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Posts Tagged ‘Food’

Greenmarkets Bring Healthy, Local Food to New York Year-Round

By Omar Atia • Sep 2nd, 2012 • Category: Features

Amidst the noise and frenzy of downtown Manhattan, one outdoor food market stands unaltered by the urban rush of its surroundings. That market is the Union Square Greenmarket, an anomaly in its setting that feels better suited for the tranquil reserves of the Catskills than one of New York City’s busiest intersections. Over the decades, [...]



In Cupcake Land, Neither Size Nor Age Matter

By Ashley Torres • Jan 24th, 2011 • Category: Editorial, Lead Story

By Ashley Torres, Melissa Julien and Ariel Marx Picture the perfect dessert. It’s no bigger than the palm of your hand, comes in a seemingly endless variety of flavors, and costs less than a slice of pie.  It may sound like something out of a fairytale, but this confectionary treat is available at nearly every [...]



With Subway Construction Come the Creepy-Crawly Critters

By Meredith Deacon • Dec 20th, 2010 • Category: News

By Meredith Deacon Walk along Second Avenue on the Upper East Side and you can’t escape the signs. Sidewalks are chopped and jagged, local shops and restaurants are noticeably barren of customers, and dust and debris are scattered along the road. Construction workers are hard to miss in their neon-orange vests as they drill and [...]



Anarchists Unite, and Eat, in Brooklyn

By Timothy Baker • Dec 20th, 2010 • Category: Features

By Tim Baker In an industrial section of South Williamsburg, there is a warehouse-style door, adorned with graffiti, distinguished from the dozens just like it on Flushing Street by a single piece of paper, taped at eye level once every two weeks. It reads: “Grub Inside!” Grub, as the biweekly gathering at “Surreal Estate” is [...]