Here’s how one Queens artist is dealing with the large amount of abandon bicycles spread around the city: making planters.
From the New York Times/NY Region section:
When Wheels Pile Up: Plant a Bike; Save the City
by: Neil Genzlinger Published: September 2, 2011
(photo by: Eric Michael Johnson)
In 1880, New […]
What may be the latest selling point in your new NYC apartment? Bike storage. Here is recent article in the NY Times real estate section about buildings making room for the bicycle.
In N.Y. Apartment Buildings, Bicycles Muscle In By: Elizabeth A. Harris August, 26th 2011
(photo by: Ty Cacek)
“Brian Whiteley oves […]
David Rankin and Mark Taylor have been sticking it to the Man in the name of cyclists since the days the cops declared war on critical mass back in the mid 90’s. Active cyclists both as commuters and socially were sick and tired of seeing their biker friends get harassed by the NYPD which […]
In the age of the SEC shredding evidence of corporate wrongdoing and big telecoms demanding pension cuts (Verizon) while recording record profits…here in NYC it’s win one for the little guy.
Yes, the big story this week is a Brooklyn judge denied the lawsuit of a small group of rich angry neighbors who were […]
Here is a truly amazing and inspirational story by J. David Goodman of the New York Times, about a paralympic cyclist, who overcame all.
The Long Hard Ride of Damian Lopez Alfonso By J. DAVID GOODMAN Published: June 9, 2011 (photo by: Raymond McCrea Jones/The New York Times) Photo caption: Damian Lopez Alfonso, 34, […]
The TD Bank 5 boro bike tour may have been expensive but not only does a portion of the profits go to charity, it also helps kids ride bikes.
Here is an article in the New York Times by J. David Goodman which examines how the non-profit who puts on the 5 boro bikenewyork.org, […]
Dateline 3/24/11. Our old pal the Prospect Park West Bike lane is still blowing up the news like the crazed tweets of Martin Sheen’s son, well maybe not that popular. (Charlie Sheen does have 3,141,447 followers on twitter.)
WNYC’s Brian Lehrer couldn’t resist the opportunity since the cover spread in NY Magazine. Yesterday […]
The big news yesterday was the decision of a small group of neighbors with some big lawyers and powerful politicians backing them, suing over a bike lane on Prospect Park West.
Here is a quick news round up.
“Lawsuit Seeks to Erase Bike Lane in New York City,” New York Times.
“Opponents Sue […]
There are a lot of very talented bike makers here in the NYC area.
Here are a few articles about two of them.
Lynette Chiang writes the blog: galfromdownunder.blogspot.com.
Back at the end of 2010 she did a story on Seth Rosko (shown left) and Johnny Coast (right) two amazing frame builders who […]
Winter Warriors By Gregory J. Scott The Journal, Serving Northeast & Downtown Minneapolis
What does it take to get a Minneapolis cyclist to give up the winter commute? Not a record-setting snowfall, apparently.
JDespite the great winter deluge of December 2010, which dumped more than 33 inches of snow on […]