Great Fall Migration Weekend in New York City

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We have had days of northwest winds in New York and the birds have taken full advantage of the favorable conditions to hightail it south. Though sparrows tend to be the main focus of mid-to-late October birding here in New York City there are still plenty of other birds to see like the Eastern Phoebe up above. Birds autumn migration New York City Queens

Harris’s Sparrow in Loudonville, New York

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When I heard back on 12 November that a Harris’s Sparrow was frequenting a feeder in Loudonville, New York, up where I learned to be a birder, in Albany County, I really wanted to go on the twitch. … Trips Albany County harris's sparrow New York sparrows Twitching

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Harlem Grown grows greens and girls in New York City

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Latonya Assanah from Harlem, New York (pictured above) has an 8-year-old daughter who just “wouldn’t eat green things.” Green Tech and Gadgets Harlem Grown hydroponic New York City vertical farming

Lizards of New York City

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New York City is well known as a city of immigrants so it makes sense that the only lizards living within the five boroughs are immigrants as well. Reptiles Lizards New York City

An American Woodcock in New York.

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For a start, it was the first bird that had caught the attention of my new binoculars (Busnells 8×42 L series, in case you need to know). Birding Birds American Woodcock Bryant Park New York NY

An April Weekend of New York City Birding

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An entire weekend’s birding in April, the start of spring migration for the wood-warblers, with no new wood-warblers checked off my year list. I moped all the way to Coney Island where I drove with my family on an outing to the New York Aquarium.

Eat New York City farm feast from city-grown fish and veggies

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in New York City open their labs for urban food week. Leading a global trend to grow hyper-local food close to home, New York entrepreneurs have innovated their food well beyond tomorrow using bold applications from the world of high-tech.

Why New York City is the World’s Largest Yoga Mat.

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Recently, I visited New York City for the first time.it Adult/NFS Funny New York Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Travel Yoga Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today asana first time happiness life mat New York City NYC travel World's Largest yoga mat yoga practicewas not nearly as scary as I thought it would be.

Big Win for Planet Earth, New York City Bans Styrofoam

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New York City is now the largest city to ban Styrofoam in the United States. Read More The post Big Win for Planet Earth, New York City Bans Styrofoam appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Nude in New York: The Power of Naked. {Whole Buncha Nudity}

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New York City Park Department Contractor Tears Up Imperiled Sparrows Home

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A New York City Parks Department contractor just wiped out a breeding population of sparrows in tons of trouble already, on land owned by the parks department that was supposed to be protected as “Forever Wild.” Still, I think we New York birders need to push for it.

Leonardo DiCaprio Calls for New York Shark Fin Ban

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The actor tweeted his support for Oceana's campaign to get New York's shark fin ban passed. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News leonardo dicaprio

New York City Will Plant Its One Millionth Tree

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New York is planting its one millionth tree in Joyce Kilmer Park in the South Bronx as part of an eight-year Read More The post New York City Will Plant Its One Millionth Tree appeared first on Ecorazzi. A tree grows in…the Bronx. And not just any tree.

ABA Birds of New York Giveaway Results!

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What is the best bird you’ve seen in New York State and why has it stayed in your memory? This is the question I posed to 10,000 Birds readers in celebration of Corey’s first book, the ABA Field Guide to Birds of New York (by Corey Finger, author, and Brian E. Nathan O’Reilly’s most memorable bird was one many birders from New York State and beyond drove to see in 2015. If I win I’ll have to get my butt to New York and use it.

Vegan Fashion & Food Make Waves During New York Fashion Week

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While New York Fashion Week is not known for showcasing ethical clothing and accessories, this season''s presentations featured three venerable vegan brands. Read More The post Vegan Fashion & Food Make Waves During New York Fashion Week appeared first on Ecorazzi. Fashion News Top News Vegan Gina Ferraraccio joshua katcher Julie Dicterow

New York Ban on Horse Drawn Carriages Will Happen This Year

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said that although he had to push back the ban on horse-drawn carriages, he is still very committed to the cause and that it will Read More The post New York Ban on Horse Drawn Carriages Will Happen This Year appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Twitching a Gray Kingbird in New York

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Gray Kingbirds are rarely seen in New York State and when they are they usually are only seen by the person or people who find them or those in the immediate vicinity. So when Anthony Collerton , New York big year record-holder, mentioned on Facebook that he was thinking of chasing the bird I told him to let me know if he was going to go on Saturday. … Trips dipping Gray Kingbird New York Twitching

Ecorazzi Announces New York Vegan Food & Drink Festival

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We are excited to announce the third destination to join the Vegan Food & Drink Festival tour for 2017 – New York City! Having served over 18,000 guests across three shows in Toronto and Chicago, we’re venturing into the foodie capital of the world.

New York City Doctors Now Prescribing Fruits and Veggies

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Read More The post New York City Doctors Now Prescribing Fruits and Veggies appeared first on Ecorazzi. Two NYC medical centers are now participating in the Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program, helping at-risk patients eat healthy.

New York State Bans Elephant Ivory and Rhino Horn

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The New York State Legislature has passed a landmark legislation today, which bans the sale and purchase of elephant ivory and rhino horn. New York is the largest ivory market Read More The post New York State Bans Elephant Ivory and Rhino Horn appeared first on Ecorazzi.

New York Times Bird Week

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The New York Times blog, City Room, will be holding a “ Bird Week &# this week. The city’s avian equivalent of convention season is just around the corner: the second week in May marks the peak of spring bird migration in New York City, with the maximum numbers of species and individual birds passing through town.

ABA Field Guide to Birds of New York Giveaway!

