River to Creek Bike Ride!

On September 11, 2010, River to Creek celebrated the diversity of the New York City landscape with a bike ride through the industrial wilderness along Newtown Creek, at sunset.  A flock of over 20 bikes, in feathered helmets and wings, took to the streets along Newtown Creek in Queens, accompanied by a bird specialist, Peter […]

Art, science, activism and bicycles

In honor of the upcoming River to Creek bicycle tour on September 11, I’d like to share some thoughts that came up during a tour with our accompanying expert, Ryan. On July 11, 2010 I took a bike tour of the Newtown Creek with Ryan Kuonen of Neighbors Allied for Good Growth (NAG), a volunteer-based […]

Citizen scientists make an organism

An article in Nature about the power of networked humans: “Networks of human minds are taking citizen science to a new level” http://www.nature.com/news/2010/100804/full/466685a.html