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Red Hook Farm in happier times

“The whole farm was under two and a half feet of water,” said Ian Marvey, co-founder and executive director at Added Value Farms, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the sustainable development of Red Hook through projects…

Stairway to hell

Another storm stabbed the city this week, a nuisance for some and a total nightmare for others—like the roughly 130,000 residents in the Rockaways, one of the areas hardest hit by Sandy. offMetro was there earlier this week, cleaning…

free yoga

This week, many New Yorkers will return to work at the office while others will return to the work of rebuilding a life stripped away by Sandy. Though some of us endured without so much as a flickering of…

grand central

For those needing to get in, out or around town, here are the latest updates from the buses, trains and ferries that service New York City’s commuters and leisure travelers. As water is pumped out of subway stations, buses…

Fall riding

Autumn is perhaps the most beautiful and comfortable time to ride a bicycle in the New York City area. Register for one of these organized events that offer cyclists opportunities to challenge themselves, raise money for a good cause,…

Barclays

“Four other countries have cities named Brooklyn, but only the U.S. has Barclays Center,” boasts a recent post on the Barclays Center Brooklyn Facebook page. On Atlantic Avenue in Park Slope, the shiny new 18,200-seat venue (with 19,000 seats…

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