Happy Severe Weather Advisory, UESiders!
Let’s talk recycling 82nd & 92nd Street 2014-style, as we finished out the year at:
11/8 – 8 compost bins; 15 bags of clothes: 11/15 – 7 compost bins; 15 bags of clothes: 11/29 – 7 compost bins; 19 bags of clothes: 12/6 – 8 compost bins; 15 bags of clothes: 12/13 – 7 compost bins; 15 bags of clothes; 12/20 – 8 compost bins; 15 bags of clothes: 12/27 – 7 compost bins; 14 bags of clothes.
2014 Compost poundage: 55,220.
11/9 – 5 compost bins; 2 giant bins of clothes (the equivalent of 4 giant bags at 82nd Street): 11/16 – 5 1/2 compost bins; 4 1/4 bags of clothes: 11/23 – 6 compost bins; 4 bags of clothes.
2014 Compost poundage: 10,809.
And the Grand UES Total is:
On to the coming week:
Saturday, January 24th: 82nd Street Greenmarket
82nd Street between First and York, 9am –2pm
Compost & Clothes Collection – 9am – 1pm
At their tables – snow or not – will be folks with anti-freeze in their veins: Bread Alone, Ballard’s Honey, Atlantic Seafood, Samascott, Gajeski, Rising Sun and Back to the Future Farms!
Pretty sure Back to the Future will have milk!
Last week’s recycling totals: 57 lbs batteries; 19 lbs cords, corks, cellphones and cartridges; 7 bins of compost; 35 bags of clothes.
Saturday, January 24th: Winter Jam – NYC’s Ultimate Snow Day
Bandshell Area, Central Park (enter at East 72nd Street),, 11am-3pm
Presented NYC Parks, Lake Placid, I Love NY, and I Ski NY, Winter Jam (with partner Gore Mountain blowing mountains of fresh snow), think snow shoeing, snowboarding, skiing, sledding, kicksledding and snowman building for all ages ! Free. For full details and directions…
Saturday, January 24th: Foreign Exchange II – A Festival of Rising Stars
Poet’s Den Theater, 309 East 108th Street, 7:30pm
Great neighbor and impressario Raphael Bonavides presents 14 young artists from 14 countries in concert! “Stars of tomorrow,” Raphael says and we believe him. Reception with cocktails after the show. Tickets: $25. Students: $10. For more…
Friday & Saturday, January 30th & 31st: Winter Carnival at Bryant Park
Bryant Park, 42nd Street & Sixth Avenue, 12-10pm
What winter delights to chose? Curling lessons? An ice golf contest? Frozen-finger juggling? Snowflake crafting? Indulging in some silent disco moves? Oh, go for ’em all! Free. For the total lowdown…
Saturday, January 31st: Native Plants 101 – Boost your Ecosystem
Tuesday, February 10th: “Shop on Mainstreet” – Tuesday Film Club Presentation
BNH Cinema, The Czech Center, 321 East 73rd Street, 7pm
A classic of Soviet-era film making and winner of the 1965 Foreign Film Academy Award. A black-and-white work of cinematic greatness and on a screen right in our hood (and part of the Center’s February “Shoah in Us” program). Free. For more…
Saturday, February 14th: Shred-A-Thon – Valentine’s Day Edition
82nd Street between First & York, 10am-2pm
Three weeks and counting till the big shredding truck arrives on 82nd Street!
Start sorting your files, docs and receipts now, people!!
But, please, NO cardboard or handled shopping bags.
And please do remove paper clips and spiral bindings.
NO HARDCOVER BOOKS. (But we do take paperbacks.)
Take your hardcovers over to Goodwill.
(Thanks to Council Members Kallos and Garodnick for their generous grants!)