A fourth-generation beekeeper, Andrew Coté sells his “Taste-Bud Bursting Local Honey” at the Union Square Greenmarket every Monday and Wednesday. His honey, known as being hyper-local, comes from rooftops and community gardens in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, as well as Westchester County, New York.
Looking to spend a day admiring New York skyscrapers’ unique architecture or outlandish thingamajigs from centuries past, but aren’t quite sure where to begin your search? Plan this weekend’s trip and venture out into the city by checking out these programs and organizations that help you find ways to spend your time in New York.
Arturo O’Farrill is the leader of the Grammy Award-winning Afro-Jazz Latin Orchestra. French guitarist Stephane Wremble plays locally, but his scores for Woody Allen’s films have been heard in cinemas around the world.
Most of the 100,000 pending foreclosures in New York State will eventually end up at an auction. A group of activists are trying to halt some of these auctions through song.
While the city is in the process of making its data transparent, the work of one nonprofit illuminates what the future of urban systems might look like.
Local and ethnic media reporters and organizations that serve non-English speakers and explore issues often untouched by mainstream news had their night out.