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Urban Inspiration: Events I wish I could attend…

I have had a running list of events I find inspiring, but for one reason or another I can not attend, sitting on my desk for a while now. For the benefit of those that might be able to make it I

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Urban Inspiration: Events I wish I could attend…

I have had a running list of events I find inspiring, but for one reason or another I can not attend, sitting on my desk for a while now. For the benefit of those that might be able to make it I

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Winter Cities: Enduring or embracing our climate?

Ever since I moved from the tropics of Singapore to upstate New York, I have found myself having a much greater appreciation for the temporality of our daily weather. May it be taking advantage of a cooler than usual August day to

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Winter Cities: Enduring or embracing our climate?

Ever since I moved from the tropics of Singapore to upstate New York, I have found myself having a much greater appreciation for the temporality of our daily weather. May it be taking advantage of a cooler than usual August day to

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Urban Inspiration: Winter City Festivals

For those of us in cold climates it maybe hard to believe that we still have almost two months left of winter this year.  If you find yourself getting a little stir crazy trying to stay warm indoors, hopefully these examples of

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Urban Inspiration: Winter City Festivals

For those of us in cold climates it maybe hard to believe that we still have almost two months left of winter this year.  If you find yourself getting a little stir crazy trying to stay warm indoors, hopefully these examples of

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Little Libraries Building Communities

For the last ten years of my life university libraries have spoiled me. Where else can I go browsing for cookbooks and come home with a 1951 copy of the YWCA’s “Cookery Book of Malaya,” the more academically slanted “Can

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Little Libraries Building Communities

For the last ten years of my life university libraries have spoiled me. Where else can I go browsing for cookbooks and come home with a 1951 copy of the YWCA’s “Cookery Book of Malaya,” the more academically slanted “Can

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Gleaning from local farms to urban tables

Food is both a necessity and a luxury for many today. In particular the local food movement, although thriving in the U.S., is still unaffordable for some compared to cheaper mass-produced items at a supermarket. Thankfully cities like New York

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Gleaning from local farms to urban tables

Food is both a necessity and a luxury for many today. In particular the local food movement, although thriving in the U.S., is still unaffordable for some compared to cheaper mass-produced items at a supermarket. Thankfully cities like New York

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Small Interventions for Good

In the last six months I moved from a large Asian city to a small town in upstate New York, quit my job at a large university and now work for a much smaller organization, a coffee shop. I also

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Small Interventions for Good

In the last six months I moved from a large Asian city to a small town in upstate New York, quit my job at a large university and now work for a much smaller organization, a coffee shop. I also