April 09, 2012 at 4:00 am

Seven years ago, composer Craig Shepard packed a pocket trumpet and a musician’s composition notebook and set off for a month-long stroll across Switzerland. Along the way, Shepard traversed 250 miles, composing a piece of music every day and performing it precisely at 6:00 pm in the Swiss town squares, harbors, and mountaintops that he reached at the end of […]

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April 05, 2012 at 4:00 am

What do you do with the stuff you no longer want? The Salvation Army is a charitable option for things not too well past their wear. Craigslist is great if you want to recoup a few bucks and maybe make a personal connection. In handling its own cast-offs, the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has found a solution, much to nostalgia collectors’ […]

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