Posts tagged "New York City"
The Cajun Cellist

The Cajun Cellist

He has played the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall. He has performed abroad and earned international acclaim. But most days find Sean Grissom, the Cajun Cellist, playing his favorite venue — the streets and subways of New York City.

Playing the Streets

Playing the Streets

Big John plays chess for a three-dollar donation. C bets customers five bucks they can’t beat him. John plays days. C works the chessboard until 5 a.m. John has a family, an apartment, a job. C hustles to survive. These are New York’s street players.

How green are the new NYC sports stadiums?

A frenzy of construction activity has arisen to the cause of building new New York-area sports stadiums.

Global warming concerns voiced

Too-warm days bring people outside and environmental questions to mind.

First Bronx River beaver sighted in 200 years

First Bronx River beaver sighted in 200 years

The most exciting news about New York City environmental conservation is the report of a wild beaver seen building a nest in the former toxic waste dump of the Bronx River.

New York City’s commitment to clean transportation

New York City’s commitment to clean transportation

The "greening" of New York City includes the active use of hybrid-electric buses as well as strictly controlling emissions and mandating alternative-fuel taxicabs.