We can all talk the talk about eating local, but can we walk the walk? Justin Yu thinks so. Chef Yu, who up until recently ran the popular Whole Ox Deli on Oahu, preached his passion for using the whole animal in restaurant settings to a group of culinary students at the Taste of the Hawaiian Range event on the Big Island.
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Artists, Environmentalists and Engineers Bring 'The Flock House Project' To New York City (PHOTOS) (VIDEO)
Artists, engineers and environmentalists are bringing mobile, self-sufficient living units to the parklands of New York City this weekend. It’s all a part of “The Flock House Project,” an exploration of alternative systems for living organized by artist Mary Mattingly. Now through September, the project is installing four new “Houses,” all inhabited by project volunteers, that will migrate from Flushing Meadows to Battery Park to Van Cortlandt Park with a few stops on the way.
The units are built collaboratively using reclaimed and redesigned materials. The environmentally-friendly artists and engineers who serve as the architects and residents of the homes utilize rainwater capture methods, inner-city agricultural techniques, and solar energy technologies to create the mobile living centers. The shape and aesthetic of the units take into consideration the necessities of migration and pilgrimage, so that the walls and contents of the homes can function as transportable spaces. The resulting structures look like like angular, patchwork eggs equipped with gardens and interiorly decorated with hammock beds and a few personal items.
The project was initiated in Brooklyn in 2010 and has since set up shop in urban centers across the country seeking to enhance community-interdependence, resourcefulness, and creative exploration through the installation of these mobile habitats. The spaces were inspired by the current phenomenon of global human migration and the pressing need for urban communities to addre上海419爱上海同城
Police in Staten Island, N.Y. received a call from a woman Tuesday afternoon reporting an “abandoned baby” outside her home, and were less than amused when they discovered it was an abandoned baby pit bull.
Candice A. Salvatore, who made the 911 call, told the Staten Island Advance that she frequently refers to animals as “babies.”
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