Posted August 27, 2009 at 6:18 am
A longtime Lower East Side resident submitted the following email, and included some interesting pictures. “There is a parking lot on 2nd street between Ave.A. and First Avenue. North side of the street. All along the perimeter of the fence that separates the lot from the sidewalk are a multitude of flowers growing out of […]
Last modified May 17, 2011 at 11:25 pm
The cracked sidewalk outside the restaurant supply company at 18 Delancey is the perfect habitat for wild urban grass and weeds. But more importantly, this lonesome green patch doubles as a rewarding refuge for a neighborhood cat on a steamy evening. A few nights ago, this plump feline was enjoying the limited late-day shade, and […]
Posted July 30, 2009 at 6:27 am
Yesterday morning, the Mercer-Houston Dog Run received some late-summer greenery. A small group of workers was busy planting flowers and bushes along the metal fence. Yet despite the recent rehabilitation and this latest effort to beautify, the park remains stubbornly depressing.
Last modified July 19, 2012 at 6:59 pm
As of this morning, the Bunker Building on the Bowery is back to relative normalcy. The plywood is gone, revealing the new outpost of eco-friendly construction supply company Green Depot. And just shy of its fall 2008 goal. Good news for you and me, as there’s now one less obtrusive sidewalk shed along our beloved […]