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The last time we met, we began our discussion of the various techniques used to shape and modify trees with a brief discussion of pruning and grafting. Things are about to get more interesting! more
Diana McShane loves to make a mess. When she’s in the spare room in her Riverdale apartment that she’s transformed into an art studio, McShane is not afraid to let loose with her work. more
Thirty minutes on the clock, one ingredient on the table and endless possibilities make for one exciting afternoon. more
Stop by Wave Hill’s Glyndor Gallery these days and you might just leave with a free sculpture. A miniature sculpture, that is. more
This year has been out of this world for the Hudson River Museum. Between celebrating its 100th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of its newer space that houses its art galleries and workshops, the museum had another milestone worth honoring in mind — the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission that landed humans on the moon for the first time. more
Humanity has never been satisfied with accepting the constraints of nature.  Whether it was building permanent structures close to rivers that were known to flood regularly or clearing malarial swamps, boundaries have been seen merely as obstacles to overcome. more
It was a hot day in late June when the corpse flower finally opened its pungent purple petals. For those wanting to get a peek and a whiff, there was no time to waste in getting to the New York Botanical Garden. more
While it might be winter in Brazil right now, the New York Botanical Garden is bringing a bit of its South American heat to summertime in the Bronx. more
Under the bright morning light of a sweltering summer sun, the U.S. women’s national soccer team ventured onto the stretch of Broadway known as the Canyon of Heroes for a storied city tradition … more
Good things come to those who wait, and that just might be true for the patrons of the New York Public Library’s Van Cortlandt branch. more
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