East. In the woods, they tend to grow up very straight, as in the NYBG example below, shooting up quickly to get the light and not bothering with broadly branching. 84 more words


A Day With Frida Kahlo

The New York Botanical Garden recently hosted an exhibit; “Frida Kahlo: Art. Garden. Life.” It was an exhibition inspired by Kahlo’s life as an artist and her garden in La Caza Azul. 476 more words


The broad-winged hawks of the genus Buteo are named after the Latin name of the Common Buzzard. If that sentence doesn’t open up a can of Annelida, I don’t know what will. 127 more words