Earth Day

About that Sculpture on the Bowery, and the Woman Encouraging Social Distancing

Posted April 22, 2020 at 5:05 am

If you’re walking past the southwest corner of East Houston and the Bowery today, you might see a colorful sculpture dangling from a tree. It’s the work of a longtime local artist in commemoration of Earth Day (today is the fiftieth anniversary). Artist Carmen Einfinger, who has lived at 276 Bowery since 1999, is behind […]

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‘Green Roofs’ Are Now Mandatory in New York City

Posted April 22, 2019 at 5:03 am

It’s not easy bein’ green, but if you’re a developer, that may become the norm going forward. Capitalizing on the halo of Earth Day, City Council last Thursday passed the Climate Mobilization Act, a sweeping suite of measures aimed at reducing greenhouse gases released from buildings around the city. The carbon emissions package includes three […]

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First Street Green Reopening for Earth Day

Posted April 17, 2012 at 11:18 am

First Street Green, the group that started the initiative to clean up the rat infested alleyway at 33 East First Street, is hosting a grand opening to kick off their first season of cultural programming.

Free Earth Day Brownie Sundaes at Whole Foods

Posted April 22, 2009 at 10:01 am

In celebration of Earth Day, the three Whole Foods outposts downtown will be handing out free brownie sundaes. April 22Tribeca: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PMBowery: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM April 23Union Square: 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM We admittedly don’t shop at the over-rated Whole Paycheck. But, pardon the French, free shit is free […]