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Ridiculous: NYC Restaurant Gets Sued for Being Vegan

Perhaps you've heard of GustOrganics? The well-loved establishment operates in the Greenwich Village section of New York City has always made respect for the planet a part of its mission. But, like ma…

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Food Composting Comes to NYC

I first came to New York City in the late 80s, and one aspect of city life that made an immediate impression on me was the immensity of the garbage problem. There was (and still is, for the most part)…

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NYC Soda Ban Goes Flat

Just a day before New York City was supposed to get un-super-sized on its soda consumption with a controversial proposal, championed by Mayor Bloomberg, to limit the size of sugary drinks served in re…

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NYC Marathoners Help With Hurricane Sandy Relief

Although the New York City Marathon was canceled this year amidst criticism that it would have diverted crucial resources away from Superstorm Sandy's recovery efforts, that doesn't mean all the runne…

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NYC Food Trucks to the Rescue

Over the last five years or so food trucks have become exceptionally hip and popular. Years ago I stumbled upon the then-burgeoning food truck scene in Portland, Oregon and was duly charmed by the myr…

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Quenching Our Thirst for Soda

My father liked to wager bets…with his kids. Granted these were playful bets that rarely put us children on the losing end of the wager. Still, from a child’s perspective, it was good clean fun. One w…

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Urban Cat Livin’ the High Life (Photo)

In New York City, there's no better way to get around than on a human's head—if you're a cat, that is. Not convinced? Check out this photo of a NYC panhandler and his feline pal, and then tell us i…

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Drink Downsizing: Is the Proposed NYC Soda Ban a Good Thing?

Without a doubt, the consumption of sugary soda drinks is a major contributing factor to what is deemed as our current “obesity epidemic.” And when you consider consumers are routinely buying such sod…

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NYC Triples Solar Energy Production

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced the city has tripled its solar energy production. Photo Credit: jerryfergusonphotography via Flickr. US News Video by NewsLook var nl_rand…

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Saying “Good Riddance” to 2011

Out with the old... New Yorkers gather in Times Square to shred their bad memories of 2011 and to set their sights on 2012. US News Video by NewsLook var nl_rand = "SmJEnKsNFzNgQVLh", NewsLo…

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