Reclaimed Bicycle Repurposed As Outdoor Fountain in Public Art Installation

August 22, 2013

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When an abandoned rusted bicycle had outlived its usefulness as trustworthy transportation, American born and Berlin-based artist, Brad Downey, mounted it on an equally rusty bike rack then transformed it into a working fountain.

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With an established a reputation for … Read More…

An Edible Roundup: Where We’ve Been Eating Lately

August 16, 2013

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Lately we’ve featured a few can’t-miss culinary ventures, including tasty fried flowers prepared by a foraging chef, and an idyllic restaurant famed for its onsite laboratory and farm. Here’s a quick look back at the edible innovations we’ve been exploring, Read More…

My Visit to Hudson Valley’s Farm at Stone Barns

August 9, 2013

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Though I have been there several times, it’s a new experience each time I visit Stone Barns, a year-round working farm, living classroom, and laboratory set on a six acre parcel of the former Rockefeller estate, 80 acres in Pocantico Hills in Read More…

Artist Spins a Yarn With Parisian Street Art

July 28, 2013

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Move over perpetrators of urban graffiti, yarn and lego bombing, and even the pothole gardener!  

Artist Juliana Santacruz Herrera wove a tale in the streets of Paris to call attention to the city’s many potholes in need of repair.… Read More…

Paris Hidden Garden With History

May 26, 2013

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Photo: Adrian Leeds.

Hidden within the walls surrounding Paris’s National Archives, there lies a quiet haven of tranquil gardens perfect for a quiet city escape. Located in the heart of the Marais, one of the city’s most stylish neighborhoods, the Read More…

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