Artist Crochet-Bombs NYC’s Astor Place Cube Sculpture (Video)

October 6, 2011 by  
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Photo: via Animal New York In big, gritty cities, ‘bombing’ things with soft yarns is all the rage. From crocheted bikes to knitted plant pockets , “yarn bombing” is a way for citydwellers and guerilla artists alike to make their mark with something else other than spray paint, while also livening up a… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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New York City’s Astor Place to Become a Green Pedestrian Dream

January 7, 2011 by  
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Images courtesy of W X Y architecture + urban design The city of New York has just unveiled a green plan for the heart of the East Village that’s going to make the lives of pedestrians much safer. If you’ve ever been to the East Village, you’ve probably worried for your safety while trying to make your way across the perilous intersection of Astor Place and Cooper Square — a strange convergence of what seems like dozens of diagonally crossing streets. Luckily, the city is planning to lower the danger level and up the green credentials of this historic section of the city by creating a series of pedestrian walkways and plazas that will cut down on traffic and make the experience a little more harmonious for everyone

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree at Mulchfest 2011

January 7, 2011 by  
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Instead of kicking your Christmas tree to the curb, bring it with you this weekend to your local park or community garden for Mulchfest 2011 to turn it into mulch for city trees.  The event is part of GreeNYC , the mayor’s initiative to reduce the New York City’s carbon emissions by 30 percent by 2030. Read the rest of Recycle Your Christmas Tree at Mulchfest 2011 http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: christmas tree recycling , event , evergreen trees , Gardening , green events , GreeNYC , mulchfest , Mulchfest 2011 , new york city green events , new york city mulchfest , new york city parks , new york city recycling programs , recycling , recycling christmas trees , tree recycling , treecycling

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