Category Archives: Events

Canstruction New York 2013

Hi F&F, Last week I got off my can and made my way to the Winter Garden Brookfield Place for this year’s Canstruction New York.  Canstruction is a charity focused on hunger relief.  Across the country and around the world design, … Continue reading

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The 2013 Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest

Hi F&F, This post is purely a pictorial. I hope you enjoy the sights at the shore. Peace, ATreeGrowsinBklyn

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Fleeting

Hi F&F, The Red Hook Criterium, the once hyper local bike race, was brought to the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Saturday Night. The Red Hook Crit (RHC) started its life as an informal night-time bike race through the streets of … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

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A Leisure for Less Post: The Spring Programs at BLDG 92

Hi F&F, The Spring Programs @ BLDG 92 have sprung. I think The Brooklyn Navy Yard is an amazing place and the exhibit at BLDG 92 is special.  I may be biased in my appraisal, because I work there, but Keith from the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Together

Hi F&F, On September 15, 2011, I and tens of thousands of New Yorkers gathered together at the Great Lawn in Central Park to listen to Andrea Bocelli (and guests) sing and make beautiful music. If you saw the PBS … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day: What Gift to Give to the Planet that has Everything?

Hi F&F, Yes; this is my second post of the day; and yes – two posts in one day is a first for me. You are either thinking  Yippee!; I’m so lucky; my cup “runneth over” – more juicy tasty … Continue reading

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A Leisure for Less Post: Me Time Means so Much More When you Volunteer

Hi F&F, The aim of my Leisure for Less (LfL) posts are to share discoveries of fun activities to fill your time; without emptying your pockets.  The posts are about having quality “me time” experiences.  This LfL post may seem … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

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Images from the 101st Commemoration of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Hi F&F, Today is the 101st anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. On Friday I attended the annual commemoration event sponsored by Workers United.  Today the honoring of the dead continues with CHALK; a public art project to honor … Continue reading

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