Keyword: Sura Jeselsohn
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The LuEsther T. Mertz Library at the New York Botanical Garden has a rare book and folio room, which requires special access. more
In February, Mr. Mitch Perle and Mr. Jeff Torkin — principals of 2395 Palisade Avenue LLC and developers of the property known as Villa Rosa Bonheur — had a letter published in The Riverdale Press. This piece was a follow-up to a meeting held Feb. 7 as requested by the community, the first public meeting of the Spuyten Duyvil community directly with any of the principal developers of 2395 Palisade Ave. more
We visited Iceland in 2015. Being interested in geology — and Iceland having been formed only 25 million years ago — created the perfect match. more
As I was preparing this column, we were more than a week into the government shutdown. One agency that I wanted to query was the National Park System. more
What of animals that either cannot or do not move to avoid difficult climate conditions as diverse as severe cold, drought or severe heat coupled with lack of water? more
Despite recent moderating temperatures here in Riverdale, our recent cold snap is still a searing memory. Fortunately, we humans can retreat into warm homes and heavy clothing, but how do animals cope? more
“Kalaniyot” was the signature song of the wildly popular Israeli singer Shoshana Damari, who died in 2006. more
As I wrote previously, I attended an extraordinary symposium on sustainability last November at the New York Botanical Garden. It was called “Cultivating a New Garden Ethic,” and if I have piqued your curiosity sufficiently, it can be viewed in its entirety online at tinyurl.com/SustainNYBG. more
We have seen massive public support to maintain the remaining charm of Spuyten Duyvil. more
One day, an instructor brought a bouquet of flowers to a gardening class I was attending. Amongst the more common flowers was something that closely resembled an artichoke, but certainly not the kind that I have encountered on my plate! more
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