Between the mysterious Colony Collapse Disorder, the varroa mites, and various pesticides, fungicides, viruses, and other problems plaguing honeybee populations around the world, keeping an apiary strong and healthy these days is no easy task.
It's almost a wrap on another week, and it's time to start thinking about how to take advantage of the next 48 hours. Here's a look at our top weekend activities, which will help you indulge your inner -- or actual -- child.
basykes/flickrHere come the brides and grooms! Summertime is wedding season. In FitR's first-ever Wedding Week, we're celebrating the best wedding season ever because it's the first during which anyone can marry, regardless of color, creed, or sexual preference. Yay! Two people joining in hol ... More >>
Robert SietsemaM&T's sautéed pine nuts and corn.If you don't have any Labor Day plans, consider yourself lucky: that means you'll have the opportunity attend the Asian Feastival, a culinary fantasia taking place in Queens.
Outstanding in the FieldAl fresco dining at its finest.Outstanding in the Field, the self-described "roving culinary adventure" known for staging five-course, white-tablecloth dinners in the farm fields and urban gardens where the food on the table originates, will hold a series of dinners in ... More >>
If you agree that red wine glasses have big, flat bowls to maximize exposure to air and white wine glasses are narrower to keep the wine cold longer, then you know you don't have to be a snob to buy into fancy glassware. [Salon/Food] Bonal from France and Cocchi Aperitivo Americano from Ital ... More >>
Tartan Week finishes up with the Tartan Day Parade up 6th Avenue today, or take in the all-day J-Cation food festival at the Japan Society. Both days, New York Classical Theater presents traveling performances of Hamlet at the World Financial Center.
Prominent DC Republican pollster Kellyanne Conway has released the results of a phone poll (commissioned by tourism promoter and prominent former city employee Cristyne Nicholas, nee Lategano) of 300 New Yorkers with landlines who got a bunch of general knowledge questions about New York wrong. Unfo ... More >>
Sunday: Free screening of Spellbound at the Mid-Manhattan library Sunday. Ingrid Bergman is (say it with me) an icy, unapproachable blonde (what are the odds) freudian psychiatrist who falls for amnesiac patient Gregory Peck and runs off with him to analyze his nightmares and prove he didn't ... More >>
East Meets West Holiday Parade Little Italy and Chinatown Merchants Associations are sponsoring a parade from Mulberry to Mott Street, featuring marching bands, martial artists and acrobats, Italian American singers and Lion and Dragon Dance troupes.
NYS leaf peeper map - Bear Mountain reaches peak leaf If it's outdoors, call ahead. A lot of things are being cancelled due to the rain. Saturday NYC Dumpling Festival and eating contest - benefits Food Bank NYC Kid's Day, Nightmare: Vampires: the very-not-kid-friendly Museum of Vampyric ... More >>
Leaf peeper map of NYS (the Catskills reach peak leaf) The big news this weekend is openhousenewyork weekend, which opens up sites around New York for tours and events, all free. The upside: all free. The downside: a lot of the events are already filled up. You can find programs that are st ... More >>
Leaf peeper map of New York State Saturday Korean festival and parade Dance, taekwondo, food, music and cooking lessons. Chile Pepper Fiesta, Brooklyn Botanic Gardens Music, chile-chocolate cooking, Qigong lessons, and hot stuff samples. Free with admission to the Gardens ($8 adults, $4 ... More >>
the National Weather Service is promising 82 degrees and disappearing clouds--Broadway on Broadway - the casts from 20 Broadway shows will be performing live on Broadway between 43d and 47th, starting at 11:30. Michael McKean (Spinal Tap, an upcoming play) is hosting.--Brooklyn Book Festival ... More >>