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Canstruction

By UrbanAnthropod, November 23, 2010 11:39 pm

The Winter Garden at the World Financial Center hosted an exhibit of sculptures made from canned foods. I rushed to the exhibit on Sunday since I knew the sculptures were destined fro dismantling the next day in preparation for Thanksgiving meals at city soup kitchens. While the exhibits in the Winter Garden are free to …

A walk in the park (Van Cortlandt)

By UrbanAnthropod, November 20, 2010 8:07 pm
Eating squirrel

Eating squirrel

I’ve never been to Van Cortlandt Park before. It’s all the way on the other side of the Bronx, after all!

Being time for the fall harvest festivities, I decided to take part in a Urban Park Ranger led walk. I was hoping to learn more about the Leni Lenape who lived in the area …

NYC marathon

By UrbanAnthropod, November 7, 2010 8:23 pm

It’s insane and unnatural to run some 26 miles. Part fitness and many parts masochism, runners train themselves to endure pushing their bodies to an extreme. I applaud it heartily.

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Dia de los muertos

By UrbanAnthropod, November 2, 2010 8:32 am
Sugar Skulls and Anti Hate messages From Dia de los muertos

Sugar Skulls and Anti Hate messages From Dia de los muertos

Dia de los Muertos is celebrated in Mexico and coincides with the the Catholic Holiday of All Soul’s Day. This year, the Mexican community in New York celebrated the Day of the Dead by paying tribute to the dead ancestors. This year, the community also paid tribute to the victims of a recent rash of …

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