Sunday, October 01, 2006
Wednesday, September 06, 2006
Wednesday, August 02, 2006
Empanadas, Arepas and deep fried Chicharrón.
A remote soccer field in Brooklyn is one of the city's best-kept foodie secrets, a cornucopia of hard-to-find Latin specialties.
Every weekend from now through October, hungry New Yorkers in-the-know follow Latinos from the Metropolitan area to a corner of Red Hook for some of the best Hispanic food in the city.
"It's like you're home," said Juan Gomez, a truckdriver from El Salvador who travels from New Jersey on weekends to Red Hook Park for fried pupusas.
At first glance, the food stands look more like a shanty town than an open-air feast, which opened last weekend.
But behind the weather-beaten tarps and scratched-up vans, families from Mexico, El Salvador and other Latin American countries serve up tamales, tacos and other specialties - which rival the soccer games as the park's biggest draw.
Highly... HIGHLY... Recommended. Pic via The Lightning Field. Quote from NY Daily News.
Saturday, June 03, 2006
While visiting Boston for the weekend, we discovered that offshore Wind Farms are proposed for New England. Apparently there is quite a bit of controversy about the topic. Graphic from "Mass. is urged to lead the way on wind farms."
Saturday, May 27, 2006
Friday, May 26, 2006
I'm fascinated with these things lately... Photo courtesy of Luke Walker via Unbeige
Sunday, May 21, 2006
Thursday, November 10, 2005
Tuesday, September 27, 2005
Open House New York
The third annual Open House New York is taking place Saturday, October 8, and Sunday, October 9.
As part of the city’s Architecture Week, OHNY Weekend opens the doors to some of New York’s most celebrated achievements in architecture and design by providing free public access to 150 exceptional sites, many normally closed to the public, as well as tours, talks, walks, performances and family programs.For those who don't know, the annual event opens normally inaccessible private buildings to the public for the weekend. It's free of charge, and one of the best opportunities all year long to get a weekend-long architecture fix. Highly recommended.
Monday, September 26, 2005
...and now for something completely different
Artists erect giant pink bunny on mountain
An enormous pink bunny has been erected on an Italian mountainside where it will stay for the next 20 years.Via Ananova.
The 200-foot-long toy rabbit lies on the side of the 5,000 foot high Colletto Fava mountain in northern Italy’s Piedmont region.
Viennese art group Gelatin designed the giant soft toy and say it was “knitted by dozens of grannies out of pink wool.”
And Gelatin members say the bunny is not just for walking around - they are expecting hikers to climb its 20 foot sides and relax on its belly.