Movies With A View at Brooklyn Bridge Park →
July 9 Raising Arizona July 16 The Maltese Falcon July 23 Paper Moon July 30 To Catch A Thief August 6 The Return Of The Pink Panther August 13 Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid August 20 Catch Me If You Can August 27 Edward Scissorhands
There is a fighter jet chasing a large plane - can see it from my window over the ny harbor. strange… update: I think its gone now. wonder what that was all about? “A plane was reported as flying low over the Hudson River — FAA officials say a photo-shoot was taking place and there is no cause for alarm.”
CUNY Institute for Urban Systems - NYC Building... →
This is a great resource - congrats Nora!
2050ad: I’ve been working at the CUNY Building Performance Lab for two years and have gotten a lot of blank stares when I explain what we do — improve the energy efficiency of NYC’s commercial buildings through a number of programs. (People usually think of green buildings as new construction — frankly, no new building is going to save the world. It’s improving what we’ve got that’ll make the...
Maria's Libraries fundraising bike ride! →
Bike Ride to Coney Island, $30 minimum donation April 25, NYC Meet at the 95th Street entrance to Riverside Park for an easy ride to Coney Island. There will be a second start in Prospect Park at 10am. Hot dogs and other refreshments, including the beach, await! Ride home on the subway or on your bike. We will offer a very easy-paced guided ride from the 95th Street and...
happycap: The first seven minutes of The Brothers Bloom, with a short introduction by writer / director Rian Johnson, via hulu. The film opens in select cities on May 15 with a wider release on May 29. I’m looking forward to checking it out. That one-legged cat is brilliant. I’m stoked to see this. And, yes that one-legged cat is pretty amazing.
You are kind and broad-minded. Lucky numbers 16, 36, 9, 51, 30, 31 Map - “di tu” I really liked this fortune, though I take it more as a current fact. What lies ahead, I assume, will stem from either my kindness or my broad-mindedness, or perhaps both.
Tea and Brilliance...
I just discovered something wonderfully economic AND delicious. I make some tea in the morning and drink it, maybe fill up the mug again for round two of the tea bag. Then, by lunch - boom - I have iced tea. its pretty revolutionary, no? Low-tech at the very least.
The Challenge of Recipes on Twitter →
Honeyed Tagine: brwn lb/500g yam or lamb/T oil&butter/t tumeric&ging&s+p&cinn; +c onion&carrot9m; +c broth/3T honey/9prune. Cvr~h@400F/205C.
water treatment facility + urban waterfront park - George Trakas
black + blum - products →
If the bear starts eating you, it is no longer being defensive– In Case of Attack: Staying Safe in Bear Country (via CONSTANT SIEGE) (via ronenreblogs) what an incredible quote. i really really love it.
"Do you think Tracy drinks beer?"
noraleah: Andrea asked me while she was doing Tracy’s Mat DVD yesterday. “I doubt it,” I said. “If she drinks at all, it’s proably one glass of wine or a low-calorie cocktail, like vodka and soda.” Let me revise that: after reading the W article, I’m pretty certain she never drinks at all (but I’ll ask her on Sunday!). Okay, so alcohol’s out … but “Tracy’s Green Juice” is in! From W… Tracy...
For your enjoyment, things I hate! In no...
mandalay: When people talk about their dreams. One day this will drive me to violence. Actually this is definitely #1 on the list. Slow internet connections. Fake, opportunistic or knee-jerk feminism. Thoughtless, repetitive liberalism (current, not classic). Conservatives who whine about taxes. IT’S BEEN 200+ YEARS. ACCEPT IT ALREADY. Airport security morons. IT’S BEEN 7+ YEARS. LEARN THE...
Thrift can take lasting hold of a consumer society, to disastrous effect.– The New York Times I keep reading about how saving is the worst thing for the economy. The New York Times article from which the above quote is taken described Japanese savers as “dead weight.” The underlying assumption is that we must consume more and more to keep the economy growing. People...