Category Archives: Food

Wild Turkey Overpopulation in Staten Island Conveniently Reported in Early November

“The turkeys keep coming and coming and coming. They never stop,” Suloa Perasevic, 37, of Ocean Breeze told the Daily News. A riveting piece of journalism published in today’s News says wild turkeys of Staten Island “are multiplying – and getting … Continue reading

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A Taste of New York City in your Beer

Brooklyn artist Andrew Casner is taking urban gardening to another level. Instead of the usual flowers or vegetables, he’s planting hops, an ingredient in beer that adds flavor. According to The New York Times, he planted it for two reasons, … Continue reading

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A Little Guilt to Go With Your Sushi, Now With Less Radiation

According to a new report from the Pew Environment Group, countries around the globe are vastly over-fishing Blue Fin tuna, exceeding international quotas by tens of thousands of metric tons.  Last year, the gap between the quota and the actual … Continue reading

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Making Sure the Pumpkin Shortage Never Happens Again!

This August, Hurricane Irene put a huge dent in the pumpkin harvest, flooding hundreds of pumpkin patches across the the Northeast, causing wholesale prices to double in some places, potentially limiting the number of jack-o-lanterns littering stoops across the city, … Continue reading

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Disposable Chopsticks Chopping Away at Chinese Forests

Deforestation is on the rise in China due to the high usage of disposable chopsticks.  While this might not directly affect New York City, this problem is only escalated by the use of disposable chopsticks in New York’s own Chinatown … Continue reading

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World Population Hits 7 Billion

By Halloween night, the human population will reach seven billion, according to the U.N. Population Fund. “In Western Europe, Japan and Russia, it will be an ironic milestone amid worries about low birthrates and aging populations,” David Carry writes for … Continue reading

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Got grass?

No, not that kind. If you’re searching for a refreshing kick to your diet, or a healthy, natural snack for your pets, look no further than Stewart Borowsky, or as he’s coined himself – “The Grassman.” Borowsky is a bespectacled … Continue reading

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