A smog-eating tower will soon go up in the Netherlands city of Utrecht. On the outside, 10,000 trees and shrubs — nearly half the amount found in New York's Central Park — will fill the skyscraper's facade, roof, and balconies. Inside,...Show More Summary
Buffalo is not landscape architecture central. Aside from a large Olmsted park system (that’s been adulterated in spots), I find many WNY public landscapes uninspired. Private gardens are the thing here; almost 500 of them will be open to the public next week. However, I do have a favorite local landscape architect. I’ve written before […]
Yesterday's high was 94 degrees in Central Park, the tenth day of the year in which the temperature reached at least 90, and tying it with June 13th as the hottest day of the year. Ten 90-degree days through yesterday is close to the long-term average. [ more › ]
Churning columns of smoke from a massive Central Valley fire are creating a haunting landscape from Yosemite National Park to Lake Tahoe.
More than 3,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has forced almost 5,000 people from homes near Yosemite National Park in Central California. The fire has burned more than 100 square miles and was 10% contained on Thursday. (July 21)
A raging wildfire in central California that has forced thousands from their homes spread rapidly on Thursday, threatening a town outside Yosemite National Park, fire officials said. The so-called Detwiler Fire, which is menacing Mariposa and other communities in the Sierra Nevada foothills, is...
In Los Angeles, for example, car parking takes up 17,020,594 square meters of land. Two of the massive parking lots next to Dodger Stadium in L.A.–together roughly the size of Grand Central Station, or twice as big as the Pentagon–have room for thousands of cars. Show More Summary
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — At least 15 members of the MS-13 street gang have been arrested on murder and other charges following a spate of bloodshed that included the massacre of four young men in a Long Island park and the killing of a suspected gang rival inside a deli, police said Wednesday.
PJ Harvey is on tour now in continued support of last year's The Hope Six Demolition. Having just played Pitchfork Festival, Polly Jean and her band returned to NYC for their second show in this city of 2017... Continue reading…
One hundred European starlings released in Central Park in 1890 have turned into 200 million across the U.S. today. Now scientists are looking into their genetic diversity.
OZY Fest is bringing Talib Kweli, Yuna, Jason Derulo and more to Central Park in New York City on Saturday (July 22). Continue reading…
A wildfire burning close to Yosemite National Park in Central California is moving towards a Gold Rush-era town and threatening 1,500 homes. The fire has burned at least 39 square miles. (July 19)
New York’s biggest-ever foreclosure auction, for a penthouse at the One57 luxury tower near Central Park, has been halted after a new creditor emerged saying it’s owed money—for... To view the full story, click the title link.
The for-rent advertisement on East 75th Street in Manhattan, just a half-block from Central Park, boasts natural light, a marble bathroom, and a granite kitchen. It sounds lovely, a gem of... To view the full story, click the title link.
The 2017 Hanukkah shows will be at Bowery Ballroom. Continue reading…
To Trump, the mere hint of a crime has always been enough to condemn and destroy, whether the alleged offender is Hillary Clinton or the Central Park Five.
Sunday's shows include a free Fela Kuti tribute in Central Park with Roy Ayers, A Place to Bury Strangers, Annie Hart, a Kinks tribute with Beverly and others, Mutual Benefit, Jonny Fritz/Cassandra Jenkins, and more. Continue readin...
The yacht and a $50 million condominium overlooking New York's famed Central Park were among the riches tied to dirty contracts awarded by Nigeria's former oil minister between 2011 and 2015, the US Justice Department said statement....Show More Summary
Sunday will mark the 17th annual NYC Triathlon, which will see athletes swimming the Hudson River, biking on the Henry Hudson Highway and Moshulu Parkway and then running in Central Park. But it's not all work and no play: Friday night, 500 triathletes stripped down to their underwear and ran 1.7 miles in Central Park for the annual Gildan Underwear Run. [ more › ]
I learned an invaluable blogging lesson from a herd of mouth breathers today in Central Park, New York City. Watch the video to see me explain: If you are like me you probably spent a fair amount of time straining and striving with your blog. Show More Summary