January 3, 2014 RSS feed / Columnists

IDEAS WANTED

Well, another year of ideas in the history books. I am a gadget freak and I imagine that many Ideas Wanted readers are too. I came across “The 10 Best Home Gadgets for 2013” list on a site named Paste magazine. More...

Diary Of A Green Thumb

Turning Plant Cuttings Into Healthy Houseplants

All gardeners enjoy watching their houseplants thrive. We take pleasure when new leaves and flowers begin to sprout, but sometimes we do such a good job caring for our plants that they grow too big. More...

It’s My Turn

Housing: Out With The Old And In With The New

The United States needs to transform its housing assistance program to the European style known as Social Housing. More...

Eye On Rockaway

Happy New Year. This week I’m taking a look back at who deserves yays and nays over the last year. The first is personal, but still tells a lot about Rockaway. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Happy New Year, Broad Channel! May she be far, far better to all of us then the ones we have just come through. More...

Beachcomber

According to a developer, as reported in Crain’s New York, they have pulled out of building a supermarket at the Brooklyn Navy Yard because new flood insurance premiums make the project untenable. More...

An Intern’s Take

Happy New Year. I hope everyone had a safe and incident-free celebration. If you were like me you spent your New Year’s Eve in church. More...

From The Artist Studio

New Year, New Exhibits, New Adult Classes

Reminder Call to Artists: One art medium just not enough for you to express your latest inspirations? Your creative juices just not flowing enough with only Clamato or V-8? More...

School Scope (For Now)

Not a Wonderful Life: Education Writer’s Block

Ahhhh, a chance to write an end of the year column. I can sum up all that happened in education over the past year and make predictions or a wish list for the future – class sizes of 15, retroactive pay raises for all. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Roxbury Rings the Bell & Angels Get Wings

I am referring to the Sandy Ground Project, the angels play organization that builds children’s parks in coastal communities hard hit by Sandy. It was completed in one day and paid for, in part by a Super Bowl Host Committee Grant. More...

Slice Of Life

New Year’s Resolutions

Last week I wrote a column hoping some husbands will make asking smarter questions their New Year’s resolution. Well, since I wrote that column there have been a few more I could add to the list. More...

Dispatches

What The Ferry Has That The A-Train Doesn’t

Reasons To Ride:1. The ferry runs on schedule and gets passengers to and from DowntownManhattan and Brooklyn in under an hour.2. The ferry has a snack/cash bar and restrooms.3. The seats are cushioned and comfortable.4. More...


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