“The Biggest Little Farm” showing tomorrow 1pm near Columbus Circle, Manhattan

Highly recommend “The Biggest Little Farm” - wonderful PG movie showing diversity & nature’s balance solving problems from coyotes, birds, snails to water issues. Visually stunning. A positive environmental movie. Showing Sunday the 7th at 1pm, 1871 Broadway between W 61st and 62nd. Advance tickets and other movie times at http://www.NewPlazaCinema.com This is the group … Continue reading “The Biggest Little Farm” showing tomorrow 1pm near Columbus Circle, Manhattan

NYC neighborhood hot issue — how to accommodate bicyclists (or not)

Now that we have Citibank stands growing like weeds throughout Manhattan, the volume of bicyclists has expanded. That's increased safety concerns and concerns about crowded streets. In the Upper West Side, this has played out recently with how to provide safe, but convenient, north/south routes that parallel the west edge of Central Park. A contentious … Continue reading NYC neighborhood hot issue — how to accommodate bicyclists (or not)

NYC first city of over a million to declare a climate crisis

Despite the determination of federal government in the US not to acknowledge the climate crisis presenting an existential threat, the country has many other levels of government from state, to country to city to town to unincorporated areas. When looking for good news, it is heartening to see how many different governments are stepping up … Continue reading NYC first city of over a million to declare a climate crisis

NYC responds aggressively to protect bicyclists, even to wiping out parking to make room

On June 11, the Transportation Committee of Community Board 7 met to hear a proposal by the Department of Transportation (DOT) in reaction to the death of a bicyclist last summer on Central Park West (CPW runs along the west side of Central Park from W. 59th Street to W. 110th Street). Members of the … Continue reading NYC responds aggressively to protect bicyclists, even to wiping out parking to make room