Tag: green

Greening the Culture at Harlem’s Hudson River Cafe

Greening the Culture at Harlem’s Hudson River Cafe

June 27, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Freecycling Around Harlem and Around NYC

Freecycling Around Harlem and Around NYC

What are you doing to go green? Have you made any lifestyle changes to help the environment? One day I ran out of paper and needed to print something. (Sometimes I’d rather read from paper than my computer.) Since it was night and I couldn’t get to Staples, I improvised. I inserted used paper into [...]

June 19, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Going Green Around Harlem and Around NYC

Going Green Around Harlem and Around NYC

If you’re like me, lately you’ve been bombarded with “Go Green” messages. I find that some articles are little blurbs, but don’t offer significant tips and suggestions. Below is a list of concrete suggestions that can make a significant impact overall. Switch to ENERGY STAR® Qualified Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs) —  ENERGY STAR® qualified [...]

June 12, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Green Business Solutions Around Harlem and Around NYC

Green Business Solutions Around Harlem and Around NYC

Today, Governor David A. Paterson introduced a package of bills to advance New York’s emerging clean energy economy, create jobs, protect the environment and save the taxpayers millions of dollars. He states, “By investing in clean energy technologies and expanding the State’s energy efficiency programs, we are creating New York’s new economy. These bills will [...]

June 5, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Fresh — Screening and Panel Discussion

Fresh — Screening and Panel Discussion

FRESH celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Among several main characters, FRESH features urban farmer and activist, Will Allen, the recipient of MacArthur’s 2008 Genius Award; sustainable farmer and entrepreneur, Joel Salatin, made famous by Michael Pollan’s book, the Omnivore’s Dilemma; and supermarket owner, David Ball, [...]

May 8, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Evo Morales Comes to Harlem

Evo Morales Comes to Harlem

Bolivian President Evo Morales is scheduled to speak at Salem United Methodist Church in Harlem when he visits the United Nations on April 22. On April 14, Morales and his supporters ended a five-day hunger strike in victory after Bolivia’s congress passed a law guaranteeing 14 congressional seats for Indigenous candidates and allowing expatriates the [...]

April 21, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch From Harlem–April 10, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–April 10, 2009

Bill O’Reilly Book on Obama – Yawn Activists Unhappy With Obama Boycott of Racism Meeting White House offers ‘green’ Easter eggs Obama administration to buy 17,600 Big Three fuel efficient vehicles Coming Soon To A Theater Near You: Barack Obama Obama’s TV: sports, surprises Obama Touts Benefits of Mortgage Refinancing Obama to Push Immigration Bill [...]

April 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
A Look Back — The Life of Clifton “Chuck” Sutton

A Look Back — The Life of Clifton “Chuck” Sutton

Clifton Rolet Sutton, 58, a journalist, environmental activist, community organizer and co-executive producer of It’s Showtime at the Apollo, died recently. He was the nephew of Percy Sutton. At his funeral, speakers told of the powerful role he played in Harlem politics over the last 30 years of his life, including his work with Governor [...]

April 9, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Obama Watch From Harlem–April 8, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–April 8, 2009

Rising fame for Obama ‘lookalike’ Citing Racism, Walgreens Pulls ‘Chia Obama’ Obama Fried Madness in New York Cover Girl Michelle Obama Doesn’t Always Deliver. Magazines Fuss Over First Lady, but Newsstand Sales Are Mixed Barack Obama’s boyhood home in Hawaii could be designated a national landmark President Obama makes surprise stop in Baghdad, Iraq Oil [...]

April 8, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Obama Watch From Harlem–March 18, 2009

Obama Watch From Harlem–March 18, 2009

Obama fills out Final Four bracket for ESPN Jay Leno announces surprise ‘guest’ with Barack Obama Thursday Bush declines to criticize Obama in Canada speech Obama to Appear Sunday on ’60 Minutes’ March 22 President Obama’s special pile of daily mail Obama to Plug Green Jobs at Cali Electric Car Lab Adding Pressure to Sudan, [...]

March 18, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Cornell West in Examined Life at the IFC Film Center — TODAY

Cornell West in Examined Life at the IFC Film Center — TODAY

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” -Socrates *** Examined Life pulls philosophy out of academic journals and classrooms, and puts it back on the streets. In Examined Life, filmmaker Astra Taylor accompanies some of today’s most influential thinkers on a series of unique excursions through places and spaces that hold particular resonance for them [...]

March 5, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Al Gore to Join the Obama Administration

Al Gore to Join the Obama Administration

I look forward to serving in the Obama administration and while I cannot yet reveal what my exact role will be, I can assure you that President-Elect Obama and I are eager to get started building a new world. One that is green and sustainable. There is an economic crisis taking place in financial centers [...]

November 7, 2008 | 1 Comment More