Johnny Appleseed

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Brooklynite Spreads the Gospel of Sustainability One Menstrual Cup at a Time

    In this day and age, it's rare to find someone who didn't have the three Rs drilled into them all the way through grade school. Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Third graders across the country know it like a prayer. But when teachers across the country lead schoolchildren in the old chant, we're reasonably ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2012

    Pete Seeger (5) And The Rapture (12) Bring SOTC's March Madness Tournament To The People

    ‚ÄčThe Round of 64 for Sound of the City's own version of March Madness—in which you, the Sound of the City voting public, help determine the quintessential New York musician—finishes this weekend, with the Round of 32 kicking off Monday. (The schedule and results so far are here; the fu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    In Praise of Heirloom Apples: the Golden Russet

    Dating to 1849, the Golden Russet is a real New York apple. Everyone has a favorite apple or two. Kids love Red Delicious for their sugary flavor and bright red color. Gourmands crave Granny Smiths because they have hard, tart flesh and can be used to make crisps that retain their apple-y texture. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    It's Time to Put a Sweater on Your Summer Boyfriend and Give Him a Name!

    Alert: It is October 3. Not only is rent due, it's time to change out the boyfriends. (Girlfriends, too, we suppose, though they've probably taken care of their wardrobe change themselves already, so talented they are!) But we digress. The important thing to know is that it's time, time, ticking tim ... More >>

  • Art

    December 29, 2009

    Globetrotting Gabriel Orozco Alights at MOMA

    Señor Skymiles gets a big retrospective

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Culinary Landmarks of Upstate New York

    Not sure what the equation on the side of this broken-down orange panel truck means, but I encountered it on the southern edge of Grand Gorge, New York, in the remote northwestern Catskills (click to fully savour). make the jump for further culinary landmarks 

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    Interview: Found Magazine's Davy Rothbart

    "Jim Carroll goes to a colonic spa in San Francisco with a friend of his, and his friend shits out this plastic green army soldier... his friend, after the soldier was out of his system, he got a lot mellower." Davy's Sears-style portrait Eight years into a project that began when he discovered a ... More >>

  • Theater

    July 17, 2007

    Tree-Act Play

    Randy folklore legend gets Disney-whirled

  • Music

    July 3, 2007

    Cred Sheet

    Stuff You Need to Know to Avoid Cultural Ostracism

  • Art

    August 1, 2006

    River Dance

    Down the Mississippi with the Miss Rockaway Armada

  • Columns

    October 18, 2005
  • NYC Life

    September 4, 2001

    Grrrl, Inturrupted

    It’s Ladies First This Season

  • News

    May 8, 2001

    Deflowering the Bronx

    Parks Department Paves Green Spaces Saved by Volunteers

  • News

    May 16, 2000

    Not a Pretty Picture

    Rickey Henderson’s Last, Strange Photo Op

  • NYC Life

    October 5, 1999

    Poetry Project

    'Ginsberg and Friends' at Sotheby's