Category: New York City

New York City Summer Community Garden

Anyone in New York City can participate in a community garden.  The requirements are simple: find a garden plot, apply and then have enough patience to wait until a space opens up.  If the wait time is long, don’t fret since there are hundreds of plots around the city through NYC Parks Green Thumb.

How Does Your Garden Grow?

By Seth Fera-Schanes This article is a continuation of an ongoing series about a community garden plot I am working on this season. I am amazed at the growth of my garden.  In just a few weeks, the starter plants have really filled out and are racing toward […]

Superheros in Gotham

By Elissa Gilbert Everyone comes to New York to make it, even superheroes. Batman, Superman, Captain America, Spider-man, and Iron Man all have lived, worked, captured villains, and rescued victims here. The Superheroes in Gotham exhibit at the New York Historical Society traces these masked heroes from the […]

Mezzobit: Working in a World of Big Data

By Elissa Gilbert Information wants to be free, the saying goes, and sharing online happens automatically many times. Sometimes that sharing is unintentional or undesirable. For businesses, customer information is usually tightly held—but on websites, that control is lost. Every website has third party “tags” embedded in pages […]