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The American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of New York by Corey Finger, birder, blogger, and co-emperor of 10,000 Birds, with photographs by Brian E. Here is what you need to do: Send me a brief description of the best bird you’ve ever seen in New York State–name of species, where you saw it, when, and why this is a bird that has stayed in your memory. You can tell that it is written by a birder who learned how to bird in New York State.

The Waterhole at Forest Park: The Best Place in New York City to See Wood-Warblers

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Unfortunately, this has been a very dry spring in New York City so, as you can see in the photos above, intrepid Queens birders have made makeshift bird baths to take the place of what is normally a vernal pool. And Summer Tanagers are always welcome in New York. If you’re a New Yorker, get yourself to the waterhole. … Trips Forest Park migration New York City Queens spring wood-warblers

PETA Thinks New York Times Chicken Too Sexy

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On Wednesday, the New York Times ran a photo of a raw chicken in the food section with a story on the appeal of chicken skin– the crispy, savory kind. The chicken was posed for the photo in what could be seen as a seductive pose with crossed drumsticks and a wing resting gently on [.]. Causes News Print ingrid newkirk

Stella McCartney Launches Eco-Clothing Store In New York

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Live in New York? Want to get your eco-fashionista on? Then you’re in luck, because Stella McCartney recently launched a shop-in-shop at the Saks Fifth Avenue flagship store. Over the weekend there was a party to help launch the store, and it was nothing if not animal friendly.

Got the Gull, or, Gray-hooded Gull at Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York

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After dipping on an extremely rare bird twice in two days I decided to further punish myself yesterday morning by once again braving New York City traffic on the trip from Forest Hills in Queens to Brooklyn’s famed Coney Island.

‘Blackfish’ Teams Focuses on New York City Rats for Latest Documentary

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Dakota Group and Submarine, the production company behind the Read More The post ‘Blackfish’ Teams Focuses on New York City Rats for Latest Documentary appeared first on Ecorazzi. The team behind the successful documentary, “Blackfish,” is turning their attention on one of the most despised rodents of all-time: rats.

The Woodpeckers of New York City

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Disbelief probably seems like the proper response to the idea that there are woodpeckers in New York City. But even birders might be surprised to learn that eight species of woodpecker have graced New York City’s five boroughs with their presence!

First Ever Cat Cafe to Open in New York

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After a wildly popular temporary stint in September, cats are coming back to permanently grace humans with their presence at a cafe on the Lower East Side of New York Read More The post First Ever Cat Cafe to Open in New York appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Mark Ruffalo Opposes Fracking in New York State

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New York City to Launch Pilot Curbside Composting Program

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– how about Read More The post New York City to Launch Pilot Curbside Composting Program appeared first on Ecorazzi. We already knew that Mayor Bloomberg would be proposing a ban on plastic foam food packaging during his final State of the City address – but boom!

Heartbreaking photo: Mother cat walks through flames 5 times to save kittens from building fire in Brooklyn, New York.

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A small, but legendary moment. Photo. In Buddhism, they hold up a mother’s love as an ideal reference point for all of us, in how we should regard all fellow sentient beings. Everyone. Mother cat walks through flames 5 times to save kittens from building fire in Brooklyn, NY.

A Say’s Phoebe at Edgemere Landfill, Queens, New York

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Daisy agreed to the outing because it was sunny and nice and Edgemere, once mosquito season is over, is actually a really nice place for a family outing what with the long view of the New York City skyline and the refreshing air blowing off the bay. Trips Edgemere New York City phoebes Queens rarities Say''s Phoebe On Sunday morning I was out birding across several Queens hotspots with my friend Seth.

The New York Times Is a Vegetarian Thanksgiving Goldmine

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Read More The post The New York Times Is a Vegetarian Thanksgiving Goldmine appeared first on Ecorazzi. From roasted sweet potato with fresh figs to stuffed acorn squash, the Times has got you covered. Eats News Recipes Top News Vegan Vegetarian

i heart new york & other half truths. ~ Stacey Ramsower

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i’ve wound up on many an unfamiliar new york street corner, wide-eyed and soggy-tailed, forced to remember [.]. Adventure Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Literary Journal New York Z ADMIN Entertainment & Culture Featured Today change poetryi’ve been asking myself a lot of questions lately…namely, “where the hell am i?”

New York City Declared ‘Most Vegan-Friendly City’

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New York, once known for its strip steak, was declared 2014′s ‘Most Vegan-Friendly City’ by PETA in a special ceremony Read More The post New York City Declared ‘Most Vegan-Friendly City’ appeared first on Ecorazzi. Looks like the Big Apple is returning to its roots.

Hooded Crow in Staten Island, New York

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When I first saw the post on the New York State listserv about the Hooded Crow on Staten Island I wasn’t going to twitch it. Why?

Manhattan: An Eco-Friendly Element in Times Square

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| The Big (Green) Apple | From the bustling street, you might not suspect that Element Times Square West is one of New York City’s eco-pioneers.

Tim Gunn Reveals Anti-Gay Rant by New York Carriage Driver

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At the start of Gay Pride week, fashion consultant and television personality Tim Gunn wrote a letter to New York Mayor Bill de Blasio saying that horse-drawn carriages are cruel, and that some Read More The post Tim Gunn Reveals Anti-Gay Rant by New York Carriage Driver appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Humans of Humanity: Humans of New York Photographer Goes on World Tour. {Photos}

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Brandon Stanton, the creator of the wildly popular blog/slash/social media phenom, Humans of New York is on the road, visiting 11 countries on a tour sponsored by the United Nations.

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